Mind Over Matter Karate is a dojo in North York, Toronto.

strengthen your self-defense, leadership and discipline with karate.

Mind Over Matter Karate, North York’s top karate dojo, was founded by Mr. Pybus Sensei in 1968. We practise a mix of three main Karate styles – Shotokan, Wado Ryu, and Shukokai. A versatile training teaches practitioners to adapt to any opponent in any circumstance. Mind Over Matter Karate is a family-focused dojo offering well-rounded martial arts classes on Saturdays in North York, Toronto, from September to June. 


We pride ourselves in providing the best quality instruction for our students.

Young students tykes in class with instructors at Mind Over Matter Karate in North York, Toronto.


$100 for 12 classes

5 -7 yrs old
Saturdays, 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm

This class grows discipline, focus, coordination, balance, and basic skills in a structured yet child friendly atmosphere.

Adult and Children in Beginner Karate class at Mind Over Matter Karate in North York, Toronto.


$130 – $150 for 12 classes

8 - 70 yrs old
Saturdays, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

This class increases physical, mental, and emotional strength and resilience in a structured and supportive atmosphere. Beginner and intermediate students take part in the Black Belt Leadership Program which is a foundations personal development program designed to increase maturity, mindfulness, and grit.

Two Advanced Karate students sparring at Mind Over Matter Karate in North York, Toronto.


$160 for 12 classes

All ages, based on rank
Saturday, 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm

This class expands the limits of students' mind and body strength, conditioning and connection. Sparring (kumite) and street applications become a focus in this curriculum. Advanced students are also expected to learn to coach and mentor others by taking part in the Train the Trainer Program: an advanced leadership development program.

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