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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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What is Zero Point Energy?

In physics, we know that Zero Point Energy is defined as the lowest point of energy any system can maintain and still operate.

The Basic Process of Learning Martial Art Techniques

martial arts mesaIn Martial Arts (and at Martial Arts Mesa), you begin by learning movement and technique. Then you learn how to add energy to these movements and techniques. Then you learn to refine the movements and make them more functional and economical. Eventually, you come to a place where you learn to conserve energy. Using a technique’s natural shape and function to do the work for you and conserving your own movement and energy down to what is only needed, what is essential.

When training martial arts this is where things really start to get fun because you start to understand the idea of economy of motion.  It’s quite a boost of confidence when you begin to uncover, what seems to be, your superpower. Who said you wouldn’t need physics again after high school? Ha!

How Speed and Power are Generated

We know that all motion emanates and terminates within the center, or the Hara. In martial art training “hara” is seen as the reservoir of vital or source energy. In layman’s terms “hara” is the center of the body as well as the center of gravity.

How Speed and Power are GeneratedUsing that logic, all energy also begins and ends in the center. As you refine your movements, you discover that the movements themselves provide you with what you need and begin to require less of your own input to make them successful. This is why the quality of your repetitions are so important.

It’s like sharping a sword.  The more careful and mindful we are at sharping the edge the more efficient the cut. Finding a state of balance where you’re not adding force or speed into a technique but instead, the technique itself is generating power and speed based on your refinement of the movements.  Being mentally engaged in the deliberate practice of your techniques will allow you the ability to “feel” this state of balance.

Unbalancing Your Opponent

economy of motionConversely, as we explore Kuzushi (unbalancing) and begin to take our opponent’s center and begin to dismantle their structure. We find that we have limited their movements and their ability to generate any power. As we explore and refine our own movement, down to using the most economical function, we begin to understand the fundamental mechanics of motion itself and thereby understanding the most efficient means to limit our opponent’s structure and motion.

Keep in mind the more you learn about yourself, in regards to how the economy of motion works for yourself, the more you learn about your opponent (which I’ll discuss more in a moment). It’s a universal law that applies to all things.

Thus, taking us to the natural progression of using only what is needed to take our opponent’s center. Our senior students, at Budo Shingikan Dojo, really understand this concept quite well and it’s amazing to watch them in class.

Only Use Energy that is Needed

kuzushiFor example, as we learn to control our own center. And begin to move our center in and around points of conflict, in order to obtain Kuzushi and maintain control. We start to understand exactly what is needed to move in and take our opponent’s center. Bringing us to the natural conclusion of; utilizing only the absolute required amount of motion and energy to move in and occupy the space that our opponent once occupied.

Thereby allowing us to move efficiently and almost subtly to take and keep the space once occupied by our opponent and denying him the ability to move or regain his own
structure using only what is needed and running our technique in a state of economy and efficiency.

The Ultimate Goal of Martial Techniques

martial arts trainingAs you progress through your martial arts training you will find that this is one of the most awe-inspiring experiences in self-discovery. Getting to the point of really understanding the concept of economy of motion and seeing how you can gain speed, power, and control of an attacking opponent is empowering.

The amazing thing is, no matter how long you train you there always more that will be revealed to you and your technique only gets better and better as time goes on.  Maintaining consistency in your training, however, is key to keeping your skills sharp.

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Kaiso

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