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Age appropriate programs aimed at developing physical and mental capabilities

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US Budokai Karate Of Clifton Park offers martial arts lessons for all ages and ability levels

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A Wonderful Experience

We would like to express our appreciation and gratitude to you both, for taking our son under your tutelage. He has really developed a love for karate and we have seen his attitude improve within all areas: home, school and socially. We have seen an increase in respect towards us and toward others. His confidence Continue Reading

January 4, 2015

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Offering Inspiration for Over Ten Years

Over my entire life, I have had the good fortune to successfully participate in many sporting and physical ventures. With that said, nothing could prepare me for the challenge of the martial arts. U.S. Budokai Karate Association has been offering me challenge and inspiration for over ten years. The instructors and students in the organization Continue Reading

February 4, 2015

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A Friendly, Supportive, Nurturing Environment

U.S. Budokai provides a friendly, supportive, nurturing environment to train in. It is a real pleasure to work with classmates and staff who share the same values, respect and overall commitment to themselves and the martial arts. I couldn't imagine my life without the dojo.

February 4, 2015

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USBKA Easily Grades a 10

If I was asked to grade US Budokai Karate of Clifton Park on a scale of 1 to 10, it easily grades a 10. My children participate in the junior and teen levels, one of whom is a special needs child. I cannot adequately express my appreciation to Kyoshi, Shihan Sue and all those involved Continue Reading

February 4, 2015

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Message from School Owner Russ Jarem

Welcome to US Budokai Karate of Clifton Park where we have been serving Southern Saratoga County and beyond since 1980. Take that first step toward improving you or your child’s life! Our team is standing by to show you our facility and what we have to offer you and your family. Change a life forever!

Change your life forever!

There are very few, if any, programs available today that have so many benefits to help an individual develop character than a traditional martial arts program. The consistent training students learn to establish and achieve goals. Through this process, students discover an inner confidence and strength. The increased physical, emotional control and concentration carry over from karate into everyday life.

Adults looking for a great workout without the formalities of a traditional martial arts program will enjoy our Rockin’Kickboxin’ class – shed pounds and give your body and excellent cardio workout! Fill out a form or give us a call Today! We have a program that’s right for you!

We teach life skills!

Students become more organized, more respectful of others and more goal oriented.
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US Budokai Karate offers a variety of specific programs for each age group.
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I’m often asked why we pay good money and are so committed to having our child in karate, especially when there are so many “free” activities out there that kids can join. Well, in all honesty I don’t pay for karate – karate is just the by-product of what we are paying for … Let […]

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Martial Arts Will Bring Out The Best Of You No Matter Personality!

Martial Arts is Known For Its Efficiency Martial Arts will help you to discover your body’s natural rhythm and the ways to make them much more effective. To achieve this, you will be taught body weight techniques. Its that time of the year again. The cold of winter has made your body unfit and you […]

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31st Annual Black Belt Clinic

Sunday March 4th saw the 31st gathering of US Budokai Karate black belts at clinic.  Held annually on the first Sunday of March this year’s event gathered over 60 black belt members ranging from new junior shodans (first degree) black belts to rokkudans (seventh degree) black belts. This year’s clinic presented four hour long classes […]

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Breaking Grand Championships

On February 24,2018 over 80 individuals met to compete at the USBA/WBA Massachusetts State Breaking Grand Championships.  Team Budokai was represented by Arika Struzinsky and Haley Miller. Congratultions to Haley Miller who was awarded first place in power hand, elbow, and foot.  Haley was the only junior black belt at the tournament and competed up […]