About Us

Tenshin Shinjitsu Dojo of Chicago/Illinois Ryu Sei Ken founded in March 2004  Our martial art school is a traditional dojo located in the Chicago North-West suburbs, solely created to provide Traditional and practical Japanese martial arts.

We maintain the highest training standards. Our programs are developed so each individual can enjoy progressing at their own rate of growth.  Classes are developed and conducted by the Chief Instructor.  Occasionally other internationally recognized Black belts participate in instructing classes, and assist the Chief Instructor when necessary.   The form of Aikido that is taught at Tenshin Shinjitsu Dojo of Chicago are very practical art form.

Ryu Sei Ken translated refers to School of the Sword.  Ryu Sei Ken of Illinois is traditional and practical sword art practiced at studied at our dojo following the teachings and under the direction of Sword Master and Founder  Mitsuhiro Saruta Soke Osaka Japan.

What is Tenshin Shinjitsu? 

Tenshin has several meanings. It mostly refers to “Heaven and Earth.”Another meaning for Tenshin means “sacred heart“.  Tenshin does not reflect another style of Aikido.  Shinjitsu in Japanese represents “truthfulness“.

Our training is important to us, and as important to you as well.  We strive to be honest in our training keeping it practical and maintain it’s art-form. At Tenshin Shinjisu Dojo of Chicago/Illinois Ryu Sei Ken we want to help you learn and understand there is a difference between training and being trained. We also strive for students to use their Aikido and Kenjitsu skills to free themselves from any inhibitions and have fun along the way.

All Dan(Black Belt) Ranking is Internationally recognized.

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