Maureen Skinner is showing off Girl Power by doing Karate at the school!

Karate is Girl Power

Karate as Girl Power? On September 28, US Budokai Karate senior member Maureen Skinner achieved her third degree black belt.  Senpai Maureen is a fabulous role model and our biggest cheerleader when it comes to “girl power”.   As part of her promotional examination, Senpai Maureen was asked to give a presentation as to why she […]

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KARATE for TEENS – Off the Mat Chat

On Monday October 7th, a guided chat for KARATE TEENS ONLY began with a great turnout of boys and girls!  The “chat” offered in the backroom from 7:30pm – 7:50 pm is scheduled for the 1st & 3rd Mondays monthly, immediately following teen class.  “Teens” class at US Budokai Karate ranges in age from 6th graders […]

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Preserving an Ancient Sword Art

Hangetsu Dojo, located at US Budokai Karate of Clifton Park, is dedicated to teaching the ancient art of Muso Jikiden Eishin-Ryu Iaijutsu and is the only school of its kind in Upstate New York.  Iaijutsu, also known as iaido, is the Japanese martial art of swordsmanship.  Muso Jikiden Eishin-Ryu has a direct lineage dating back […]

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ANNOUNCING: The GOLDEN LIONS PROGRAM for Ages 55+

Attention Old Timers! Happy New Year to you all! The onset of a New Year always brings the desire to set goals and meet new challenges. The older you get, the more important this becomes. As we age, sometimes we have a tendency to “settle in” and tone things down a notch. In reality, we […]

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