Upcoming Cincinnati Quest Center Martial Arts Events

 

Annual Ninja Festival

November 2nd – 4th

Join James and Johanna Norris as they train with their teacher An-Shu Stephen K. Hayes and fellow To-Shin Do practitioners from all over the world! Train for the entire weekend, or just stop by to watch the free demonstrations on Saturday evening.

More information at NinjaFestival.com

 

 

Upcoming Tools & Tactics Class Themes

Monday, August 6th (7:30 to 8:15 pm)

Skill Focus: Grabbing and Clawing Strikes

This class will be focused on shakoken (clawing and grabbing strikes). This is an often forgotten about self-defense tool and we’ll look at a variety of scenarios and ways to apply these strikes.  

 

Monday, August 13th (7:30 to 8:15 pm)

Ground Skills

Avoiding going to the ground, getting up from the ground if you do get knocked or taken down, and defending while on the ground are all areas of self-defense that need to be explored. We will cover some of the foundations of these skills during this class.  

 

Monday, August 20th (7:30 to 8:15 pm)

Ground Skills

Avoiding going to the ground, getting up from the ground if you do get knocked or taken down, and defending while on the ground are all areas of self-defense that need to be explored. We will cover some of the foundations of these skills during this class. 

 

Monday, August 27th (7:30 to 8:15 pm)

Baton and Short Stick Skills

In this class we will look at how a baton or short stick could be use against a knife attack.

Upcoming Historical Class Themes

Thursday, August 2nd (8:15 to 9:00 pm)

Unarmed Kihon

Unarmed conflicts looked much different hundreds of years ago in Japan than they do today here in our country. In this class we’ll continue examining some of the foundations of historical unarmed training that take into consideration armor, longer ranged attacks and the realities of the laws and culture of the times. You don’t have to have attended the previous class to attend.

 

Thursday, August 9th (8:15 to 9:00 pm)

No Historical Class This Evening

Historical class is cancelled for this evening as several of our staff prepare for special weekend training with our teacher, Stephen K. Hayes in the mountains of North Carolina.

 

Thursday, August 16th (8:15 to 9:00 pm)

Gyokko Ryu Unarmed Skills

In this series of classes we’ll look at advanced unarmed skills from the historical Gyokko Ryu lineage.

 

Thursday, August 23rd (8:15 to 9:00 pm)

Gyokko Ryu Unarmed Skills

In this series of classes we’ll look at advanced unarmed skills from the historical Gyokko Ryu lineage.

 

Thursday, August 30th (8:15 to 9:00 pm)

Sword Kihon

In this series of classes we’ll look at the foundations of the Japanese sword. You don’t need to have attended previous bo classes to train in this evening’s session

Summer Camp Schedule

Keep watching for our 2019 Summer Schedule!