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, July 2nd (7:30 to 8:15 pm)

Open Hand Strikes

This class will be focused on happaken (open hand strikes). This is one of the most effective skills for modern self-defense and we’ll look at a variety of scenarios and ways to apply this strike.  

 

Monday, July 9th (7:30 to 8:15 pm)

Knife Defenses

Knives are one of the most scary threats to deal with. We’ll look at some beginning lessons for both armed and unarmed defenses against knife attacks.  

 

Monday, July 16th (7:30 to 8:15 pm)

Knife Defenses

Knives are one of the most scary threats to deal with. We’ll continue looking at some beginning lessons for both armed and unarmed defenses against knife attacks.  

 

Monday, July 23rd (7:30 to 8:15 pm)

Improvised Weapons: Flexible Tools

Using lessons from the historical kusari-fundo and other ancient Japanese weapons, we’ll look at a variety of modern day objects we could use to defend ourselves. Bring your martial art belt, regular belt, tie, or similar object.

 

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

Improvised Weapons: Flexible Tools

Using lessons from the historical kusari-fundo and other ancient Japanese weapons, we’ll continue looking at a variety of modern day objects we could use to defend ourselves. Bring your martial art belt, regular belt, tie, or similar object.

Upcoming Historical Class Themes

Thursday, July 5th (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, July 12th (8:15 to 9:00 pm)

Bo Kihon

In this series of classes we’ll look at the foundations of the Japanese 6-foot staff. You don’t need to have attended previous bo classes to train in this evening’s session. 

 

Thursday, July 19th (8:15 to 9:00 pm)

Bo Kihon

In this series of classes we’ll look at the foundations of the Japanese 6-foot staff. You don’t need to have attended previous bo classes to train in this evening’s session

 

Thursday, July 26th (8:15 to 9:00 pm)

Bo Kihon

In this series of classes we’ll look at the foundations of the Japanese 6-foot staff. 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!