Mugai Ryu
Iai Hyodo

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

Classes Resuming at Chicago Dojo

We are happy to announce that classes are resuming in Chicago at the Japanese Culture Center. There are new protocols in place for COVID mitigation and additional paperwork for students to fill out. Existing members can check the forum for updates.

New Members

If you are interested in becoming a new member and have not yet received an email regarding the introduction class, please contact us.

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.