Special Offers

Upcoming Events

May
20
Sat
2017
Jodo Grading and Seminar – Guelph
May 20 – May 23 all-day
May
27
Sat
2017
Toronto Central Region Dan Challenge
May 27 @ 1:45 pm – 5:45 pm
May
28
Sun
2017
Workshop: Inner Peace Qigong / Harmonize Mind-Body-Qi (Incl. Free Extra Class) @ CMAC Hasu Dojo
May 28 @ 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm

See: https://www.meetup.com/Qi-Gong-Zen-Healing/events/238937943/ for full details.

To Register for this event, you will need to create an account on Meetup and RSVP to the event.  Look for the Join and RSVP button at the upper right.

(Workshop) **Price includes exta (Zazen) class. Also includes sharing tea circle at the end of class. We supply use of meditation chairs, mats and blankets. Also very special Tea at the beginning and end of class (please arrive 15 minutes early).

Join Hae Kwang Sunim for The Full Bad Stress Out “‘Inner Peace” Qigong – Don’t Miss It! **THIS IS NOT LIKE ANY OTHER QI-GONG YOU EVER EXPERIENCED** TORONTO Class also Includes full lying down guided Inner Peace Qigong.

People that attend this class also receive an extra class FREE called “Zazen: Learn and become skilled in the art of MEDITATION at a later date (See Bottom of this page for Link and full details on FREE Bonus Class).

Workshop / Investment: Only $20.00

**Benefits of attending this class**

***Soft ‘Inner Peace’ Qigong leads to the deep release of dis–ease / stress and the restoring of ones energy channels and the infusion of fresh Qi and Peace through the body (reconnection to the Universal Qi field).

Workshop **Please Register on this Meetup as early as possible **Register Today** Conveniently located just steps from St.Clair Subway station.

**Includes sharing tea circle at the end of class. We supply use of meditation chairs, and blankets. Also very special Tea at the beginning and end of class. Please arrive 15 minutes early / at 12:15 p.m. (class starts promptly at 12:30 p.m.). 

See: https://www.meetup.com/Qi-Gong-Zen-Healing/events/238937943/ for full details.

Jun
6
Tue
2017
Enzan Dojo – closed
Jun 6 all-day

There will be no classes at Enzan Dojo today.

Jun
10
Sat
2017
CMAC Black Belt Grading and Niei Chi Seminar (West)
Jun 10 – Jun 11 all-day
Jun
17
Sat
2017
Children’s and Adult Kyu grading @ Hasu Dojo
Jun 17 @ 4:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Grading Information for:
Adult Candidates | Parents | Instructors/Assistants


Black Belt - Classical Martial Arts Centre - Toronto Central Region
5 minutes early so that you are ready to go.

Grading fee is $55.00 including the HST. ALL grading registrations and payments must be taken care of ONE FULL WEEK before the grading. If this is not done then you will have to wait until the next grading. Just as we Mukso before a Kata, we must prepare before we perform.

In order to be well prepared for your grading, if you wish to attend three classes a week for three weeks, that is fine. It is important to be in class on the day of your grading.

Please ensure that your Gi (uniform) is clean and pressed, that the cuffs and sleeves are tailored (not rolled up), and that the Goju Fist crest and CMAC Diamond crest are sewn on the left lapel perpendicular to the floor (not in line with the Gi collar).

To prepare for oral and written exams, all students should review the Student manual. Look for your Grading exam and reading requirements. Register online at the link below, and submit your written exam by email.  Again please note that this must be done 1 week before the grading.

Bring your safety/sparring equipment. Mouth piece, gloves and boots. If you do not have any please purchase them one week before the grading. Please present your CMAC Membership paper card (Yellow and above). If your CMAC membership is due for renewal, please fill in and submit the renewal form with payment at registration (forms are available here).

Tying Your Belt (Video)How to Tie Your Belt (Video)

From our Student FAQ

Q: What will be expected of me at my first grading?

