Ken Nagayama Martial Arts

Ken Nagayama Martial Arts

About Ken Nagayama Martial Arts

Ken Nagayama Martial Arts is a combination of several martial art styles. The foundation of this system is an Okinawan form of Karate called Moto Bu Ryu. Originally taught only to the royal family of Okinawa, Moto Bu Ryu was the highest form of martial art developed to help the royal family remain just that; royal.

What differentiates us

By incorporating his extensive knowledge into the strong foundation of Moto Bu Ryu, Master Nagayama has created a well rounded discipline dedicated to both the mental and physical growth of his students.

How we were trained

Master Ken Nagayama is from Okinawa Japan. He has over 40 years experience in the martial arts. Having trained in Moto Bu Ryu, Aikido, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Kendo, and many weapons forms, his abilities are as versatile as they are precise. Master Nagayama began his teaching career in Okinawa, instructing students in the art of Moto Bu Ryu in the same school he learned in. Since 1977 he has been teaching in the Los Angeles area. For many of those years he was gaining experience in and teaching Tae Kwon Do.

Why we love what we do

It has been more than 20 years since Master Nagayama, through the integration of his many resources and knowledge, began developing his own martial arts style. He desired to teach a martial art that would be thorough, realistic, and strong, and it was from that desire that his own system grew. He loves passing along a life of knowledge to his students.

2809 W Burbank Blvd,
Burbank, CA 91505
Business Hours:
By appointment only

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This is a really great Karate school. All the instructors are really patient, nice and helpful. Master Nagayama is amazing. I highly recommended th... read more

Great quality of instruction is seen throughout the entire class schedule. Good value for your money and a really fun place to learn martial arts. read more

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