Notts and Derby Area, Bushido Za-Zen

Welcome to the website for the Notts and Derby area of the Bushido Za-Zen International Martial Arts Society. We are well established organisation with a “not for profit” philosophy, providing martial arts training for all abilities from the age of five. We offer traditional training in Judo and other martial arts including Ju-Jitsu, Karate and Aikido.

What can you expect?

You will start with basic techniques such as break-falling (falling without hurting yourself) and progress at your own pace through the grading system. You can learn self-defence, take part in competition, referee and to time keep. Benefits include increased fitness, discipline, improved self-confidence and a great social element, in a friendly unbiased environment. All you need to have a go or start training is loose soft clothing; no shoes are worn on the mat.