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studying martial arts, it is very important to understand what it is that is
before you. You can acquire amazing skill through martial arts training. Even
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The arts of self-defense and martial arts are a study in human nature. If you look at why martial arts were created, you can begin to understand the base of primal human nature. Attackers may have an expectation of how we will respond to an attack,
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Please join us June 13-14 2015 for a special two-day workshop on Kukishinden Ryu Dakentaijutsu, and Bojutsu and Kenjutsu. We will explore some of the details of the Kukishinden Ryu method throughout the weekend. We will also have a special online section on the Kuki Happo Biken methods presented by Stephen K. Hayes. This special resource will only be available for workshop participants. Join us for an unprecedented event! 

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Please join us for a special two-day workshop on Kukishinden Ryu Dakentaijutsu, and Bojutsu and Kenjutsu. We will explore some of the details of the Kukishinden Ryu method throughout the weekend. We will also have a special online section on the Kuki Happo Biken methods presented by Stephen K. Hayes. This special resource will only be available for workshop participants. Join us for an unprecedented event! Mark Davis Boston Martial Arts Ce...
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Ninpo Taijutsu (One of the martial art method at the Boston Martial Arts Center) can be a transformative experience through movement and awareness, focus. By studying how our body, mind and
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One of the things I think about in martial arts is how to grow as a person.  It is very important as a martial arts practitioner to personally grow. The martial arts are metaphors for the many struggles and gains we have in life. One of the big gains we can have is self-respect. When I open the dojo I look at my students coming in the door - both old and new - and understand that we share the same path. Understanding this point makes me have deep honor and respect for students. I cannot tell them how to live their lives, but through a shared hardship we can walk the path to personal growth.
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I am definitely finding this to be true. Training is a mirror reflection of many other areas of my life.
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The sound of hands clapping in the dojo at the start of class brings all the minds into focus to begin learning. It is very important to always keep your mind on what you are doing - if your mind wanders it could produce something you do not want. www.bostonmartialarts.com
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Someone asked me the other day where I find challenge after all these years of training. I said what I've discovered is that the challenge comes from a deep inner desire to explore who we are on the inside and how we react to and act in the world around us.
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Interview with Master Stephen K. Hayes 
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161 Harvard Ave #4e Boston, MA 02134
161 Harvard Avenue #4eUSMassachusettsBoston02134
(617) 789-5524bostonmartialarts.com
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Today 9AM–9PM
Wednesday 9AM–9PMThursday 9AM–9PMFriday 9AM–9PMSaturday 10AM–2PMSunday ClosedMonday 9AM–9PMTuesday 9AM–9PM

The Boston Martial Arts Center has been actively training and teaching in the Boston area for over 25 years. We have grown from a small, dedicated group of practitioners into a full-fledged martial arts school devoted to training quality individuals in the best martial arts and self-defense available anywhere.

We are an officially recognized school, Bujinkan Dojo Boston, under the auspices of the international Bujinkan organization directed from the main headquarters in Tokyo, Japan by Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi. All of our instructors are internationally certified through Dr. Hatsumi and the Bujinkan organization for the benefit of all our students.

Our Chief Instructor, Mr. Mark Davis, is a shidoshi in the Bujinkan organization and continues to train intensively via frequent trips to Japan to study with the Grandmaster, Dr. Hatsumi, and several other extraordinarily talented Bujinkan instructors. Stateside, Mr. Davis continues to train with Mr. Stephen K. Hayes, one of the world’s foremost authorities on Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu and Ninjutsu. Mr. Hayes has been studying with Grandmaster Hatsumi longer than any other American and has been repeatedly seen on the cover of Black Belt Magazine. Mr. Davis hosts open-to-the-public seminars with Mr. Hayes annually.

Instructors at the school must meet a minimum training time standard, must have appropriate rank, and must be actively continuing their own training both at the Boston Martial Arts Center and via seminars or special training trips to Japan.

All instructors are also certified in First Aid/CPR which must be maintained yearly in order to keep their instructor status, which allows the Boston Martial Arts Center to offer the best, highest caliber of martial training anywhere. Give us a call today at (617) 789-5524 and find out why we’re not only different, but also the best.


