MG 2125 280x190 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 […]

M 2018 Graduation4 280x190 GO Seniors!!

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, […]

IMG 3580 280x190 Congratulations!

On May 19th Senpai Michael Favreau Graduated with Honors, from the University at Albany, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting!  We congratulate him on his accomplishments and are excited to announce that Senpai Michael has decided to follow his passion and apply his many skills to a full-time Instructor position with us at US Budokai […]

MG 2972 280x190 FROM A KARATE PARENT

I’m often asked why we pay good money and are so committed to having our child in karate, especially when there are so many “free” activities out there that kids can join. Well, in all honesty I don’t pay for karate – karate is just the by-product of what we are paying for … Let […]