We are a community-based organization of martial arts disciplines working together to foster the awareness of the benefits of training in these arts, encourage participation, offer alternatives to mainstream sports, and generate activity to make Northwestern Ontario a healthier place.
For thousands of years, Martial Arts have been an integral component of ancient societies to foster an environment of physical & mental health, honor, build self esteem, mutual respect and unity.
We are a non profit organization that is committed to communication & cooperation between the many different styles, that share common goals.
We are comprised of 22 martial arts organizations around Northwestern Ontario
All of our members are sanctioned by Provincial or National bodies.
Thunder Bay is the first city in Canada to organize diverse disciplines to be designated:
" The Martial Arts Capital of Canada "
Chowa Dojo Isshin Ryu Karate