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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
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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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Eliminate Negativity with Martial Arts

Eliminate Negativity with Martial Arts

martial for adultsWhen people think of martial arts, as it relates to kids, they immediately think of respect, confidence, and discipline. But when people think of martial arts for adults they tend to think more along the lines of the physical, e.g. getting in great shape or learning self-defense.

All of the above would be correct assumptions to make about martial arts training for kids and adults; however, many if not ALL those benefits crossover to the other group which leads to a “cure” of some problem that needs “fixing”.

One of the biggest benefits that greatly impact a student’s life, no matter the age, is the positivity that flows into your life from the dedication and discipline of training. Not to get all “woo woo” on your but negativity can and does cause mental suffering in everyone.

Sometimes I feel adults suffer from this the most and we are the ones who should know better but we are our own biggest enemies and become victims of our own self-sabotage.

This leads me to one of my favorite books and one many of my students have heard me talk about many times. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz.

Be Impeccable with Your Words

martial arts gilbertOf the four agreements, it was the very first one that had a huge impact on me and lays the foundation for the rest of the book. For today though, we’ll only be discussing the first agreement which states, “Be impeccable with your words”.

First, let’s define the word impeccable which means “without sin”. So in other words, use your words without sin. What exactly does that even mean? It means to not use your words in such a way that could be destructive to someone. The old cliche, “if you don’t have anything nice to say then don’t say anything” comes to mind.

This is a lesson that not only kids can use but so could adults. How many times have you been in a conversation with an adult and they want nothing but to bad mouth or gossip about someone? I would encourage you not to partake in that kind of conversation as it has a way of laying a foundation of negativity that you should keep out of your mind and definitely away from your tongue.

Speak Positively About Yourself

Speak Positively About YourselfThis first agreement though also is meant for how you use words about yourself. Have you ever told yourself, “I’m not good enough”, “I don’t think I can do that”, etc? That’s what we call negative self-talk. So the rule still applies.

Don’t use your words in a sinful way towards yourself. As I mentioned at the beginning, we are oftentimes our own worst enemies and if we keep telling ourselves the same negative lie over and over again then you will start to believe it. This is a habit that can be devastating and will lead you to nowhere very quickly.

Develop Self-Concept Through Martial Arts Training

martial arts trainingNow, here’s the cool part. That first agreement in the book and martial arts fit perfectly together. One of the biggest benefits of training is the development of self-concept. You may be asking, “what is self-concept?”. Self-concept is a general term used to refer to how someone thinks about, evaluates, or perceives themselves. To be aware of oneself is to have a concept of oneself.

When people come to us for themselves or their child often times this is the area that is lacking most and needs the most help. As you (or your child) accomplish small goals and overcome frequent challenges in the dojo your perception of yourself improves. You start thinking of yourself in a more positive and powerful way. Thus, impacting your self-concept which leads to increased confidence and self-esteem. All of which is great for both adults and kids. So you can see how martial arts training will lead to use successfully applying the first agreement to our lives.

The Power of Your Words

the power of your wordsYou see, words are powerful. They have the power to create and destroy. If you use your words in a positive way towards yourself and others then you will have an incredible impact. For example, if you say to someone, “Hey, I’m so happy I got to see you today.”. Imagine how that would make them feel. Imagine for a moment that they were having the worst day of their life (which you were unaware of) and then you come in and say that…WOW! You can really brighten their day.

Now, imagine if you said something hurtful or rude and they were still having the worst day of their life. Imagine the great negative impact that could have on a person. If they were already feeling worthless then you just validated all their negative thoughts.

The results could be unimaginably devastating.

In conclusion, use your words to build and create the positive and beauty you want to see in the world.

Martial arts training can be the vehicle in which you can greatly improve how you see yourself or how your child sees themselves. It’s powerful, it’s amazing, and it’s so much fun.

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In Oneness,
Kaiso

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