Murfreesboro Martial Arts
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Murfreesboro’s first and largest private martial arts school since 1972

Middle Tennesseans have been trusting Bill Taylor’s Bushido School of Karate for more than 35 years. Murfreesboro residents know the school for their incredible reputation for Martial Arts — the school has been named USEWRKD School of the year — as well as for the community outreach by Bill Taylor and his school. From free self-defense seminars for women, helping school children deal with bullying, coaching families through his stranger danger seminars and conducting free seminars in schools and community centers — Sensei Taylor works hard to help his neighbors stay safe, develop focus, and become more disciplined in order to create a better community and a healthier life. The Bill Taylor Bushido School of Karate is Murfreesboro’s first and largest private martial arts facility, teaching martial arts and self-defense since 1972.

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About Bill Taylor

Bill Taylor began his study of the Wado Ryu style of Karate in 1973 under Newton Harris. The Bushido School of Karate was one of the few Karate schools in Tennessee and the first one in Murfreesboro. It was through luck that Mr. Taylor began a life long endeavor studying one of the most complete and thorough systems of Japanese Martial Arts.



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Birthday Parties at Bill Taylor's Bushido School of Karate

Looking for a fun, out of the box idea for your kid’s birthday in Murfreesboro? Let your kid be the star of the show with an awesome kids birthday party package at Bill Taylor’s Bushido School of Karate. Our birthday parties are fun, educational, and are all about martial arts! They’ll help teach martial arts to their friends and they’ll even get to break a wooden board with just their hands or feet (if they’ve reached this level in their training). Guaranteed to be a safe, fun and all around awesome birthday experience for your child and their friends!



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Karate for All Ages

Entire families train with us here in Murfreesboro at Bill Taylor’s Bushido School of Karate. From Kinder-Karate to older kids; teens, adults, and seniors — it’s great for all ages. Kids train with kids and adults train with adults. Classes provide a great place to not only learn a new skill, practice self-defenseget in shape, and learn focus, among many things, but it’s a great place to meet new people and make friends. Many of our students have become great friends outside of class as well. You’ll feel like family at Bill Taylor Karate.