Arm Your Kids with Confidence

Give your child the confidence to say "I CAN" with our 6-week confidence course. Classes starting in July at select locations.

Arm Your Kids with Confidence

Give your child the confidence to say "I CAN" with our 6-week confidence course. Classes starting in July at select locations.

Karate Programs for All Ages

We offer karate programs for tykes, kids, teens, and adults. Come see what makes Douvris karate world renowned.

All Inclusive Membership

Your membership fee includes all gradings and access to all classes.

Mindfulness with DOUVRIS

Check out our Mindfulness with Douvris blog to understand how karate and intentional living work in harmony.

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About Douvris Martial Arts

Ottawa Athletic Centre Location

DOUVRIS Ottawa Athletic Club (OAC) is owned and operated by brothers, karate champions, and Master Senseis John and Peter Douvris. Together, they have been sharing their passion for karate with their Ottawa community since opening their first DOUVRIS location in 1984. DOUVRIS programs, methods, and standards have been designed, tested, and proven over 30 years. Our focus is on helping our members build confidence, strength, and a positive sense of physical and mental well-being.

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Our Karate Programs

We have karate programs for all ages and fitness levels.

Karate Tykes

Our karate tykes program guides kids ages 4-6 through basic karate techniques and provides the foundation for important life skills.

Karate Kids

Our Kids program keeps children aged 7 to 12 active and helps balance & coordination, concentration, and self-discipline.

Karate Youth

Our Youth program is designed for teens 13-18 years of age. It is a complete approach to training in the martial arts.

Karate Adult

Join our Adult program to improve fitness levels, learn self-defense techniques, increase confidence, and feel empowered.