October 2011: Martial Tactical Seminar
John Viol will return to the Martial Science Center on Sunday 10/16 for another installment in the Martial Tactical series; all experience levels are welcome. See the flier for details.
August 2011: Women's Self Defense
Next month, MSC will present a new Women's Self Defense seminar drawing techniques from Kudo, the Japanese Mixed Martial Art. See the flier for details.
July 2011: Women's Self Defense
The Martial Science Center will again offer a Women's Self Defense seminar on Saturday, July 30.
June 2011: Karate now offered!
The Martial Science is pleased to welcome Dan Kendall Sensei and the Detroit Kakuto Karate Kai, offering instruction in the Japanese mixed martial art of Kudo.
May 2011: Aikido classes begin
The Martial Science Center is pleased to expand its offerings of quality martial arts with Yoshinkai Aikido classes on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 7 pm under Tom Pakledinaz Sensei and John Parks Sensei. You can try aikido free for the month of May; call 248-703-1471 for more information.
February 2011: Winter Sogo Seminar
The Martial Science Center is offering another Sogo Budo Seminar with highly-skilled, certified instructors from several Japanese martial arts. The seminar is from 2 to 5 pm on Saturday 3/12. Read the flier.
January 2011: New Video--By the Sword
The Martial Science Center and Takuma Kan Iai Jutsu are pleased to present our new video, By the Sword.
November 2010: Free Martial Arts Therapy Workshop
David Reicher M.S., C.B.I.S., co-founder of Martial Arts Therapy,
will offer a free class at noon on Saturday 11/6, open to all students
ages 5 and up with a neurological deficit, including but not limited
to ADD/ADHD, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Crouzon’s syndrome, Down’s
syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy, Sensory Integration Dysfunction, Traumatic
Brain Injury/Closed Head Injury, Stroke and Behavioral Disorders.
See flier for more details.
October 2010: Free Women's Self Defense Classes
The Martial Science Center, along with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office and the iGroup, announce a series of free women's self defense classes at Athletic Republic on Saturdays in October. Read the story in the Oakland Press.
September 2010: Fall Sogo Seminar
Eight highly qualified instructors will host a seminar on a wide range of martial topics on Sunday, September 12 from noon to 3 pm. See the flier for instructors and topics.
August 2010: Personal Protection Seminar
Parks Sensei will host a Personal Protection Seminar on August 22nd, teaching practical, effective self-defense techniques for students of all ability levels. See the flier for details.
July 2010: Martial Tactical Returns
John Viol Shihan will share more of his effective, efficient tactics--including techniques using daily carry items and their unarmed equivalents--on Saturday, July 24th. We are incredibly lucky to have him share further techniques with us (including many new to previous participants) so plan to attend. See flier for more information.
May 2010: Women's Self Defense Morning Class Starting
Beginning Monday 5/3, the Martial Science Center will offer an
ongoing Women's Self Defense class from 10-11 am on Mondays and
Thursdays. Come learn effective self-defense, taught by talented
instructors in a safe environment. See
flier for details.
April 2010: Women's Self Defense Seminar
The Martial Science Center is pleased to offer another installment
of the Women's Self Defense Seminar on Saturday 4/24. For more information,
please see the flier.
March 2010: New Installment of Martial Tactical
John Viol Shihan returns to the Martial Science Center on Saturday 3/20 for another installment of the Martial Tactical seminar. All are welcome, regardless of experience level; Viol Shihan has much to share with all levels.
See the flier for details.
March 2010: Testing on 3/31
Students at the Suishinkan/Martial Science Center will test on Wednesday 3/31.
December 16, 2009: Womens's Self Defense Seminar Announced
The Martial Science Center is hosting another Women's Self Defense Seminar at Athletic Republic in Auburn Hills, on Saturday
January 16 from noon to 2 pm. This is straightforward, effective self defense for women of all ages.
See the flier for details.
October 23, 2009: Second Martial Tactical Seminar Announced
John Viol Shihan is coming back to Michigan to offer a second Martial
Tactical Seminar at the Martial Science Center's new location in
Auburn Hills. This seminar will build on the September seminar but
new participants are welcome. Students of all experience levels
will find much of value in this seminar; see
flier for more information.
September 30, 2009: Move Complete
Classes are now held at Athletic Republic in Auburn Hills. See
the Schedule & Location page for details.
September 14, 2009: Martial Tactical Seminar
John Viol Shihan will teach a Martial Tactical seminar; see
flier for more information.
August 6, 2009: Sogo Seminar Photos Posted
A selection of photos from last month's seminar are now available
in Photo Galleries on the left.
July 25, 2009: Summer Sogobudo Seminar
The Martial Science Center is pleased to host several knowledgeable
and renowned instructors for its first annual summer seminar, to
be held at Ultimate Soccer Arenas from 12 - 3 pm on Saturday 7/25.
Please see the flyer
for more information and call 248-703-1471 to reserve your spot
today! $40 ISBF members / $50 non-members.
May 25, 2009: Dues Reminder
Please remember that your dues should be paid before the end of
the month--not on the first of the month or the first class you
come to in a month. As new tenants at Ultimate Soccer Arenas, we
want to be particularly careful to have our rent in on time. Please
talk to Parks Sensei immediately if you have issues meeting the