December 1, 2018
Special Workshop: Aiki and Swordsmanship with Erik Johnstone sensei


Erik Johnstone sensei (7th Dan Dentokan Aiki-jujutsu; 5th Dan Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Iai-Heiho) is visiting us from Shindokan Dojo in Rhode Island to teach exercises for generating internal power and how to apply that power to swordsmanship. Register here or see the Facebook event page for more details. The cost of this workshop is $50.


February 24-25, 2018
USFBD seminar featuring John Matthews sensei at Brooklyn Battodo


John Matthews sensei (yondan USFBD, yondan ZNTIR, sandan ZNBDR, shodan seizankai, nanadan yoshukai karate) is coming up from Florida to teach a seminar covering the USFBD curriculum. There will also be testing. For more information and updates, please see the event page on facebook.


January 23, 2018
Hataya sensei at Brooklyn Battodo


We are delighted to host Hataya sensei for the first time! Hataya sensei is President of the Zen Nihon Toyama-Ryu Iaido Renmei and head of Seizankai Dojo in Machida, Japan.

Hataya sensei will also be teaching at Byakkokan Dojo on January 24, and at Genbukan Dojo on January 25.


September 17-18, 2016 - Batto camp

We're excited to join Byakkokan and Genbukan Dojos for a weekend of training, camping, and socializing!


September 6, 2016 - New class added!


We're adding a new class starting in September! Every Tuesday at 8:45pm.


May 22, 2016 - ZNTIR Tai Kai in Machida, Japan


An international competition with Toyama ryu practitioners from around the world!


April 2, 2016 - First Class!


Come join us and begin from the beginning. If you are interested in taking classes, please email me at Hope to see you there!


Address:  630 Sackett Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217       


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