The Rhode Island Budo Club does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference or national origin. We gladly consider Men and Women high school age and over as students.

Both the student and teacher commit to each other and we take this very seriously. Budo is a lifelong study and is not for everyone. There is no “graduation” or highest belt rank achievement, training ends when you are no longer able to do it.

We consider everyone as new members who feel they will share their passion and dedication for the arts. Once your trial classes are complete, we will ask you make tuition payments each month. We will not ask you to sign a long term monetary contract that will be sold. We do offer short term savings bundles as an option. Your Choice

Winter Shugyo is back! Give us a try! Two months of training in all arts 100.00

Winter Trial

Come check us out and see if Budo is right for you. 100.00 for two months of training in all arts You will also receive one of the following to keep: Training sword, Kempo uniform, or MMA gloves, you choose, (No refunds)


Current Tuition Rates are

75.00 per month for one art 95.00 for all arts.

We give all qualified first responders, qualified medical personal and members of the military branches discounts. We thank you for your courageous and selfless service.

Mondays : Sword Arts 7:15 – 8:15. MMA 8:15 – 9:15

Wednesdays : Sword Arts 7:15-8:15p MMA 8:15 -9:15

Saturdays : Sword Arts 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. MMA 11:45-12:45

Sundays : 8:30 AM – 9:30 (Periodic, contact us before attending)

We regard the martial arts as a major part of our lives which defines who we are. Requirements for advancement can be tedious and difficult, however very rewarding!

Training is not to be undertaken lightly as these arts require a lifetime of dedicated commitment. The minimum age we will consider is High School ages, depending on maturity. Folks do not train with us for a simple martial arts work out. The reason to train is for personal development, not for false superficial validation. All ranks and certificates awarded come from validated teachers and authentic historical lineages.

We are a membership club and the official Shibu USA dojo of the Yamato Ryu Nippon Budo Kai (YNBK), And an official East Coast dojo of the Sei Kosho Shorei Kai

We also value personal growth and well being for our students. We follow the core values set by the Yamato Ryu Nippon Budo Kai They are:

Respect, Friendship, Relaxation, Individuality

We not a commercial dojo which rely on a room full of students for profit and contracts.. We cherish the martial traditions which we feel have unlocked our potentials in this modern stressful world. Committed training practice in a dojo such as ours is a positive life changing journey which requires both our commitment as well as yours.

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