Seiyo no Shorin-Ryu Hombu

(aka Arizona Hombu Dojo) Traditional Karate, Kobudo, Self-Defense,Samurai Arts 

Martial Arts Classes at our Dojo in Mesa

The Purpose of Karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in perfection of the participants.”

 – Gichin Funakoshi

 4-5 pm
Private Lessons
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 5-6 pm
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6-7 pm
Group Kata & 
Karate Basics
Family Shorin-Ryu Karate
Kobudo (Okinawa weapons) 
  Private  Lessons
7-8 pm
Advanced  Kata
Shorin-Ryu Clinics 
 8-8:30 pm
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Open Training
Open Training
  Advanced Weapons

* Classes marked in orange above denote Summer Schedule.  

Yokoso! Welcome! We are located at the NW corner of Baseline and MacDonald, Mesa. 

Soke Hausel is a member of several Halls-of-Fame, and one of the few westerners to be recognized as a martial arts genius and grandmasterWe offer training to children (>9 years old) in private lessons; or in adult-family group classes with a parent or grandparent. Adults train with other adults & Soke Hausel, will be your personal instructor.


Adult membership: $150/month. 

  • Pay as you go (cash, personal check, PayPal - NO credit cards)
  • Just add $50 to monthly fee and your spouse, son, and/or daughter may attend with you (children must be >10 years old and be focused).

Private Lessons. 

  • Soke Hausel, Professor of Martial Arts at the University of Wyoming for >30 years & instructor at ASU, U of U, and U of NM over many years. Certified in >dozen martial arts. One-hour private lessons are $70 (for two people - $100). We reserve the right to refuse training to anyone. 


Classes limit - 25 people. We have a mix of men, women, and families



  • Mudansha ranks (9th kyu to 1st kyu) known as color belts, are $25/rank.
  • Kobudo certifications - $50.
  • Yudansha ranks - $150 (1st & 2nd dan); $200 (3rd dan); $250 (4th-8th dan)
  • Special rates are available for families.