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When studying karate or any other martial art, it becomes easy to get caught up and forget to be appreciative of the privilege of training in the martial arts.  You want to be thankful of your teachers and all the generations that came before them, thankful of your health and your ability to physically perform.  […]

 Summer Promotionals and Warrior Challenge!

Congratulations to the 66 candidates who successfully passed kyu promotionals on July 18 and July 27 2018!  Kyu ranks are colored belt students who are progressing their way to black belt.  At US Budokai we have 12 ranks to black belt:  White, White Kyu, Blue, Blue Kyu, Yellow, Yellow Kyu, Green, Green Kyu, Brown, Brown […]

 US Budokai Growing Leaders

We congratulate Senpai Carrie Viscanti on her recent graduation from Hofstra University! Senpai Carrie graduated Hofstra with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration in Legal Studies and Criminology.  During her tenure at Hofstra, Senpai Viscanti was also active in Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) and is now commissioned as an active duty adjutant General Officer […]

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On May 19th Senpai Michael Favreau Graduated with Honors, from the University at Albany, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting!  We congratulate him on his accomplishments and are excited to announce that Senpai Michael has decided to follow his passion and apply his many skills to a full-time Instructor position with us at US Budokai […]