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Upcoming Events


Parent's Night Out: Dodgeball!

Feb 24, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018

Youth ages 7-14 are invited to dodgeball night! You know there is more than one way to play dodgeball right? Ever played spider dodgeball? Jedi dodgeball? Jailbreak? Samurai dodgeball? Get ready to dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge at this fast paced game night!

Cost is $25 for the first child and $15 for every additional sibling. Pizza dinner from Amante will be provided.


Womens Workshop

Women's Ground Workshop

Mar 04, 2018

Join us for our first Women's Ground Workshop! This workshop is suitable for all skill levels. We will be covering the fundamentals of the ground flow in our curriculum and reserving time to answer any questions you may have! 

This is a free community event and all dojo community women are welcome! Bring your questions, this workshop is for you!

Ground Tactics

Ground Tactics Workshop

Mar 23, 2018

The Japanese word "nagare" means to flow. The ability to flow, whether you are standing or on the ground in a confrontation is an invaluable skill and an indicator of one's martial arts prowess. Join us as we explore techniques and transitions that will allow you to defend yourself, subdue an attacker, and protect those who need you.

Attire: Rash guard or t-shirt, shorts or compression pants and a mouthguard.

nerf night

Parent's Night Out: Nerf Night!

Mar 24, 2018

Join us for our Parent's Night Out Nerf Night! At Nerf Night children bring their own Nerf guns and ammunition and engage in a fun team battle. Youth ages 7-14 are invited to attend this fun night and have the chance to perfect their Nerf skills.

Cost is $25 for the first child and $15 for every additional sibling. Pizza dinner from Amante will be provided.

WSD Workshop

Women's Self Defense Workshop

Apr 28, 2018

Our Women's Self Defense workshops are designed to give you the foundations of self protection and tools you can adopt right now to increase your awareness and better protect yourself and others. Our workshop will explore various methods of dealing with an altercation, escalation and de-escalation tactics, techniques, and strategies designed specifically for women. Bring your friends and questions! Ages 14+

Half of all proceeds will be donated to the Orange County Rape Crisis Center.

This workshop is suitable for new and returning participants.

Tengu Training: Mountain Warrior and Meditation Weekend

Tengu Training: Mountain Warrior and Meditation Weekend

May 04, 2018 - May 06, 2018

This is not your usual seminar! Join us for this amazing opportunity to train on Shin Togakure! We will be offering a 2 day training, meditation, mountain warrior experience. Space will be limited to 15 students. This is an ADULT ONLY (21+) event and we will be camping overnight on the mountain. Prepare to push your boundaries and test your strength on the mountain.

Each day's activities will involve conditioning, martial arts training, and meditation.

We will be training on Shin Togakure, 20 minutes outside of Blowing Rock and the location of our annual Mountain Quest seminar.

****Participants may arrive at 5pm on Friday if you would like to camp an additional night****

Mountain Quest

Mountain Quest 2018

Aug 10, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018

Join us for this amazing tradition and the most authentic training experience outside of Japan! We gather on a training ground on the same latitudinal line as the original Ninja training grounds of Mount Togakure in Japan, it’s the closest to the lineage of ninja you can get without flying overseas. Experience true ninja training on real mountain terrain. Spend the evenings with good friends, old and new, around the campfire and sleep under the stars.

****NEW THIS YEAR: We will be offering To-Shi (3rd degree) testing on the mountain! There are only 5 testing slots available. Please complete the evaluation application no later than May 12th.****  

To Shi Evaluation Application: