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Martial Arts School Toronto | Evoke Home2023-12-28T01:08:52+00:00

TORONTO MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL FOR TEEN, KIDS, AND ADULT CLASSES

TRAIN FOR A DIFFERENCE ™

Tap into your ultimate potential at Evoke martial arts school in Toronto with game-changing martial arts, fitness and self defense classes that help you turn intention and desire into action and results.

Google Rating
5.0
Based on 314 reviews
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Our Why:

To Evoke the Human Spirit and Unleash the Courage to Impact our World through the Power of Martial Arts.

Welcome to Evoke Martial Arts in Toronto. The city’s top choice for fitness kickboxing, self defense, and muay thai in uptown Toronto and North York communities.

We nurture a safe, inspiring, and inclusive culture where members tap into their ultimate potential to live their best life.

Programs offered at Evoke Martial Arts School in Toronto.

Adult Martial Arts Lessons:

Fitness Kickboxing, Muay Thai, and Self Defense programs.

Kids & Teen Self Defense:

Age-appropriate martial arts for children, kids, and teens.

Fun Themed Day Camps:

March break, summer camps, and PA Day camps.

Our Story:

About us, our team, and freqently asked questions.

Members Section:

Virtual library, upcoming events, download mobile app, etc.

How to find us:

Our location address, and how to contact or connect with us.

Evoke challenges the typical mind-body training experience unlike any martial arts school in Toronto. Beyond accolades of achievement, fighting skills, or aesthetic rituals – we focus on the very essence of what martial arts training is really all about.

You.

Our members are proof that training muay thai, kickboxing, or any type of martial art and self defense – in an environment that fosters individuality while being part of a community – makes all the difference.

As a member, you will enjoy a family-like vibe that sets you up for success in achieving goals for yourself or your kids.

