Master Mokurai has trained thousands of students in a career spanning over 30 years. Hundreds have progressed to the black belt expertise level. Many who were trained in their youth went on to become doctors, lawyers, rocket scientists, martial art school owners, university professors. One old black belt student even became an Albuquerque county commissioner! Another, an Army Rangers colonel! This is because of the high standard of excellence that students are taught to embrace. Master Mokurai's special teaching methods are not for everyone, but certainly for those who want to make a meaningful contribution to their community. 



Karl Marion reviewed Silent Thunder Martial Arts and Meditation Center— 5 star

It is becoming more and more difficult to find true masters in the world today, and it is even more rare to find one willing to even consider taking on students. Martial art schools are a dime a dozen and can be found all over the world in the same shape and form, but Silent Thunder is a sacred monastery and comprehensive martial arts center which does well to distinguish itself from all others in the areas of skills, theories, and applications. Even the name, Silent Thunder,
instills a sense of undiscovered power and uneasiness in the common man and the philosophies taught here are arguably more powerful than the martial arts. Silent Thunder is a space of divinity devoted to developing one's mind and body into a citadel of cosmic cognizance. Offering an unparalleled potential for the opportunity of a rewarding life, Silent Thunder incorporates the teachings of many religions and cultures to help one move beyond the physical limits of their reality and integrate true spiritual power into all of their daily practices. While without a doubt not for those who choose to actively continue to squander their talents and time in unwholesome activities, the one searching for enlightenment who is ready to return to God will find that upon entering these doors, it is like finally coming home.

Jordan Landes reviewed Silent Thunder Martial Arts and Meditation Center — 5 star 
Jordan L
 I remember walking down Jackson street on my way to the bank, and finding a sign that read "FREE KARATE" with a phone number printed right under a white silhouette of a man performing a flying sidekick. This peaked my interest initially, seeing as I was looking to attempt training in martial arts. After some hesitation due to work complications and some discussions with a family member, I gave the class a try. On a warm, sunny afternoon, I entered the building, greeted by a man
 in a Taekwondo uniform. I followed along with the rest of the class for the warm up; and trained in other various exercises until I had to leave for work. On one occasion, I was able to train for the entire class; and upon finishing, was also offered a chance to meditate. It was the decision that changed my life forever. After meditating, I had a discussion with the man in the uniform, Master Mokurai. I had never met a man of power and wisdom on his level. The experience kindled within me a spark that has ignited into a raging fire, fueling my choice for every thought, word, and action I have taken ever since to this day.
Silent Thunder Martial Arts and Meditation Center is a school dedicated to changing lives for the better. Every class is tailor made to accommodate and encourage students to reach their full potential. Whether you come to throw a kick, chant a song, or sit still and listen to your breath, You will steadily build within yourself a ladder reaching up towards unimaginable heights of peace, power, and bliss. On the surface, it is a school with classes to take as a hobby. When observed more closely, it is a potential portal leading to provincial paradise within the mind. You will learn to fight. You will learn to concentrate. You will learn to have fun while doing it; and most importantly, you will be training to radiate righteousness for the benefit of God and Mankind. Praise be to God for Silent Thunder Martial Arts and Meditation Center!

Brandon Hite reviewed Silent Thunder Martial Arts and Meditation Center — 5 star

Silent Thunder and the instructor Master Mokurai are to be treasured in today's society. Honesty and integrity are foremost and the training is awesome! Be prepared to challenge yourself mentally and physically but you will see results almost immediately!

Ralph Trujillo
9 reviews
This guys skills are beast mode, I like how he spends individual time with each child.

Cinthia Martinez
1 review
My 3 boys have attended here more than a year. I honestly can say Master Mokurai has shaped my sons into strong minded little individuals in this short amount of time also they're not getting picked on anymore and behavior has improved 100%.  This place is awesome; my kids are doing incredible here.

Felicia Padilla
10 reviews・2 photos
★★★★★ a day ago
My son is very happy to go to his class , he teaches Self respect, Self confidence, Self Improvement and above all that - be kind to others. He dedicates time and knowledge to each of his students . My son will continue to go , and I will fully support him and his teachings. He is a great Master !

Ron J
4 reviews
★★★★★ a month ago
Silent Thunder is the place to go for the ones who truly wish to redefine themselves and begin their path to happiness and enlightenment . I began my studies with Master Mokurai 34 years ago when I was 6. I can honestly tell you that confidence is a byproduct of the hard work, perseverance and discipline. I have an outlook and appreciation for life that few have. Changes of daily habits and thinking will occur and are necessary for your journey. Thank you Master Mokurai!

Colin Daly
1 review
I have studied internal martial arts with a couple of different teachers, outside of Silent Thunder, over the past 5 years. I can say that Master Mokurai is a good teacher, who puts a strong emphasis on self discipline and focus (two keys to a good quality of life that go largely underappreciated today). I am grateful for the pieces that I have picked up from learning at this school.