First class is free to new students

(615) 975-7733

Training Body and Mind

Training Body and Mind

Training Body and MindTraining Body and MindTraining Body and Mind

Self-confidence through self-defense training!

Grandmaster Steve Cooper

Grandmaster Cooper began his Martial Arts training in 1973 and since that time has been fortunate enough to have trained with some of the finest Karate and Jujutsu Masters in the world.

He currently hold the rank of 10th Dan in Ryukyu Kempo with Dillman Karate International.  He is also a certified Master Instructor in the Chinese system of Wild Goose Qigong and is an inner door private student of the 28th generation lineage holder Chen Chuang Gang.  He is also the founder of Zanshinryu Jujutsu and is a Professor on the ShIhan Board of Jodoryu International and a Black Belt in Wado Ryu Karate-Do.   He has also trained in Kendo, Bojutsu, Jojutsu, Kamajutsu and the Cane.

Grandmaster Cooper also spent 15 years in Law Enforcement and has done personal security for country music stars and Hollywood actors, as well as having done several movies and television commercials.  He holds a doctor of Chiropractic degree and an Acupuncture certification out of China.  


Classes are held at Grandmaster Cooper's home dojo and may be attended by appointment only.  We are currently accepting new students in both the Martial Arts and Qigong classes.  Please call for an appointment 615-975-7733

Our Philosophy


We are a proud affiliate of Dillman Karate International, an organization recognized around the world.  We are also an asociate school of Dayan Arts Organization, which is the only authorized organization for Dayan Wild Goose Qigong in the United States.

Weekly Classes


Monday 11:00 a.m. - Noon

Martial Arts

Wednesday 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


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Cooper Karate and Jujutsu Center

2716 Overhill Cir Nashville, TN 37214 US

(615) 975-7733


Monday  11:00  am-  12:00  pm Qigong

Wednesday  6:30  pm-8:30  pm Martial Arts