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Every summer, we host four extraordinarily transformative camps.


A martial arts, self defense, and street safety camp for girls age 8-16. We  give girls the courage, smarts, and confidence they'll bring to every classroom, every boardroom, and every new adventure. Each camp is a unique experience that develops a different critical martial art, and all camps include our core 20-move self defense and street safety curriculum. Join us for one epic week, or embark on an entire month of empowering physical and mental development with other girls just like you!

Week 1

kickboxing camp

Develop your striking game: become impossible to hit, and hone your boxing, kicking, and clinching skills.

  • Boxing

  • Kicks

  • Striking Defense

  • Clinch 

  • Elbows & Knees

  • Movement & footwork

  • Level 1 self defense curriculum

  • Training circuits

This camp is fun, high paced, and teaches girls all of the core skills for becoming an impressive kickboxer!

Week 2

brazillian jiu jitsu camp

Develop your ground game. Learn how to use leverage and technique to control any physical exchange the entire time.

  • Reverse dangerous positions on the ground​

  • Maintain top positions like mount and side control

  • Use submissions like arm bars, triangles, and kimuras

  • Perform take downs and throws

  • Level 1 self defense curriculum

This camp is challenging, empowering, and teaches girls all of the core ground fighting skills!

Week 3

mma camp: lvl 1

Combine Jiu Jitsu & Kickboxing skills to become a well-rounded and formidable fighter.

  • Striking skills

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu skills

  • Wrestling skills

  • Level 1 self defense curriculum

  • Learn how to transition from fighting on the feet to on the ground

This camp is diverse, exciting, and gives girls an incredible tool set of skills and self defense techniques from a wide range of situations.

Week 4

mma camp: lvl 2

A mix of advanced Jiu Jitsu, Kickboxing, and Wrestling training to take your skills to the next level.

  • Advanced striking techniques like spinning kicks & strikes

  • New take downs, trips & throws

  • Advanced jiu jitsu techniques like guard passes, sweeps, and submissions

  • Level 2 self defense curriculum

  • Challenging drills and circuits

This camp is intensive, rewarding, and truly shows girls how tough, powerful, and capable they really are. 

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Street Safety

training in street safety and target prevention strategies. Units vary each camp with the most important concepts being repeated. Fun games help girls test and practice these skills.

Self Defense Curriculum

our core 20 move self defense curriculum, so whatever your camp, your daughter will learn the most important self defense techniques from both standing and on the ground.

Special Guests

special guest instructors who join our camp to teach a seminar. We bring in some of Toronto's most talented athletes for exciting group training sessions. 

Situational Awareness

Learn how to be more aware of your surroundings to decrease risk and improve reaction time.

Confident Presentation

Learn how to decrease your chances of being targeted by how you present yourself in public- the greatest factor of target selection.

Risk Recognition

Learn how to recognize and avoid high risk environments and favorable opportunities for crime.

Online Safety

Learn how to stay safe online and on social media platforms.

Travel Safety

Learn about staying safe in foreign territories through appropriate research, blending in, and what to do when you get lost.

Attacker Psychology

Learn about the attacker process [Identify Target, Identify Opportunity, Attack & Isolate Victim] and how we can use this to both avoid being victimized and fight back if we are.

Attack Response

Learn the three action steps when responding to a real attack:

[Delay, Draw Attention, and Fight Back].

STREET SAFETY curriculum

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Effective Techniques

Learn the most effective street-proof techniques from the sports of mixed martial arts including Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Kickboxing, and Wrestling.

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Meaningful Coaching

Our experienced instructors lead with enthusiasm, positivity, and laughter! Every camp day is just as much fun as it is valuable.

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We strive to make every student feel like an important member of the team from day one. Great friendships are built through martial arts.

Striking Defense

How to defend strikes, create distance from an attacker, keep a strong defensive stance, and use basic strikes.

Grab Defense

How to defend the most common grabs and pulls: wrist grabs, waist grabs, bear hugs, and how to use your base to resist being pulled or pushed.

Ground Defense

How to escape common dangerous ground positions like mount and guard, how to defend strikes, how to create space to stand up and escape, and how to defend being dragged by the arms or legs.

Choke Defense

Defend chokes and chokeholds from standing and on the ground.

self defense curriculum

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WINTER CAMP: December 27-31 (VIRTUAL)


KICKBOXING:  August 1 - 5  (Location TBD)

BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU:  August 8 - 12  (Location TBD)

MMA LVL 1:  August 15 - 19  (Location TBD)

MMA LVL 2:  August 22 - 26  (Location TBD)

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Want It All?

Join every camp and get 20% off ($95 per camp), and graduate

our MMA Hero's Program!

Become a Camp Counsellor

Complete 4 weeks of training to qualify for 

testing as a camp counsellor 

(13 years old +) Learn More >

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Sign up for 3 camps and get 10% off.

Sign up for 4 and get 20% off.

All students get a free t-shirt and curriculum.