Karate Classes Open in September

Hoping that everyone had an excellent summer!

This letter is just a reminder that we are opening September 6, 2022. Classes will be held between 7:00 – 8:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We’ll be closed on September 13 and 16, 2022 to accommodate the Binbrook Fair.

Registration is $40.00/year. The monthly fee is $85.00.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Hope everything is well and we hope to see you soon!

Sensei Joe

Black belt, 7th dan

Class Updates

Hi Everyone,

We hope that everyone is enjoying their summer. I know some are going to Florida, The Caribbean and some are heading up North to visit cottages. We hoping that you are having wonderful and safe holiday!

We just like to inform you that we are closing for the month of August and will open again on September 6, 2022. There will be no classes during the week of September 12 to accommodate the Binbrook Fair. Classes resume on September 20, 2022. Note that classes will be held the same time (7:00 – 8:00 PM) and location (Binbrook Hall).

Class Updates

April 21- Karate classes updated

April 26 – Karate Grading. Feel free to please bring some snacks to share with everyone. Reminder to all the boys to wear your jock for sparring. No jock no sparring.  You can order a jock at class if required.

Please practice your kata, terminology and knuckle push up at least 10.

Sensei Joe

J.R.’s Karate Spring Grading

Our Spring Grading will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 7:00 PM. You are invited to bring your family and friends to witness this special day for you! Students will be performing kata and kumite in front of our guests! All participants must have full equipment including mouth guard and jocks (if applicable) for kumite.

You are welcome to bring some snacks to share with everybody.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Good luck everyone,

Sensei Joe

J.R.’s Karate Club Open House

FREE TRIAL CLASSES on March 15th and 17th, 2022!

Come in and see what our club is all about!  Prospecting students of all ages are encouraged to come in and try a class before joining.  You will get to meet your instructors, be introduced to classmates, get some exercise, and build your confidence.  Some benefits include:

  • Increased Confidence & Self-Esteem
  • Improved Concentration & Academic Performance
  • Heightened Self-Discipline
  • Enhanced Fitness
  • Goal Setting
  • Personal Protection Skills
  • Fun for the Entire Family

After the class, please join the party and meet the Sensei, Sempai and other students!

Call 905-387-2895 or email jrskarateclub@yahoo.ca for more information.

Good News! We reopen on February 8, 2022!

The City of Hamilton has given us the go-ahead to open! Our opening day is February 8, 2022 at 7:00 pm. We will be enforcing all City’s Covid-19 protocols.

Vaccine Verification

Each person who enters an indoor facility for sports, recreation, meetings, or events must show identification and COVID-19 proof of vaccination (QR code required) at entry. As we’re preparing to return to indoor recreation, remember to download your enhanced vaccine certificate. Upon reopening, we will only be able to accept the enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code and the Verify Ontario app. The QR code can be used digitally or by printing a paper copy. You need to show government-issued I.D. along with the QR code.

You do not have to show your proof of vaccination if you are:

• 12 years old or younger

• Entering a business temporarily to: use a washroom, access an outdoor area,  make a admission/membership purchase

• Entering the business for health and safety purposes

For more information, visit www.hamilton.ca/ProofOfVaccination

Foe more info, please call me on my cell phone at 905-520-2371.

Club Closure Update

Hi Everyone,

Due to the high Covid-19/Omicron count, the City of Hamilton has shut down all the facilities until the end of the month. We will keep you all posted on the City’s updates and when we can reopen.

Post dated cheques will not be deposited until we open up again.

Stay safe and healthy everyone,

Sensei Joe

Classes scheduled to resume January 11, 2022

I hope that everyone had a safe and happy holiday! I wish you a very prosperous 2022!

As we all know, Covid-19’s is still very real and the City of Hamilton is taking a precautions to handle the situation. We are still scheduled to resume classes on January 11, 2022 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:00 PM. You’ll be notified via email if there are any changes as dictated by the City of Hamilton.

A kind reminder to sanitize your hands when entering the dojo, wear your mask, practice physical distancing and make sure you have your proof of double (or triple) vaccination.


Sensei Joe

Registration is now OPEN!

Good morning!

The City of Hamilton has given us the green light to open! We resume classes tomorrow, November 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm.

If you are planning on registering this season, please call 905-520-2371 or email jrskarateclub@yahoo.ca as we are at a limited capacity at the moment.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Sensei Joe