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Falling Leaves

I walked home today through an area lined with trees in their full fall glory with leaves dropping as I passed through.  A number of leaves fell on me, on the sidewalk around me, but most fell to the ground around the tree.  The fall leaves were everywhere – a beautiful sight.  This got me…

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So, Who’s Kihon is right?

Soke gave us the Six Treasures of the Bujinkan at the last Shidoshi-kai, held on 2 September 2017. The first two Treasures are the Kihon Happo and the San Shin. He said we must practice these two Treasures every day. Soke then specifically directed all 15th dans, Yushu-Shihans and Dai-Shihans, that we must pass these…

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Shidoshi-Kai September 2017

At the Shidoshi-Kai yesterday Soke spoke about the True Treasures of the Bujinkan. He charged each and every Shidoshi, Shihan, Yusuu Shihan and especially the Dai-Shihan to abide by and pass on these 6 treasures. Here are the 6 Treasures Soke spoke of: Kihon Happo (the 8 foundational techniques, we must practice daily) San Shin…

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Training at Hombu on 27 August 2017

I was able to make it to Sunday training at hombu today. Nagato Sensei taught the early class and I was able to train and film him teaching for our TakaSeigi website members. Nagato Sensei’s class was very lively and he focused mostly on defenses against two punches. The last few years Nagato Sensei has…

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About the Bujinkan Godan Test

DON’T BE IN A HURRY (to take the Godan test)  An article by Phillip Legare (Written in summer of 2005 while living in Japan) At the end of Sunday training at the Bujinkan Hombu Dojo recently, several people lined up to take the Godan test. If you haven’t been to Japan, you may have never…

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Takamatsu 43rd Anniversary

On the weekend of April 2nd, there were at least 296 people training in Honbu! It was the 43rd anniversary of O-Sensei Takamatsu’s passing and Soke wanted to have a big training to celebrate. We’ll be sharing relevant announcements in future posts. For those of us training in the Bujinkan, a strong connection to Japan…

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Structure power in the Bujinkan

Here is the video that Shidoshi John Haas from Warrior Fitness mentioned in our Webinar:     For more great training content straight from Japan and some of the Bujinkan’s top instructors consider Becoming a Member today!

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Kamae – Building the Fortress

The Structure of Kamae – Building the Fortress   Kamae in the Bujinkan is much more than just a stance or ready position. It is the platform from which all movements are made and from which all techniques are delivered. Your kamae is quite literally the foundation upon which your entire martial art practice rests.…

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Message from Mark Lithgow 4-2016

From Mark Lithgow: “Really good training with Hatsumi sensei today! I really liked how Phillip started the class before Sensei came. He spoke of how several people mentioned at the recent memorial event about the importance of kihon, and started the class with the Sanshin no Kata. He counted us through it, 10 times each…

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2016 Bujinkan Membership

All, This is a message from Mark Lithgow, the foreigner who has been living in Japan and training with Soke longer than ANYONE! “For my Bujinkan friends! I’ve had a few enquiries recently, and I’d like to clarify some Bujinkan admin points. First of all, being a Shidôshi and being a member of the Shidôshi-kai are…

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