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Kickboxing classes are high energy, fun and the time flies by! Instructors are very motivated and the entire class is fueled by positive energy and encouragement. If you're considering it, give it a try! You won't regret you did.

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This place is spectacular! So many good things about this Martial Arts Dojo! The staff is friendly and welcoming. They treat you like your one of the family, from the moment you walk in the door. All of the instructors are helpful and knowledgeable. Even the students that train are welcoming! They have one of the most flexible schedules around. If I could give more than 5 stars I would! You have to come check this place out!

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I've been attending Budo Shingikan Dojo for a little over 2 months now and I absolutely love it! Its my home away from home, my happy place! All of the members make you feel so welcomed and help you so much to make sure you fully understand each thing we are working on. Before starting this program I was very hyper-active and didn't necessarily know how to control my anxiety, with the help of all the members here I am able to focus a lot more, and keep my emotions completely level. I still have a lot to learn and I cannot wait to continue a wonderful journey with these amazing people!

Bruce Renshi Ross reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
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This Martial Arts Dojo rocks! I love Kaiso D'Antonoli and all the other students. Budo Shingikan is a great place to learn Martial Arts, and a community of awesome people (of all ages and backgrounds). Thanks to Budo Shingikan, both my body and mind are incredibly stronger. What I learn at the Dojo has positive impacts in every aspect of my life. Kaiso D'Antonoli is an amazing instructor who knows how to nurture the most skilled martial artist and absolute beginners who never threw a punch or a kick in their entire life. He is able to help transform his students into a balanced confident human being who not only know how to defend themselves and others, but brings balance in their lives. And the learning never stops as you go up in rank. You just keep peeling away the layers. Honestly, you have to try it for yourself!

My biggest issue right now is trying to figure out which classes to attend. I just don’t want to miss anything.

I am very excited to continue training and to grow my skills under the tutelage of Kaiso D'Antonoli.

For anyone who feels lost, for anyone who wants to feel safer walking down the street, or for anyone who is looking to challenge themselves, or get back into shape, I can't recommend Budo Shingikan more.

Grant M Eisel reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
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The staff and instructors are wonderful. They help the kids when they struggle and provide a support base for them to grow up in an environment with lots of confidence. Ours sons favorite instructor is Mr Nick. When he teaches you can really see he loves what he does and the kids respond right back. The staff treat you like family and if you have any issues they are right there to help you out. This by far is the best martial arts school experience we have had.

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Our son has been with this dojo for almost 4 years. He has learned so much, not just martial arts. He has learned respect, honor, never giving up, teamwork, as well as avoiding dangerous situations and resolving issues through communication. He has a couple of diagnosed behavior issues and participating in this program has definitely helped these issues. This is a family atmosphere and instructors as well as owners are always there to help and support.

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I love this place! Everybody feels welcomed and the kids always have fun in their classes!
This was a great choice for my son! He is learning a lot each day and really enjoys the classes.
The owners, instructors and staff are very friendly and helpful.

Alexis Rios reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
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I've been practicing here for 7 months and I love it! What I love most about this place is that it's not all about kicking ass and/or winning. They teach us to listen to our bodies and always be aware of yourself and those around you. They teach us teachings that help us focus and stay flexible during training but also the same teachings can be used throughout our daily lives. It's about becoming a better version of yourself through working on yourself in the dojo and out. Excellent place, excellent people and excellent style of martial arts! I recommend this to anyone and everyone who wishes to advance their lives to a better place.

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Really enjoy the instructors. They make it fun for the kids even when they are working out. Been here roughly 6 weeks, kids enjoy it very much. The staff helps out and don't hesitate to ask questions and make sure you know what is going on things go pretty quick when you first start.

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This is hands down the best investment I have made into bettering myself! After having been enrolled here for almost a year, I have made many lifestyle changes that will stick for life. Here at the dojo, there is also a great sense of community, filled with wonderful people! The instructors here really do care the students. The time and dedication put into training material and all other aspects of the dojo, is absolutely inspiring. If it were any other way, I would not still be here. So, if you are thinking about trying out some awesome Japanese martial arts, do yourself a favor and give it a try. It will be a decision you will never regret!

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I was looking for something for both my son and my daughter to stay active out of the sun this summer, but they're both so different. I found a trail offer and decided that I would sign them up to see if this would be something that they would equally enjoy. Got through the trial period. They wanted more. Everyone here is so welcoming, patient, and absolutely amazing with the kids. They motivate the kids like nothing I've seen! Very nice. Very clean. Needless to say, my kids are begging to go every day they are open and have decided that this will not be just a summer hobby!

