"Budo" shuji, brushed by Kondo Katsuyuki, Menkyo Kaiden, Daito ryu
of Traditional Karate-do Association at Waseda University 2017 Budo Exchange
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American Budo Consortium (ABC)
Beyond the Mastery of technique or combat, there is a deeper value to Martial Arts that infiltrates one's way of life. The benefits are numerous and unmeasurable.
The American Budo Consortium was established to transcend martial arts styles, so that we may learn from each other as we pursue the life and values of Budo.
The ABC offers:
Online meetings are held once a month to discuss a variety of Budo topics.
Guest instructors are invited to special gatherings to share their mastery in pursuit of Budo.
Special trips to visit other masters throughout the world. Click to see ABC 2017
The Okinawan masters would gather from time to time to share insights and discuss their philosophies.
Master Gichin Funakoshi communicated with other Japanese Martial Art Masters. He learned from the founders Judo - Jigoro Kano and Aikido - Moreshi Ueshiba . He incorporated various aspects from each his Shoto Karate.