What is unique about this dojo?
At the Dallas Heike Ryu Jiu-Jitsu dojo, located in Garland, Texas we focus on real-world, practical Jiu-Jitsu techniques while staying true to authentic Japanese Jiu-Jitsu. We provide intense workouts with strength training, balance, coordination and discipline while guarding the safety of our students.
Our Judo and Aiki Jiu-Jitsu training model includes a large number of throws. We stress balance, form and physical fitness to accomplsh proper throwing techniques while keeping all students safe.
Our practice mats rest upon a 12" spring-floor for comfort and safety.
What kind of people do you teach?
We teach anybody who wants to learn the art of traditional Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Akido, Aiki Jiu-Jitsu. We teach individuals interested in learning practical no-nonsense real-world self-defense techniques as well as people who are entering or are in the military and law enforcement. We teach self-defense for women, college students, groups and companies. We can provide both on-site as well as personalized and private training sessions.
What age range do you teach?
There is no real age limit on our students. Your ability to participate in our training classes will depend largely on your own physical fitness. In general, our Jiu-Jitsu student ages range from 18 years old to 55 years old. Jiu-Jitsu and Judo techniques can, at times, be quite physically and mentally demanding, so it is important to come prepared before class with good stretching and warm-up exercises, and be generally in good physical condition.
Do you teach children?
We do not teach children under 18 years of age. Contact us if you are looking for a dojo in the Dallas metroplex area that is willing to teach children Judo and Jiu-Jitsu.
What is the cost?
Our fees are $150 per month. We have no association fees. You are welcome to come to as many of our scheduled Judo / Jiu-Jitsu training classes as you like throughout the month.
What is "Anshin Arashi"?
Anshin Arashi Martial Arts is traditional Judo and Jiu-Jitsu training, combined with modern principles. The Anshin Arashi system is the culmination of over 35 years of training and teaching by the founder, Soke Mike Love. We travel to Lawton Oklahoma four to five times a year to practice with Soke Mike Love and sharpen our skills.
See the Anshin Arashi, LLC website for more information.
How is the "Heike Ryu" pronounced?
Heike Ryu sounds like "Hike" as in "Hiker" or "Biker", and is pronounced "Hike -ee". Ryu sounds like "Roo" or "Rew". If we were to spell it phonetically it might look like; "Hike -ee Roo" or "Hikey Rew".