Since 1992  



  • Classes for men, women and children from age 4
  • Morning, afternoon and evening classes
  • Separate classes for children and adults
  • Free training time
  • Separate workout / training area
  • Shower
  • "On-Hold" policy
  • Flexible payment schedule
  • Student Library
  • Free Courtesy Class


  • Physical fitness
  • Self-defense
  • Self-discipline
  • Respect for others
  • Confidence
  • Stress relief
  • Awareness
  • Concentration
  • Coordination

Health, Longevity, Vitality - three good reasons to consider Martial Arts training. Regardless of which type of Martial Arts you choose, there are a great many benefits. All you have to do is get started and stick with it.

Adults are of course responsible for their own health and vitality. We all need to take care of ourselves and be pro-active in our approach. Martial Arts has its own methodology for this and each school where it is taught has its own energy and vibration. If you are thinking of getting involved and doing something positive for yourself, find a school that you feel comfortable with and jump in enthusiastically.

Martial Arts is a mental discipline with a physical approach. Part of the ongoing challenge is to have your mind and body work together and think while you are moving. Enhanced concentration and coordination then, are two additional benefits. Your focus and self-awareness are also increased the longer you continue. Better agility, balance, self-esteem and stress relief are other pluses.

Many people initially enrol for fitness and self-defence; Martial Arts certainly meets both those needs. Your physical fitness level increases as long as you attend classes consistently and put forth your best effort when you are there. Your 'best' is different from everyone else's, but you want to improve relative to yourself. Self-protection is something you want to know, but not necessarily have to use. However, if you find yourself in the situation of having to defend yourself, you need the mental composure to react so that what you know intellectually is applied.

Parents tend to favour the increased self-discipline and self-confidence that Martial Arts instills in their children, although adults also benefit in these areas. Martial Arts is very good for a child's overall character development - and, child or adult, this is something you can do and benefit from for a great many years. Take what you learn from Martial Arts and apply it positively to the everyday business of your life.

by Martin O'Connell, High Park Martial Arts

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