An interior view of Itten Dojo.
Suino Sensei instructing during a visit to our dojo.
Jujutsu is a great art for teenagers as well as adults.
Kenjutsu practices are loud and dynamic.
Shodo, the art of Japanese calligraphy, is also a form of meditation.
Visiting JMAC black-belts stage a vigorous demonstration of judo.
An example of jo-nage, a throw executed by means of a four-foot staff.
An Itten Dojo student receives a well-earned promotion.
Iaido students training on a nice day with our overhead door open.
During kenjutsu training, a beginning students receives some extra help.
Nihon Jujutsu is a modern approach to training based on older methods.
Reishiki, or ceremonial etiquette, is an important part of traditional arts.

Welcome to Itten Dojo

Personalized instruction in traditional Japanese martial arts since 1992.

The positive, challenging, and uplifting environment at Itten Dojo will provide support, encouragement, and a proven path to greater capabilities...not to mention an incredible amount of fun.

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Something different from typical martial arts

I’ve trained in other martial arts over 20 years and, for me, this dojo, its people, and the arts practiced in it are simply exceptional. If you’d like to see something different from the typical martial arts businesses, something that is truly beautiful and useful, something that will engage your mind and body from day one, something that challenges ALL of its practitioners—from day one to decades of practice, this is it. This. Is. It.

Dr. Sarah St. A.

The traditional spirit at Itten Dojo

Many of the Japanese martial arts you encounter in this country have been commercialized to the point where their deeper values and benefits are lost in the shuffle of capturing and retaining more and more students. Facilities dedicated to the serious study of the Japanese martial arts are rare indeed! Itten Dojo is one of these few. The spirit of the dojo shines through, in its correct appointments—spare, clean, elegant—and safe, ordered training space. This is an environment suitable for the “spiritual forging” that the best practice of the Japanese martial arts entails.

Diane S.

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NEWS & EVENTS

What’s happening at Itten Dojo

  • Saturday, May 11, 2024
  • 10:45am-11:45am
  • Only Shodo Class in May
  • Training with Rie Bailey Sensei
  • May 17-19, 2024
  • Event begins at 6:00pm
  • Seminar with Suino Sensei
  • Training and testing for the iaido and jujutsu classes.
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  • Saturday, May 25, 2024
  • 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Intro to Iaido Seminar
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