About Us


The Ultimate in Self-Defense plus

  • Self Control, Discipline, Awareness
  • Honor, Courage, Respect
  • Leadership, Character, Sportsmanship
  • Courtesy, Perseverance, Integrity
  • Technique, Balance, Leverage
  • Fitness, Cardio, Effort
  • Goal Setting, Fun…

…. in a safe and fun family environment.

Nokido Ju-Jitsu & Judo:

If you’re looking for a great method of self-defense and to learn about all aspects of the Martial Arts then Nokido Ju-Jitsu & Judo is for you. Come join the fun. The classes are for all ages using the opponents own attacking energy against them. Our Martial Arts are practiced on mats for comfort and safety and are for all age groups and sexes. We also offer a competition class and an open mat class. The classes are a year round activity and a life changing experience. Come join the fun and be a part of our family! Monday thru Thursday.

Private lessons: Available by appointment (Nokido Students Only)

Call or stop by and take a free trial class to see how Nokido Ju-Jitsu & Judo can help you bring out the best in yourself and improve your life.


S.T.O.R.M. Team:

The Special Team of Role Models is designed to teach students the fundamentals of being a leader and an Instructor inside and outside the dojo and in our community. The S.T.O.R.M. team membership is limited to only 10% of the students and is a special honor. Community out reach and demonstrations are a regular part of the S.T.O.R.M. team’s activities.


Lil’ Samurai’s:

We offer a very structured professional atmosphere combined with a mixture of games, activities and exercise, which includes kicks, strikes, blocks, holds, and escapes so that your child’s first exposure to the Martial Arts is a positive one and they build a solid foundation from which to grow! Learn More»

Ages 4-7

Lil Samurai

Nokido Ju-Jitsu & Judo Staff:

IMG_0402Shihan Earl DelValle is a Navy Veteran, a Retired Law Enforcement Detective, a Sarasota native and is married with two Daughters. Shihan DelValle is a 6th degree Black belt in Ju-Jitsu and holds Black belts in Judo and Karate. Learn More»

Sensei Chris Ritchie is an Instructor and Black belt in Nokido Ju-Jitsu and Judo. Learn More»

Sensei Kaye and Sensei Kierstin round out our Instructor team and make the classes fun and exciting.

All of our instructors are certified by the United States Ju-Jitsu Federation, Jujitsu America, and the United States Judo Association. Nokido Ju-Jitsu & Judo is also a charter member of the USJJF, USJA, WOLF PACK BJJ & JA.

Our teaching methods are proven and include all of the traditional principles like discipline, respect and honor… with the modern day needs such as fitness, self-defense, stress release, and FUN. We have programs for Adults & Children of all ages.

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