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We want to provide you with a no-commitment, risk free option to see if Ultimate Bo is right for you. In this course you'll gain...

  • The ability to perform realistic combat fighting and powerful body movements
  • An ancient style of Japanese combat, which will build your upper-body strength and give you invigorating workouts
  • All of it at NO COST TO YOU, including the ability to do everything in the comfort of your own home. 

Join over 1,000 other students who have learned the power of the Bo and uncovered their true strength. No credit card, no long-term commitment.


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Introductory Bo Course

"I never thought about taking an on line course before, especially a martial arts course. But I'm extremely happy that I did. The bo staff training is amazing! The instruction is outstanding! It's actually better than being in an actual class. It's like having a personal trainer with the ability to rewind and review the classes until you learn every piece of the material. I literally can't wait to open my laptop everyday and go back to class! I'd honestly rate this course a 10 out of 10!"

Bob Hamilton  ( Student since 2015 )

A Complete Guided Introductory Course

5+ hours of HD video lessons teaching you beginner's material to put you on a path to yellow chevron.

Several follow-along classes (30-40 minutes each), which are just like attending real “live” Ultimate Bo classes.

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Sarah Hill (student since 2017 )

Ready for a Powerful and High-Energy You?

We're currently offering a FREE Ultimate Bo course so you can take your first step towards mastering the movements of the Bo. We even share with you how to make your own staff for training, and give you some amazing full-body workouts along the way. This is a NO-commitment offer with NO credit card details needed. Our hope is that you'll love learning the basics of Ultimate Bo from us so much that you'll sign up as a dedicated student.

What Our Students

are Saying...

There are a lot of bo staff videos on youtube and I know people who use those to learn the staff. But I was looking for something that was more systematic. Something that would progress through a wide array of techniques and progressively build up from the basic techniques to the advanced. Something that would teach you both "the how" as well as "the why" behind the techniques. I wanted a program where someone would evaluate my progress and give feedback so I can objectively improve. You will never get that from watching youtube videos. GMAU Bo staff program is exactly what I was looking for. I have been training with GMAU for around 16 months.

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Cyle Nelson
Ultimate Bo Student

Ultimate Bo meets most of the requirements my doctors have told me to do as an older man:
1) Keep learning new things to exercise your brain (learning the different forms and techniques at each level); 2) Stay physically active and lose weight to stop the body from stiffening up (practicing the forms over and over again until they are committed to muscle memory definitely keeps me active); 3) Do something I enjoy (by doing so, I believe I will do it for life as long as my body will allow me.

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Nate Johnson
Ultimate Bo Student

I am a 3rd degree black belt in Shotokan Karate. I've been with GMAU for more than 2 years now, starting with Ultimate Bo, which I am currently still studying but I've also completed the Certified Martial Arts Teacher (CMAT) course. Since studying Ultimate Bo (UB) with the GMAU I must say that my life has honestly been transformed. I had always wanted to learn about the various weapon systems of Martial Arts but where I'm from (Trinidad and Tobago) it wasn't easy getting access to the training. Thankfully I came across an online add for UB and thus began my journey of studying the Bo staff. The beautiful thing about learning anything with GMAU is their attention to detail when teaching lessons. The instructors take their time and go step by step through every bit of each move, with varying angles to give you a sort of personal feel to each lesson. You also get real instructor feedback through videos and messages and you can also message your instructors with questions. It all comes together to give you a learning experience that is truly second to none. With the ability to learn at your own pace, re-watch lessons over and over and have personal interactions with your instructors, I can 100% recommend starting a course with GMAU.

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Leo Grant
Ultimate Bo Student

My wife and I have really enjoyed Ultimate Bo. The format is perfect for our schedules (and pandemic compatible) and the quality of instruction is excellent. Nathan Douglas and Michael Hodge are both great Senseis and role models for all of us on our martial arts journey. They are always willing to answer questions and provide feedback and are very engaged in the education of their students. The excellence of the course has motivated us to continue learning and eventually mastering the art of the staff. Thank you!

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Quinn McCutchen
Ultimate Bo Student

Ultimate Bo and the GMAU have been an awesome experience for me. The flexibility to fit martial arts classes into my busy schedule via internet learning has allowed me to train on my own time and at my own pace. The Ultimate Bo classes are a great upper body workout. I am looking forward to increasing my skills and training after taking a short break due to a work related injury. With the GMAU I was also able to review and visually learn a lot during my recovery. I would highly recommend Ultimate Bo or another GMAU course to anyone wanting to learn martial arts.

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Brandon Vann
Ultimate Bo Student

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We're currently offering a FREE Ultimate Bo course so you can take your first step towards mastering the movements of the Bo. This is a no-commitment offer with no credit card details needed. Our hope is that you'll love learning the basics of Ultimate Bo from us so  much that you'll sign up as a dedicated student.

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