Over 50 Years of Traditional Karate Teaching
We are the 3rd generation of Midwest Karate Academy, a martial arts school in South Bend, IN. The Dojo was founded by Hanshi Tadashi Yamashita and Sensei James Ninios over 50 years ago.
Hanshi Tadashi Yamashita teaches karate that is dynamic and flowing, like waves crashing on the shore, and from that, his own style, Suikendo. We defend and attack with constant movement, to and from one technique to the next, continually directing power, energy and speed toward the opponent.