American Bushido Karate Association


Please click on the links below for information on Dojo Customs, Humility, Karate Ranking Terms, and a special article on Your place in Karate.

Your school is the honbu-dojo (the head dojo of a classical karate organization) of the American Bushido Karate Association. Your “ryu” or style is Shotokan.  The Samurai Karate School is also certified by the ….

Humility… A lost trait of character


As I watched a football game I saw the ball carrier score the touchdown and then do a dance imitating a chicken!?!  I wondered if all the other viewers appreciated his...

Humility and the Karate Dojo Ranking Structure…

Your Place in Karate

A twenty– two year old man joins a large corporation.  Two months later, he walks...

Understanding Karate Ranking Terms:

It sometimes confuses me when I hear karateka use various terms for the same ranks.  Usually, in karate, the ranking system is divided into two general….

Dojo Customs

Your Place in Karate


Karate Ranking Terms


Parent’s Page


Parents play a very special role in their child’s dojo....................