Yuen’s Martial Arts

Yuen’s Martial Arts in Coquitlam has been operating in the Tri-Cities since 1986. Our martial arts classes offer a unique combination of techniques and principles from a variety of martial arts styles including: Tae kwon do, kickboxing, Brazilian jui jitsu, karate, arnis, weapons training, self defence as well as other combat sports. This variety provides our students with the opportunity to develop as balanced martial artists.

Yuen’s Martial Arts offers family and individual programs to suit your needs. From as young as 4 years old, our students learn in a fun, safe and positive environment that combines martial arts, character development and life skills.

We have many families that train together! Both parents and children can get in the best shape of their lives while learning valuable and practical self defence techniques. We’re committed to strengthening the mind, body and spirit of each student that walks into our martial arts schools. Ultimately our goal is to build and foster unity in families, workplaces and the Tri-City Community that we serve.

Get started today with a free trial. Call us at 604.939.0978 or fill out our contact form.

Mr. Yuen - Founder, Master Instructor at Yuen's Martial Arts

Mr. Kelly Yuen

The Founder of Yuen’s Martial Arts is Mr. Kelly Yuen. Mr. Yuen is a life-long student of the martial arts having started more than 50 years ago, at age 11, with judo. Mr. Yuen holds the title of Grandmaster in Tae Kwon Do, having achieved a 7th degree Black Belt under the CMAF and a 6th degree Black Belt under Master J.C. Kim. Mr. Yuen has achieved an 8th degree Black Sash in Yeung Chuan, training under Sensei Steve Smith and the Art’s Founder, Master Yeung (a teacher of Bruce Lee). Mr. Yuen has achieved a variety of other martial arts designations in Modern Arnis, Small Circle Jiu Jitsu, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Balantwak. When it comes to a love of and passion for martial arts, its hard to find a more dedicated teacher than Mr. Yuen.


  • Serena - Martial Arts Instructor at Yuen's in Coquitlam
    Ms. Serena
    Ms. Serena is a confident young leader who lives the tenants of a Black Belt. She began her journey almost 10 years ago and has since earned her Junior Black Belt (she is testing for 1st Degree Black Belt later this year). She enjoys interacting with our younger students and helps them succeed at becoming better martial artists as well as better people.
  • Jamie - Martial Arts Instructor at Yuen's in Coquitlam
    Mr. Jamie
    Mr. Jamie is an enthusiastic leader who inspires passion and positivity. He began his journey over 11 years ago with his family and has since attained his 2nd Degree Black Belt. He’s an active instructor, with over 3 years experience, and his goal is for all of his students to surpass him in skill, passion, and motivation. Mr. Jamie hopes to give his students the same life changing positive experience that he received growing up. Prepare for a workout in his classes!
  • Trestin Yuen - Martial Arts Instructor at Yuen's in Coquitlam
    Mr. Trestin
    Mr. Trestin is an organized and positive presence who possesses a desire to see students grow. He has been immersed in the Yuen’s culture his entire life and has witnessed both parents and his brother become instructors. He is a 1st Degree Black Belt and brings discipline, confidence and patience to the mat. Spot him at the Front Desk, keeping things in order!
  • Alexandra - Martial Arts Instructor at Yuen's in Coquitlam
    Ms. Alexandra
    Ms. Alexandra is a compassionate team player who exemplifies a willingness to help. She began her journey 8 years ago, with her brother, and has since achieved her 1st Degree Black Belt. Upon reflecting on her time, she recalls how each milestone represented a personal achievement of hers. Ms. Alexandra enjoys seeing students set goals for themselves and seeing them challenge themselves to reach those goals. For her, that’s the best part of being an instructor!
  • Craeg - Martial Arts Instructor at Yuen's in Coquitlam
    Mr. Craeg
    Mr. Craeg is a dedicated student who embodies perseverance and excellence. He began his journey as a 7 year-old student, and after a long hiatus, returned to our school as an adult with renewed excitement. He has since achieved his 1st Degree Black Belt. Mr. Craeg brings his experience, enthusiasm and encouragement with him as he helps instruct the students and make them all better people.