Kids Karate

Learn effective and fun practical ways to defend oneself while learning important life skills in Thorndale, Ontario.

Kids Karate (Ages 6 - 12)

“Changing Lives Through Martial Arts"

While learning the Shorinjiryu style of Karate, your child will not only learn effective and practical ways to defend themselves but they will also enjoy many other benefits of martial arts training, right here in Thorndale, Ontario!

Learning to enjoy exercise

Increased confidence and self-image

Increased attention span

Learning to listen to and follow instructions

Learning to think things through for themselves

The mission of this program is to introduce and develop your child with the benefits of martial arts. Your child will develop and improve through the teaching of basic through advanced karate techniques and martial arts. This program specializes in discipline, concentration, and confidence in a positive energizing way that suits any child!

KNS Martial Arts works diligently with your child in Thorndale to determine success throughout our kid's karate program. KNS Martial Arts will work hand in hand with your child to learn more about their development, mind, and personality. We do progress reports and there is a KNS Martial Art parent group on Facebook to discuss any questions or thoughts. We are also open to answering any questions through our contact form or in-person at KNS Martial Arts.

We look forward to getting to know you and your family at our Thorndale location. Our program is guaranteed to change your child's life through martial arts and karate.

Our second location in Thorndale gives kids, adults, and families who live in Thorndale the option to learn martial art and karate techniques. Thorndale is at the heart of our business and community. We understand the stress of getting to our main location in London. It is an honor to give the Thorndale community professional martial art and karate services.


KNS Martial Arts help children exercise in many different engaging methods. Exercise will be taught in a proper, fun and healthy way. Children will love to participate in our positive energized programs. 


KNS Martial Arts strives to help children gain confidence in a positive, healthy way. Children will work together and explore the many benefits of martial art karate. They will be able to earn belts, report cards and authentic karate skills!


KNS Martial Arts focus on effective karate education. Children are taught proper karate techniques and martial art methods to further develop their skills. We have a specialized program that will help your child develop.

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(Please register at one of our KNS Martial Arts locations.)

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"The friendly team atmosphere at KNS is always welcoming and inclusive. Kids and adults have fun while learning respect, discipline, and control of their bodies. There are a wide variety of additional activities beyond classes offered for the students, fostering a family atmosphere, in addition to workshop weekends, tournaments, and outdoor training trips. There is a large selection of class times to attend, making it easy to facilitate a busy family schedule. The facility and equipment is clean and lovingly maintained. Very happy our family found KNS Martial Arts."

Heather Perquin

"For a big woman who always fails out of fear of judgement, you won't find this here.. so far I have felt welcomed encouraged and not a burden. The instructors have been great patient supportive and super fun. Great energy!"

Stacey Emeny

"Yes 💯. Great people! Aron is an amazing instructor! What I ready like is it’s a small group! They are very accommodating! Aron welcomes everyone and has all his students welcome new comers with open arms and they make you feel like your part of the family from day one!! Amazing positivity at KNS!! Come check it out"

Carlen Tavares

"Always a great workout and learn lots..Highly recommend this place if you're a beginner or advanced.. theres something for everyone. Plus its a total family environment and everyones included and welcomed once they walk in the door."

Matt Birss

"Absolutely incredible gym. Very technical kickboxing, and a great bjj fundamentals class growing there as well."

Christopher Michael Hendry


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