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Martial Arts For Kids And Families

Family Programs

Are you seeking the perfect pastime for your family to spend time together, learn something new, and have a ton of fun?

5 Elements Martial Arts has programs in a variety of disciplines with flexible schedules and pricing options suitable for any family. We welcome all ages, genders, fitness levels, and abilities and provide training opportunities so your family can explore many different martial arts and pursue goals for fitness, mindfulness, development, competition, belt level progression, and togetherness.

Our family welcomes your family to find your passion together in martial arts.

Our Family For Your Family

Life is busy. It is hard for families to carve out time to spend together when parents are working, kids are going to school, and everyone is pursuing their own hobbies and interests. Practicing Martial Arts as a family is a great way to spend time together, work towards a shared goal, find common ground, get active and improve fitness, motivate each other and develop family accountability.

The 5 Elements Martial Arts kids and family programs can meet each individual where they are and allows all families to practice together while developing their personal skills, learning from each other, and progressing at their own speed. 5 Elements has something for everyone with available instruction in:

For families seeking Calgary’s top martial arts training for their children or as a household, 5 Elements has the city’s top instructors and facility. Our trainers have competed and coached across the world and are internationally recognized and ranked by organizations such as Ringsport Canada and the World Kickboxing and Karate Union (WKU). Our 5500 sq ft facility classrooms are fully equipped with Olympic mats, heavy bags, Thai pads, weights, kettlebells, mirrors, and all equipment necessary to learn and master martial arts.

Our programs accommodate families who wish to train together and offer options for further development as each member finds their own mastery and passion. Whether in class together or pursuing belt levels and competition at their own pace, your family remains part of the 5 Elements family and can benefit from our supportive and inclusive community.

A Place For Everyone

Inspired by the journey of her own son who lives with autism, Maeghen and the team at 5 Elements are proud to have developed an inclusive curriculum for children with special needs. With over 24 years of experience providing instruction for students with special and unique requirements, our staff are equipped to provide safe, supportive and inclusive training for students on the autism spectrum, with ADD and ADHD, physical impairments, mental health challenges, and survivors of trauma.

Our studio is built for everyone who wants to discover the benefits of martial arts. Contact our team today to learn more about our martial arts programs and classes.

Everyone Is Welcome

Martial Arts are an amazing pursuit for families; an activity that can accommodate each member's age, fitness level, and goals with a diverse range of disciplines. A strong base in Martial Arts can provide opportunities for mastery and competition, but also provide conditioning for excellence in other sports.

The Benefits For Kids:

  • Establishing healthy habits for active living and fitness
  • Building strength, endurance, and balance to support growth in martial arts and other sports
  • Growing resiliency and confidence in their ability to face challenges and succeed
  • Increasing focus and concentration
  • Developing self-respect and respect for others

Benefits for Parents:

  • Total body workout for fitness and weight management
  • Stress management, mood regulation, and increased mental health
  • Goal-setting, concentration, focus, resilience, and self-confidence
  • Creates opportunities to engage with your children in a fun and  meaningful way

The courses for children and adults available at 5 Elements are designed to be accessible for all varieties of families. Our classes accommodate every age, gender, fitness level, and ability. We want every member of your family to feel welcome and comfortable in their ability to participate. 5 Elements has focused on the development of an inclusive curriculum for children who have special needs and children on the autism spectrum. Our instructors have been teaching the special needs community for over 24 years and have experience with ADD and ADHD, mental health, and survivors of trauma. We strongly believe in the benefits of martial arts for all, but especially for families of children with extra challenges.

These rewards include:

  • Improved focus, attention, language, and communication
  • Decreased automatic behaviours and a reduction in impulsivity
  • Increased strength, coordination, balance, and athleticism
  • Mood regulation and cognitive control
  • Growing independence
  • Confidence through body mastery and goal setting
  • Inclusion and participation in a community

All this can be achieved while participating in a fun and exciting class where everyone has the opportunity to succeed.

Our Students Say...

Our studio trains hundreds of students of every age, ability, skill, and motivation each week. We are proud of the community of martial artists we have formed and we are proud of the support we have offered each student on their personal journey through martial arts. Here we are proud to share the experiences of 5 Element students past and present.

Seeking Opportunities To Teach?

In creating 5 Elements Martial Arts as a place for students to explore martial arts, Maeghen also wanted to provide opportunities for individuals seeking to share their skilled expertise with students.

If you are an accomplished martial artist looking to build the career of your dreams sharing your passion and drive with others, contact our studio today. We are looking for people just like you!


5 Elements is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and inclusive training opportunity for every member of our diverse community. Our world-class facilities, expert instructors, and variety of disciplines offer excellent training options for families to learn together or to pursue individual goals. Our studio offers schedule and pricing flexibility to meet every family’s needs. 

We want your family to know that YOU BELONG HERE. YOU FIT HERE.

If you are seeking opportunities to get fit, learn, grow, and have fun as a family, take advantage of our offer of a complimentary class and explore the benefits of martial arts at the 5 Elements studio. Contact us now to find out more.

Join Our Family

5 Elements Martial Arts studio welcomes everyone interested in experiencing the benefits of martial arts. With a focus on technique and mastery but a penchant for fun, our inclusive and welcoming environment has a space for everyone. Follow these steps to begin your journey to health, wellness, strength, and empowerment.

Kids & Family Programs: Frequently Asked Questions

Just like every member of our community, every martial art is unique. Whether you’re looking to build upper body strength through our boxing class, improve flexibility and mindfulness through karate, or just hit a punching bag with friends in our cardio kickboxing class, we offer something for everybody. On top of that, all of our memberships cover each of our classes allowing you to explore all of the martial arts we offer, and allow you to cross-train in one place! Some people choose a favourite, others try a little bit of everything. Whatever you choose we are here to help you become the best martial artist you can be!

Starting something new can be intimidating for children and adults alike! That’s why we offer a complimentary trial class for all new members. The easiest way to get started is to check out our schedule, find a class that interests you and come in 15 minutes before the class is set to start to fill in a waiver then you are good to go! We recommend wearing loose-fitting exercise clothes and bringing a water bottle. After your class, our experienced staff will be able to set you up with a membership and any equipment you will need going forward!

At 5 Elements we understand that life is busy! That’s why we offer a wide variety of memberships to fit your lifestyle! Our memberships include pay- per class, bundled drop-in classes, monthly 2 times per week, unlimited monthly auto-withdrawal, and by month unlimited with savings for bundling months.

We Set The Bar

We Set The Bar


The 5 Elements team provides an elevated training experience in multiple disciplines to Calgarians seeking the best martial arts instructors and facility in the city. With a commitment to making martial arts accessible for everyone who wants to participate, we have built a strong and supportive community where each member has the opportunity to meet their goals and exceed expectations.

Our facilities are first-class. Our Instructors are top-notch. Our students are National and World Champions. 

Find Your Inner Ninja

5 Elements is Calgary’s premier martial arts training facility. With highly skilled instructors, multiple martial arts disciplines, and opportunities to train in groups or with personal instruction we have the tools you need to achieve your goals for fitness of the body, mind, and soul.

Contact our studio at 368-993-5668 today and begin your journey to unlock your Inner Ninja.

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