Why Judo and Other Martial Arts Helps Bullying Victims

June 2, 2019

Why Judo and Other Martial Arts Helps Bu...

Mention “martial arts” and “bullying” in the same sentence typically calls to mind The Karate Kid. Many parents and bullying victims make a natural connection between the combat tactics taught in martial arts and “fighting back” against bullies. But to view martial arts that way doesn’t do it nearly enough justice. Martial arts can teach […]

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Budokai Judo Club: Toronto’s Newest Judo / Martial Arts Club for Adults & Kids of All Ages

August 2, 2018

Budokai Judo Club: Toronto’s Newest Ju...

Based in North York, Budokai Judo Club is the Greater Toronto’s Area’s (GTA) Go-To Judo Club for professional judo instruction for adults and kids. Known for its physical and psychological benefits (fitness, confidence, self-defense), judo is not only a martial art, but has been an official Olympic sport since 1964; practiced by men, women and children world-wide […]

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Justin Karn – Canadian Judo Paralympian – “His Hands Are His Eyes”

August 2, 2018

Justin Karn – Canadian Judo Paralympia...

A recent article in the Toronto Star featured Canadian judo Paralympian Justin “The Badger” Karn is on his way to compete in the 2012 London Paralympics for judo.  Karn and two other Canadian judoka, Tony Walby and Tim Rees, will be accompanied by veteran coach Tom Thompson to the mirror event of the 2012 London Olympics.  […]

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Toronto Judo News

August 2, 2018

Toronto Judo News

Breaking Toronto Judo News! A new online judo source and resource that will be Listing Judo Services in Toronto will soon be live for judoka, judo dojos and those seeking judo clubs and judo related services in Toronto, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and beyond. The soon-to-be launched site proclaims itself as the “top listing website for […]

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Captain Underpants Tackles Bullies – And Your Kids Can Too

August 2, 2018

Captain Underpants Tackles Bullies – A...

Captain Underpants, that irreverent hero of your little one’s everyday adventures is taking on an enemy that your children might recognize come this fall – the schoolyard bully. Famed children’s writer Dav Pilkey used his own childhood experiences to write Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers, released on August 28, 2012. Captain Underpants Knows […]

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Budokai Judo and Martial Arts Club Celebrates its First Month

August 2, 2018

Budokai Judo and Martial Arts Club Celeb...

It’s been one month to the day since we held our grand opening and the SNAP Magazine teams for North York and Vaughan were there to capture some of the action – and if you have a look, you’ll see we’re not kidding. Action it is! Take advantage of our free two-week of trial judo lessons […]

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Boy bullied by teacher and students in grade 8 classroom

August 2, 2018

Boy bullied by teacher and students in g...

An unfortunate 13-year old boy in Washington State was allegedly bullied by his teacher along with classmates in an 8th-grade classroom. It’s the kind of situation to make any parents’ blood boil and highlights the value of martial arts training. Shocking videotaped evidence from student cell phones shows him swung by the arms and legs, […]

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What Is Kinder Judo?

August 2, 2018

What Is Kinder Judo?

Here at Budokai Judo Club, we’ve recently begun to offer judo instruction for kids. Our latest offering is Kinder Judo – professional judo instruction for children aged 5 and over. We’re very proud to be offering top martial arts instruction to both children and adults throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Kinder Judo continues in the tradition […]

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Judo for Self-Defense

August 2, 2018

Judo for Self-Defense

How Effective is Judo for Self-Defense? Sure, you’ve seen the movies where one guy takes out a whole crew of the bad guys just by using the right martial arts techniques – but how does it stack up in the real world if you use judo for self-defense? Of the martial arts, Judo is perhaps […]

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