Mugai Ryu
Iai Hyodo
無外流居合兵道

In order to understand the true purpose of Mugai Ryu, one must train for 30 years, then 30 years more, then 30 years more.

2018 Chicago Japanese Matsuri

2018 Chicago Japanese Matsuri

We are so pleased to be a part of the Chicago Japanese Matsuri (Festival) this year! We will be performing a demonstration of Mugai Ryu Iaido on Saturday, September 29th at 11:45 AM and Sunday, September 30th at 12:00 PM.

Please come out to say hello and learn more about Mugai Ryu, and stop by the martial arts tent for additional demonstrations of Aikido and Iaido!

Our Mission

To cultivate our minds and bodies in order to improve the world we live in.

Our Values

Integrity, honesty, loyalty, discipline, and perseverance.

We push ourselves to be the best we can be, and by doing so, inspire others to do the same.

Our Path

We have set ourselves on a path to bring the practice of this powerful, old and beautiful style of swordsmanship into the 21st century. We invite you to walk this path with us to learn what it is to be a swordsman.