Welcome to Gloucester Ottawa Self-defence
We don't think that the world should be a scary place and we certainly don't want to scare people into learning self-defence. Our club is built on the belief that we can combine fitness, fun and training for effective self-defence in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
We teach and train to hone our self-defence skills, techniques and habits, not out of fear, but because of all the positive benefits we gain from our training.
- And a valuable toolbox of skills, techniques, attitudes and awareness
There are no age, gender or fitness level restrictions. Anyone can learn and anyone can benefit.
usually focus on a combination of several of the following:
- theory of self-defence
- throws and take downs
- striking defence
- ground techniques
- control techniques
- counter attacks
- and a variety of other self-defence applications
For anyone interested in a formal martial arts program with uniforms, belt levels, forms, sparring and more emphasis on kicking, punching and blocking, we also offer a full, more traditional martial arts program through
Most self-defence students also participate in HupKwonDo.
Our free training classes in both Self-Defence and HupKwonDo cover a wide range of techniques and drills
which are bound to be are beneficial. The emphasis is up to you.