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Juko-Kai International is the governing body over many national and international dojos including Toho Blade & Bushido. Juko-Kai's exclusive branch, Juko-ryu Aiki Inyo Toho, is dedicated to the harmonious connection between mind and body through the art of the sword. It encompasses three main disciplines: Kenjutsu, Iaijutsu, and Battojutsu. In our Bujutsu division, emphasis is placed on formal sword training and weaponry. Members learn sword etiquette, precise movements, kata sequences, drawing/sheathing techniques, formal cuts, disarmament tactics, combat scenarios, and other essential elements of Japanese sword arts.


Sensei Robert Smith is a dedicated Menkyo Okuden Instructor in Juko-ryu Aiki Inyo Toho. With a passion for martial arts and deep respect for Japanese culture, he trained under renowned practitioners, including Shihan Matthew Smith, a direct student of Juko-Kai International founder and Soke, Rod Sacharnoski. Sensei Smith's teaching blends traditional and modern methods, specializing in Iaijutsu and Kenjutsu. He welcomes students of all kinds, offering personalized instruction focused on discipline, respect, and mindfulness. Join a transformative journey with Sensei Smith, honing your swordsmanship skills and embracing the samurai tradition's cultural heritage.

"It's better to be a warrior in a garden, than a gardener in a war." 
~Chinese Proverb (paraphrased)

Katana Sensei in dojo
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