The Dojo
Cincinnati Self Defense The Dojo Masaaki Hatsumi Todd Norcross


Come and learn at Cincinnati's Best Self-Protection school.

We teach authentic Samurai Martial Arts and Budo Ninjutsu.

Learn non-sport, powerful self-defense and life lessons.

Anti-Bullying and Confidence Building for youth ages 6 and up and adults of all ages and body types.

Please call 513-770-0834 to inquire about enrolling in one of our programs. _________________________________________________

Extra Curricular training opportunities:

9/16/17 - Saturday Brown Belt Testing/Feedback 1:00-3:00 PM

9/19/17 - Tuesday Weapons at 6:15 PM - Seated defenses against short sword attacks

9/20/17 - Samurai/Ninja Budo Class @ 7:00 PM - "Sutemi" Sacrifice Throwing Techniques Practice.

9/21/17 - Graduation Paperwork Deadline Date

9/28-17 - Thursday Night Belt Graduation/Celebration


Brand New Dojo (Double Sided) T-Shirts are here. $19.95 for youth sizes. $24.95 for adult sizes.

Brand new DVD is out. "Ninjutsu Tap Outs and Finishes". Now available at the dojo for $19.95. - one of the largest Martial Art video suppliers to the world, has picked up two of The Dojo's DVD's ("Throws of Budo" and "The Warrior's Mind").


Join us for our tenth and most exciting year adapting the ancient arts of the Samurai and Ninja to the modern world.

Note: There is a student waiting list on some of our Self-Defense programs, as they are full to capacity.

Please call 513-770-0834 to see if there are any openings for classes you are interested in signing-up for.


The Dojo has been the leader in teaching pragmatic Self-Defense and Leadership Skills to both adult and youth students throughout the greater Cincinnati area.

You can experience a culmination of Nine Martial Lineages and 1,000 years of Martial technology by learning a self-protection system that is so effective that it does not need to rely on strength, physical size, or gender.

The first step is to call 513-770-0834 to schedule your first beginner class as our guest.

We will assist you into the enrollment process and make you feel comfortable from day one.

"Martial Arts is about living a positive and productive life in the service and protection of others. It is not about dominating others for trophies or personal gain."

Learn the legendary techniques of the Ninja and Samurai.

Through the deep study of Japanese Samurai and Ninja Martial Arts. we have trained hundreds of successful people from all ages and walks of life to be the best person that they can be.

Get started on your exciting journey towards personal mastery through the study of martial arts. From day one you will learn: blocks, throws, joint locks, kicks, finishes, strategy,weapons, grappling, striking, vocal commands, pressure points, mind focusing, and defenses from the ground.

We also offer Weapons and Classical Budo classes, where you will learn the history and uses of ancient and modern samurai and ninja weaponry such as the Bo Staff, Sword, Chain, Short Staff, Shuriken and Polearms.

Please call 513-770-0834 for more information and to schedule your first beginner self-protection class.

Younger students from ages 6-7 will have fun working on improving focus, self-discipline, confidence, strength, stranger danger escapes, and how to develop a positive and respectful attitude in school and at home.

Youth students from ages 8-13 will learn effective self defense, anti-bullying techniques, self-discipline and confidence that will last a lifetime.

Adults travel up to three days a week from as far as Indiana, Dayton and Kentucky to train in our top-notch self-defense and weapons programs.

Make an appointment to start your first class by calling us at (513) 770-0834.

You can also stop by our school Mon-Thurs 11:00 AM-8:00 PM.

Saturdays 8:00 AM-1:00 PM

7936 S. Mason Montgomery Road

Mason, Ohio 45040

The best in Self-Defense since 2007

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