About our Karate School

Dojo Tansei Arts Martiaux


World Karate Organization



Shihan Luciano and Sensei Marisa are co-owners of Dojo Tansei Arts Martiaux (Karate Tansei). Our karate school was established in 2006 and has gained popularity within the Montreal (Ahuntsic) area due to our teaching methods. Our team of qualified instructors treat every student as their personal project.

Karate Tansei’s guiding principle is that values such as partnership, courtesy, determination and respect, fostered in children at an early age, will produce a physically and spiritually healthy next generation of adults. We emphasize on the values that traditional karate offers. Respect, discipline, determination, perseverance and focus help to develop confidence in character. We offer classes for all ages in both french and english.

Karate Tansei is affiliated with WKO (World Karate Organization) – Shinkyokushinkai headed by President Midori Shihan in Japan. This is a strong organization representing a noble BUDO (Martial Art), for it can be trained throughout life, and holds the role of strengthening and enriching one’s mind.

The mind, the technique and the body, necessary parts to nourish the spirit of martial arts.

Our Classes


Mini Karate 4 et 5 ans

4 to 7 years old

  • Classes are 45 minutes long and offered 2 times per week.
  • Our mini-karate classes are specifically designed for 4- to 7-year-olds. We introduce young children to karate with games and exercises appropriate for their age. The focus is on improving focus, and learning to respect and work with partners. This is a great way to prepare your child for school.


8 to 12 years old

  • Classes are 45 to 60 minutes long, offered 2 to 3 times per week and divided into 3 levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. This allows children to progress at their own pace and ensures they are engaged every step of the way to a BLACK BELT.
  • Our beginner level course designed for ages 8 to 12 years introduces the student to the traditional karate culture through the physical aspect of learning and practicing basic techniques (kihons), forms (katas) and fights (kumite), and the essence of martial art to learn to respect fellow students, and oneself. Our karate classes will assist each student to develop discipline and improve self-confidence, as well as promote fitness. This is done through exercises and drills appropriate for their ages.

Tryout a free class. Call or email us for an appointment.

Teens and Adults

13 years old and up

  • Classes are 45 and 60 minutes long, offered 2 to 3 times per week and divided into 3 levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced.
  • Our classes emphasize on the different elements of karate: Traditional basics (kihon and ido-geiko), forms (kata), fight conditioning and sparring.
  • We also have specialized training classes for all levels which include self-defense, tameshiwari (breaking seminar), and weapons training.

Tryout a free class. Call or email us for an appointment.

Personalized Training 1-1

Personalized Private Training

About Personalized 1-1 Private Training

We offer personalized private training sessions catered to each individual's needs. We can work on a variety of important sections of your training, which will make you a well-rounded athlete.

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Schedule (Sept to June)

Between July 1 and August 31

Every Tuesday and Thursday

Our Instructors

Marisa Leone, Sensei, (3rd dan)

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  • Sensei Marisa Leone, 3rd dan, started karate in January 2002, and is a member of the World Karate Organization Shinkyokushinkai. Marisa is a firm believer that pushing your limits makes you stronger both physically and mentally. She has achieved this through participating in competitions, performing at festivals, attending international seminars, including 3 trips to Japan where she attended regular classes and seminars. Sensei Marisa and her life partner Shihan Luciano, are Directors at their Dojo which was founded in since 2006.

Luciano Paparella, Shihan (5th dan)

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  • Shihan Luciano Paparella started training in Kyokushin Karate since 1982. Karate is a passion and a way of life for Shihan Luciano. He has participated in many seminars around the world to enrich his knowledge and understanding of the essence du karate.

Our Prices (taxes not included)

Karate Classes


$52.00 / mo

  • Contract duration : 12 Months
  • If you're committed to training all year round, this is the most economical package.


$63.00 / mo

  • Contract Durations: 6 Months
  • This option is for contract duration of 6 months to 11 months.

Pay per Month

$70.00 / mo

  • 1 month duration
  • This is a very flexible option and ideal if you want to tryout for one month before commiting.

10 Class Package


  • 10 Classes
  • You have 1 year to use the classes
  • The most flexible plan. Best option if you participate less than twice a week.
  • approx $8.26 per class

5 Class Package


  • 5 Classes
  • You have 1 year to use classes
  • Perfect optio for trying out a few classes before deciding a more long-term option.
  • approx $10.44 per class

Drop In

$13.05 / class

  • 1 Class
  • Individual classes
  • Not our most popular option, but available if you are interested.

Special Family Rates


  • 10% off our regular karate membership fee (minimum inscription of 3 months) for 2 or more members from the same family

Personalized Private Training   

With Subscription

$25 / 30 minutes

  • Existing members with an active subscriptions (suspensions not considered active)
  • Minimum 30 minutes, maximum of 60 minutes

No Subscription

$50 / 30 minutes

  • No Subscription
  • Minimum 30 minutes, maximum 60 minutes

Contact Info

Dojo Hours*

Monday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
*Refer to our summer schedule for the months of July-August
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