Tag Archives: togakure
We demonstrated a basic version of onikudaki at class last week (shown above). There are lots of variations one can practice.
Run. Hide. Fight.
Many people were shocked with the release of Unarmed Fighting Techniques in 2008. Upon review of the contents we see the listing of six Bujinkan traditions and their training structure. In many Bujinkan schools this book is referred to as “The densho” (tradition book). In the Bujinkan New York Dojo, I recommend senior students study [...]
With the private release of Ninpo: Wisdom for Life there seemed to be a renewed interest in Hatsumi-sensei‘s writings. Ben Cole, a Bujinkan member, had been writing down quotes from Hatsumi-sensei Japan classes visits for several years and sharing them. This eventually transformed into Understand? Good. Play!, a book of Bujinkan quotes from Masaaki Hatsumi. [...]
When I first joined the Bujinkan, there were precious few books on authentic ninjutsu. Those of us training at the time would read, discuss and reread them. There were notes to be taken and sections to memorize. Today, there are many good books to be found. Most of them are by Hatsumi-sensei with a few [...]