All of the martial arts programs operated at the JCCC are affiliated with Japan, and are recognized by Martial Arts federations on both national and international levels. Over the five decades of its operation, we have produced winners and international competitors. Our instructors do much more than teach skills and techniques - they educate students in the tradition and discipline associated with these sports. Classes are catered to different skill levels and age groups. Class observation is recommended before registering for those who are not familiar with Martial Arts.
Martial Arts Programs Offered to JCCC Members
Aikido’s founder (or Kaiso), Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1969), “the great master”, was a Japanese soldier and philosopher.
The art of Iaido (ee-eye-doh) appears elegant and simple.
“The Way of the Staff”. Jodo, a Japanese art of the staff, is designed to defend against someone with a sword. Its spirit
Judo - "the Way of Gentleness" was founded by Dr.
Shito-Ryu Itosu-Kai is one of the main karate styles from Japan. Like all martial arts, karate is physically and mentally demanding.
“The Way of the Sword,” Kendo, is the Japanese art of fencing based on the techniques of the two-handed sword of the samurai.
Kyudo literally means “the Way of the Bow” and is the Japanese martial art of archery.
Since 2003, the JCCC Naginata Club has instructed members in the art of the Naginata, or Japanese polearm.