The Dojo


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 programs, as they are full.

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

__________________________________________________ Sat. 3/25 - New Instructional DVD! - THE WARRIOR'S MIND - Eight Ancient Keys to Happiness (Meditation/Self-Help 2-Disc DVD set) The_Warriora_Mind_DDVD_Todd_Norcross_meditation_video_The_Dojo_Budo.jpg_resized

Tues. 3/28/17 - Weapons Class at 6:15. Sword Practice outdoors - weather permitting.

Wed. 3/29/17 - 7:00 PM Bo Staff Training Outdoors - weather permitting.

Thurs. 3/30/17 - Group Belt Graduation/Celebration 7:00-8:00 PM

3/30/17 - New DVD! - The "Basic Throws of Budo" will be released. Throws_of_Budo_DVD_The_Dojo_Martial_Arts_Todd_Norcross.jpg_resized

4/15/17 - Brown Belt Testing 1-3.

4/29/17 - Free Women's Self Defense Seminar 1-3

Spring 2017 - Coming Soon! - A Level 1 (Earth Curriculum) Self-Defense Techniques Supplemental DVD is being produced and will be released.

The Dojo is a one of a kind Samurai and Ninja Self-Protection school located in Mason, Ohio.

For over ten years, The Dojo has been the leader in teaching pragmatic Self-Defense and Leadership Skills to both adult and youth students throughout the greater tri-state 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.

Children may begin our Budo training at the age of six (depending on maturity level). Adult students will learn our powerful martial art in beginner group classes.


"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.

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Get started on your exciting journey towards personal mastery through the study martial arts.

The techniques you will learn are powerfully effective, and will adapt to your age and body type.

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.

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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 unmatched adult self-defense 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

Rated #1 in Self-Defense since 2007

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To Sensei Norcross,

"I'm from Sydney, Australia. A practitioner of Ninjutsu and Karate. I came across your YouTube videos and just wanted to say a thank you for sharing. I find your style of teaching and the way you teach every move etc very easy to follow and perfect. A way a teacher should be teaching."

Jack Daniels - Magician/Illusionist

"Mr. Norcross- I must tell you that your YouTube videos are amazing! There is not one single video that I have watched of yours that has not taught me something. From the philosophical videos to the classical budo techniques, each contain their own pearls of wisdom.

You mention in a few of your videos that you have long distance students, how does one become one of you long distance students? I would love to have the opportunity to train with you and your staff. An amazing group of teachers."

- Kenn Fairly

"The Best in Instruction and Overall Martial Education." -

"What I wouldn't give to have a Dojo like yours in my city. Your students are very lucky."

- Mark D.