PRACTICAL SELF-DEFENSE,  FITNESS & MEDITATION 

Realistic self-defense training for every learner. Sensei Duchesney has developed safe methods of imparting self-defense skills and physical fitness in a respectful atmosphere. 

Each class also features meditation, flexibility exercises and strength-building drills. All self-defense techniques are modified to suit the individual learner. Students also learn personal security strategies.

 Learn respect for others, while emphasizing manners and physical fitness. Develop life skills including discipline, self-control, patience, confidence, and courage. Progress at your own rate in this non-competitive program. 

Location / Class Times 

Heron Road Community Centre
1480 Heron Road Ottawa Ontario

Youth and Adults: Monday & Wednesday 715 pm - 815 pm
Children: 6-14:  Saturday: 11:15 am -12:15 pm

Join Sensei Morgan Duchesney of Okuden Karate Jutsu and Ouellette's Karate to learn practical self-defense and strategies for personal security.

You will learn: effective methods to either avoid or defeat a variety of physical threats, including sexual assaults and armed attacks that might occur in public, the workplace or even at home. The classes are designed especially for women and girls seeking self-defense training without the formality of traditional martial arts. Open to female learners.

2 Locations: 

Canterbury Community Centre - Room 4 2185 Arch St. Ottawa Ontario

14 years and up

Time:  Tuesday 6 pm - 7:15 pm

Dates: Fall 2019 to be announced

Cost: $60 plus tax

To register:

http://cca-acc.ca/programs/

Email: programs@cca-acc.ca Phone: (613) 738-8998

Heron Road Community Centre:

18 years and up

  2019 - Fri. 6:30-9 pm Dec 13 $51 1495891 

2020 - Fri.  Mar 6 $51 1499768 

  To Register:

https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/recreation-and-parks/recreation-programs#browse-fall-2019-and-winter-2020-recreation-guide or call 613-247-4808

Black Belt Instructors

Sensei

Morgan Duchesney

  • Godan / Instructor License: Karate Jutsu (5th Dan Black Belt)
  • Godan / Instructor License: Wado Ryu Karate (5th Dan Black Belt) 
  • Sandan: Chito Ryu Karate (3rd Dan Black Belt)
  • Nidan: Koryu Uchinadi Kenpo Jutsu (2nd Dan Black Belt)
  • Police Pressure Point Tactics (PPPT) Certification
  • Certified in First Aid / CPR / Defibrillator
  • 22 years teaching martial arts

Sempais

David Desjardins

Yodan / Instructor License: Wado Ryu Karate (4th Dan Black Belt)
Sandan: Karate Jutsu (3rd Dan Black Belt)
Sandan: Chito Ryu Karate (3rd Dan Black Belt)
Shodan: Koryu Uchinadi Kenpo Jutsu (1st Dan Black Belt)

George Duimovich:

Sandan: Wado Ryu Karate (3rd Dan Black Belt)
Nidan: Karate Jutsu (2nd Dan Black Belt)
Shodan: Koryu Uchinadi Kenpo Jutsu (1st Dan Belt)
Police Pressure Point Tactics (PPPT) Certification
 
Roderick Chisholm - Nova Scotia: 

Nidan: Wado Ryu Karate (2nd  Dan Black Belt)
Sandan: Karate Jutsu (3rd Dan Black Belt)

Organizational Affiliations:

  • World Congress of Shintani Wado Kai Karate
  • Canadian Karate Association

What students say about the the club?

"Okuden Karate Jutsu offers comprehensive self-defense training unlike any other I've explored.  Advanced or beginner, I'd strongly recommend OKJ."