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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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Once you're ready to take things to the next level, sign up instantly to gain full access, including instructor support and feedback.

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...

Helllo, my name is Heather and I am training for my Yellow Chevron. I enjoy the training very much. It is a good workout and I love to swing that Bo! I am a Third degree Black Belt I’m TaeKwonDo but my school does not offer any weapons trading. I was very excited to find Global Martial Arts University so that I could add to my martial arts training. Thank you Sensei Michael!

Heather Malmberg
Ultimate Bo Student

What GMAU has put together is an all encompassing, fully realized bojutsu system. Throughout the curriculum, nearly 30 traditional techniques are taught and thoroughly explained. These techniques are contained within the (currently) 7 GMAU bojutsu kata. The bojutsu kata are original, dynamic and challenging, each with its own flavor. Parallel to the traditional techniques is the Ultimate Bo combat system. This combat system is practical and relevant incorporating true fighting techniques drawn from numerous cultures and long stick fighting styles.
Ultimate Bo is not 'tricking' or flashy in comparison to other systems. It is a true and outstanding martial art that can stand on its own as a combat system or complement an empty hand martial discipline.

The instructors are always available to answer questions and lend guidance to your progress.
The website is simple to navigate with every resource available at all times.

The curriculum is organized in such a way that one technique builds upon the next, from the foundation of stances and movement to advanced techniques such as spinning and traditional Okinawan kata.

Simply put, Ultimate Bo is incredible. It is fun, challenging and rewarding. I cannot more highly recommend GMAUs Ultimate Bo curriculum.

Joining GMAU has truly been a positive experience for me. I have stayed fit, engaged and find a sense of community and purpose within the practice.

Sean Robinson
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.

Brandon Vann
Ultimate Bo Student

The program is excellently organized and run. The classes are well put together and (have) a natural progression. Having the opportunity to participate in Zoom classes helps with the learning and building a martial arts family.

James Blanton
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!

Quinn McCutchen
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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