My son has been attending Evoke for approximately 2 months. Evoke is awesome! I would recommend sending your child to Evoke. The instructors are caring and provide an environment for learning, discipline and respect.
don J.
don J.
Hi praise for the wonderful team at Evoke. My 7 year old daughter loves the Little Dragon program and is exited to go to every single class. It's incredible to see the added boost in her confidence and focus in such a short period of time. Special events, such as the parent's night out, was also... a fun and exciting time for the kids and certainly appreciated by the parents.read more
Andrew H
Andrew H
I know the place for about nine years. Somehow I missed to leave a review earlier! My kids going there learned patience, respect, social skills in addition to their martial art techniques. They gained self confidence and experienced deep friendships. Our lives were much easier when it came to... teenage emotions!read more
Arash K.
Arash K.
This is by far one of the best kids parties we’ve ever hosted. We have celebrated both of our kids party here. It is an amazing experience for the kids. They are kept active with none stop games and make sure the birthday child is the center of the party! Can’t recommend enough.
schara82
schara82
I can’t say enough good things about the program and instructors at Evoke. There are other kids martial arts program offered across the city and closer to home, but what Evoke offers here is something I haven’t seen in other programs. They are compassionate and kind in their teachings but yet... expect individuals to focus and give their all. Evoke has built a safe environment for mix martial artists to learn and grow and to build not only their character but their phycological and physical strength. I can’t recommend Evoke enough. Both my girls have been attending since 2019. Thank you Master Dao and to the entire Evoke team & family.read more
Amy N.
Amy N.
The workouts are intense and effective. The instructors are skilled, offering clear instructions and individualized attention. The gym’s focus on technique ensures a challenging yet safe environment. My fitness has improved noticeably, and I appreciate the supportive community that encourages... everyone to achieve their goals.read more
Ricardo G.
Ricardo G.
We love this program! All the staff is super-friendly and knowledgeable. Besides burning a lot of energy, our son is quickly improving his self-esteem and self-regulation. The keywords and actions they work on, like patience and discipline, are very helpful. Thank you Evoke Team!
Jean M.
Jean M.
I've been training at Evoke Martial Arts for a month and am so grateful for the experience! The team's genuine care and welcoming attitude make learning martial arts less intimidating and more enjoyable. I highly recommend it to anyone seeking to improve their physical and mental well-being.
Patricia B.
Patricia B.
I recently had the pleasure of participating in the kickboxing lessons, and I must say it was an absolutely exhilarating experience! From start to finish, every aspect of the session exceeded my expectations, leaving me feeling both physically and mentally empowered. Here's why I would... wholeheartedly give it a 5.0 rating:1. Expert Instruction: The kickboxing lesson was led by 2 highly skilled and knowledgeable instructors who demonstrated exceptional expertise in the art of kickboxing. Their ability to break down complex techniques into digestible steps made it easy for beginners like me to grasp the fundamentals quickly. Their constant guidance and encouragement throughout the session helped me improve my technique and push my limits.read more
Lawrence L.
Lawrence L.
My son attended the Hapkido classes for a short time here. Unfortunately, we are moving very soon and he is not able to attend anymore. In these few weeks, he has learned so much that he is determined to continue with martial arts and Hapkido. He loved being in Evoke Martial Arts School with his... new friends and instructors. Besides physical strength, he also started learning discipline. As parents, we liked being able to attend and watch the classes, feeling much like being a part of the family. Thanks for everything one more time.read more
Lll B
Lll B
I cannot imagine my son’s childhood without his classes at Evoke. The best thing we could have done for him as parents is register him for the martial arts programme at this amazing place. He goes twice a week and has made incredible friendships, while learning the values of discipline, teamwork,... commitment, focus and hard work. We see the benefits with every single class. Even the summer camp programme is exemplary. Truly this place is one of the highlights of living in the area. Well done Evoke for caring about your Little Dragons so much.read more
Hala K.
Hala K.
Have been going here for the Muay Thai classes. The team is absolutely amazing!!! Very supportive, provide clear instructions and help for the classes, friendly and kind, and know you by name which I believe shows how much they care. The place itself is very clean, bright, and overall suitable for... the classes. I do a biweekly membership and it's definitely worth it if you can go consistently, otherwise they offer class packages too. I really enjoy going here and would recommend anyone considering a place to join here!read more
Alexandra P.
Alexandra P.
Best birthday party here at Evoke!!!! We celebrated our daughter’s 12th birthday at Evoke and everyone really enjoyed the party!Guest comment during the party: “Wow we have never attended a martial arts birthday before. This is super fun and our children are really enjoying the activities.”It... was a very well planned party with super fun activities and all of this arranged by Evoke! As parents we were really relaxed as everything was managed by Evoke staff.My daughter’s friends really enjoyed all the activities and everyone at the party was engaged throughout the 2 hours. Time management was excellent, everything was ready when we arrived.Best birthday party experience. Highly recommend!!My daughter also attends the Hapkido Kidz class at Evoke! When she first started, it was really challenging for her. But the teachers at Evoke were so encouraging and supportive that very soon she started getting comfortable in her classes. We are really happy seeing her progress and really appreciate the staff at Evoke! Thank you so much for your wonderful lessons and teaching these important life skills with so much determination!Highly recommend their classes!read more
MKV
MKV
After attending the first of 2 kickboxing trial classes at Evoke, I felt so good that I decided to sign up right away! I am not a person who is motivated at a regular gym without instruction. Here, the academy and the instructors have such good, positive energy. They understand your endurance... levels and tell you to put in as much effort as you can while also making sure to gently encourage you to test and push your limit each time. I saw results in just 3 classes in being able to hold my plank longer than my first class. Love that every class focuses on improving kickboxing technique and has different combos and burnouts. In my 5 weeks here my endurance, fitness levels and breathing has improved. Also happy that my sciatica that used to affect me often while walking, had completely gone away in less than 2 weeks.I should mention that they take the time to personally check in via text to see if you’re ok when you miss a class. The camaraderie is instant here amongst members and staff. 🙂 Thanks, team, for being so wonderful!read more
Anjana R.
Anjana R.
I recently had the opportunity to attend a kickboxing lesson at Evoke Martial Arts and I must say, it was an outstanding experience. The class was held on early May and took place in a clean and well-maintained training area.The highlight of the lesson was undoubtedly the coach. They were... incredibly patient and knowledgeable, taking the time to guide us through various kickboxing combos. Their teaching style was effective, as they explained each technique clearly and demonstrated it with precision. I particularly appreciated their willingness to provide individual attention and personalized feedback, ensuring that every participant understood and executed the techniques correctly.The class had a great atmosphere, with a diverse group of participants who were enthusiastic and motivated. The energy level was high, creating an encouraging and supportive environment. It was evident that the coach fostered a sense of camaraderie among the students, which made the lesson even more enjoyable.In terms of the workout, the kickboxing lesson provided an excellent physical challenge. The coach incorporated a variety of exercises to warm us up and stretch our muscles before delving into the techniques. The cardio component was intense, offering a fantastic opportunity to improve endurance and burn calories.I have been so impressed with my experience that I have already recommended this kickboxing lesson to many of my friends. If you're looking to learn kickboxing in a supportive and engaging environment, I highly recommend giving this class a try. The coach's expertise, combined with the well-maintained facilities and the positive atmosphere, make it an exceptional choice for beginners and experienced practitioners alike.In conclusion, my kickboxing lesson at Evoke Martial Arts exceeded my expectations. The patient and knowledgeable coach, combined with the energetic class atmosphere, created an environment that was both enjoyable and conducive to learning. I highly recommend this kickboxing lesson to anyone interested in improving their skills and overall fitness. Thank you to the coach and the staff for providing such a fantastic experience!read more
Tania Y.
Tania Y.
I recently had the pleasure of attending the Muay Thai classes at Evoke Martial Arts Academy, and I cannot express enough how amazing the experience has been. If you're looking for a martial arts academy that offers top-notch Muay Thai training, Evoke is the place to be.From the moment I stepped... onto the training floor, it was clear that Evoke takes their Muay Thai classes to a whole new level. The instructors are not only highly skilled, but they also possess an innate ability to effectively impart their knowledge and techniques to students of all levels.The instructors break down complex moves into easily digestible steps, allowing everyone to learn and improve at their own pace.What sets Evoke's Muay Thai class apart is the attention to detail and the focus on technique. The instructors are meticulous in their approach, emphasizing proper form, balance, and precision. They take the time to correct and refine each student's technique, ensuring that every strike and movement is executed with maximum effectiveness.The training environment at Evoke is exceptional. The spacious and well-equipped training area provides ample space for students to practice and hone their skills. The atmosphere is welcoming, supportive, and inspiring, creating a positive and motivating environment for all who train there.One of the standout aspects of Evoke's Muay Thai class is the emphasis on conditioning and physical fitness. The classes are intense and challenging, pushing you to your limits and helping you develop strength, stamina, and agility. The combination of technical training and rigorous workouts ensures a well-rounded and exhilarating experience.Moreover, the camaraderie and sense of community at Evoke are second to none. The instructors and fellow students create a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone feels encouraged and motivated. Whether you're a seasoned fighter or a complete beginner, you'll be surrounded by like-minded individuals who share your passion for Muay Thai and are eager to help you succeed.In conclusion, Evoke Martial Arts Academy's Muay Thai class is a true gem for martial arts enthusiasts. With skilled instructors, a well-structured curriculum, a fantastic training facility, and a welcoming community, Evoke offers an unparalleled Muay Thai experience. Whether you're looking to improve your striking techniques, enhance your physical fitness, or simply unleash your inner warrior, Evoke is the perfect place to train.I wholeheartedly recommend Evoke’s Muay Thai class to anyone seeking a thrilling and transformative martial arts journey. Prepare to be challenged, inspired, and amazed as you unlock your true potential and master the art of Muay Thai.Evoke Muay Thai: Where warriors are forged and excellence is achieved.read more
Fawas
Fawas
My son has been attending clases for over a month now and I can say he loves it! He is always eager to go to class and really enjoys stripe week, it keeps him engaged and to feel appreciated for his hard work.
Clariana L.
Clariana L.
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Instructors at this martial arts school are very knowledgeable, professional, and friendly. I started fitness kickboxing 3 months ago and I usually come here twice a week. Every lesson is well thought out and unique which gives me motivation to come every week! The facility is exceptionally clean as well! Highly recommended 🙂

