JUKO-KAI MIDWESTERN MARTIAL ARTS HEADQUARTERS

WELCOME!

WE ARE A TRADITIONAL COMBAT MARTIAL ARTS CENTER HELPING THOSE IN AND AROUND OUR COMMUNITY TO BE SAFER, LIVE EMPOWERED & TO PROTECT THEMSELVES AND THEIR FAMILIES.

Private Martial Arts

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One of our most popular requests is for private lessons which we offer throughout the week to personalize your lessons to you. We work with groups or individuals. We have also customized lessons to fit those with physical limitation as we believe everyone should be able to protect themselves. Contact us and let us know how we can accommodate!

Female Warrior's Club

Calling all females who have a desire to learn and study the martial arts for self-protection and empowerment. No prior martial arts experience is needed. Class led by Sensei Karissa M. Salazar.

Saturdays 10:00am to 11:00am.

$25

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Male Warrior Club

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All Male Combat Defense Class.

 Saturdays 2:00pm to 3:00pm

$25

JUKO-RYU TOIDE-JUTSU INTENSIVE

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 This is a Traditional Combat Martial Arts Major Event!!!
You will not want to miss this opportunity!
 

This Intensive will be for all levels! Even those with ZERO experience!
 

Toide-Jutsu is a Complete Combat Martial Art (Bujutsu) with a rich historical background that can be traced back to the Royal Imperial Family of Okinawa.
Toide can be used in any situation that requires physical defense with its focus on being able to easily defend yourself and manipulate the opponent through balance breaking and pain compliance techniques.
 

This Event is a 2 Day Course for 4 Hours each day.
Anyone who is able to attend will receive an official certificate of accomplishment direct from the Central Hombu of Juko-Kai International, Signed by our Head Founder R. Sacharnoski, Soke/12th Dan - 9th Dan Hanshi, Okinawa/Japan!
As a Central Hombu approved Dojo, we are super excited and proud to bring you this great opportunity!!!

   

What will you Learn?
Everyone at the event will learn/go through the basics and foundations of Joint manipulation and control, break-falling/Rolling in order to be protected if knocked down in a fight, Proper striking to break the attacker's balance and concentration & how to effectively and quickly put an attacker down with minimal effort.
Best of all those of you who are just starting will learn to have confidence and those of you who are advanced will grow your confidence in your ability to defend yourselves when faced with an attacker!!!
 

The full cost of this event is $299.00. BUT! if you sign up by June 1st you will get $50 OFF!!! Making this grand Event ONLY $249.00!!! After June 1st the cost is back to the Full $299! So Hurry & register Now!
 

The Age Limit for this event is 16yrs and Up!
(those participating under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign for them to participate)

 

To Register: Come see us at the Dojo

contact us at 260-415-6803
or message us through Facebook
or our email: jrtmartialartscenter@outlook.com!

Private Gym

Workout in the privacy of your own gym!! All Martial Arts Members get a free membership to use the gym. Contact us to schedule your own workout time!! Need a personal trainer? We've got those too!

Class Opportunities

Monday Hardening & Body Conditioning

Conditioning & Hardening

 Hardening the bones, building calluses, growing tolerance, gaining strength, traditional training and more! 

Mondays at 6:00pm to 6:30pm

Monday Toide-Jutsu

Toide Hariagoshi

Once only taught to kings, Toide combines Aikido, wrist-locks and hard fist techniques used to disable an opponent.  It is one of the more advanced artforms and is taught by the highest ranked Toide martial artist in our area, Shihan Matthew S. Smith.  

Mondays at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Tuesday Toho: Iaijutsu & Kenjutsu (Sword)

Quick Draw & Cut Technique

Learn the art of the Sword.  The beautiful yet deadly movements of Toho are taught Tuesday evenings from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

Tuesday & Thursday Meditative Kata

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Meditation through bovement and breath.  Bring balance to your mind and body to start your day out right.

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00am to 11:00pm.

