Karate @ EMA

for ages 3 and up

Our martial arts program is second to none with programs geared age specific. "Ninja Stars", our entry program for ages 3 & 4. "Lil Dragons", a transition program for ages 5 - 7. Our "Kids Program", ages 8 - 14, will take your child to Jr. Black Belt. Having fun, getting fit, learning how to defend themselves and to become "abduction proof" - while gaining self confidence, discipline, respect and more.

Shorin Ryu Karate for all ages

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Teen & Adult Program

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting which teaches that a smaller person can successfully defend against a bigger assailant by using leverage and proper technique—most notably by applying joint-locks and chokeholds.

Brazillian Jiu Jitsu

Adult/Teen Karate

For Ages 14+

Bored of the tread mill? Come get fit in a fun way while learning martial arts in a safe and respectful atmosphere. We have everyone from all walks of life: school students, to moms & dads, teachers, doctors, etc., Learn practical self defense that is simple and works.

Teen Adult Karate

Kids Jiu Jitsu

Fit & Fun

The Kids (8-13) Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ or Grappling) class focuses on all aspects of martial arts training both physically and mentally, developing discipline, courtesy, self-control, confidence, character, concentration, teamwork and focus.

Kids Jiu Jitsu


EMA Competition Team

We are a group of 25 highly skilled and committed individuals who are training to improve our skills and to become the best that we can be. In order to improve as much as possible, and to increase our level of competition, we are enrolling in a number of tournaments locally and internationally. Read More

Team Evolution Martial Arts


  • No Contracts - No Down Payments
  • 5000 square feet fully matted and air conditioned
  • Voted #1 5 years in a row
  • Free Trial - No pressure to join, ever.

Welcome to Evolution Martial Arts - Ancaster, Ontario
Voted #1 Martial Arts School

Evolution Martial Arts open over 5 years ago and has been voted the areas #1 Martial arts school since. Owners Ashley and Gord ( Both 5th degree black belts ) Teach every class at EMA - with a combined teaching experience of nearly 30 years. They honestly care about each and every student. This is shown not only in their business approach - no contracts, no down payments, manageable class sizes, convenient schedule, reasonably pricing, unlimited classes and more - But also in how they teach: with respect for the students, helping them grow and be successful with each challenge. They care and it shows.

The school has programs for all ages: Ninja Stars ( 3 - 4 ) Lil' Dragons ( 5 - 7 ) Children's martial arts ( 8 - 13 ) with beginner, intermediate, advanced and Jr black belt classes. Children's Jiu Jitsu ( 8 - 13 ) Teen and Adult martial arts ( 14 & up ) Teen and Adult Jiu Jitsu ( 14 & up ). By having these different classes they are able to teach each grow in an age appropriate manner.

Children learn in a fun way getting fit, learning self defense ( when & when not to do it ), abduction proofing, "cool" martial arts skills and just as importantly they learn to believe in themselves, be focused, respectful, honest and confident.

Adults get fit, learn practical self defense that works, have fun and enjoy the motivating ( never intimidating ) classes.

Black Belt Super Show For Cystic Fibrosis - Thursday November 5th, 6:15pm Come and see some AMAZING martial arts by our instructors and black belts! ALL funds raised will go to Cystic Fibrosis Canada to help find a control or cure for CF! This is open to ALL students, friends, family – Everyone! At the Marquis Garden Banquet centre 1365 Sandhill Dr, Ancaster Tickets are only $5!
Team EMA