A: Our grading examinations consist of five main areas for each belt or kyu:

    1. The technical part.
    2. The written examination (which has to be 100% correct).
    3. The oral examination.
    4. Your classroom performance day in and day out.
    5. Your personal development in the philosophical and psychological aspects of Karate-Do / Kobudo.

The technical aspects consist of kihon, kata, kumite and self defense.

The written examination, along with the grading fee, must be handed in a least one hour prior to the grading.

The examination board will have at least two members on it, one of which shall be a head instructor and at least one other black belt.

Other parts of training are also taken into consideration, such as time spent at the belt level, the participant’s age, physical disabilities, and — most important — the attitude of the student towards his or her training, the Dojo, and other students and instructors.

In the last section of your student manual are all the written tests, (yellow to black belt each of which you will have to complete and hand in at the corresponding grading (adults and students over 14 years old). At the time of your grading this exam must be handed in to the person collecting the grading fee and doing the registration.

It is also very important that your gi is clean and that all your crests have been sewn on in their respective spots and that you bring the mandatory safety equipment.

One point – don’t jump the gun white belts! The next class you attend after your grading should still be the white belt class – not the yellow belt class. Do not ask if you have passed! Wait to be awarded your belt.

Any other questions you may have will be happily answered by your Sensei, Senpai or the office staff. GOOD LUCK!

Register-button


Information for Parents of Children/Youth Grading Candidates | REGISTER

Please be sure to arrive 15 minutes early so that you are ready to go.

Grading fee is $55.00 including the HST. ALL grading registrations and payments must be taken care of ONE FULL WEEK before the grading. If this is not done then you will have to wait until the next grading. Just as we Mukso before a Kata, we must prepare before we perform.

In order to be well prepared for your grading, if you wish to attend three classes a week for three weeks, that is fine. It is important to be in class on the day of your grading.

Please ensure that your Gi (uniform) is clean and pressed, that the cuffs and sleeves are tailored (not rolled up), and that the Goju Fist crest and CMAC Diamond crest are sewn on the left lapel perpendicular to the floor (not in line with the Gi collar).

To prepare for oral exams, all students should review the Student manual.

Bring your safety/sparring equipment. Mouth piece, gloves and boots. If you do not have any please purchase them one week before the grading (for White/Yellow and up only).

Parents – To register your child for the grading, please complete the Registration and Parent Evaluaton forms online at least ONE FULL WEEK before the grading.

Parents and family are encouraged to come to watch the Grading. You should expect to be at the dojo for approximately 75 minutes.

You may pay for your grading at the dojo, or pay online using the link in the online event calendar.

If your child is successful, and the vast majority are, the results will be posted on the notice board, by the water fountain in time for their next class.

The Belts will be presented in class two weeks after the grading. This allows some time for the adjustments to be made if there was something that needed correcting in the grading. It is also a lesson in patience and to help them understand that the grading is a process, not just the performance on the day.

See Also:
How can I help my child prepare for their first grading?

Tying Your Belt (Video)
How to Tie Your Child’s Belt (Video)

Register-button


For Instructors:

If you assisting at the grading, please sign up in the Black Belt Area.

Jun
18
Sun
2017
Happy Father’s Day
Jun 18 – Jun 19 all-day
Workshop: Inner Peace Qigong / Harmonize Mind-Body-Qi (Incl. Free Extra Class) @ CMAC Hasu Dojo
Jun 18 @ 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm

See: https://www.meetup.com/Young-St-T-O-QiGong-Meditation-Zen-Energy-Work-Healing/events/238941122/ for full details.

To Register for this event, you will need to create an account on Meetup and RSVP to the event.  Look for the Join and RSVP button at the upper right.

(Workshop) **Price includes exta (Zazen) class. Also includes sharing tea circle at the end of class. We supply use of meditation chairs, mats and blankets. Also very special Tea at the beginning and end of class (please arrive 15 minutes early).

