About Us

We bring out the best in each of our students to unleash the tiger within. Our world-class martial art instructors are committed to helping our students develop new skills and build confidence.

We bring out the best in each of our students to unleash the tiger within. Our world-class martial art instructors are committed to helping our students develop new skills and build confidence.

The Head Coach














Janet Lawless,

Shihan

Head Instructor 6Tigers Academy

I believe in learning through fun. People who are interested are invested in the growth of their skills and can strive to reach their goals with purpose. Come join our team to see how you can achieve excellence through fun.

Team Manager Ontario Karate Federation Competition Team, Vice President Sport Arnis Canada, Executive Director Strong Orange Violence Prevention, Chief Instructor Jian Mei Internal Martial Arts, Chief Instructor Sammy Stick Self Protection Systems

Other Credentials

  • Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT)
  • Certified Violence Prevention Instructor (CVPI)
  • Certified Women’s Self Defense Instructor (National Women’s Martial Arts Federation)
  • World Elite Black Belt Society International Instructor
  • Kettle Bell Instructor Certification (Agatsu 2016)
  • World Karate Federation Level 1 Coach
  • Defendo Traditional Control Tactics Certified
  • Tactical Handcuffing
  • Tactical Expandable Baton

The Head Coach

Janet Lawless,

Shihan

Head Instructor 6Tigers Academy

I believe in learning through fun. People who are interested are invested in the growth of their skills and can strive to reach their goals with purpose. Come join our team to see how you can achieve excellence through fun.

Team Manager Ontario Karate Federation Competition Team, Vice President Sport Arnis Canada, Executive Director Strong Orange Violence Prevention, Chief Instructor Jian Mei Internal Martial Arts, Chief Instructor Sammy Stick Self Protection Systems

Other Credentials

  • Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT)
  • Certified Violence Prevention Instructor (CVPI)
  • Certified Women’s Self Defense Instructor (National Women’s Martial Arts Federation)
  • World Elite Black Belt Society International Instructor
  • Kettle Bell Instructor Certification (Agatsu 2016)
  • World Karate Federation Level 1 Coach
  • Defendo Traditional Control Tactics Certified
  • Tactical Handcuffing
  • Tactical Expandable Baton

About 6tigers

6Tigers is a community of hardworking, bubbly, people dedicated to maintaining the excellence of martial arts. Janet Shihan has worked for decades to build up her knowledge and understanding of Shodokan Karate. To this day, she, along with a group of passionate instructors, work tirelessly to uncover some of the original traditions that have been lost through time.

Our Instructors

Master Brian

Brian is a skilled martial artist and passionate teacher with his master certification in Modern Arnis and a 6th degree Black Belt in Vi Jiu-Jitsu,


Brian teaches our Modern Arnis program to children, youth, and adults, bending brains in young and old with drills for coordination, speed, accuracy, and power.

Gary Sensei

Gary is a lifelong athlete and a skilled martial artist, 4th degree Black Belt in Karate, mountain bike aficionado, and certified coach.


Gary teaches children and adults especially working with 6Tigers Junior Black Belts. Gary is the assistant coach of 6Team, managing the team, travels, and competitions.

Sally Sensei

Our fitness pro and certified holistic nutritionist,


Sally instructs teens and adults in karate, fitness, and self-defense.


Sally specialized in mobility training and keeps our students moving through challenging and legendary workouts.

Priya Sensei

Priya is our teeny tiny Tiny Tigers specialist. Priya is a 3rd Degree black belt in karate and loves working with our littlest Tigers.


Her creativity, energy, and connection with our students inspire parents and Senseis alike. Priya also acts as assistant coach and chaperone for travel with 6Team.

Soufiane Sensei

National Champion of Morocco in Kata and International competitor for the National team of Morocco in Team Kata.


Soufiane inspires the children and adults alike with his deep knowledge of karate and his love of passing on that knowledge. Soufiane is the coach of 6Team, the 6Tigers competition team.

Mahdi Sensei

Mahdi is currently ranked 20th in the world in his weight class in sparring with his sights on the world championships in Dubai this November.


We will welcome Mahdi in the next few weeks to the 6Tigers team. Mahdi will be coaching the 6Team fighters and assisting with administration, social media, and communication with our 6Tigers families.

Follow our journey.

Follow our journey.

OKF VERIFIED, CERTIFIED VIOLENCE PREVENTION INSTRUCTORS, SEE MORE CREDENTIALS

6 Tigers Academy

1142 Clapp Lane

Manotick, ON Canada

OKF VERIFIED, CERTIFIED VIOLENCE PREVENTION INSTRUCTORS, SEE MORE CREDENTIALS

6 Tigers Academy

1142 Clapp Lane

Manotick, ON Canada

CALL US AT (613)324-1261 OR INFO@6TIGERS.CA