About Tora-Jutsu

Tora Jutsu is a traditional and self defense focused martial art.  It is very effective at developing powerful martial artists.  It has ancient roots from masters over many centuries.  Tora Jutsu is a program of character education, meaning that it teaches correct principles that help students become better people and citizens.  Tora Jutsu is to not a sport oriented martial art, it is geared more toward survival and effective conflict resolution.  It is a way of being.  It is a journey to develop a person from the inside out into better, more peaceful warriors, equipped to keep themselves and their families safe from harm. Tora Jutsu warriors over the years train in small dojo's, basements, and studios world wide.  Tora Jutsu has only been practiced in the United States for around 40 years.  Its roots reach back to Okinawa, and even China.  It has been heavily influenced by Hung Gar, Wing Chun, Ba Gua, and Tonaka Te.  Tora Jutsu is great for students of many capabilities as it relies on energy redirection, physics, and leverage, rather than bruit force.

Some benefits of Tora Jutsu training:

  • An effective system of self defense
  • Teaches character education and good morals
  • Teaches safe techniques for falling and avoiding injury
  • Promotes improved mind-body coordination
  • Aids in increasing flexibility of joints and muscles
  • Provides methods for relaxation of body and mind
  • Improves focus and concentration
  • Raises stamina and physical conditioning
  • Trains the mind to remain calm under stressful situations
  • Develops a dynamic, energetic individual
  • Toughens the body to absorb impacts and pain