Two Weeks on us!

We are so confident you will love our classes that we are offering all new students two weeks of martial arts training at Barton's completely free of charge and with no obligation to enroll.

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Our Karate Federation web page in Okinawa, Japan

Okinawan Goju-ryu Karate Do Kyokai

  (founded 1969 Miyazato Sensei)
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Daito-ryu Aiki-Bujutsu Rengokai

Murphy Del Cueto Sensei


minei sensei at miyazato tomb

Minei Karate Dojo -Nanjo City, Okinawa

Nanko Minei Hanshi, 10th Degree Black Belt

Our home dojo in Okinawa


Brazilian Ju-jitsu

We have offered Brazilian Ju-jitsu since 1994

for approx the last 10 years we have been  training under the

sadly now defuct FRANCO/ BEHRING ALLIANCE, now with

Master instructor Sylvio Behring, Brazil

Master Instructor Sylvio Behring


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Ju-jitsu (or jiu-jitsu or ju-jutsu) at Barton’s

We teach traditional Japanese Ju-jitsu. (Which we feel you should know – has all the same techniques as Brazilian Ju-jitsu and thousands more!).

Chief Instructor History

Patrick Barton started training in Ju-jitsu around 1985 with Carl and Bill Bynoe in North Bay Ontario. The schools (styles or ryu) of Ju-jitsu that where taught were Kinda ha shinto-ryu and daito-ryu off shoot (through “Soke John J. Williams” of Sago-ha Daito ryu.)

The Bynoe Family (father Bill Bynoe had 4 sons all black belts) trained primarily at CFB North Bay in the 1970’s and 80’s, there was an eclectic martial arts club there which they organized with others included Steve Turcotte (ju-jitsu and shotokan karate), Hans Alesi (kyokoshinkai karate and kickboxing), Len Ross, Benny Allen (Kung Fu) and Bill Bynoe (ju-jitsu and judo) and they named their club and “style” THE FIRST CANADIAN ALL STYLE FIGHTING SYSTEM.

The emphasis was practical application, traditional martial arts but based on bunkai (application) – sadly most kata were dropped and self defence and combat were here main reasons fro studying.

Patrick studied with the Bynoe family from about 1985 till 1990 training daily and private lessons 3 times per week. Patrick received Nidan ju-jitsu rank from Shihan Bill Bynoe.

Around 1989 Patrick attended some ju-jitsu clinics (which he did almost every weekend from 1986 till 2000) in 2000 Patrick’s first son was born and martial arts was kept to traveling every 2nd weekend!. At these seminars Patrick had the pleasure of training under Kyoshi R.M. Yamanaka and Prof. Robert Clark (England) and Shihan Spartico Bartolleti (Italy). These seminars were fantastic and Patrick became even MORE infatuated with Ju-jitsu – at this point traveling 2 times per week for private lessons with Yamanaka Sensei and constantly traveling to learn from whomever he could! The late 80’s were a GREAT time for clinics, seminars and Gashuku. Ontario had a great seminar almost every weekend (Alain Sailly, John Therien, Yamanaka, Miquel Ibbara, George R. Parulski Jr, G. Murphy Del Cueto, Roland Moreteaux etc etc)

Yamanaka Sensei at this time was the head of an organization called Y.K.K.F. INTERNATIONAL, and to his credit –Yamanaka Sensei was ALWAYS bringing the best of the best to his symposiums and to his dojo to teach us all (and to continue his learning), through him Patrick had the chance to meet and train under many many great ju-jitsu and aiki jujitsu teachers.

Patrick ranked from 2 to 5th Dan under Yamanaka Sensei in Ju-jitsu.

At one time Patrick held the title of Director General for all ju-jitsu Internationally for the YKKF and the YJJF (which at that time had dojo in over 20 countries). Patrick was the 2nd President for the (sadly) now defunct YJJC (Canada’s non-profit National Ju-Jitsu Sport Organisation under JJIF (, GAISF Genral Association of International Sports Federations ( and IWGA (International World Games Association) Patrick held the title of President of YJJC for 4years. Patrick is also one of only 3 Intercontinental Referees licensed in North America and voted referee of the year (North American Ju-jitsu Union / JJIF).

As a competitor Patrick was undefeated in Ju-jitsu Competition in North America from 1986 till 2003 (last tournament ) JJIF and lost only once in other ju-jitsu competitions (to a Renzo Gracie Student in Belleville in 1997).

Our “style”

Our Ju-jitsu at the dojo is basically a mix of the traditional Daito-ryu, and Kindai Ha Shinto-ryu with a more modern style with Randori and “judo” type throws as practiced in the JJIF.


Our ju-jitsu emphasis equally self defence, history and etiquette, nage waza (throws),atemi waza (strikes), osae komi waza (pinning techniques),locking techniques (kensetsu waza) and ne waza or katame waza (mat or ground fighting).

Basically our jujitsu is meant to teach etiquette, history and SELF DEFENCE, they way systems were taught before rules and sport (therefore no banned techniques due to tournmanet rules).

Patrick is a recognized student of Dai Nihon Daito Ryu Aiki Bujutsu Rengokai, Japan.