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Fitness Kickboxing

Discover Evoke’s upbeat Toronto kickboxing class combining HIIT workouts and bag hitting drills to charge up your metabolism for amazing fitness results. Our martial arts school in Toronto offers exciting 60 minutes of punching and kicking a punching bag in a music pumping workout.

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Self Defense Classes:

Hapkido is a dynamic system that creatively incorporates elements of grappling, striking, takedowns, submissions, etc. into a cohesive self defense martial art. Evoke’s self defense classes in Toronto are designed to teach functional self protection concepts… with a touch of tradition.

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Muay Thai Boxing Gym:

Toronto muay thai training that provides an epic callorie burning workout while gaining formidable Thai Boxing skills. Our Toronto muay thai classes at Evoke incorporate a progressive approach to training by allowing to go at your own pace while enjoying the art of thai boxing without requiring you to be a pro fighter.

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Teen / Junior Mixed Martial Arts:

Similar to our adult self defense program, our teen class blends the best of kickboxing, muay thai, and hapkido (Korean Jiujitsu) into fun mixed martial arts training in Toronto for teenagers.

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Children’s Karate & Taekwond0:

Evoke offers families a one-of-a-kind Lil’ Dragon children’s karate in Toronto. We use an age-appropriate curriculum that uses martial arts movement and technique  for children ages 4 to 7. Parents are sometime currious how martial arts build kids confidence, and are thrilled to discover how Evoke’s programs empower them to tackle life’s little challenges and thrive.

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Jiujitsu for Self Defense:

With the popularity of Brazilian jiujitsu (BJJ) and mixed martial arts (mma) in modern pop culture; well-rounded self protection skills is a must for all ages. Evoke’s junior / teen self defense and martial arts for kids programs incorporate fundamental ground fighting skills into our training.

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