APEX Karaté Dojo, Regional leader in martial arts since 2018

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Registration for grade exams June 7, 2024

Registration deadline: June 1, 2024

Registration form: https://forms.gle/mzgUDEzmkYiPYpmH8

We are currently in the registration period for our karate and CrossTraining classes, as well as our summer 2024 day camp!!!!

Registration form for karate and CrossTraining classes: https://forms.gle/xaHqn1BxCu1wijA27

Registration form for Day Camp 2024: https://forms.gle/6G3hYHNuy9Bk8S9E8

Please note that we are working really hard to offer you a season that will once again live up to your expectations according to our deep family values!!!!

Here's some important information for next season:

  1. Official inclusion for the first time of a MINI-ELITE group 2 times a week in both kata and sparring;
  2. Continuation of our prestigious and excellent WKF ELITE program by improving the kata offer for athletes wishing to participate in the Quebec team selections;
  3. Inclusion of a course strictly for black belts;
  4. Enhancement of the CrossTraining service offering by adding OPEN GYM periods with more personalized follow-up;
  5. Karate KIDS groups will be divided according to enrolment, and all details will be communicated in advance. All active members, including those currently in the summer session, must complete a new registration form by early September 2024.

Please fill in one form per person as soon as possible so that we can plan the groups and meet with the coaches concerned.

The schedule for next season is attached to this email. Please follow us on our Facebook and Instagram pages for real-time news.

Join us now to achieve the APEX of your results!

We can't wait to see you all back in September,

Sensei Rock and the coaching team

C'est notre 5ième édition de notre camp de jour spécialisé en karaté et en CrossTraining!!! 

Nous sommes à notre 5e année maintenant en tant que Camp de Jour estival et nous voulons vous offrir l'opportunité d'envoyer votre enfant venir bouger avec nous en karaté, en CrossTraining et en activités diverses élaborées par notre équipe d'animation!
Il faut remplir une fiche d'inscription par enfant afin de réserver sa place pour la semaine. Vous serez contactés par courriel ou par téléphone afin de finaliser l'inscription à distance de votre enfant. Les modes de paiement sans contact seront privilégiés (virement interac, carte de crédit).
Larouche Karaté &  CrossTraining
867 boul. Saint-René Ouest
Du lundi 6 mars au vendredi 10 mars 2023
Du lundi au vendredi de 7h à 17h.
Le prix est de 225$ par semaine taxes comprises (cela comprend la sortie également)
***Le prix pour un deuxième enfant et + est de 200$ pour la semaine (25$ de rabais)***
Costume de karaté débutant offert à 25% (une valeur initiale de 90$ taxes en sus.)
1. Payer la semaine au complet;
Au plaisir de vous accueillir lors de notre camp de jour de la relâche 2023!!!

Since opening its dojo in 2018, APEX Karaté Dojo has continued to teach the Shitoryu style of Karate in the tradition of its predecessor Larouche Karaté.

Affiliated with Shitoryu Karaté Québec and Shitoryu Karaté Canada, APEX Karaté Dojo is a reference in the Outaouais region. APEX Karate Dojo's family values of respect, surpassing oneself and rigour enable its members to achieve their goals, whether it's reaching the highest level in competition or general fitness. We offer a wide range of courses:

  • Karate KIDS program based on research in pedagogy and child development;
  • WKF ELITE program based on the highest national and international standards;
  • CrossTraining program adapted to different needs;
  • Traditional karate classes in the evenings and at lunchtime, according to members' schedules;
  • Specialized karate and CrossTraining day camps;

Improving physical fitness, developing new friendships, boosting self-confidence, caring and respecting others - these are just some of the benefits of daily karate and CrossTraining practice: we're one big family! Karate & CrossTraining are also inexpensive activities that can be practised all year round. Although you can train individually, most karate and CrossTraining athletes choose group training for the stimulation it provides.

For over 6 years, the APEX Karaté Dojo team has been teaching safe and stimulating karate and CrossTraining for all. We've always put our students first. We offer classes for children aged 4 to 11, teens and adults. We are affiliated with Karaté Québec, Shitoryu Karaté Québec, Shitoryu Karaté Canada, Karaté Canada, WKF and WSKF.

We also have a certified CrossFit Level 1 coach. Sensei Rock Guindon 5th Dan Shitoryu WSKF CrossFit CoachKarate Canada Junior Development Coach APEX Karate Dojo Technical Director Elementary school teacher, 15 years experience.

Opened since 1979, APEX Karaté Dojo has been a pillar in martial arts in the Outaouais region for the last 40 years

With over 30 years' experience in Karate

Sensei Rock Guindon is the reference in the region for an educational and diversified training program tailored to the needs of each of its members, whether in traditional Shitoryu-style Karate or CrossTraining.

A 2nd Dan black belt in Shotokan JKA and 5th Dan in Shitoryu WSKF, sensei Rock Guindon is a 2013 WSKF world vice-champion in sparring and a former member of the Quebec and Canadian karate teams.

Since 2018, the APEX ÉLITE Vers le podium program has produced more than a dozen national and international champions. Come train with our dynamic team today at our training center and dojo! One try will convince you!

Enjoy a quality personalized karate program in Gatineau

Our team has been known for years in Gatineau, Outaouais for offering affordable karate lessons. We are proud to share the benefits of Karate to improve the health and well-being of our students.

Our mission is to offer personalized programs to individuals of all ages and levels. Getting back in shape has never been so simple!

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What are the benefits of karate?

It improves the general physical condition, develops flexibility and coordination, increases muscle toning and cardio-vascular capacity. It also increases the ability to focus and produces more self-esteem and better stress management abailities.

Is it pricey?

It’s an affordable activity that allows personal or family sessions in a professional and kind environment.

What is karate?

Karate is a Japanese martial art that helps with the development of certain physical abilities in an energized atmosphere, using mostly hands and legs. This sport allows you to learn different self-defence techniques and will also allow you to flourish physically and personally. On top of improving your cardiovascular endurance, karate increases flexibility and the ability to coordinate movements while strengthening and toning your muscles. It also helps with the perfecting of techniques and movements, to stay in shape, while increasing discipline and respect.

Whether you practice to manage stress or practice a physical activity that you can actually enjoy, at an affordable price, [info type="company_name"] is the place for you!

If you are in Gatineau, Outaouais, join our Karate classes with your family under the direction of our qualified instructors. Our classes are always performed and in a safe and well-monitored environment which makes APEX Karate Dojo a great place to learn, in the appropriate atmosphere. 

Our goal is to share the knowledge we’ve accumulated over the years to help our students develop their technical abilities, all this while shining light on the philosophy of martial arts. 

We offer personalized lessons for everybody, no matter the age or the level. Our program is unique and will allow your child or yourself, to develop essential techniques, and all this for a good price. We are very keen on developing healthy habits and physical activity, which will also help increase self esteem, and for that, our experienced sensei avail themselves to help you reach your goals.

Consult our schedule and find out which class suits you best!