Welcome to Kokushi Budo Institute Martial Arts NYC!


Kokushi Budo Institute is a welcoming community of martial art enthusiasts in NYC. Our members come from diverse backgrounds, but are united to develop healthy minds and bodies, and have fun along the way!

KBI Martial Arts NYC provides all students with high-quality instruction from the Higashis, a family of well-renowned and world-class martial artists. Mixing traditional elements with modern-day style training, the KBI system of judo, jiu jitsu, aikido, and karate enhances students’ minds, confidence, and physical fitness. Our martial arts academy in NYC specializes in jiu jitsu, judo, karate, and aikido.

All of our NYC students come from all sorts of backgrounds, from professional martial artists to everyday working people. We ensure that all of our classes are suited for hobbyists, as well as, enthusiasts and regular practitioners so martial arts students can get their belts at a pace appropriate for them. Our system has proven effective in producing multiple black belts in their respective martial arts, as well as, Olympians and National champions in Judo.

We have NYC martial arts classes in jiu jitsu, judo, and aikido for both children and adults. Come try a FREE trial class today!

Martial Arts in NYC we offer for adults and kids:

Jiu Jitsu




Martial Arts NYC