Sixteen Black Belt Candidates

Black Belt Testing Weekend brings with it the culmination of many years of training for sixteen worthy black belt candidates! Eleven of those candidates will be testing for shodan (first-degree black belt) or jr. shodan (under 13). A black belt is seen as the epitome of karate training and to many, the goal, the end Read More

New Black Belt!!

What does it mean to be a black belt parent? I have been teaching martial arts since 1985 when I began conducting introductory lessons for Hanshi Jarem.  In that 35 years’ time, I’ve had the opportunity to work with hundreds if not thousands of kids, from many different walks of life and raised with many Read More

Great Zen Stance!

What better time than Karate Season for a Winter Kata Challenge!! All students age 14 and under are invited to participate in a Winter Kata Challenge!! From now until the First Day of Spring on Saturday, March 20th record the number of times you practice your current rank kata or any kata from a previous Read More

WaveMaster Workout

At US Budokai Karate we pride ourselves on being modern-day martial artists, adept at adapting and rising to the challenges that life throws our way.  No one could have foreseen when we closed our doors on March 15, 2020, that it would be nearly 5 months before our students would return and the many faces Read More

Message from Hanshi Jarem

WE ARE OFFERING VIRTUAL MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING! The health and safety of our members, staff and families is our highest priority.    Due to COVID-19 and the directives set forth by NYS we are CLOSED BEGINNING MONDAY MARCH 16 – until further notice.   Please visit and subscribe to the US Budokai Karate Association YouTube Channel  Read More