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The Kodenkan Center offers an array of martial arts for the Tucson community, with courses for children and adults. It is an affiliate of the Kodenkan Yudanshakai, one of the oldest martial arts organizations in Tucson, Arizona.

Martial arts are excellent means of improving one's physical and mental well being.

Join any time. Leave a message at our phone, send us an e-mail, or stop by at the Dojo Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00 - 7:00, or Saturdays 12:00 - 2:00.

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Kodenkan Center Annual Junior Sumo competition and Fall Potluck The Center will hold its now traditional Sumo festival and potluck on Sunday, November 5. All junior members of the KDK are invited to participate. The potluck is open to all members of the KDK and their families. Bring a dish or beverage to share and make new friends in the KDK family. Bow-in and competition will begin promptly at 11AM

The Kodenkan Center has been named one of the top Martial Arts Schools in Tucson by Expertise a young company based in Seattle, WA on a mission to help people connect with the best local experts.

Center Classes

  • Matsunoryu Goshinjitsu - A modern martial arts style. Learn practical self defense techniques, with emphasis on throwing and grappling. Classes available for adults and children.
  • Cardio Karate - A fun workout that combines basic self defense techniques with aerobic exercise.
  • Little Dragons (ages 3-5) Get your little ones involved in a fun physical activity. Children learn basic martial arts and physical conditioning. Emphasis is placed on discipline, patience, focus and respect for self and others.
  • Kenjutsu (Sword Techniques) class meets the first and third Saturday of every month from 12:50 to 2:00. The class is open to brown belts and up, members of the KDK. If not a brown belt, student must be 16 years of age; permission of the student's Sensei is required.
  • Karate Basics class meets second Saturday 12:50 - 2:00 and third Friday 5:30 - 7:00 PM every month. Some karate training is expected. Come and refine your moves, stances, Kata, etc.