“We have decided to expand our martial arts schedule this spring in an effort to offer the community the essential stress management, self-protection and traditional martial training methods needed for healthy, empowered living,” says master instructor and owner of White Crane Michigan, Ryan R. Wilson.
“Especially with the troubled economy, people’s stress continues to rise – traditional martial arts training, especially Tai-Ki©, is an affordable and highly effective way to combat these effects while also learning ancient techniques that exercise and strengthen not only the physical body, but also the mind and spirit.”
White Crane Michigan is the only Juko Kai International school located in Michigan. As a rare resource for this kind of traditional training, it is not uncommon for students to travel several hours to attend classes and seminars.
Tai Ki© is a Japanese-based exercise style that is similar to Chinese Tai Chi. Tai-Ki©
As outlined on the website http://www.whitecranemichigan.com, “At White Crane Michigan we offer traditional, fully Asian-recognized martial arts training methods that are sponsored through Juko Kai International and the IOMAU: International Okinawan Martial Arts Union. “
Unlike more common American martial sport schools, Juko Kai International martial arts are used for self-defense purposes and personal development and are never used for competition or sport.
Juko Kai International was founded in the year of 1961 and is one of the oldest martial arts organizations in the United States. The founder of Juko-Kai is Rod Sacharnoski, Dai-Soke, 10th Dan, a world renowned Grandmaster. All Juko Kai martial arts and ways are Asian recognized and sponsored.
For a complete class schedule, to register for classes and for more information, please visit http://www.whitecranemichigan.com and http://www.jukokai.com or email whitecranemichigan@
White Crane Michigan is open Mondays and Thursdays 6:15pm to 9:30pm for regularly scheduled classes. Private individual and group training options are available by appointment. The school is located at 749 Airport Blvd, 1N in Ann Arbor, Michigan.