Welcome to Ottawa Jeet Kune Do

Since 2005, Ottawa Jeet Kune Do has been empowering children and adults with the knowledge and skills necessary to survive street confrontations. Our teachings are rooted in a reality-based approach to self-defense.

In our Adult and Kids Jeet Kune Do or Commando Krav Maga, students learn how to avoid all types of violent and dangerous situations, as well as the appropriate and most-effective techniques to deal with aggressive attackers. 

Sifu Darryl D’Amico has over 26 years of martial arts training in Modern Wing Chun, Jeet Kune Do, and Commando Krav Maga.


OttawaJKD Announcement

Ottawa Jeet Kune Do is now open and accepting new students! Check out our class schedule here.

To make sure there are no surprises, please make sure to read about our rules and protocols to ensure the health and safety of students and staff!

Our Classes

Adult Jeet Kune Do

We’re dedicated to the perpetuation and preservation of the art and philosophy of original Jeet Kune Do as it was taught by it’s founder, Bruce Lee to original student Sifu Jerry Poteet.

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Kids Jeet Kune Do

Our Kids JKD program is geared towards providing a fun martial arts curriculum while instilling positive, life-changing benefits of the kung fu traditions.

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Commando Krav Maga

Commando Krav Maga (CKM) is the ultimate reality-based system engineered for the most brutal and vicious street confrontations.

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CKM Super Kid (Special Seminars Only)

CKM Super Kid is the first system to give children the means to protect themselves against bullies with techniques that are school-friendly.

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“My growth as both a martial artist and as a person is a testament to Sifu Darryl D’Amico’s teachings. I am honoured to be his student”.

Adam, JKD Student

“The techniques learned are helping develop my boys motor skills both physically and mentally. Sifu Darryl is exceptionally patient with my boys and they can be a handful. Great place, highly recommend!”

Mohamad, parent

“OttawaJKD is a center of excellence for training in Jeet Kune Do”

Sifu Jerry Poteet (original Bruce Lee student)

“I’m really enjoying my training at OttawaJKD. Sifu Darryl is a very knowledgeable and is a great teacher. I would recommend OttawaJKD to anyone looking for a great martial arts training program.”

Dylan, JKD student

“Instruction – Darryl’s extensive and diverse knowledge and skill. Endless patience and always constructive feedback. Great eye for technical detail.

Alternate instructors – access to extensive expertise with over 100 years of martial arts experience at a small club is great. Positive and open environment, a fun place to train!”

Rennie, CKM student

“Both our daughters, 7 and 5, started training within the last year and really enjoy classes. Our 7-year-old has gained confidence and experiences less bullying at school.

The kids are taught the importance of working hard both at the dojo and at school, we appreciate that Sifu Darryl reviews report cards to reinforce that message. All the instructors are kind and great with the kids, they always encourage the kids to do and be their best. The instructor in-training are great role models for the kids.”

Vinnie & Sean, parents