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WELCOME TO BUDOKAN

Budokan  is a single and multi-discipline Traditional Japanese Budo organisation.

We have a history going back 60 years we wish to share with you.

Come and help us build a vibrant, inclusive Traditional Japanese Budo Community open to everyone, wherever you are and whatever discipline you follow.

This is a completely automated Budo portal that opens the way for Dojo Leaders to reach a wider audience of potential students using the most up to date camera technology and software, that will allow, video on demand and live streaming of classes taking place including instructor and student interaction from our Teaching Platform.

 

IF YOU RUN A DOJO - GET IN TOUCH - [email protected]  - AND WE WILL DO THE SAME THING FOR YOU ON YOUR DOJO PAGE FOR ALL TO SEE AND SHARE.

Build your own immunity each and every day to protect  

yourself against  viruses and other infections.

GET EVERYONE  YOU KNOW TO EAT FOODS THAT ARE FULL OF ANTIOXIDANTS EVERY DAY  - LIKE FRUIT AND VEGETABLES - TO BUILD AND MAINTAIN A STRONG IMMUNE SYSTEM ALONG WITH A RANGE OF SUPPLEMENTS THAT DO THE SAME - LIKE VITAMINS C AND D, ZINC AND MAGNESIUM

If you don’t regularly suffer from colds and flu-like infections, are active, do enough exercise, get a good nights sleep, are not suffering from disease and you can manage stress in your life - then the likelihood is you have a strong immune system.

BUILD AND MAINTAIN A STRONG IMMUNITY ALL YEAR ROUND

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WE BELIEVE TRAINING SHOULD ALWAYS TAKE PLACE WITH QUALIFIED INSTRUCTION  IN A DOJO.  

STUDY AND LEARNING NOW ALSO TAKES PLACE ONLINE - 24/7 - LEADING TO MORE TRAINING AT HOME.

BOTH WORK BRILLIANTLY TOGETHER.

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BUDOKAN KARATE IN JEFFREYS BAY

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PRETORIA AIKIKAI

Paul de Beer  6 Dan has submitted a few  Aikido  articles from his perspective in South Africa.

 

Go to the Tuts Aikido Dojo page to read more.

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DOSHU'S NEW BOOK OUT

Shihan Dix Wridgway has written a Review of the new book from the Doshu called More Than One Life.

 

Go to the Doshu page to read it.

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SEISHIN DOJO

Joe Bracone has just sent us a some basics video we have been waiting to upload - and now we can.

 

He is also some way down the line in building his own in his back garden.

Go to his Dojo Page, to find ouot more.

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Kata Master Arthur Sensei 7th Dan from Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul) performing Seisan in the Brazilian Championship in 2016 he sent us recently.

 

His Kata are excellent and some video are on the way!

 

Visit his  Dojo Page YMCA Goju-ryu Karate-do

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AIKIDO     IAIDO      JUDO (KODOKAN)      JU JUTSU     KARATEDO     KENDO  

KENJUTSU     KOBUDO     KOBUJUTSU     KYUSHO     ZAZEN

PORTO ALLEGRE - RIO GRANDE DO SUL

IAN BATES

LARNE DOJO IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Really good to see Ian Bates, another Budokan stalwart, who seems to have been around forever.

Welcome to our Budo Commumity.

 

Ian began his training in 1973 and ran a few dojo in Kent, England before moving over to Larne in Northern Ireland 10 years ago, where he founded another Dojo.

 

Go to hid Dojo Page for more.

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GOJURYU IN NZ

Michael Cowie co-authored A Short History of Karate with Robert Dyson, which he has freely made available to us to read.

Go to his Dojo Page to find out more.

If you are an active Dojo Leader get in touch and we will create a Dojo page exclusively for you where viewers can see what you are doing, pictures or short videos of your members training, along with grading results and pictures of various social events your Dojo you may be hosting from time to time and so on.

And you, of course, will be able to see what your fellow Dojo Leaders are all doing too and share in that common knowledge.

Helping us all to get the word out about our Budo Community and create the essence of what we are doing - which we call Budo Connect.

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ONLINE TEACHING PLATFORM

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Dojo Leaders Mike Clapham and Keith Molyneux from the Lymington Dojo have some exciting news to share with you.

Go to their Dojo Page to read more.

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Dojo Leaders Cobus Calitz  from NZ and his teacher Loek Lategan from SA  also have some exciting news to share with you.

Go to thei NZ Dojo page and the SA Dojo Page to read more.

THERE ARE STILL TECHNICAL ISSUES WITH THE MOONFRUIT NON-FLASH EDITOR.

HOWEVER WE CAN MAKE LIMITED UPDATES AND CHANGES TO THE SITE AT LAST!

OTHERWISE THE SITE IS FUNTIONING NORMALLY.

SO DO COME AND BROWSE - YOU ARE VERY WELCOME.

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THE PRACTICE OF ZEN

Zen here means Meditaion.

And there has been a signnificant rise iof interest in the subject during the lockdown - which we all know has been worldwide.

 

So we thought it would be a good idea to make public some of the pages devoted to the subject normally accessible only by Login.

 

Click HERE to browse.