Our Dojos

Budo for Peace dojos (clubs) encompass traditional martial artists of all styles. BFP participants come from many different ethnic, religious, and political backgrounds & nationalities.

  • A dojo is a place of learning.
  • A dojo is a room for connecting with fear, anxiety, reactions and habits.  
  • A dojo is the site of confined conflict in which opponent and partner are one and the same.
  • A dojo is a space that demands respect for every individual within its walls and on its training mats.
  • A dojo helps us prepare for conflict in the outside world.
  • A dojo promotes respect, harmony, self-control and self-improvement.
  • Dōjō is the Japanese term for any space in which a martial art is practiced.