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Stephanie Anne Sullivan Cook reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
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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.

Allen Gower II reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
5
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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!

Ashlie Elizabeth Hagan reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
5
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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
5
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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
5
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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.

Barbara Olsen reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
5
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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.

Adriana Anzai Pettit reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
5
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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
5
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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.

Maisabelemily Arquillano-Sirhan reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
5
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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.

Nevin J. Glinka reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
5
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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!

Rachael Melendez reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
5
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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!

Clint Allen Horn reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
5
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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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Build Respect and Courtesy with Martial Arts

Build Respect and Courtesy with Martial Arts

Not All Martial Artists Are Created Equal

martial arts gilbertI wish that I could say that all martial artists and martial arts schools are good. In my experience, I’ve seen some places that should never be teaching people anything let alone martial skills. What some may not realize is that martial arts training goes much deeper than fighting.

At Martial Arts Gilbert we want to help people become the best they can and use martial arts as a vehicle to do that. We want our students to be ambassadors of the community and lead by example. Strong leadership is our goal, whether you are a child or an adult.

Two Important Values in the Martial Arts

Respect and courtesyToday I’d like to discuss two important values that make up a quality black belt at the Budo Shingikan Dojo, Respect and Courtesy.

Respect and courtesy are fundamental values in Martial Arts and fundamental when living in the world outside of the dojo. These are two core values that are taught to young children and yet there are so many young adults, even grown adults, who simply do not have a grasp of these values.

The idea of respect goes beyond respecting others. The first pillar of respect is self-respect. Self-respect is about building a strong relationship with yourself first. The starts with treating your body with the respect it deserves but also treating your mind with respect as well.

Treating your body with respect means – eating right, exercising, getting quality sleep. It also means keeping your word to the things that you say you are going to do…you have to be your own best friend.

What is Mental Respect?

mental respectWhat do I mean by mental respect? Basically, this means surrounding yourself with people, ideas, thoughts, and things that will positively impact you. Creating habits that will yield a positive upside for you. For example, reading quality books that interest you, creating a morning routine to start your day, watching a short personal development video once a week, etc.

I think you get the idea. This also means editing your circle of influence. Notice I said, “people” earlier. By choosing the right people to be in your personal circle is a big way to show yourself mental respect. Choose people who will uplift you, who will push you to be your best, and remember to do the same for them.

Showing Respect to Others

show respect to othersAfter you’ve developed self-respect you can now show respect and courtesy to others. Showing courtesy and respect to others, whether they are your peers, elders, or youngsters, is a sign of emotional maturity. By respecting yourself and others you will build a strong bond of mutual respect and friendship that can grow into something rewarding and fulfilling.

If you create an environment of respect and courtesy, you’ll find that the byproducts are great personal and professional relationships. The first thing people say when they visit the Budo Shingikan Dojo, is how respectful and nice everyone is. Every time I hear this it brings a smile to my face.

The Black Belt Mentality

demonstrating respect and courtesyDemonstrating respect and courtesy to yourself and others is a true sign of a black belt mentality. How does a person develop the habit of respect and courtesy? It’s done the same way anything else is done at our dojo, deliberately. If you make an intentional and conscious effort to be respectful to others you will be surprised by what happens next. If you do this consistently for the next 21 days then you will find yourself making a habit of it and before you know you will no longer need to make this a conscious thing. It will just happen.

The Budo Shingikan Way

martial arts gilbertIf you ever find yourself at Martial Arts Gilbert, which we hope you do, and you’re not sure if you should bow, just bow. It’s better to demonstrate an effort to show respect. If you wonder if you should give a polite greeting, give one. If you wonder if you should say “Yes Sir,” say “Yes Sir”. Think about the circumstances where you can immediately start being more courteous and respectful.

This is how we do things at our dojo. Budo Shingikan Dojo is everyone’s sanctuary and we want it to be a place everyone feels comfortable be at. We want you to feel respected because you ARE respected.

Come join our community where you can thrive with others who are on a similar path as you.

In Oneness,
Kaiso

Kaiso bowing