Kyu Promotional 7/14/21

We congratulate all the new kyu (colored belt) ranks who advanced during testing last night!! A hot summer evening of storms was met with even more electricity here at the dojo!! The Kiai’s were charged with energy and we are proud to say everyone performed at their best!! OSU! Belts and Rank Certificates will be Read More

Sword Seminar June 2021

On June 26th US Budokai Karate’s iaijutsu (swordmanship) school, known as Hangestsu Dojo (Half-Moon School) was honored to host the first post-COVID sword seminar with Chairman and So-Shihan of the Kokusai Nippon Budo Kai (KNBK), Carl Long Hanshi. Hangestu Dojo is honored to be an affiliate dojo of the KNBK.  The school teaches Muso Jikiden Read More

The Budokai Way develops not only the martial artist’s physical skills but a strong character defined by honor, dignity, pride, and respect (HDPR!) Class discussion will be had in all Junior level classes over the next week to talk about what exactly these traits mean. Honor – having a set of values and sticking to Read More

Demo Squad Two

On May 1st two squads of US Budokai Jr/Teen Black Belts performed karate demonstrations at the Halfmoon Local Business Fair.  The skies were cloudy but it was a great day of comradery outside the dojo for the first time since quarantine and by the end of the afternoon the sun was shining along with all Read More