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"Mark Davis is a highly knowledgable, friendly, and patient instructor."
"I've been a student here for ten years."
"Great information in a laied back fun atmosphere."
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Robert Trotter
2 years ago
I've been a student here for ten years. I've trained at other martial arts schools, and in other systems, and I have never found a more welcoming place, where the instructors are not only dedicated to giving their students the best training in self defense available, but also to helping their students better themselves through the martial arts. Mark Davis, the head teacher, keeps the atmosphere fun and family friendly, while also delivering the most serious treatment on the subject of getting home safely. This isn't a sport martial arts school; the training available here has only one purpose- to keep you safe. It has the added side effects of building confidence, agility, strength, and a sense of purpose. This school really brings out the best in people, and the people who train and teach here are the best in the world.
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Robert R.
2 years ago
Bad Atmosphere.
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We are very sorry you had a bad experience? But who are you?
A Google User
7 years ago
I remember from the very first day, Mr Davis saying "...come on down and try a few classes"....and I've been here ever since...almost 6 years later!! What I find really nice is that Mr. Davis and senior instructors are not showoffs but at the same time know the material inside and out. There is nothing flashy or shiny, no frills, but reality based training with the purpose of protecting your mind and body. I find that there is no pressure and really enjoy the atmosphere. I also feel that the school really and sincerely cares about what they teach and it is a source of great pride to be a part of it!! I also have enrolled my kids in the kids classes and they are always eager to go to class on Saturday mornings!! I would definitely recommend it to whoever is looking to learn a martial arts system that makes a significant and meaningful contribution to their lives.
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A Google User
7 years ago
I started training at the Boston Martial Arts Center in early 2007 after training elsewhere. I'm glad that I did; I've enjoyed my time at BMAC immensely. Mark Davis: Mark's technical, teaching, and interpersonal skills are outstanding. He nicely manages the tricky balance between approachability and authority; he's a super-nice guy, but unquestionably the master of the dojo. Other instructional staff: The other instructors bring a nice mix of different skill sets and philosophies to their classes. It's worth noting that several members of the teaching staff have been with Mark for ten years or more; while they are all deeply experienced, they continue to train and grow under his direction. Students: The student cohort is supportive and friendly. There's a good mix of serious and casual students; some are there virtually every day, while others come a couple of times per week. Curriculum: The formal curriculum taught at BMAC could be generally described as "traditional." This traditional material is used to teach important concepts and principles that are then translated to modern contexts and applications. Students are encouraged to experiment and make their own discoveries under the guidance of the teaching staff; the "why" question reigns supreme. Rote memorization and mechanical reproduction of techniques are very much discouraged. Schedule: Great hours! Classes are held every weeknight, on Saturday mornings, and during the lunch hour on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Classes are 45 minutes long, so many students stay for multiple classes per evening. Facility: The dojo facility is adequate. The space is large enough to comfortably accommodate all but the largest class groups. The carpeted floor gives incentive to develop good rolling and falling skills. The dojo is very convenient to both the MBTA Green Line and the #66 bus. Both stop about one minute from the dojo building.
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Joe Szep
2 years ago
Mark Davis is a highly knowledgable, friendly, and patient instructor. He is a rare source of accumulated knowledge and wisdom. You are encouraged to learn new skills and develop yourself. I have made many friends at the dojo. It feels like family to me there. Whether you are interested in learning self-defense or martial arts, you should come by, check out the dojo, and try a class!
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Jennifer Kronmiller
2 years ago
great atmosphere.
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8 years ago
I've had the distinct honor and pleasure of studying at the Boston Martial Arts Center for almost 20 years now. Prior to attending, I studied at a variety of other schools in other styles never quite finding exactly what I wanted until I walked through the doors of the Boston Martial Arts Center. The curriculum is without peer and the instruction is without a doubt the best I've ever had. Given that the techniques I've learned from Mark Davis and his senior instructors saved my life numerous times during my years with the US Air Force, US Government, and private sector executive protection, I am 100% confident in writing that you will not find a better school anywhere. The atmosphere is conducive to asking those all-important "what-if" questions that are routinely frowned upon at other schools that simply do not operate from the same knowledge base. Classes are fun, informative, and appropriately challenging. In my current career as a writer of a dozen novels and several non-fiction books (including the Complete Idiot's Guide to Ultimate Fighting) the knowledge and insight I've gained in my years of study at the Boston Martial Arts Center have helped me achieve life goals and success in my life that I would not have if not for the excellence of instruction at the school. You won't find a better martial arts school anywhere in New England or anywhere else as well. - Jon F. Merz
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A Google User
4 years ago
This place is awesome. You can take as many classes as you want and they are open 6 days a week. Mark Davis is an incredible instructor and his staff are always there if you have any questions on the material. Great information in a laied back fun atmosphere.