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Heiwa Dojo

Instructor:William Maren
Style:Aikijutsu / Kenjutsu
Country:United States
By invitation only
Joliet, 60431

Heiwa Dojo is a place for serious adults to pursue the classical martial arts and ways of Japan as a way of life. Our primary arts are aikijutsu (aikdo) and kenjutsu (swordsmanship). The curriculum includes the study of related aspects of Japanese art, language and culture.

We are part of a network of independent dojo throughout the country united by the particular arts that we practice.

Heiwa Dojo is a formal organization, and prospective students are required to schedule an appointment to watch at least one class prior to applying for membership. If after viewing a class the person wishes to join, he may request an interview with the head instructor of our dojo. Questions are greatly encouraged at this time. This process assures that the character, morals, goals and commitment of the applicant are compliant with that of our group. Heiwa Dojo welcomes individuals who hold themselves to the highest personal standards, and are sincerely interested in dedicated study of the arts that we practice.

Previous martial arts experience is not required to study here. New students are carefully guided in their training to assure proper development and safety. Due to the serious nature of the training, a minimum age of 16 is required.