Are you looking for traditional, non-sports orientated training in the martial arts that offers small classes or private lessons? Are you in the Toronto area? Look no further. You have found what you have been looking for! Ryuuko Dojo is a traditionally based mixed martial arts training opportunity located in Toronto, Ontario. The style taught is called Gogyo Goshin-jitsu, (Japanese for ' Five Element Self Defense') a mixed hard/soft martial arts style containing techniques and forms from 5 different martial arts styles;
Karate,(hardstyle strikes, kicks and blocks)
Judo, (throws and chokes)
Jiu-jitsu, (grappling, joint locks and controlling methods)
Okinawan/Shaolin Kempo, (the five animal forms)
Qi-Gong, (life-force skills)
Also studied are the combat applications of many different weapons, The instructor, John Dempsey Jr., is a Nidan, (certified second degree black belt), and has over 25 years experience in various martial arts and over 10 years experience in teaching this style of martial arts. Gogyo Goshin jitsu is a very well rounded style offering training in all aspects of martial arts listed above and more, (meditation, meridian theory, pressure points, etc.). The training is both indoors and outdoors, using traditional training methods from the above mentioned styles. Very effective for self-defense or personal development on many levels. For more information see www.ryuukodojo.com or to register, or to book a seminar near you, Let's Rock!