Budo Classes

Our comprehensive program consists of 18 general Samurai arts and 18 specialized Ninja arts. The foundation is based on Taijutsu (unarmed skills), Bojutsu (staff skills), Bikenjutsu (sword skills), Seishin Teki Kyoyo (moral and spiritual training), and Goshinjutsu (self-defense). In addition, students have the opportunity to learn some of our specialized programs.  

By experiencing different viewpoints and developing a more “worldly knowledge” you will be better positioned to discover balance and harmony in everyday life that works for you. 

Our programs are constantly evaluated and refined, giving our members up-to-date life strategies and cultural experiences. 

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Cultural Classes

To develop as a balanced warrior it is important to study and understand the culture and philosophy in which Traditional Japanese Martial Arts developed. For this reason, our programs go beyond fighting skills. Below are some areas we study.


The samurai (or Bushi) were the warriors of premodern Japan. They later made up the ruling military class that eventually became the highest-ranking social caste of the Edo Period (1603-1867). Samurai employed a range of weapons such as bows and arrows, spears, and guns, but their main weapon and symbol was the sword.

Polite Arts

is an essential concept in traditional Japanese aesthetics. The exact translation of the word depends on the context. In the Chinese philosophical texts the term was taken from, yūgen meant “dim”, “deep” or “mysterious”


In Japan, calligraphy is considered one of the fine arts. It implies the skillful writing of characters in the usual meaning of the English word “calligraphy”, and the entire culture associated with it as a discipline. It is a sister art to poetry and painting.