Police Judo Club Information


Simon Fraser University Police Judo, Burnaby / Simon Fraser University Police Judo Juniors, Burnaby / VPD Police Judo, Tactical Training Centre, Vancouver / Justice Institute BC Police Judo, New Westminster / Kamloops Police Judo - Aberdeen Judo Academy, Kamloops

Thank you for your interest in Police Judo! The information below outlines the Police Judo Club locations, contacts and practice times. Please note that all prospective students in any Police Judo Program will be required to obtain a valid Law Enforcement Judo Association (LEJA) Membership (http://policejudo.ca/leja-membership-form/).

For youth registering in the Police Judo Juniors, an association membership for either Judo BC or the LETA (http://policejudo.ca/leta-membership-form/) is required. Youth interested in participating in Judo BC events will need to join Judo BC (http://www.judobc.ca/club-and-membership-resources/) at an additional cost of $35.00 (total Judo BC membership is $85.00)


Simon Fraser University Police Judo

The SFU Police Judo Club trains Tuesdays and Thursdays between 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm in the SFU Burnaby Campus Central Gym.

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The SFU Police Judo Juniors Club trains Tuesdays and Thursdays between 1830 and 1930 hours in the SFU Burnaby Campus Central Gym. The Junior program is for youth ages 6-13.

SFU Police Judo Head Instructors: Chin-I Hsiang chinihsiang@gmail.com and Toby Hinton tobinhinton@gmail.com

More information at http://policejudo.ca/judo-registration/ SFU Police Judo registration is done through the SFU recreational website: https://students.sfu.ca/recreation.

The Vancouver Police Department Police Judo

The VPD Police Judo Club trains Monday and Wednesday between 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm at the Tactical Training Center (TTC), 2010 Glen Dr. in Vancouver. The TTC is a secure facility. For non-VPD employees, a reference from a VPD member, as well as a criminal record check and security clearance are required to train here. All paid employees of the VPD are able to practice at VPD Police Judo free of charge.

Police Judo Team Practices  - TTC – Fridays Night

LEJA members in good standing, registered as a student at any one of the Police Judo Clubs, and having a completed criminal record clearance are welcome to train at the TTC for the Police Judo Team Practice every Friday night from 1930 – 2130.

VPD Head Instructor: Brian Shipper brianshipper@yahoo.com

The Justice Institute of BC Police Judo Club:

The Justice Institute Police Judo Club trains Monday and Wednesday nights between 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm at the JIBC gym at 715 McBride Blvd. Law Enforcement Studies Diploma Students and Sworn Police Officers are able to train here at a discounted rate.

JIBC Police Judo Head Instructor: Sgt. Mark Steinkampf marksteinkampf@gmail.com

The Kamloops Police Judo Club:

The Kamloops Police Judo Club trains every Wednesday night between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm and is located at 1465 Pearson Place – in the Aberdeen Judo Academy.

Kamloops Police Judo Head Instructor: Sgt. Brad Endean endean.brad@yahoo.ca

Training Attire:

If you have a training gi or martial arts uniform, feel free to wear it.  If you do not have a judo gi, sweats and a long-sleeved T shirt or hoodie will suffice for the first few classes. A judo gi will be required if you are continuing to train.


Each location has different parking requirements. If this is a concern, please contact the instructor