Self defense North York Toronto classes.

Build greater confidence, reduce stress, while getting fitter and stronger.

Self defense North York Toronto classes for adults of all ages and fitness levels.

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A Toronto North York self defense school with classes designed with you in mind.

We know it too. 

The way martial arts is represented can sometimes be intimidating at first. That is why we made sure our training methods are safe, functional, empowering, and offers something for everyone – from beginners to seasoned athletes.

Martial arts training at Evoke is an experience like no other.

We teach self defense skills to face opponents while standing, confined to close-quarters, or on the ground.

The training environment is clean, modern, and inspiring. You’ll love what we do!

Unleash your ultimate potential while enjoying something new and getting in great shape!

Fact: 30% of kids do some type of martial art in their lifetime. 70% of adults wish they had.

Start something that your future self will thank you for.

What makes Evoke Martial Arts & Kickboxing different?

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Self Defense Martial Arts training with a twist.

We teach Hapkido – a Korean form of Jiu-jitsu that incorporates effortless takedowns, joint lock submissions, with devastating strikes and kicks.

It offers a cohesive system of practical self defense with a touch of tradition.

Our training methods are cutting edge, reality-based, exciting, and well-organized.

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We are like a big martial arts family.

Each class incorporates an engaging, safe, result-driven workout with the goal of helping you achieve a leaner, stronger, and more alive body.

We have a caring team of instructors committed to helping you reach your training goals.

You can gain all these martial arts skills without the fear of injury, or becoming a prize fighter 🙂

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A well rounded workout.

It’s not just about self defense skills and fight training.

Martial arts training offers you a lot more.

We also believe in a holistic approach; using martial arts as a vehicle for personal development, and mind body fitness.

New to our martial arts Toronto school?


Not Ready Yet ?

Not a problem. Request info on schedule, membership, trial options!

Frequently Asked Questions About Classes At Evoke Martial Arts & Kickboxing.

Of course!

Click on the trial button to get started with our 2-class web special (good for 2 people).

We offer daily beginner-friendly classes 5 times a week.

Mondays: 8:30pm
Tuesdays: 7:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30pm
Thursdays: 7:30pm
Saturdays: 12:30pm

* Please note that trial class visits are by appointment only.

Hapkido is a Korean martial arts system that incorporates striking, kicking, throwing, joint locks, take-downs, chokes, and traditional weapons.

It teaches a coheasive set of principles that explores the relationship of human physiology and self defense.

At its core, the art embodies a holistic approach to mind-body fitness, personal growth, and self protection.

Not quite.

BJJ and MMA are common terms many think of when discribing Toronto self defense schools.

Although Hapkido is a Jiu Jitsu type martial art that is Korean, the techniques differ in focus. It has its roots from Japan, and shares similar techniques to what is seen in today’s mixed martial arts training.

To be clear –  we are not an mma school 🙂

Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, we have restricted access to classes.

None-the-less, we are happy to schedule a visit to – off hours – check out the school or meet with a member of our staff.

If you are perhaps simply curious about martial arts training, we have lots of class footage on our social media channels – @TorontoHapkido.


Women make up a good size of membership also our instructor team.

Evoke Martial Arts is committed to offer a training environment that is family-like, inclusive, and not gender dominated.

Got Questions?

Give us a call: (416)440-2828

We are happy to assist with your questions and help get you started with one of our awesome classes.

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