Bozendo is a martial art practiced with a 1.5m staff called Bo and translates to “the way of
Zen through the practice of the staff”. Various techniques are studied using the Bo: strikes,
parries, locks, throws, etc. Bozendo is accessible for anyone above the age of 12. There are
no competitions, everyone progresses at their own pace with the goal of personal
development. The practitioner will learn to coordinate and feel the movement, working on his
breathing in order to progressively use the Bo as an extension of his own body.
The practice of Bozendo not only facilitates the development of physical fitness and self-
defence but also sharpens one's body, senses and mind, allowing for the improvement of