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 […]

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US Budokai is incredibly proud of the success of the young men and women making up this years’ class of graduating high school seniors.  Below we highlight each graduates academic and athletic accomplishments as well as their martial arts achievements and future plans.  The major tenets of our teaching here at US Budokai:  honor, dignity, […]

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On Saturday, March 25th US Budokai will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary in Style! Following a day-long series of seminars, members, family and friends will gather for a Celebration Banquet!  Hosted at the Saratoga Springs City Center, we invite all who have played a part in our reaching this milestone to join us in celebrating! We […]

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April is Autism Awareness Month. For her fifth degree Black Belt test, Shihan Dai Nancy Donahue wrote and presented a research paper specifically on the effect of the martial arts on children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). While it comes as no surprise that the martial arts benefits the physical, mental, and emotional health of […]