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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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Remembering Dai Shihan Vinson Holck .

Senior ClinicsThe Kodenkan Yudanshakai will hold another series of Senior clinics on Friday September 7 and Saturday September 8. The clinics are open to all KDK members 14 years of age and older. The Friday session will be held at our Dojo: The Kodenkan Center and will run 5:30 - 8:30 PM. The Saturday session will be at the MATS Dojo (4100 S Palo Verde Rd) and will run 8:00 - 11:00 AM. Cost $10 for non-black belts. Plan on attending both sessions

Kodenkan Yudanshakai Fall Picnic - Sunday, October 14th, 11-3 at Hoffman Park, 4875 E Cecilia

2nd and 4th Saturday in September and October, 12:30 pm to 2:00. Note earlier start time.

Kyu Testing (by invitation only)
Sunday November 18th, 11:30 am, M.A.T.S, 4100 S Palo Verde Rd

Effective this week, the family/junior jujitsu class will meet Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 only. Thursday class is suspended until further notice.

The Kodenkan Center named 2017 Top Martial Arts Schools in Tucson by Expertise

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.
  • Children's Martial Arts 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 Second and Fourth Saturday of every month from 12:30 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.