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A Dux Ryu Ninjitsu Facility
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Course Descriptions

We offer a variety of courses ranging from hard-core traditional martial art training to health, fitness, and self-reliance, depending upon the interest and needs of the students.

Dux Ryu Ninjitsu's style, developed by Frank Dux, is geared to the individual, thus the individual's progress is faster, finding personal self-defense practical for today's threats and builds around one's own strengths and weaknesses. Another factor, separating Dux Ryu Ninjitsu from traditional Martial Arts, is that training is not addressed to fighting only under ideal conditions like in a school, but in fluctuating situations and environments. For example, one v. multiple attackers, fighting in the dark, in a crowd or hallway, on slippery ground, such as wet grass, where a fight strategy emphasizing kicking would be rendered useless.

After the student has become proficient in hand to hand, hand to weapon self reliance, he/she is introduced to "Inpo": the art of escape: climbing, herbology, emergency first aid, acupressure, water safety, outdoor survival skills and a host of other rewarding and enjoyable skills, all of which can be employed in self-defense so that one can go anywhere in the world and, under the most extreme conditions, survive.

Dux Ryu Ninjitsu based courses:
The three paths listed are all based on the core curriculum of Dux Ryu Ninjitsu (DRN) and cover the same material. The differences mainly lie in the drills and application of the material.
DRN - the foundation course, geared to the use of each participant's abilities and body. The course is geared to increase the self-confidence of the participant to approach any situation.
DRN Combat - For those individuals looking for a little more physical workout and contact, this course includes accelerated training, requires more physical conditioning and significant practice outside of class times (16 years old and up only).
DRN Competition Sparring - for those people interested in including the sport aspect of martial arts into their training, this course emphasizes developing the skills for stand-up point sparring tournaments, but also covers other applied aspects of fighting and self reliance for the real world (16 and up)
Dux Ryu for Kids (DRK) - Same as the adult DRN course with more emphasis on discipline, focus, self reliance, and competition sparring all rolled into one. Geared for more fun and enjoyment for kids while maintaining the discipline for a good martial artist.

Self Reliance (SR) - many places offer "self defense" courses, but we prefer that you increase your self reliance, self confidence, self preservation as a better way to approach confrontation. We feel that the only way the course will be useful is if you practice, so our course is an ongoing series of classes taught by law enforcement and martial art personnel from various backgrounds to present different approaches. The course is offered twice a month, and after your initial course fee, attendance at any other SR course for the next year to keep your skills sharp is a just a nominal fee.
Self Reliance for Woman (SRW)

Self Reliance for Kids (SR)

Health and Fitness
Martial Art Fitness - a general fitness course that is good for the general population as well as martial artists. We believe in complete fitness - strength, stamina, speed -
Body Weight Conditioning seminars - movement patterns that mimic natural movement patterns necessary for all physical activities,

Other courses:
Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) - teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. The course focuses on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.
Emergency First Response Secondary Care (first aid) - covers injuries or illnesses that are not immediately life threatening. Participants focus on secondary assessment and first aid through knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice.
The Emergency First Response Care for Children course is an innovative CPR, AED and First Aid training course that teaches participants how to provide emergency care for injured or ill children (ages one to eight) and infants less than one year old. Participants learn about the types of medical emergencies that children face, and how they differ from adult conditions. The curriculum also includes the importance of attending to basic emergency situations with children, the emotional aspects of caring for children, secondary care for children, and preventing common injuries and illnesses in children.