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Joel Dentoshi Iverson is the founder of the Art of Life Sanctuary, Way of the Shadow Wind. Mr. Iverson's path to the martial arts began in 1970. With various styles of martial art training under his belt, Jeet Kune Do, Kali, Muay Thai and several animal arts from the Ta-Merrian Institute, Bujinkan and To-Shin Do Ninjutsu organizations, he has over 50 years of experience in martial arts and Ninjutsu.
He also has 0ver 35 years of experience working in the Criminal Justice Field, where he applied and fine tuned his Shinobi techniques.
Sensei Iverson wanted to show how a person could utilize Shinobi techniques in their daily activities or professional life, both physically and mentally.
To-Shin Do Achievements
Fourth degree black belt Instructor, To Shin Do Kasumi-An Ninjutsu Martial Arts.
Licensed instructor, Kihon Togakure Ryu Ninpo Taijutsu Kata
Licensed instructor, Kihon Kukishinden Ryu Kenjutsu Long Sword.
Licensed instructor, Kihon Kukishinden Ryu Bo-jutsu Long Staff Combat Method.
Degree in Criminal Justice specializing in criminal investigations and Security.
Licensed by the State of Michigan to operate in the field of Professional Investigations and Security.
Lieutenant Detroit Police Reserve Retired 35 years.
Ninjutsu has become much more than a martial art, it's a way of life. (G)
Ninjutsu workshops, specials outdoor training and observation on other styles martial arts.
To-Shin Do, modern Ninja program, Kihon Taijutsu, Tantojutsu, Hanbojutsu.
Meditation, exercise and healthy eating are good ways to create a strong mind and body.
The Art of Life Sanctuary is a private martial art school and not a one size fits all place of learning, it is unlike any other. Why, you ask? Each member has their own unique set of strengths and weaknesses. Learn to empower yourself with confidence and control of life by exploring your limits and finding the best of your abilities.
At our sanctuary, the philosophy is to teach the martial arts as a way of living.
Everyday is a day that you can learn how to apply the five elements philosophy; Earth, Water, Fire and Wind.
The techniques that you learn in the classroom, are nothing more than a foundation for you to build upon. You start out understanding the Godai (Five Elements), physical and mental movements, and how to apply your understanding into everyday challenges.
That's our Shinobi way,
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