Advanced Clubs

Our advanced clubs provide members with opportunities to become more involved with their peers, and to demonstrate a commitment to personal goals. Below are the clubs we currently offer:

Black Belt Club
Our Black Belt Club provides members with the opportunity to aim high, focus, and dedicate themselves to achieving black-belt status.

Competitive Club
Our Competitive Club offers the training and mentorship required to get members in top condition for tournaments and competitions.

Masters Club
DOUVRIS Master’s Club offers members the opportunity for black belt members to continue working towards new goals. They can achieving additional black belt degrees and eventually become karate Masters.

Think you have what it takes to join our advanced clubs? Contact Master John Douvris and Master Peter Douvris for eligibility.

what our members say...

“Top-notch training, very serious in reaching the goals of others. Has taught my son leadership, honesty, ambition, the drive to succeed, strength and many more very important traits.”
“If there’s any martial arts school out there that’s doing things right, it’s Douvris. I can honestly say that in all my years of taking classes here, I’ve never received anything less than the best service and instruction possible. Keep up what you’re doing because as it stands I’m proud to call myself a member of the Douvris family!”

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- CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM -

Striving 4 Excellence

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DOUVRIS Martial Arts strongly believes in developing the character of our students along with the martial arts skills we teach them. The Striving for Excellence character development program was developed with over 30 years experience in teaching children respect, confidence and self-discipline. Striving for Excellence gives our members the opportunity to discuss, practice, and apply character development traits in their lives. The program includes a Karate Kids Workbook and a Karate Tykes Colouring book which children complete each month at home. The lessons outlined in the workbook are designed to accompany the “Word of the Month” which instructors discuss with students during each class.

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The Word of the Month for April is

Humility

Some concepts are easy to explain with words. Humility isn’t really one of them. We can talk about it – and we do, as part of our character development program – but in order to help people understand humility, we have to make sure they can experience it.

As Sensei Cody Diesbourg explains, karate is excellent at teaching humility because it has a lot of ups and downs built into it. Students have to master particular sets of skills before they’re allowed to move to a higher belt, and without humility we would have a hard time improving ourselves. But what sets us apart at Douvris Martial Arts is that our program includes a healthy dose of competition.

Douvris News

Easter Weekend Closure

April 3, 2019

Bank street dojo will be closed on Friday, April 19 and OPEN on Monday, April 22.

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Summer Camps 2019

April 3, 2019

Join us this summer for our karate summer camps!!

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Douvris Bank Street Kid’s Spring Fling

April 3, 2019

We will be hosting our annual Spring Fling on Saturday, May 4 from 6:30 – 8:30pm!

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Thank you from Kids Kicking Cancer

April 3, 2019

Our Douvris locations MADE SOME NOISE this weekend with our annual Cardioathon and 1000 Superhero Kids Kicking Cancer events…

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Word of the Month: Humility

April 1, 2019

Some concepts are easy to explain with words. Humility isn’t really one of them. We can talk about it – and we do, as part of our character development program – but in order to help people understand humility, we have to make sure they can experience it.

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Karate Trial Offer

Our Karate Trial Offer includes two classes and a new uniform for $19.95. It is valid for anyone aged 4 through adult. Our Karate Trial Offer is available at all of our Ottawa locations.

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