GWMA Updates

Progress stripe weeks, Belt Exams & Schedule Updates & more…

No Drop-in Classes. Attend Registered Classes Only.

Calendar

May

13th - 18th | Spring/Summer Unit 1st Progress Stripe Week Champions/TMA/Wing Chun

13th - 18th | Junior & Youth Black Belt 1st Part of Belt Test - Mon. & Wed. @ 5:30 pm

20th - Closed for Victoria Day

25th - PICTURE Day! (9:30 am to 4:30 pm)

June

17th - 22nd | Kung Fu Cubs Belt Promotion Week

17th - 22nd | Spring/Summer Unit 2nd Progress Stripe Week Champions/TMA/Wing Chun

17th - 22nd | Junior & Youth Black Belt Tests - Mon. & Wed. @ 5:30 pm

July

1st - Closed for Canada Day

1st - Great Way Demo Team Performance & Booth at Waterfront Park 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

8th - 12th | Summer Camp Get Registered HERE! 

15th - 19th | Summer Camp Get Registered HERE! 

22nd - 27th | Spring/Summer Unit Belt Exam Week Champions/TMA/Wing Chun

22nd - 27th | Junior & Youth Black Belt Tests - Mon. & Wed. @ 5:30 pm

29th - Aug. 5th | Closed for Summer Holidays

August

5th - Closed for B.C. Day

6th - All Classes Resume

19th - 23rd | Summer Camp Get Registered HERE! 

26th - 30th | Summer Camp Get Registered HERE! 

September

2nd - Closed for Labour Day

9th - 14th | Kung Fu Cubs Belt Promotion Week

9th - 14th | Summer/Fall Unit 1st Progress Stripe Week Champions/TMA/Wing Chun

9th - 14th | Junior & Youth Black Belt Tests - Mon. & Wed. @ 5:30 pm

30th - Closed for National Truth and Reconciliation Day

October

14th - Closed for Thanksgiving

15th - 19th | Summer/Fall Unit 2nd Progress Stripe Week Champions/TMA/Wing Chun

15th - 19th | Junior & Youth Black Belt Tests - Mon. & Wed. @ 5:30 pm

November

11th - Closed for Remembrance Day

18th - 23rd | Summer/Fall Unit Belt Exam Week Champions/TMA/Wing Chun

18th - 23rd | Junior & Youth Black Belt Tests - Mon. & Wed. @ 5:30 pm

December

9th - 14th | Kung Fu Cubs Belt Promotion Week

23rd - Jan 1st, 2025 | Closed for Winter Holidays

Make-Up Classes
Fridays & Saturdays

Need to make up a missed class? Register for one of our Make-Up classes!

Students must sign up to join a make-up class. No Drop-Ins


Private Lessons

Students can easily book a complimentary lesson when extra help is necessary. A cancellation fee of $20 will be charged for any late cancellations or no-shows.

For make-up classes please use the Make-up Class Scheduler OR the Academy Online Recorded Classes. ~Thank you




Policies
Our policies at Great Way Martial Arts Academy
What To Do If You Need To Miss Classes

IN CASE YOU ARE AWAY AND MISS CLASSES, HERE’S HOW WE CAN HELP;

1. Use the makeup classes uploaded to the Academy Online.  Once you complete a recorded make-up class please email sifujesse@greatwayma.ca and he will add it to your overall class attendance.

2. Click here to Schedule a Makeup Class on Friday or Saturday (for year 1, 2 & 3 students). If you are a Jr. Black Belt or a Wing Chun student you may need to Schedule a Private Lesson. These steps will help you or your child stay on track for their next belt exam.

Belt Exams/Grading Policies

All testing fees must be paid in advance.

1. If you are NOT testing during exam week, check the testing schedule and/or your email to see if there is a regular class you can attend.

2. If a student cannot attend exam week has failed their exam, or is not yet eligible they can sign up for a make-up exam.

3. All requirements of tuition, proper skill level (2 progress stripes), good attitude/effort, and attendance must be met to be eligible to test.

4. Students will be promoted immediately after the exams are completed providing, they have passed and have met all the requirements listed above.

5. An exam fee will be charged:
- $25 if a student misses their scheduled exam without communicating to Great Way.

- $25 if a student misses their make-up exam without communicating.

- $50 to schedule a private exam.

6. Be early! If a student arrives more than 5 minutes late they will not be allowed into the exam.