WELCOME

West Los Angeles Dojo

Tradition• Martial Arts • Fitness

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Ninpo Budo Taijutsu Training
 

 
Truly some of the best information and instruction in the Los Angeles area. Mark is thorough, committed, and deeply invested in sharing his vast knowledge of classical Japanese martial arts. Classes are challenging, stimulating, and fun!”

Our Dojo

The West Los Angeles Dojo teaches classical Japanese martial arts, which date back during the samurai era. Classes are taught in a traditional and non-competitive environment, which focus on 

  • Coordination

  • Discipline

  • Confidence

  • Fitness

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Unarmed Fighting

You will practice the un-armed combative methods of classical Japanese Jujutsu (Taijutsu) which includes

  • Receiving/Tumbling (Ukemi)

  • Hand Escapes (Te Hodoki)

  • Throwing (Nage Waza)

  • Joint locking (Kansetsu Waza)

  • Striking (Atemi)

  • Choking (Shime Waza)

  • Ground Techniques (Ne Waza)

Weapons Training

You will develop proficiency in a wide array of classical Japanese weapons, which were used on the battlefield that include include

  • Sword (Kenjutsu)

  • Knife (Tantojutsu)

  • Stave (Bojutsu)

  • Spear (Yarijutsu)

  • Halberd (Naginatajutsu)

  • Truncheon (Jutte)

  • Throwing Blades (Shurikenjutsu)

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