Genko Nito Ryu

An effective new style focusing on fighting and applicability, developed by Niina-Soke, using two swords.


Cuttingtest to ensure correct execution and quality of technique.


Nito Ryu Kenjutsu

Genko Nito Ryu is an effective two-sword Kenjutsu style, the natural use of both arms makes it very accesible even for beginners.

Nito Ryu Kenjutsu

Mugai Ryu Kata

Forms that have been passed down for generations, aiming to hone ones body control, technique and awareness.


Ju Kumitachi

The Kendo-like appliance of sword fighting with safety-swords and protective gear in free-fight.


Gyokushin Shinto Ryu

A style restricted to the use of the shortsword with the left hand, developed by Niina-Soke.

Mugai Ryu Kenjutsu

Essential techniques and principles taught with the wooden sword for fighting-applications with a partner.


Swordfighting in Köln

Japanese Samurai martial arts with the Katana

Kenjutsu Mugai Ryu

The Samurai and Katana are the symbol of traditional Japanese martial arts and culture and had a strong influence to all facets of society and martial arts. Aikido for example was developed using the basics of swordfighting. The samurai was part of the nobility and stood for honor, justice, courage and strength.

We teach two different sword-styles in our dojo:


Mugai Ryu

An authentic martial art from 1693

Mugai Ryu Iaido & Kenjutsu - Niina Toyoaki Gosoke

Mugai Ryu is an old, authentic martial art of the Samurai. It was founded 1693 and passed on by generations. The deep connection to the Zen and plain beauty of the style, create the characteristic calmness and sharp attention.


Genko Nito Ryu

Martial art with two swords

Nito Ryu

Genko Nito Ryu is a Iaido and Kenjutsu style which solely focuses on fighting with two swords. The student is taught in Kata, Kumitachi and Tameshigiri with the Katana and the Wakizashi. The style is efficient and fight-oriented, the Kenjutsu and its effective, direct and lethal techniques are paramount.