Welcome to Budo Dojo!
Budo Dojo is a school of traditional Japanese martial arts, teaching aikido and self-defense in the Portland metropolitan area for over 20 years. Training includes throws, locks, and pinning techniques as well as traditional weapons including wooden staff and sword.
Aikido is a non-competitive but powerful martial art that teaches us to unlock our potential. It improves health, confidence, and spirit, making strong, healthy human beings.
Visitors are welcomed and encouraged to drop in and observe classes or try out a free introductory class.
If you are wondering if aikido is right for you please take advantage of our free class offer. Click the "Contact Us" tab to schedule a free class.
Health Benefits of Aikido:
Daily aikido practice is gentle on your body while building core muscles and improving balance, proprioceptive awareness, and cardiovascular health. The partner practice keeps your attention highly engaged and sharpens your awareness and senses leaving you feeling healthy, relaxed, joyful and refreshed after every practice. Aikido is practiced by people of all ages and all walks of life.