Join Hae Kwang Sunim for The Full Bad Stress Out “‘Inner Peace” Qigong – Don’t Miss It! **THIS IS NOT LIKE ANY OTHER QI-GONG YOU EVER EXPERIENCED** TORONTO Class also Includes full lying down guided Inner Peace Qigong.

People that attend this class also receive an extra class FREE called “Zazen: Learn and become skilled in the art of MEDITATION at a later date (See Bottom of this page for Link and full details on FREE Bonus Class).

Workshop / Investment: Only $20.00

**Benefits of attending this class**

***Soft ‘Inner Peace’ Qigong leads to the deep release of dis–ease / stress and the restoring of ones energy channels and the infusion of fresh Qi and Peace through the body (reconnection to the Universal Qi field).

Workshop **Please Register on this Meetup as early as possible **Register Today** Conveniently located just steps from St.Clair Subway station.

**Includes sharing tea circle at the end of class. We supply use of meditation chairs, and blankets. Also very special Tea at the beginning and end of class. Please arrive 15 minutes early / at 12:15 p.m. (class starts promptly at 12:30 p.m.). 

See: https://www.meetup.com/Young-St-T-O-QiGong-Meditation-Zen-Energy-Work-Healing/events/238941122/ for full details.

Jun
21
Wed
2017
National Aboriginal Day
Jun 21 – Jun 22 all-day
Jun
25
Sun
2017
CMAC Black Belt Grading and Niei Chi Seminar (East)
Jun 25 – Jun 26 all-day
Sakura Dojo closed for the CMAC Seminar and Black Belt Grading in Burlington
Jun 25 – Jun 26 all-day
Jun
29
Thu
2017
Last Day of School (TDSB)
Jun 29 – Jun 30 all-day
Jun
30
Fri
2017
Sakura Dojo closed for short Summer break @ Sakura Dojo
Jun 30 – Jul 14 all-day
Jul
1
Sat
2017
Canada Day
Jul 1 all-day
Hasu, Sakura, and Enzan Dojo closed for Canada Day Weekend
Jul 1 – Jul 3 all-day
Jul
16
Sun
2017
Workshop: Inner Peace Qigong / Harmonize Mind-Body-Qi (Incl. Free Extra Class) @ CMAC Hasu Dojo
Jul 16 @ 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm

See: https://www.meetup.com/Young-St-T-O-QiGong-Meditation-Zen-Energy-Work-Healing/events/vsgvvmywkbvb/ for full details.

To Register for this event, you will need to create an account on Meetup and RSVP to the event.  Look for the Join and RSVP button at the upper right.

(Workshop) **Price includes exta (Zazen) class. Also includes sharing tea circle at the end of class. We supply use of meditation chairs, mats and blankets. Also very special Tea at the beginning and end of class (please arrive 15 minutes early).

Join Hae Kwang Sunim for The Full Bad Stress Out “‘Inner Peace” Qigong – Don’t Miss It! **THIS IS NOT LIKE ANY OTHER QI-GONG YOU EVER EXPERIENCED** TORONTO Class also Includes full lying down guided Inner Peace Qigong.

People that attend this class also receive an extra class FREE called “Zazen: Learn and become skilled in the art of MEDITATION at a later date (See Bottom of this page for Link and full details on FREE Bonus Class).

Workshop / Investment: Only $20.00

**Benefits of attending this class**

***Soft ‘Inner Peace’ Qigong leads to the deep release of dis–ease / stress and the restoring of ones energy channels and the infusion of fresh Qi and Peace through the body (reconnection to the Universal Qi field).

Workshop **Please Register on this Meetup as early as possible **Register Today** Conveniently located just steps from St.Clair Subway station.

**Includes sharing tea circle at the end of class. We supply use of meditation chairs, and blankets. Also very special Tea at the beginning and end of class. Please arrive 15 minutes early / at 12:15 p.m. (class starts promptly at 12:30 p.m.). 

See: https://www.meetup.com/Young-St-T-O-QiGong-Meditation-Zen-Energy-Work-Healing/events/vsgvvmywkbvb/ for full details.

