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Stephanie Anne Sullivan Cook reviewed The Budo Shingikan School
5
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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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Martial Arts and the Power of Adaptability

Martial Arts and the Power of Adaptability

woman holding samurai sword while kneelingOne of the best qualities of a Black Belt is his/her ability to adapt. Adaptability is a powerful skill and one that every martial artist strives for. It’s your ability to “flow with the go”. When something unexpected happens you shift, change. If your environment changes you adjust. This is always happening in life.

Now, these changes can happen in a way that is both good for you or bad for you. Regardless of which one it is, nobody is immune to whatever the outcome is to their specific situation. This is why martial arts is the ultimate test of adaptability. Because when faced with an adversary his response, his actions are unexpected. You don’t know HOW he’ll respond and as a martial artist, you must adjust to that stimuli.

What to do with Personal Setbacks?

man sitting at a desk stressed closing his eyes and rubbing his headAs we experience life setbacks will be a normal function of life. They happen from time-to-time. We get them and must face the reality of it. Now with that being said, how can you use what you have learned from your martial arts training and adapt to a negative experience?

In most cases, when a person experiences a setback, they usually are thinking, “Why is this happening to me?”

This is normal but this is more of a victim state of mind that is not conducive to anything productive. I would however encourage you to say instead, “Is there a silver lining to this, and how can I benefit from this experience?” I once heard a personal development coach reframe this question as, “Why has this happened FOR me?”

I love that perspective because it implies there is something more, something better, something to be learned.

Changing a Negative to a Positive

man and woman fighting with wooden swordsWhen you reframe this experience it changes your attitude. It now opens you up to the possibility of a learning experience. Because that’s exactly what adaptability is. It’s a chance at learning something new in the face of change. Just like martial art training, when someone does something you didn’t expect you to adapt and usually discover something new about yourself or your technique.

Experiencing life’s events as one big learning lesson helps us to better cope with the day-to-day challenges which may arise. Life is full of challenges and thus full of lessons. They’re nothing to be frightened of.

Martial Arts IS Personal Development

Kaiso teaching life principles for success to classOur students at The Budo Shingikan Dojo have come to associate what we teach not just with martial arts and self-defense but will personal development. In fact, we think of what we do not just in the arena of martial arts but we like to call our school a “personal success facility” because that’s what we aim to do.

Everything we teach is founded on being deliberate with our actions. And this is no different when it comes to being adaptable to change, challenges, or life experiences. If you want adaptability you need to be deliberate in your efforts and mindset.

You need to begin with the belief that “something good will come out of this, even if I don’t have any idea what it is right now.” Change the narrative, “why is this happening FOR me?” This belief sets your mind in the direction of discovering the potential good in the outcome.

This formula includes equal portions of “let it happen” and “make it happen.”

You need to believe that there will be a positive outcome and you also have to work to create that positive outcome. When you combine that absolute belief and your very best effort, you’ll be astonished how much positive change will occur in your life.

AND, others will take notice and it will have a rippling effect on those around you. So the next time something bad happens TO you, make a deliberate effort to change the narrative. Use your martial arts training to adapt to the change and ask yourself, “Why has this happened FOR me?” I think you’ll really surprise yourself at the outcome.

Join our personal success program… we’d love to have you.

In Oneness,

Kaiso

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