WELCOME TO LAPEL ARTS.
YOUR PROFESSIONAL BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU ACADEMY IN VANCOUVER.
YOUR JOURNEY TO BLACK BELT STARTS HERE.
Our state-of-the-art new facility is at the heart of Vancouver in the trendy Fairview-Kitsilano neighbourhood. With convenient transportation and available parkades around, we are right on West Broadway avenue.
Our boutique style gym features:
800 sqft of uninterrupted mat space
Sprung subfloor for the mats
Non-slip highest quality FUJI tatami mats
HVAC system (AC or HEAT)
Men/Women changing rooms
ADULTS GI & NOGI
At Lapel Arts our mission is to provide world-class instruction. We want to nourish a positive environment where beginners and advanced practitioners feel appreciated and everyone elevates each other. We offer Adults Gi & NoGi Programs, Beginners, All levels and Women only classes. We don't have a club uniform policy, you can wear your trendy Gis and Nogi attire.
There is no better way to discover than to come try it for yourself! That is why we offer a free trial for all our classes.
Our Kids Program accommodates ages from 5 to 13 and we offer classes 3 days/week.
The main benefits of enrolling your kids in our Program are:
Skill development: Learn moves, body awareness, communication and leadership skills.
Self Defense and Anti-bullying: Learn to defend against bullies and keep away from violence.
Sportmanship and Friendship: Learn how to be competitive in a healthy way and value the partners.
Discipline and Respect: Learn structure and respect to the others and the space.
GET IN TOUCH
Come try out any of our classes and experience our new facility.
Would prefer to start with a one-on-one intro session? We got you! Get in touch to set up your trial experience.
Navigate our F.A.Q tab to find out more information.
Inquire about our discounts for students, health care professionals and family members.
LUCAS WILHAN - HEAD INSTRUCTOR/OWNER
Lucas Wilhan is a Gi and Nogi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu specialist. Originally from Montreal, Canada, he has a wide range of competition accolades and over 12 years of experience in teaching our art to adults, kids and competitors.
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PAULINE BAK - INSTRUCTOR KIDS & ADULTS/OWNER
Pauline Bak is a black belt instructor, competitor and a Certified Personal Trainer. From Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the original hub of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, she leads the Women Program and Kids Program at Lapel Arts. Click to check her complete bio:
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