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 […]

IMG 3580 280x190 Congratulations!

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 […]

MG 2972 280x190 FROM A KARATE PARENT

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 […]

IMG 3044 280x190 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 […]