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From the moment I walked in the door I felt welcomed as a part of the dojo family! The staff are awesome and the instructors are second to none in my opinion! I would recommend this school to anyone interested in bettering themselves both physically and spiritually. I am on a better path in my life thanks in part to Kaiso D'Antonoli and the Bushin Ryu Aiki Bujutsu martial arts system. Can't say enough good about this school!

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Brief History of KI Energy, an Eastern Perspective

A Brief History of Ki Energy from the Eastern View Point

ki energyKI Energy is explained as the unseen life force in your body and everywhere. It is a universal energy that penetrates everywhere and everything uniting all manifestations of the universe, visible or invisible.

In Japan it is referred to as “Ki”, whereas in China it is referred to as “Chi” and/or “Qi” and in Sanskrit, it is known as “Prana”. When cultivated, it can be used for healing, breaking, self-defense, or destructive purposes as easily as it can be cultivated for positive purposes.

Ki Energy as a Path to Healing

The healing arts include Acupuncture, Shiatsu & more specifically Kiatsu massage (acupressure), and in some circles has become very trendy such as the study of Reiki and Chi Kung.

ki energy as a path to healingThese arts work with the Ki energy meridians throughout the body to clear stagnant or negative energy in the meridians or through special breathing and other exercises to cultivate Ki. Most healing with the use of Ki is basically centered on one of two things. Either you’re removing a buildup of energy, or inserting energy within a place of the body it is lacking. It is more a study of balancing energy within the body and then using the proper waza to restore the balance of Ki within the patient’s body.

Ki Energy Used in Self-Defense

ki for effective strikingIn the same token, with regards to self-defense, a Budoka may use these same points to restrain or knock out an opponent. When utilizing your Ki for effective striking or breaking in the Martial Arts, you must first learn how to build up or cultivate your Ki energy, then lastly, is understanding how to exercise the cultivated energy so that the mind and body become one.

There are many different types of strength. The idea and production of KI energy rather than muscle becomes more beneficial as the Budoka ages. A Martial Artist who has learned this is also able to calm his mind, lower his center of gravity, and strike out with the additional power generated by his or her understanding of Ki.

Deciphering Ki Myth from Ki Reality

Deciphering Ki Myth from Ki RealityIt is often overlooked, either because the ‘gurus’ out there make it more mystical than it really is, or they make insane claims of knocking people out without touching them, and the list goes on and on. Ki energy is a byproduct of posture body alignment (structure), in addition to breath control (Kokyu), and the joining of mind/body/spirit.

Without the physical structure as a conduit for Ki to flow through, it does nothing. In other words, understanding Ki, is understanding every aspect of the human body.
With proper breathing techniques, you can increase your strength than it’s normal levels. Your strength can be broken down as:

Proper Breathing Help Release Ki Energy

proper breathingPatterned breathing serves as a bridge between mind and body. It is a way to bypass conscious thought. Patterned deep breathing will not only keep you calm and composed but will also liberate your KI and allow it to flow, making it available to use in a focused manner (Kokyu).

With the mind and body acting like one, you are able to tap into your KI Energy and direct it at will. The ancient Masters noticed that animals’ reaction times were much faster than man’s. They also had more endurance and were fiercer fighters. They could be quieter or louder. The ancient masters believed this was because the animals were more at one with themselves. The animals’ Ki flowed undivided and focused exactly as intended. They came to the conclusion that animals possessed this unique ability because they weren’t burdened with something that we all have: consciousness.

The Subtle Power of Ki Energy

That means that in animals nothing intervenes between stimulus and response, idea and action, and mind and body. Their breathing pattern was different than that of a man. Animals faced with danger composed themselves by taking a deep breath, then lashed out as they exhaled sharply. Many animal moves intrigued the ancient masters and some eventually became the basis for various Martial Art styles. Mostly in China. Japan made the connection between war, Ki, and nature in a much more subtle way.

martial arts mesaHere is a good example of using one’s Ki energy while taking a Zen approach to a situation: If I were to look at a large Uke/Tori and tell myself that I’m going to lift them, I wouldn’t be able to because of the conscious thought to do it. But if a loved one or anyone for that matter was in danger, the ability to gain strength and get them to safety, because in an emergency I would have bypassed the conscious effort to do so. So you see… The conscious mind is the limiting factor.

Constantly reminding us of our physical limitations. The same intrinsic energy that allows you to have the extra physical strength in order to save someone in an emergency is in you all the time. Now granted understanding physics, and martial waza really does help, but if you were to connect to your own Ki reserve or knew how to bring forth Ki you’d have yet one more tool in your Budoka tool bag.

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