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It can be incredibly hard to find the drive to stay active when everything is shut down and you are being told to stay home if you don't have to go out. For those who do not already have the habit of good routines, try finding a group (there are many online options now) to exercise with, but be ...

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Kyu (coloured)Belt Exams are a little different having to hold them over a period of two Sundays individually or in Family groups. Kudos to the students for their perseverance in maintianing their studies through out the Quarantine. Last two groups this Sunday 13 Dec and then we will get our re...

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As the weather turns us indoors, it is more important than ever during this pandemic to be getting regular exercise. It is proven that regular exercise improves both Physical and Mental Health. Recent studies indicate less severe symptoms of cold and flu (and covid 19) as regular exercise boosts...

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Not sure you want to attend in person classes yet? You can zoom into classes with us now, and we are working to create a more functional digital learning experience.

In following guidelines and recommendations from Health Authorities from the World Health Organization down through all levels of Government to Hamilton Public Health, we have established a plan for our unique space and programming.
So what steps are we taking to ensure the safety of our students...

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In addition to quality, detail-oriented instruction in traditional and sport karate, we work to develop with our students a sense of purpose and identity within the martial arts in an effort to encourage the realization of their whole self.  

Advance Combative Theories in Hamilton Ontario is the Honbu dojo for Shuseikan Canada which is a member association of Seiwa Kai International which in turn is part of the Japan Karate Federation Goju Kai. Our instructors pursue excellence and test under multiple organizations including Karate Canada, Seiwa Kai and JKF Goju Kai, demonstrating our resolve to improve personally and professionally to give the students under our care access to the best.
Shuseikan Canada is currently led by Sensei Michael Beardwood who holds 6th Dan Seiwa Kai and 5th Dan JKF Goju Kai ranks. He is the owner and Chief Instructor of Advance Combative Theories
Senior Instructors of Shuseikan Canada:

Sensei Paul Barrington 4th Dan Seiwa Kai, member of Advance Dojo

Sensei John Passmore 4th Dan Seiwa Kai, member of Advance Dojo

Sensei James Wyatt 3rd Dan Seiwa Kai, owner and Cheif Instructor of Kazoku Martial Arts & Fitness Centre in Cambridge Ontario

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627 Main Street East Suite 206
Hamilton, ON L8M 1J5

Business Hours

Mon:5:30 – 10:00 PM
Tue:5:30 – 10:00 PM
Wed:5:30 – 10:00 PM
Thu:5:30 – 10:00 PM
Sat:8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
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