About Robert Lee Martial Arts Centre

Our professionally trained and highly qualified instructors provide a range of martial arts classes to students, helping them all through the process to achieve their fitness and wellbeing goals. They strive to be positive role models for all our students, incorporating the teaching of strong character, leadership, good citizenship and good values into each class.

We offer Martial arts programs for children and adults, as well as classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Fitness Kickboxing for adults and teens. We also offer Boot camp Fitness sessions throughout the year that incorporate fitness Kickboxing and Strength & Conditioning classes, specializing in getting results and reaching fitness goals.

Our programs take into account each members abilities, including strength, size, conditioning and age. Members are trained to the best of their own ability.

Visit Robert Lee Martial Arts today to enroll in our classes and achieve a new level of personal fulfillment.


“Start everyday with an attitude of gratitude”


Master Robert Pavlicic’s Accolades

Martial Arts/Taekwondo

  • 7th Degree Black Belt, World Taekwondo Federation (WTF)

  • Former member of Canada National Team, 1993/1994 (MVP)

  • Former Canadian Middleweight Champion

  • 1993 World Championships – 5th Place, Madison Square Garden, New York

  • 1995 Japan open – 5th Place, Osaka, Japan

  • 1992 Russia Games – Silver Medalist, Moscow, Russia

  • Level 3 – National Instructor Certification, WTF Association of -- Canada

  • Former Provincial Team Coach

  • 1999 Pan AM Games – Technical Chairperson – Taekwondo

  • 1999 Canadian Martial Arts Instructor of the Year – WTF Association of Canada

  • Overseas Training – Korea National Sport University, Seoul, South Korea

  • Citation – For dedicated service and outstanding contribution to the development of Taekwondo as a World Sport – WTF Association of Canada

  • Citation – For development of Provincial and National level programs – WTF Association of Canada

  • 1979 – Began Martial Arts training


Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

  • Brown Belt under Roberto Correa de Lima, Gordo Jiu Jitsu Academy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

  • IBJJF Brazilian Nationals, Sao Paulo - Bronze -Purple masters 3

  • IBJJF Rio Open, Rio de Janeiro - Bronze -Purple masters 3

  • IBJJF BJJ Pro New York - Gold -Purple masters 3

  • IBJJF BJJ Pro Los Angeles - Gold -Purple masters 3

  • IBJJF Pans No Gi, New York - Gold -Purple masters 3

  • IBJJF New York Open Gi - Gold -Purple masters 3

  • IBJJF New York Open No Gi - Gold -Purple masters 3

  • IBJJF Belo Horizonte Open, Brazil - Gold -Purple masters 3

  • IBJJF Pans Gi, Long Beach California - Bronze

  • IBJJF Worlds No Gi, Anaheim California - Silver

Health & Fitness

  • Certified Personal Trainer, ISSA

  • Certified Nutrition and Wellness Specialist, AFPA

  • Certified CPR

  • Certified Athletic First Aid

  • Member of Can-Fit-Pro (Canadian Fitness Professionals)

  • Member of International Sport Sciences Association

  • Member of American Fitness Professionals Association


 Our Instructors


Our Instructors have been members of our school from 15-25 years.  They are caring, motivating, and show integrity in everything they do, and feel deeply invested in the success of our students.


Master Marty Smith
5th Degree Black Belt


Ms. Jasmine Gilbert
4th Degree Black Belt


Ms. Jan Failing
3rd Degree Black Belt


Master Jeff Butterworth
5th Degree Black Belt


Ms. Mullein Thorleifson
2nd Degree Black Belt


Ms. Sara Sinclair
2nd Degree Black Belt


Ms. Anjali Patel
3rd Degree Black Belt


Ms. Vanessa Mayer
4th Degree Black Belt


Mr. Noah Beaton
3rd Degree Black Belt


Mrs. Michelle Smith
4th degree Black Belt