Martial arts focused on practical self-protection.

Teaching authentic martial arts for men, women and children for over 40 years.

Welcome to Kodokai Dojo!

That's me, practicing sword in Okinawa, Japan. I will be your teacher at Kodokai.
I have enjoyed a unique martial arts education. As a U.S. Marine I was stationed in the best place in the world for martial arts- Okinawa, Japan. This began my lifetime commitment to learning and sharing proven, practical self-defense skills.  

For the past 40 years I have taught police officers, federal agents, kids, and people just like you. Our classes are safe, fun and non-competitive.
We offer you a friendly supportive environment and authentic martial arts that are very different from what you will find elsewhere. Take a look through our website and contact us if you have questions.

Gudokan Dojo, Okinawa

Kodokai Dojo is the U.S. Representative

of the Gudokan Dojo, Okinawa, Japan.

Takamiyagi sensei operates the Gudokan Dojo in Koza, Okinawa. He has welcomed me and my students many times and has visited our dojo in Rhode Island 6 times.


With 40 years of experience we have seen countless schools come and go.


We are still going strong because:

  • We focus on skills that work.
  • We offer value and won't nickel and dime you every step of the way.
  • Our environment is welcoming, supportive and non-competitive.
  • Our credentials are unmatched in the Rhode Island area.
  • Our martial arts are absolutely authentic.
  • People leave classes feeling better than they did when they arrived!

No contracts - No tournaments - No birthday parties - No point sparring - No board breaking

Instead, you will focus on authentic self-protection skills without fluff and gimmicks.

175 Eddie Dowling Hwy.

North Smithfield, RI 02896


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