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Dundas Location has Moved…

Due to some unforeseen circumstances,there is some difficulty in ensuring a consistent new location for classes. With that in mind, new students hoping to attend should please check back with us at a later date for details. Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience and we hope to have it resolved soon. Thank you.

Training: What does it Mean to You?

Every so often its time to renew ones commitment to whatever level of goals one may have within self defense training.   The question becomes: What does it mean to you?   It’s a personal question and, at its best, training should be a personal journey.   This is what it means to me…  

Silver Anniversary


JKD versus PFS?

A few words from Sifu Makoto Kabayama: “JKD is a system, PFS is an organization” ‘Progressive Fighting Systems’, or ‘PFS’, is an organization founded by Sifu Paul Vunak to “perpetuate the Concepts of Jeet Kune Do and the Filipino Martial Arts.” Vu’ once explained that he had two main reasons for starting PFS: First, it

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Why The Third Degree?

Everyone is welcome. Not everyone joins. We don’t claim to be the best — we just lay out the facts. Make up your own mind. The facts are: We have world-class instructors. That’s a fact. Our facility is inviting and a pretty cool place to hang out. That’s a fact. Our attitude is all about

New Website Launched!

We have completed a brand new website that tells the story of The Third Degree Martial Arts School and its founder Makoto Kabayama. Our Classes  and Workshops Schedules are here as well as alot of other  great content. This site also serves as a place for our thoughts and expertise on Martial Arts and Self