Located in White Plains, N.Y., The Bushido School of Karate offers
traditional Karate instruction combined with grappling and weapons training to provide effective and practical self-defense.
toddlers to teens and adolescents to adults, we provide exceptional martial arts instruction in Westchester with the experience
and knowledge necessary to bring out the best in our students.
In addition to our traditional Karate Programs we offer an array of classes providing structure, fitness, discipline
and of course, fun, for all ages and levels!
Whether you're currently enrolled or just curious about what we have to offer
our website is a terrific way to access the information you need about our school.
Shihan Shahin Mehrkar ( pictured at left )
Shihan Shahin Mehrkar started his own martial arts training in 1979 and has been teaching the art of Karate in Westchester
County since 1989. Opening a second school in Brewster, N.Y. in 2003 allowed Shihan Mehrkar the opportunity to offer his expertise
to students in Putnam County, N.Y. as well. Shihan Mehrkar's teaching ability is unsurpassed. His students have achieved ranks
as high as 4th Degree Black Belt; many have trained under his direction for over 20 years. A martial artist in the truest
sense, Shihan Mehrkar guides his students to reach their highest potential thus giving each the ability to achieve their goals
of becoming a Black Belt. All of Bushido's instructors have been trained by Shihan Mehrkar through each and every belt and
were hand-picked because of their martial arts skill and compassion for our students.
Master Instructor and