Our Adult Program

Known far and wide for its austere, rigorous and spiritual approach to traditional training, Bushido's Adult Program continues to attract students from all walks of life, with especially strong attendance from veteran and newly assigned officers within the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department. Classes are held Monday through Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings, in addition to Sunday evening Black Belt kata class.

Our Youth Program

Emphasizing the importance of self-discipline, honor, courtesy and respect as the true hallmarks of becoming a karateka, Bushido's Children's Program has earned accolades over decades, from parents, community organizations and Nashville Public Schools, making it one of the most successful, acclaimed programs of its kind in the region.

Our Mixed Martial Arts Program

The Mixed Martial Arts and Boxing/Kickboxing Program at Bushido Dojo is based on skill sets from Royce Gracie’s G.R.A.C.I.E. Instructor Certification, Modern Army Combatives Instructor Course, and American Boxing/Kickboxing.  Students are allowed and encouraged to compete in Sport Karate Tournaments that include continuous sparring and grappling divisions as well as NAGA grappling, and adults may compete in amateur full contact MMA, Kickboxing, and Boxing when adequately prepared.  Youth may compete in Boxing.  Bushido Dojo has several successful Grappling, MMA, Boxing, and Muay Thai competitors among the staff and students.