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PoCo Karate Summer 2024 Free Classes

Updated: Jul 8

PoCo Karate, Port Coquitlam's only officially sanctioned Karate dojo, is offering free trial classes at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre throughout this summer on dates and times as follows:


July 6th - 12:00pm to 1:00pm - Kobudo (Spaces available)

July 6th - 2:00pm to 3:00pm - Karate (Spaces available)

July 14th - 10:00am to 11:00am - Karate - PoCo Sports Festival @ Gates Park

July 27th - 12:00pm to 1:00pm - Kobudo (Spaces available)

July 27th - 2:00pm to 3:00pm - Karate (Spaces available)

Aug 10th - 12:00pm to 1:00pm - Kobudo (Spaces available)

Aug 10th - 2:00pm to 3:00pm - Karate (Spaces available)

Aug 24th - 12:00pm to 1:00pm - Kobudo (Spaces available)

Aug 24th - 2:00pm to 3:00pm - Karate (Spaces available)


Come train with a very talented team of NCCP qualified Karate instructors, lead by Sensei Jascha Espley, 4th degree Black Belt (Karate), 1st degree Black Belt (Kobudo), and 6 time Provincial Gold Medalist.


Classes will be non-contact and structured for absolute beginners. A special focus will be placed on the health and wellness benefits of regular participation in Karate.


Students will be barefoot in all of these classes. No socks or shoes allowed. Students must bring a water bottle. Students are expected to be well mannered and follow all instructions. Parents must remain present during class if student is under 18. Waiver must be completed properly and submitted in order to participate. Limit of 1 class per student.



Kobudo: Students will learn the basics of how to safely handle a Bo (staff). Mature students only. Ages 13 and up.


Karate: Students will be given an introduction to traditional Karate and learn basic techniques such as punches, kicks, blocks and stances. Ages 7 and up.


Email us at pocokarate@gmail.com to sign up. Space is limited.




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