Aug
5
Sat
2017
Hasu, Sakura, and Enzan Dojo closed for Civic Holiday Weekend
Aug 5 – Aug 8 all-day
Aug
26
Sat
2017
Children’s and Adult Kyu grading
Aug 26 @ 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Grading Information for:
Adult Candidates | Parents | Instructors/Assistants


Black Belt - Classical Martial Arts Centre - Toronto Central Region

Grading Times general - Classical Martial Arts Centre - Toronto Central Region - Martial Arts classes offered in Toronto - Adults and Children - Karate-Do, Jiu Jitsu, Self-Defense, Tai Chi Chuan, Chi Gung, Ba Gwa, Iaido, Jodo, Kobudo, Ancient Weaponry, Kali.


Information for Adult Candidates | REGISTER

Please be sure to arrive 15 minutes early so that you are ready to go.

Grading fee is $55.00 including the HST. ALL grading registrations and payments must be taken care of ONE FULL WEEK before the grading. If this is not done then you will have to wait until the next grading. Just as we Mukso before a Kata, we must prepare before we perform.

In order to be well prepared for your grading, if you wish to attend three classes a week for three weeks, that is fine. It is important to be in class on the day of your grading.

Please ensure that your Gi (uniform) is clean and pressed, that the cuffs and sleeves are tailored (not rolled up), and that the Goju Fist crest and CMAC Diamond crest are sewn on the left lapel perpendicular to the floor (not in line with the Gi collar).

To prepare for oral and written exams, all students should review the Student manual. Look for your Grading exam and reading requirements. Register online at the link below, and submit your written exam by email.  Again please note that this must be done 1 week before the grading.

Bring your safety/sparring equipment. Mouth piece, gloves and boots. If you do not have any please purchase them one week before the grading. Please present your CMAC Membership paper card (Yellow and above). If your CMAC membership is due for renewal, please fill in and submit the renewal form with payment at registration (forms are available here).

Tying Your Belt (Video)How to Tie Your Belt (Video)

From our Student FAQ

Q: What will be expected of me at my first grading?

A: Our grading examinations consist of five main areas for each belt or kyu:

    1. The technical part.
    2. The written examination (which has to be 100% correct).
    3. The oral examination.
    4. Your classroom performance day in and day out.
    5. Your personal development in the philosophical and psychological aspects of Karate-Do / Kobudo.

The technical aspects consist of kihon, kata, kumite and self defense.

The written examination, along with the grading fee, must be handed in a least one hour prior to the grading.

The examination board will have at least two members on it, one of which shall be a head instructor and at least one other black belt.

Other parts of training are also taken into consideration, such as time spent at the belt level, the participant’s age, physical disabilities, and — most important — the attitude of the student towards his or her training, the Dojo, and other students and instructors.

In the last section of your student manual are all the written tests, (yellow to black belt each of which you will have to complete and hand in at the corresponding grading (adults and students over 14 years old). At the time of your grading this exam must be handed in to the person collecting the grading fee and doing the registration.

It is also very important that your gi is clean and that all your crests have been sewn on in their respective spots and that you bring the mandatory safety equipment.

One point – don’t jump the gun white belts! The next class you attend after your grading should still be the white belt class – not the yellow belt class. Do not ask if you have passed! Wait to be awarded your belt.

Any other questions you may have will be happily answered by your Sensei, Senpai or the office staff. GOOD LUCK!

Register-button


Information for Parents of Children/Youth Grading Candidates | REGISTER

Please be sure to arrive 15 minutes early so that you are ready to go.

Grading fee is $55.00 including the HST. ALL grading registrations and payments must be taken care of ONE FULL WEEK before the grading. If this is not done then you will have to wait until the next grading. Just as we Mukso before a Kata, we must prepare before we perform.

In order to be well prepared for your grading, if you wish to attend three classes a week for three weeks, that is fine. It is important to be in class on the day of your grading.

