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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 […]

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We are very excited to announce that the US Budokai Karate Association YouTube Channel is now live! The channel is a video library of basic blocks for new students, all kyu rank katas and basic self-defenses. It is our goal in providing this resource that students use it as a review tool and not as […]