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Learning Has No Bounds

We founded Evolution Martial Arts with one goal in mind: giving our students the best, most rewarding learning experience.  We care about the success of each and every one of our students.  From their martial arts skills, focus in school or work, healthy living and creating positive life long character skills!
Evolution Martial Arts is located in Ancaster, where we create a warm, family friendly environment. Our passionate and skilled instructors are here to help students achieve their goals.
Are you ready to start your journey? Join our family today!

We are a proud member of the AKA
(American Karate Association)
Working hard to bring you the most modern, innovative and exciting martial arts experience!

Our Programs

With our many years of teaching and training experience, we at Evolution Martial Arts bring you the most fun, innovative and disciplined martial arts programs.  We believe in what we teach which is why we NEVER have contracts.  Our commitment is to you, our EMA family!


Ninja Stars

Confidence, focus and fun! 

Ages 3&4


Little Dragons

Learning & Growing Together!
Ages 5-7


Children's Martial Arts

Self Discipline, Confidence, Bully and abduction Proofing
Ages 8-13


Adult Martial Arts

Challenge yourself, get support and have fun!

Ages 14 & up


Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Focus your body and Mind!
Ages 8 & up


September 2019

10:30 AM

Ninja Stars

Monday 4:30-5:00pm
Tuesday 4:30-5:00pm
Wednesday 6:00-6:30pm
Thursday 5:45-6:15pm
Saturday 10:00-10:30am

12:30 PM

Little Dragons

Monday 4:30-5:00pm
Tuesday 4:30-5:00pm
Wednesday 6:00-6:30pm
Thursday 5:45-6:15pm
Saturday 10:00-10:30am



Monday 5:00-5:45pm
Tuesday 6:15-7:00pm
Wednesday 6:30-7:15pm
Thursday 5:00-5:45pm
Saturday 9:15-10:00am



Monday 6:15-7:00pm
Tuesday 5:30-6:15pm
Wednesday 5:15-6:00pm
Thursday 6:15-7:00pm
Saturday 8:00-8:45am

12:30 PM


Monday 7:45-8:30pm
Tuesday 12 noon & 7:30-8:15pm
Wednesday 7:15-8:00pm
Thursday 12 noon & 7:45-8:30pm
Saturday 8:00-8:45am




Monday 7:00-7:45pm

Tuesday 7:00-7:45pm

Wednesday 4:30-5:15pm

Saturday 10:30-11:15am


Monday 7:00-7:45pm

Tuesday 7:00-7:45pm

Wednesday 8:00-8:45pm

Saturday 10:30-11:15am

Amazing instructors - all classes are taught only by black belts, which is awesome. There are multiple world champions that come from EMA and compete on national/international stages year round. There are many class time options for busy families. My son has been at EMA for just over four years now and he is a changed child. He has not just grown stronger and more flexible,  physically, but he has gained so much confidence/focus/skill in other areas of his life;  it is amazing to see his transformation. The life lessons/messages provided weekly in class on various topics allows for great conversations at home and has helped my son articulate questions and ideas which have helped keep him safe in various situations (bullies at school won’t even attempt to mess with him because  he is assertive and confident using his words only!) Can’t say enough about this school. Highly recommended!


We are FAMILY!

Join Our Family!


One of the best things about our school is the amazing tight knit community.  Make friends, get support and encouragement, and have a ton of fun with awesome people.  Guarenteed!

Passionate Instructors

Our instructors care about your success. A lot.  They've dedicated their lives to not only mastering martial arts techniques...but also mastering martial arts values like discipline & respect.  Whatever you need, we've got you covered!

Clean Facility

We work hard to give you an environment you'll love.  That means up to date equipment...daily cleaning and constant updates to keep things alive and fresh!

Birthday Parties and Camps!

At Evolution Martial Arts we offer Birthday parties, march break, summer and PA Day camps!  Click below to learn more!

Birthday Parties!

Fun for kids, easy for parents!

