• Voted the Best Dojo
    in Kitchener/Waterloo.


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  • First Class Facilities.

    Designed to give you the best training experience.

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  • GET FIT.

    Make Cardio Kickboxing part of your Healthy Lifestyle.

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  • CELEBRATING 20 YEARS

    of teaching martial arts to Kitchener / Waterloo families just like yours.

  • YōJIDO PARENT & TOT

    Awesome developmental skills and quality time with your child!

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Welcome to Driftwood Martial Arts.

Karate programs for everyone, from 3 years old to adult. All fitness levels are welcome! Martial arts classes are more than exercise. They empower us to protect ourselves, build inner and outer strength and give us confidence, clarity and discipline. Because of their focus on building strong bodies and minds, martial arts are an effective way to manage stress, boost energy, lose weight, achieve mental focus and enhance personal safety.

“Great place! Great teachers. Hands down best facility for martial arts in town!”

Dwayne K.

Five Stars!  Very well established karate school. I’m very happy with teachers, facility and over all atmosphere. If I could give more “stars” in my review I would!

Elena M.

“The space is absolutely stunning with a professional look, clean facilities, and two very large dojos in the back. I couldn’t be any more impressed!”

James W.

“Professional instruction, beautiful facility, wonderful people! Highly recommended.”

Jon K.

“Great place to train and learn, kind and wise instructors and an awesome philosophy. If you choose to train here, you will get fantastic exercise, be able to defend yourself and protect others, and learn about the many arts of life, success, and happiness.”

Bo L.

“Very friendly club, great for all ages and capabilities! Daytime classes are great for busy stay at home parents.”

Cat T.

More Than Punching & Kicking.

Discover the added benefits of karate training at Driftwood Martial Arts.

Improved Fitness
Build Confidence
Make New Friends
Healthy Lifestyle
LBGTQ2+ SAFE PLACE

First Class Facility

Built from the ground up for Karate featuring large training areas with all of the amenities.

Voted #1 in KW.

We’ve been voted the best by you in the Readers Choice Awards from the Kitchener Record and Post.

20 Years Experience.

Driftwood Martial Arts has taught thousands of students over two decades.  Sign up today and find out why.

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