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Word of the month: Courtesy. Image of definition of courtesy in dictionary

Word of the Month for December is: Courtesy

When parents sign their children up for martial arts classes very often they are looking for a healthy activity that will also teach their kids respect.  And Karate certainly does that.  However, also intertwined with respect is a trait, value or behaviour called COURTESY which we feel is equally important to teach all of our…

Team Bernardo at World Championships

We had over 30 students qualify at the 2018 Canadian Championships to compete at this year's WKC World Karate Championships...

Word of the Month for November is: Self-Discipline

Self-discipline helps us do the work we need to do, even when we don’t feel like doing it. It helps us get up in the morning and it helps us push ourselves and focus through challenges and distractions that can ultimately hinder our success. U.S. President, Theodore Roosevelt once said, “With self-discipline most anything is…

Word of the Month for October is: Courage

Aristotle, an Ancient Greek Philosopher said, “Courage is the most important virtue because it guarantees all the others.” Without the courage to stand up to injustice, a person’s concern for fairness does little good to others. It’s only when we stand up for what’s right in difficult circumstances that we can really make a difference.…
Word of the month : Focus

Word of the Month for September is: Focus

As parents we all want our children to be able to FOCUS when it matters.  Not just when it’s time to listen to us or to their teachers, but also when they are dealing with an important task or a crisis.  At Bernardo Karate we know FOCUS is a crucial element of success. A key…

London’s Leader in Martial Arts for 30+ Years!

Established by Michael Bernardo in 1984, Bernardo Karate & Cardio Kickboxing has had a positive influence on the lives of thousands of students.  Specially designed programs have proven to deliver students the highest quality of instruction.  Our unique programs help our students develop confidence, focus, discipline and respect.  We also motivate our students to improve…

Karate for All Ages

Our specially structured Martial Arts programs are designed to develop and strengthen qualities children need in today’s society. Qualities such as self-esteem and self-confidence are generally accepted as fundamental to the healthy emotional and mental development of children.  Our classes also help your child develop physical skills including balance, coordination, strength and self-defence. These skills have…

Character Development Program

See how karate gives our members the opportunity to discuss, practice, and apply character development traits in their lives.

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Bernardo Oxford1165 Oxford St. E.

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