  • Martial Arts Birthday Parties provide a fun, supervised, and structured party for your child.

  • The 2 hour party includes fun and games, break a board as well as martial arts instruction.

  • The best part is that your child is the star of the show.

  • They will help their friends with martial arts, and get to show some of their own skills so they feel like a total star.

  • They absolutely love these parties, and talk about them for months.

  • Parents love how relaxing and stress-free they are.

  • Remember we do all the work and clean up!

March Break & Summer Camps

Introduce your child to the martial arts!

  • Early registration prices! 

  • Individual days/full week camp!

  • Water-Fun, Nerf-Blasters, Lego, Arts & Crafts, Tie-dye T-shirts, Gymnastics.

  • Pizza party Friday included!

  • Board breaking (included), Games, Ninja Obstacle Course, Karate, bully and abduction proofing

  • Each week camp is worth 8 classes for attendance / testing

  • Non-Members can earn their white belt at camp!

  • March Break Camp- March 16th-20th

(Regular price $299 + tax, Early registration $229 + tax!)

  • Summer FUN Camp July 6th-10th & August 17th-21st          

(Regular price $299 + tax, Early registration $229 + tax!)

  • EMA Movie Camp (members only) July 20th-24th

(Regular price $349 + tax ,Early registration $249 + tax!)

  • Demo Reel Camp  (members only) August 10th-14th

(Regular price $299 + tax, Early registration $229 + tax!)

PA Day Camps!

Fun, safe, clean environment!

- PA Day camps offers a great introduction to the martial arts
- Current students earn 4 classes towards attendance!
- karate, dodge ball, arts and crafts, games and life lessons
-We provide a fun, safe and clean environment
- Pizza Party included!
-$50 for the day - 8:30am-4:30pm
2019/2020 Dates
September 20th
November 8th
November 29th
December 23rd - Holiday Camp
March 6th 
June 5th

Our Instructors

Professional, caring black belt instructors!

Gordon Wood

Owner/Head Instructor

Ashley Wood

Owner/Head Instructor

Gavin DeGraaff


Chris Burley


Holly Baker


Robby Jewiss



What makes Evolution Martial Arts the right choice?


As Instructors it is our responsibility to keep you excited and involved in the martial arts. We believe that a students commitment is to themselves, NOT a contract!  Since day 1 we have been a NO CONTRACT school!


All of our instructors are professional, adult black belt instructors!  Many of them represent professional martial arts teams and are World Champions!  Our instructors care about your success a lot!  They have dedicated their lives to not only mastering martial arts techniques, but also mastering martial arts values like discipline and respect!


We believe in what we teach!  Age appropriate curriculum, bully and abduction proofing, reality self defense and more!  We always offer a FREE trial to come and try the actual class and see what makes EMA so special!


Your family is about to grow!  Evolution is a family owned and operated school! We are an amazing tight knit community here and want to see each other succeed in life!
We care about our community - providing free seminars, supporting local businesses and raising money for Cystic Fibrosis Canada! 
We provide a safe and family friendly atmosphere where everyone can come and feel at home!


We are the only Canadian school certified and recognized by the American Karate Association.  We work hard to provide you with the most modern, innovative and exciting martial arts experience!

Upcoming Events
Valentines Party Movie Night
Fri, Feb 14
Evolution Martial Arts
Feb 14, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Evolution Martial Arts, 1330 Sandhill Dr, Ancaster, ON L9G 4V5, Canada
Valentines games, karate, pizza, juice and a cool movie!
Comedy Show for Cystic Fibrosis!
Sat, Feb 01
Club 54 Nightclub
Feb 01, 9:00 PM
Club 54 Nightclub, 3345 Harvester Rd, Burlington, ON L7N 3N2, Canada
COme join us for a night of comedy and dancing! All proceeds to Cystic Fibrosis Canada! Tickets are $10 each!

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1330 Sandhill Dr, Ancaster, ON L9G 4V5, Canada

(905) 304-3965


(905) 304-3965

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