What we're about

Learn a traditional Japanese martial art with us, attend a free class in Genwakai Karate, Tenshin-ryu Kenjutsu, or Yamate-ryu Aikijutsu. Or all three! Ohiobudokan is a club of martial artists who have trained together at our location in the Historic Oregon District for over 35 years. Senior ranking members lead training sessions which encourage physical fitness, and mastery of the martial arts. Each club member pays monthly dues to keep our training hall open, dues are very affordable since we are a registered non-profit and educational institute and do not profit from dues. Also, we are the only dojo in the tri-state area offering Kenjutsu (Japanese swordsmanship using a real katana). For more information visit Ohiobudokan.org, there you'll find descriptions of each martial art and class times/dues. If you'd like to try any of them for free please reach out to us!

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GenwaKIDS Karate (8-16yrs)

Ohio Budokan Japanese Martial Arts and Cultural Center

Arrive 10 minutes prior to class. Wear something comfortable to work out in, a uniform is not required for the first few classes. Classes start with about 15 mins of stretching and warm-up exercises, followed by group practice and individual instruction. We have a lobby and public restroom for family members/friends to wait.

Yamate-ryu Aikijutsu - Grappling, Throwing, Joint Locks (Ages 16+)

Ohio Budokan Japanese Martial Arts and Cultural Center

Arrive 10 minutes prior to class. Wear something comfortable to work out in, a uniform is not required for the first few classes. Classes start with about 15 mins of stretching and warm-up exercises, followed by group practice and individual instruction. We have a lobby and public restroom for family members/friends to wait.

Tenshin-ryu Kenjutsu - Swordmanship, Katana, Bokken (Ages 16+)

Ohio Budokan Japanese Martial Arts and Cultural Center

Arrive 10 minutes prior to class. Wear something comfortable to work out in, a uniform is not required for the first few classes. Classes start with about 15 mins of stretching and warm-up exercises, followed by group practice and individual instruction. We have a lobby and public restroom for family members/friends to wait.

GenwaKIDS Karate (8-16yrs)

Ohio Budokan Japanese Martial Arts and Cultural Center

Arrive 10 minutes prior to class. Wear something comfortable to work out in, a uniform is not required for the first few classes. Classes start with about 15 mins of stretching and warm-up exercises, followed by group practice and individual instruction. We have a lobby and public restroom for family members/friends to wait.

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Adult Genwakai Karate (16+)

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