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Class Calendar

Monday

Strength and Performance (1 hour)
Sessions at 7:00 AM, 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM
Instructor: Dan Wilkie

Weapons Class
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Instructor: Shawn Zirger

Tuesday

Children’s Class 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Instructor: Shawn Zirger

JKD Curriculum 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Instructor: Shawn Zirger

Pad Drills 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Instructor: Shawn Zirger

JKD – FMA  8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Instructor: Kevin Leong

Wednesday

Strength and Performance (1 hour)
Sessions at 7:00 AM, 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM
Instructor: Dan Wilkie

Thursday

JKD – FMA
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Instructor: Jeff Warren

Friday

Strength and Performance (1 hour)
Sessions at 7:00 AM, 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM
Instructor: Dan Wilkie

Silat
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Instructor: Shawn Zirger

Saturday

JKD – FMA
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Instructor: Colin Danforth

 

Sunday

Silat
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Instructor: Shawn Zirger

GAT
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Instructor: Shawn Zirger

Latest News

Maul Mornie  An invitation to teach and share at the Inosanto Academy of Martial Arts My martial art study has been anchored around the teachings of Guro Dan Inosanto. It has been this way for me because, he is the person that Bruce Lee named to carry on the teaching of Jeet Kune Do, its movements, concepts and

Check out the segment with Shawn Zirger on Newstalk 1010 CFRB Radio with Barb DiGiulio on knife throwing, community engagement and ego vs. honor in martial arts. Show Notes: Dr. Roz’s Healing Place Men Against Violence fundraiser Toronto Throwdown Group Dog Brothers Toronto Star article on Knife Throwing [link not found]

This article was contributed by Andi P (ZA web admin, student and perpetual newbie) Since starting my journey into the martial arts world, I’ve picked up a few translatable lessons that have helped me become a better student and better at managing the changes I wanted to make in the rest of my life as

  There was something very special about this time at my instructor Dan Inosanto’s seminar in Montreal. I imagine that some of the reasons had to do with the fact that we had a great showing from our own school…with seven of our people out , most of them senior students, and also some of

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OTHER SERVICES

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Seminars & Clinics

As JKD practitioners we strive to learn from the best and consistently upgrade our skills. Zirger Academy works with international martial artists to bring some of the best instructors to Toronto in order to inspire and educate our students and the local martial arts community.

Shawn Zirger is also engaging with other martial arts schools both in Canada and internationally to teach the combative styles and techniques that he has synthesized from his many years of learning. Subscribe to our mailing list to stay updated on upcoming events and workshops.

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Associate Programs

Toronto Throwdown Group is a multi-discipline martial arts event designed as an opportunity to try your martial arts style and skill against people outside your training circle. It is a chance to meet and network with other brothers and sisters in the martial arts community with some of the best combative martial artists in the city every two months.

Pad Drills Pro Trainer Series is a comprehensive program that combines the benefits of a cardio workout with elements of boxing, Jeet Kune Do and Thai boxing. Originally created as a striking-focused workout, Shawn Zirger has developed the PDPT program into a powerful system for training students from absolute beginners with interest in martial arts or fitness, to certifying instructors to provide this type of training at the very highest standards.

Self Defence Workshops

Zirger Academy and Fighting Arts Collective have developed a several self defence programs that focus on risk identification and avoidance, managing and utilizing your environment, to  deterring or counter an attack. These workshops, ranging from 2 – 6 hours, can be made available at our location or at the client’s site. If you would like to set up a workshop for your group please contact us.
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Private Sessions

Shawn Zirger and his team of instructors are available for on premises private session training if you are looking for something that better fits your schedule or need additional one-on-one instruction. Please contact us for availability and hourly rates.
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MEET OUR TRAINERS

SHAWN ZIRGER
SHAWN ZIRGER
FOUNDER
COLIN DANFORTH
COLIN DANFORTH
INSTRUCTOR - JKD, FMA, SILAT
JEFF WARREN
JEFF WARREN
APPRENTICE INSTRUCTOR - JKD, FMA, SILAT
DAN WILKIE
DAN WILKIE
CONDITIONING COACH
CHRISTIAN CRAWFORD
CHRISTIAN CRAWFORD
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR
JASON FUNG
JASON FUNG
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR - KIDS CLASS
JONATHAN PANG
JONATHAN PANG
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR
KEVIN LEONG
KEVIN LEONG
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR

OUR LOCATION

Zirger Academy is located at Fighting Arts Collective. Our address is 927 Dupont St. about half a block west of Ossington 3 blocks north of the Ossington subway station. Be sure to look up to see our banner, directly below is the front entrance.

The training space is 5000sq feet. Most of the general training is done on the main floor, however all of the work outs and occasionally classes are done on the second floor. Our training equipment is extensive and includes heavy bags, water based bags, wooden dummies, pads, boxing gloves, assorted weapons, striking shields and more.

CONTACT US

416-892-9529

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