Classes at a non-profit Judo club.

With national champion instructors.

Bushido Kai was formed in 1978 and chartered as a non-profit corporation. The club meets three times a week at the Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Road. The club has a solid reputation for producing State, National and International champions. All instructors are volunteers. An elected board, all of which are unpaid, conducts administration of the club. The club is a Chartered "A" member of the United States Judo Association. The club is also a registered club with New York State Judo Inc., and a member the Niagara Yudanshakai.

You can register and join online through the Penfield community center website here:

Adult Classes

Adult classes are Monday and Wednesday from 7:15 to 9:15 PM. Adults are also encouraged to participate in the Youth Judo Classes on Saturdays (spring, winter, fall) or Wednessdays (summer). Class is appropriate for the beginner to the advanced Judo athlete, learning all aspects of Judo, i.e. throwing, grappling, joint locks, and choking techniques. We also cover sport Judo, self-defense, and Kata ( forms ). The class begins with drills and stretching followed by instruction and randori. Students 10 years and older are permitted to attend.

Kids Classes

Beginner/Intermediate Class (5-10 years old):

Summer kids classes are open to all ranks and are held on Wednesday nights from 7:15pm to 8:15pm. This class focuses on throwing and grappling techniques, along with Judo related drills and games. Rank requirements are being taught at this level. We also start introducing "Randori", the Judo word for sparring.