Southern School of Martial Arts and Rivers Edge Bujinkan Dojo

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We're located in McGee's Crossroads at Exit 319/I-40 & Hwy 210, and just minutes from Cleveland 40/42, Angier, Benson, Four Oaks and Smithfield! 

Coming soon a brand new modern Southern School of Martial Arts and Casarez Manabi-Masho Federation website. We'll also have a new domain name. Our new domain name will be The only difference from the old and new, no dash between Manabi and Masho any more. All traffic from will be redirected to the new domain and website. We plan to have the new website and domain up and running in the next three weeks or so. Scroll down the page for a sneak preview of the new Southern School of Martial Arts homepage.

At Southern School of Martial Arts, our students learn valuable life lessons with ongoing personal development and life changing goal setting. We teach students how to be their best in life and how to achieve goals that were once thought unobtainable. Our students gain high levels of self-confidence, self-esteem, self-respect and respect for others while gaining self-discipline and perseverance through our very effective martial arts and self-defense program.

Our students learn how to be good listeners from the focus they gain while training in the class. This could give them an edge with higher grades in school, college or a promotion at work.  Our students become confident in themselves and contribute to a better world. They also find themselves in better physical shape, with more friends and less stress in their life due to their martial arts training. We empower our students to excel in the martial arts and then become teachers of the martial arts.

We're a black belt and above school. In order to be the best of the best you have to put your mind in gear to achieving the goal you set for yourself. It takes hard work and perseverance and really pays off when you obtain that goal; for example, a black belt or Master black belt.

We can help you achieve the goal of black belt and above, instructor or even Master instructor. Why are you waiting? Now is the time to start. Get in shape while making new friends, while learning how to live your life, learning how to defend yourself and learning how to set and achieve longtime goals for yourself. We teach goal achievement, this will help with any non-martial arts goals you have as well. Please give us a call to learn more or schedule a free trial class and a discounted one month trial period.

You, your family and your friends could really benefit from this training!

indecision New Leadership Program, Black Belt Club and Instructor Training Program. Now enrolling for all.
smiley New special private classes with the Grandmaster Murdock now available. Please call for prices.
Our Class Times:

Children's Martial Arts

Little Ninja, Pre-school, ages 3 to 6

Mondays and Wednesdays: 6:00pm to 6:45pm


Kobushi-Do, "Small Warrior Path" ages 7 to 13

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:00pm to 6:00pm and

6:00pm to 7:00pm

blushNEW! Free Children's Birthday Parties! For more information please visit that page.

The Leadership Program, on mat A and Black Belt Club, on mat B 

Adults and Children ages 7 and up

Mondays 6:45pm to 8:00pm and Wednesdays 6:45pm to 8:00pm


Adult and Teen Martial Arts

Casarez Manabi-Masho Ju-Jitsu, "The Working Way" 

Bujinkan Ninjutsu & Modern Ninjutsu

Tuesdays and Thursdays

7:00pm to 8:00pm & 8:00pm to 9:00pm

(Ages 14 to 16 must be at least 4'6'' & 100lbs and have parents permission to participate in either class. Students who don't meet the height requirements will train in the Kobushi-Do class)

Grandmaster Murdock offers seminars, private training and private group training at the dojo or your location of choice.  Please call 919-753-7964 for more information please.
The First Week Is Free!
Grandmaster's Summer Special: Full one month trial only $49.95. Please call to schedule a free week of classes and the one month trial.

Ph. 919-753-7964

The expert quality of training at our dojo is definitely worth the price and your drive here!


What is the real value of martial arts training?

It's good family time, you gain a lot of new friends, you become more confident in yourself and your skills, you learn how to effectively defend yourself, you gain self esteem, self respect, self dicsipline,
physical fitness, a lot less stress, you learn how to set and achieve goals and then live your life.

You obtain knowledge, great martial art skill, even more life long friends along the way and other great health benefits long term.

With martial arts training at the end of the month you aquire valuable skills that will stay with you for the rest of your life, or your family member or friends life.
With each coming month you learn more and more and get better and better. If you really try hard you can be the best of the best.

To learn more about our martial art style and our school please click on the first school picture below for more information.

Here's a sneak peak at our new website homepage coming soon! 

We have plenty of seating for parents and spectators.

The new updated name of the Manabi-Masho Ju-Jitsu system will be Casarez Manabi-Masho Ju-Jitsu. This will be the permanent name of the system. The new system name and logos and the original system name and logos of Manabi-Masho Ju-Jitsu are the property of Founder John H. Casarez, Soke Mark Murdock and Soke Allen Wilson per Founder John H. Casarez's wishes. These logos, the original logo and system name are not permitted to be used by any individuals or schools other than the Founder John H. Casarez, Soke Murdock, Soke Wilson or any person they authorize to use them. Only Founder John H. Casarez, Soke Mark Murdock and Allen Wilson are permitted to teach our system unless written permission has been given to the persons that intend to teach our system. Currently the only other individual that has permission from the Soke is Sensei John Allen in Ohio.

Ju-Jitsu and Martial Arts near Fuquay-Varina, NC. Were just a short drive!

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