Nashville Classical  Japanese Aikido


Enter The Dojo of Nashville, Tennessee's most prestigious classical martial arts studio. Led by Steve Matthews, Yondan and Erwin Ricafort, Sandan, The Dojo of Nashville is where students of all ages go to learn self-defense in a safe and friendly environment. 

If you're looking to learn martial arts, boost your confidence, and get in-shape sign up for a free class today. 

2403 Nolensville Pike,  Suite 102,  Nashville, TN  37211        Call  (754) 800-DOJO

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Traditional  Aikido Training Friendly Atmosphere

Effective, practical martial arts training and classes in aikido.  Training with traditional Japanese weapons, modern weapons, and in empty hand techniques. 

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Event Rental Space Available! 

This dojo is quite large. We have  1200 square feet of mat space in 3000sf of room. Perfect for seminars or classes in yoga, meditation,  or other martial arts. If you need a space to teach for a weekend or on a regular basis,  contact for more information

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Everyone is welcome.

Whether you have trained in another art class or have never had any martial arts experience, new students are always welcome to join.  Our students come from all walks of life, including  professionals, university students, moms, dads, civilians, military and law enforcement officers.

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