Wednesday Shorin-Ryu Karate

Students Enjoying Shorin-Ryu Karate Practice

Join us Wednesday evenings with Shihan Matthew S. Smith and Sensei Billy Bickerstaff as they lead the class through traditional Okinawan kata and proper forms that are a foundational part of many other artforms. Increase your strength both in body and in mind.

Wednesdays at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Thursday Goshinjutsu Combat-Defense

Goshinjutsu Combat Defense Class

Join us Thursday evenings for techniques that originated in Okinawa designed to protect you and your loved ones in real-life situations.  Shihan Matthew S. Smith leads this class combining the different martial arts forms into one that results in learning the real-world practical applications of the techniques. This class increases your reflex time, hand-eye coordination and sparring abilities.

Thursdays at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Friday K&J Combat Defense

Shihan-Dai Throwing

Enjoy a Friday night out at the dojo for Kempo & Jujustu Combat Defense!  Learn how to use another’s momentum to your advantage along with different combinations of efficient and effective blocks and strikes that can save your life.

Fridays at 7:00pm to 8:30pm.

Saturday Yoga Unwind

Yoga unwind Class on Saturdays @ 1pm

Release all of your stress from the week by getting your body moving with easy yoga healthy for anyone and everyone!  Yoga provides so many health and healing benefits to the body!  Join us in the journey to increase your balance, flexibility and strength. Lead by Sensei Karissa M. Smith.

Saturdays at 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

Youth & Homeschool Martial Arts

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Give your children the opportunity of a lifetime with martial arts in their curriculum great for discipline, control, confidence, respect, protection from bullying and so much more. Youth classes are held by Shihan Matthew S. Smith on Mondays at 10:00am to 10:45am and Wednesdays at 6:00pm to 6:45pm.

Friday Powerful & Effective Striking

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Learn how to increase your striking abilities!  This class focuses on making your punches, kicks and strikes extremely powerful!  Lead by Shihan Matthew S. Smith.

Fridays 6:00pm to 6:30pm.

Live Empowered!

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About Us

Shihan Matthew S. Smith

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Shihan Matthew S. Smith is the Headmaster of Juko-Ryu Toide & Martial Arts Center and has been studying Martial Arts and body mechanics since he was 7 years old.


Shihan Smith joined Juko-Kai International in 2013, was certified to instruct by the Soke (Head founder) of Juko-Kai and holds ranks in several of the Juko-Kai arts. 

He is the Juk-Kai Regional Director of Toidejutsu with his highest ranks being in Juko-Ryu Toide, Toho: Iaijutsu/Kenjusu(Sword), Goshinjutsu & Shorin-Ryu Karatejutsu.

 He has experience in several other systems as well such as Tea Kwon Do, Wing Chun and more. 


"My passion is to study and teach the Martial Arts and through these art forms empower others."

~ Shihan Matthew S. Smith



Sensei Karissa M. Smith

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 Shihan-Dai Karissa M. Smith is the Assistant Headmaster of Juko-Ryu Toide & Martial Arts Center.

She is the Juko-Kai Hombu Represenative of Shorinji Chikara-Ken Karatejutsu, She also holds 3rd Dan rank in Toide as well as ranks in Goshinjutsu, Shorin-Ryu Karate and Weaponry and is the highest ranking female in Traditional Asian Recognized Combat Martial Arts in the Midwest.


Shihan-Dai Karissa incorporates health and physical wellness into her instruction as she is also a Licensed Dental Hygienist and Certified Yoga Instructor.


"Martial arts isn’t just an activity. It’s a way of life, and we can use it to inspire and empower others. "

~Shihan-Dai Karissa M. Smith

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Juko-Ryu Toide & Martial Arts Center

704 S Buffalo St, Warsaw, IN 46580, USA

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Dojo Hours

Monday 10am-11am; 5pm-9pm

Tuesday 10am-11am; 5pm-7pm

Wednesday 10am-11am; 5pm-9pm

Thursday 10am-11am; 5pm-9pm

Friday 10am-11am; 5pm-9pm

Saturday 8am-3pm


Private Lessons and Private Gym Sessions scheduled at student and instructor's discretion any day of the week.  


Call or message to schedule your personal time at 260-415-6803.