We create martial artists

Established in April 2020 in Mississauga, Canada, Arun Martial Arts (AMA) was founded by Shihan Arun PAP and Sensei Arthi Jeeva Kathirvel. The school specializes in Japanese Karate (Shito-Ryu style) under the esteemed banner of the World Karate Federation. It is recognized by Karate Ontario and the Ontario government.

Expert Coaches Led Training

Our accomplished instructors lead sessions across all three branches to help you achieve mastery. Benefit from their expertise and elevate your skills to new heights.

Youth & Adult Fitness for Elite Athletes

From strength training and conditioning to plyometrics, agility, personalized nutritional consulting and core training, our fitness programs are tailored for elite athletes. Connect with us to take your fitness and performance to the next level.

Create World Champions with Arun Martial Arts

Train with National and International Medalists.

Forge Lifelong Friendships and Sportsmanship.

Discover the Value of Art and Sport Here.


We help individuals set clear and achievable goals for personal development: become proficient in karate, improve physical fitness, and gain confidence. Along with it forge sportsmanship and friendships!


We provide the training, guidance and support you need to achieve your goals. AMA helps you take a step towards realizing your full potential.


Success isn’t a one-time thing, it's a journey. At the AMA, we encourage you to embrace the idea of ​​continuous improvement. Reach the goal once, then do it again. This cycle of growth and self-discovery is at the heart of our promise.

WE ARE Arun Martial Arts,
Founded by

Shihan.Arun PAP

Learn from our Award-Winning Coach

A true martial arts maestro whose journey commenced at a mere age of 10 in the vibrant heart of India. Over 35 remarkable years, Shihan Arun PAP has forged a legacy of excellence through karate and traditional martial arts.

Shihan Arun PAP’s achievements include nurturing over 53 international champions, mentoring 80+ judo and karate instructors, and steering countless amateur and professional athletes to victory. His international endeavors, both as an athlete and a coach, have resulted in a consistent stream of medal-worthy events. Under his astute guidance, AMA’s students have secured medals in Provincial Recreational Karate championships hosted by Karate Ontario. Shihan Arun PAP’s commitment, expertise, and approach have helped his students compete successfully.

A 5th DAN (GO-DAN) Black Belt Virtuoso

With a 5th DAN Black Belt in the illustrious Shito-Ryu style, his knowledge and mastery make him a coveted teacher.

Beyond Martial Arts

Shihan Arun PAP isn't just about martial arts; he's versatile with a master's degree in acupuncture and another in foreign trade.

Sporting Heritage

Rooted in his father's legacy as a sportsman, Shihan Arun PAP’s drive for sports is in his blood. This early exposure ignited a passion that shapes his life. He embarked on a transformative journey into the world of karate, at age 15, and impacts countless lives today.

A New Chapter in Canada

In 2019, Shihan Arun PAP brought his karate expertise to Canada. By 2020, Arun Martial Arts (AMA) was established in Mississauga.

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Sensei Arthi

Hailing from the vibrant city of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, Sensei Arthi brings an unparalleled passion and dedication to the world of martial arts. 

For Sensei Arthi, karate isn’t just a sport, it’s a lifelong passion that has fueled her journey for 25 years. As a 3rd DAN Black Belt practitioner in WKF Shito-Ryu Karate, she embodies the artistry and precision that defines Arun Martial Arts.

National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Trained Coach

A trained coach under the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every training session.

Multi-faceted Medalist and Champion

A true champion in every sense, Sensei Arthi has etched her name in the annals of martial arts history. She's not just a National Karate Medalist; she's a State Judo Medalist and the Anna University Open Judo Champion.

Fitness Coach with Sports Nutrition Expertise

With a keen focus on holistic development, Sensei Arthi is not only a fitness coach but also holds expertise in sports nutrition. Her approach goes beyond technique, nurturing the mind and body for peak performance.

Over 500 Medals - A Testimony to Excellence

Her accolades speak volumes, Arthi has proudly won over 500 medals in Zonal, District, and State Karate Championships. Her commitment to excellence is a guiding force for every aspiring martial artist at Arun Martial Arts.

Empowering Women through Self-Defense

Beyond championships, Arthi is a true advocate for empowerment. She conducts impactful self-defense workshops for Corporates, Colleges, Universities, and Schools, instilling confidence and resilience in every participant.

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Unlock Your Potential with Martial Arts Programs

Are you ready to embark on a life changing journey? 

Arun Martial Arts (AMA) offers a range of programs that cater to every age and skill level, ensuring that everyone can experience the transformative power of martial arts.

Kids Karate (4-7 yrs)

Young champion’s club, Introduce your young ones to the exciting realm of martial arts with our Kids Karate program. Tailored for children aged 4 to 7, this is the start of FUN, FITNESS, and FOCUS. Under the guidance of our experienced instructors, your child will not only learn Karate but also gain essential life skills such as discipline, agility, respect, and laser-sharp focus. Our young martial artists are confident, respectful, competitive and disciplined.

Tweens Karate

Dreamers that dare to do, Our Tweens Karate program is customized for ages 8 to 12, a pivotal stage of physical and mental development. Tweens can explore the world of fundamental Karate techniques while building unshakable confidence and self-esteem. It's more than just martial arts; it helps young individuals be more body confident, fit and acquire life skills in self defense.

Teens and Adult Karate

Warrior is a mindset, At AMA, we embrace individuals of all ages. Elevate your physical fitness and mindset. Join a community of like-minded individuals on a journey of personal growth, empowerment, and lifelong health.

Competitive Karate

The discipline of winning, Our competitive karate programs are your launchpad to success in tournaments and competitions. Our seasoned instructors will guide you through intensive training, refining your techniques, strategies, and transformation. Whether you're an aspiring athlete or a seasoned competitor, we're here to fuel your journey to victory.

Silambam (8 yrs and more)

Testing strength with stick and spirit, Silambam, a cherished Indian martial art from Tamil Nadu, beckons kids aged 8 and above. This program unveils a mystical world, from staff-wielding techniques to profound cultural insights. Immerse yourself in the beauty and discipline of Silambam under the expert guidance of our seasoned instructors.