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Kasumi Mountain Martial Arts offers a well-rounded approach to ancient Japanese martial arts for today’s world. Based in Asheville, North Carolina, we provide classes and workshops for kids, teens and adults.

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Welcome to Kasumi Mountain

Ancient Martial Arts for Today's World

Welcome to Kasumi Mountain, a family style martial arts dojo located in Asheville NCOur school offers a well-rounded approach to classical Japanese martial arts for today’s world.  Budo Taijutsu, encompasses nine Ninjutsu and Samurai arts from ancient Japan.

The core of our art is rooted in compassion and respect for oneself, others, and the world as a whole.  As our 33rd Grandmaster said, “Ninpô is the way of attaining that which we need while making the world a better place.”


All prospective students are invited to a FREE class and a one-on-one orientation with our head instructor.  This is a chance for us to get to know you and to help you orient to the dojo.

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Kids Classes          Adult Classes         Women’s Classes

We are Dedicated to Your Transformation.

At Kasumi Mountain, we teach ancient Japanese martial arts to foster success in today’s world.  Our Asheville dojo is located near downtown. We offer complete training for dedicated students to become well rounded martial artists in a healthy, challenging and supportive community environment.

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"One of the most shocking findings of my work was the idea that the most compassionate people I have interviewed over the past 13 years were also the absolutely most boundaried".

Walls and Doors

Brene Brown, researcher, story-teller and vulnerability expert, recently said this: I love how life comes together like this.  Just as we are presenting to the public our Comprehensive Defense Course, …