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Karate Programs for All Ages

We offer karate programs for tykes, kids, teens, and adults. Come see what makes Douvris karate world renowned.

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About Douvris Martial Arts

Barrhaven Location

Welcome to Douvris Martial Arts and Fitness Barrhaven! Our school is part of the Douvris Family of Dojo's that has proudly been serving the Ottawa community for 40 years. We are a family-owned and operated small business that takes great pride in providing the best overall level of service to the Barrhaven community. 

At Douvris Barrhaven, we specialize in teaching the highest standard of Karate, Fitness, Leadership, and Character Building to all ages and walks of life. We base our system on a hybrid style of Shito Ryu and Shotokan Karate with influence from Traditional and Sports Backgrounds. Our mission is to create a hard-working, fun, and positive learning environment for all students to excel while implementing important character-building traits such as respect, responsibility, confidence, humility, perseverance, self-discipline, and a positive attitude.

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We provide the highest level of service by offering: 

  • High student to instructor ratio
  • All classes tailored to specific age and ranks 
  • Highly experienced and certified head instructors
  • A diverse group of friendly, respectful and motivated staff 

Here at Douvris Barrhaven, we take pride in offering programs that excel in teaching our members a high standard of Martial Arts, Kickboxing and Fitness techniques while incorporating essential life skills and values. All of our Karate programs emphasize the development of valuable character traits such as respect, confidence, attitude, work ethic, and perseverance as well as leadership skills. The balance between the physical and mental lessons taught is what sets Douvris Barrhaven apart from the rest.


Our Karate Programs

We have karate programs for all ages and fitness levels.

Karate Tykes

Our karate tykes program guides kids ages 4-6 through basic karate techniques and provides the foundation for important life skills.

Karate Kids

Our Kids program keeps children aged 7 to 12 active and helps balance & coordination, concentration, and self-discipline.

Karate Youth

Our Youth program is designed for teens 13-18 years of age. It is a complete approach to training in the martial arts.

Karate Adult

Join our Adult program to improve fitness levels, learn self-defense techniques, increase confidence, and feel empowered.

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- Fitness -

The DOUVRIS Fitness Kickboxing Program is a focused, efficient, total-body training program that delivers serious results. It’s the most kickboxing you’ll get in one workout!

- Skilled -

Established by brothers and karate champions, Master Sensei John Douvris and Master Sensei Peter Douvris in 1984. DOUVRIS programs, methods, and standards have been designed, tested, and proven for 40 years.

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All of our locations are air-conditioned, good size to large size gyms, and clean change rooms. We have free Wi-Fi in our waiting area for your family and friends. There's plenty of free parking.