Ryukyu Kobudo/Okinawa Weapons

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Kobudo is a term that can be translated as “ancient martial way”.  We offer instruction in Ryukyu Kobudo,  the weapons martial art of Okinawa.  The weapons of Kobudo include the Bo (a long staff),  Sai (dagger-shaped truncheon…usually used in pairs),  Tonfa (side-handled club…usually used in pairs),  Kama (sickle…usually used in pairs),  Nunchaku (two sticks connected by a cord),  Eku (boat oar),  Nunte Bo (spear) as well as several others.

Nunte Bo

The Karate Quest Dojo offers training in Kobudo through its Kobudo Kenkyukai (weapons research group).  Training consists of kata (formal exercise) as well as single and multi-attacker approaches through drills and bunkai oyo (combat applications from the kata of the weapons taught).

Students involved with the Kobudo Kenkyukai follow a curriculum that allows for promotion and advancement in Ryukyu Kobudo.  The program is open to members of the Doshi Kai (Group Seeking the Way) and Yudansha Kai (Society of Black Belts) of the Karate Quest Dojo who also meet the minimum age,  rank and classroom requirements.

We would like to invite people who are new to our dojo to GET STARTED NOW! We are offering a Four-Week Quick Start Program for $99 (this also includes an Official Karate Uniform!).

For Classes in our Warwick, NY dojo (training hall) please click on the appropriate link to get started:

Warwick, NY Children’s Martial Arts: Warwick NY Children’s Martial Arts

Warwick, NY Adult Martial Arts: Warwick NY Adult Martial Arts

For Classes in our Port Jervis, NY dojo please click on the appropriate link to get started:

Port Jervis, NY Children’s Martial Arts: Port Jervis NY Children’s Martial Arts

Port Jervis, NY Adult Martial Arts: Port Jervis NY Adult Martial Arts

Please call the dojo nearest to you (Port Jervis 845-858-5425 or Warwick 845-988-9223) to make an appointment to get started. Please note that this offer may not be combined with others, is for residents who live locally to our facilities and is for new members only!

Thank you for reading. See you in class!

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