Temple Knights Martial Arts Academy


The Temple Knights Martial Arts Academy has many different styles of martial arts available for students of all ages and experience. We have academies in Muskoka and Pembroke, as well as a teaching classes and seminars in a variety of other locations.  If you are interested in private, corporate or specialty classes/ programs, or have any questions please contact us.

Our programs are taught by Grand Master John Oliver Peel, Sifu Valerie Houston- Peel  as well as Sifu Janna Clarke in Pembroke and other wonderful instructors and assistant instructors who are under the guidance of Sigung John and Sifu Valerie.

View our class schedule.

Complete List of Temple Knights Martial Arts Academy Programs


Masters Program

John Oliver Peel
John Oliver Peel Grand Master

The Temple Knights Martial Arts Academy is accepting qualified applicants to our Masters Program.  The curriculum includes:

  • Professional development
  • Traditional Chinese Martial Arts: Shaolin Chuan, Tai Chi Chuan, Wing Chun, Chin Na, Dim Mak, Chi Kung, and Acupressure.

The program is directed by Grand Master John Oliver Peel. Master Peel has over 45 years experience, is a second generation student of Grand Master Yang Chen Fu, is a Canadian Tai Chi Open Gold and Silver medalist, author of the college text book “The Tai Chi Journey”, featured in several international DVDs, senior teacher of the Canadian Tai Chi Federation, a qualified Wu Shu Ontario Judge, Sifu of the Upper Ottawa Valley Tai Chi Association, founding member of the National Martial Arts Theatre Company, and a certified Acupuncturist.  To learn more about Grand Master John Oliver Peel, please read his full bio and martial arts lineage.

If you have questions about this program, please contact us.

If you would like to support Temple Knights we gladly accept donations. All donations go directly towards supporting our programs and to the building of the pavilion. Thank you for you support and generosity. God Bless.