Please ensure that your Gi (uniform) is clean and pressed, that the cuffs and sleeves are tailored (not rolled up), and that the Goju Fist crest and CMAC Diamond crest are sewn on the left lapel perpendicular to the floor (not in line with the Gi collar).

To prepare for oral exams, all students should review the Student manual.

Bring your safety/sparring equipment. Mouth piece, gloves and boots. If you do not have any please purchase them one week before the grading (for White/Yellow and up only).

Parents – To register your child for the grading, please complete the Registration and Parent Evaluaton forms online at least ONE FULL WEEK before the grading.

Parents and family are encouraged to come to watch the Grading. You should expect to be at the dojo for approximately 75 minutes.

You may pay for your grading at the dojo, or pay online using the link in the online event calendar.

If your child is successful, and the vast majority are, the results will be posted on the notice board, by the water fountain in time for their next class.

The Belts will be presented in class two weeks after the grading. This allows some time for the adjustments to be made if there was something that needed correcting in the grading. It is also a lesson in patience and to help them understand that the grading is a process, not just the performance on the day.

See Also:
How can I help my child prepare for their first grading?

Tying Your Belt (Video)
How to Tie Your Child’s Belt (Video)

Register-button


For Instructors:

If you assisting at the grading, please sign up in the Black Belt Area.

Aug
28
Mon
2017
Sakura Dojo closed for end of Summer break
Aug 28 – Sep 10 all-day
Sep
2
Sat
2017
Hasu, Sakura, and Enzan Dojo closed for Labour Day Weekend
Sep 2 – Sep 5 all-day
Sep
4
Mon
2017
Labour Day
Sep 4 – Sep 5 all-day
Sep
9
Sat
2017
Sakura Dojo Children’s, Youth & Adult Karate classes at Hasu Dojo
Sep 9 all-day
Sep
17
Sun
2017
Workshop: Inner Peace Qigong / Harmonize Mind-Body-Qi (Incl. Free Extra Class) @ CMAC Hasu Dojo
Sep 17 @ 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm

See: https://www.meetup.com/Young-St-T-O-QiGong-Meditation-Zen-Energy-Work-Healing/events/vsgvvmywmbwb/ for full details.

To Register for this event, you will need to create an account on Meetup and RSVP to the event.  Look for the Join and RSVP button at the upper right.

(Workshop) **Price includes exta (Zazen) class. Also includes sharing tea circle at the end of class. We supply use of meditation chairs, mats and blankets. Also very special Tea at the beginning and end of class (please arrive 15 minutes early).

Join Hae Kwang Sunim for The Full Bad Stress Out “‘Inner Peace” Qigong – Don’t Miss It! **THIS IS NOT LIKE ANY OTHER QI-GONG YOU EVER EXPERIENCED** TORONTO Class also Includes full lying down guided Inner Peace Qigong.

People that attend this class also receive an extra class FREE called “Zazen: Learn and become skilled in the art of MEDITATION at a later date (See Bottom of this page for Link and full details on FREE Bonus Class).

Workshop / Investment: Only $20.00

**Benefits of attending this class**

***Soft ‘Inner Peace’ Qigong leads to the deep release of dis–ease / stress and the restoring of ones energy channels and the infusion of fresh Qi and Peace through the body (reconnection to the Universal Qi field).

Workshop **Please Register on this Meetup as early as possible **Register Today** Conveniently located just steps from St.Clair Subway station.

**Includes sharing tea circle at the end of class. We supply use of meditation chairs, and blankets. Also very special Tea at the beginning and end of class. Please arrive 15 minutes early / at 12:15 p.m. (class starts promptly at 12:30 p.m.). 

See: https://www.meetup.com/Young-St-T-O-QiGong-Meditation-Zen-Energy-Work-Healing/events/vsgvvmywmbwb/ for full details.

Sep
23
Sat
2017
Sakura Dojo Children’s, Youth & Adult classes at Hasu Dojo
Sep 23 all-day