We are pleased that you have chosen to visit the home page of Marion and Grant Counties premier martial arts school. Our family has served the area since 1977.  Our instructors are State, Regional, National and World rated champions in competition and we have trained multiple champions over the years. Our Master Instructor has over 40 years of experience and has been trained and graded in Okinawa, Japan.

Okinawan Martial Arts Center (Yushikan) offers a variety of Training Programs for children and adults. We have been connecting people with their Personal Power through martial arts since 1977.  All of our classes are conducted in a safe and supportive environment by fully trained professional instructors. We offer the best martial arts instruction, life skills program, and training experience anywhere.

We inspire Personal Power by instilling self-confidence in our students, motivating them to push themselves to and beyond their perceived potential, both physically and psychologically, in a safe and nurturing environment. When a student experiences their intense Personal Power, they are able to breakthrough self-limiting beliefs!

The Okinawan Martial Arts Center (Yushikan) offers the most comprehensive martial arts education available in the area. No other school in the Grant County area offers the same depth of training in traditional Okinawan / Japanese martial arts. We are also the only School in the area open five days a week. Authentic Internationally Certified Black Belt Instructors teach EVERY class.


Instruction will be offered in the following authentic and traditional arts:

  • Okinawan-Den Gojuryu Karate-do (Miyazato Lineage)
  • Ryukyu Dento Kobujutsu Ufuchiku-Den (weapons)
  • Nihon-Den Konami-Ryu Aikijujutsu (Unarmed art of the Samurai)
  • Morinaga-ha Toyamaryu Iaido and Battojutsu (Sword)
  • Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo (Short Staff of the Samurai)

This dojo is sanctioned by the following associations;


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