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Archive for November, 2010

Anshu Christa Jacobson – Shoninki Study Part 2

 

SHONINKI – Part 2

Photo – Woodblock Print: A Japanese Monk and a Tengu.

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SHUSHIBO NO KATO
7 Methods of Shinobi Disguise.

To be a ninja you need to learn to become a shadow, to blend into your surrounds and to escape the eyes of others to conceal your identity.

1 – KOMUSO (Itinerant Monk) this is when wearing the amigasa or straw hat.
2 – SHUKKE (Buddhist Monk) For getting close to people.
3 – YAMABUSHI (Mountain Ascetic) For approaching peopleand carrying a katana and wakizashi.
4 – AKINDO (Merchant) for freelymingling with the people.
5 – HOKASHI (Itenerant Actor) for blending into the crowd.
6 – SARRUGAKU (Street Entertainer) for blending into the crowd.
7 – TSUNE KATA (Normal Appearance) taking on an ordinary appearance in order to adopt other disguises. For those of you that train with the Budo Ryu and are in the Tomo Ryu training, this is called Kage no Kamae.

Prepare yourself well by using these different disguises, for the situation that you need. It is essential to know yourself and the area that you are going to be to blend in or become a natural shadow within the area.

(there are many interpretations of this book, this is my personal interpretations; I hope that this can help you in your training.)

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I hope that these words from Natori can help you on your journey of the arts. be Safe my friends.

Anshu Christa Jacobson
Headmistress of the Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Dojo
http://www.budoryuninjutsu.com/


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Shoninki

 

This is a short video of actual ninja fighting techniques from the Kishu Ryu Ninja Tradition (also known as Natori Ryu) that have been taken from one of the most well known historical artifacts on ninjutsu, a book called the Shoninki.

The Historical Ninjutsu Team contacted me and asked if I would do this video and I jumped on the opportunity to help show the world REAL ninjutsu.

I hope that you all enjoy the video, we had a good time making the video! If you are interested in training with our school please log on to:

BudoRyuNinjutsu.com

Take Care, Be Safe &
Good Luck in your Journey of Budo

Anshu Christa Jacobson


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Kokoro


ANSHU CHRISTA JACOBSON – BUDO SPIRIT

 

“Budo Ryu Ninjutsu is a martial art used to protect people. So when training in these methods of Traditional Japanese Bujutsu,…you have to understand if you loose,…so does the future of the ones that you are trying to protect.

Defeat is NOT an option for the school that protects others, you should keep these thoughts engraved in your heart.”

Anshu Christa Jacobson


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Musashi Part 3

 

“The true science of martial arts means practicing them in such a way that they will be useful at anytime, and to teach them in such a away that they will be useful in all things.” – Miyamoto Musashi


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Musashi Part 2

 

“The primary thing when you take a sword in your hands is you intention to cut the enemy, whatever the means. Whenever you parry, hit, spring, strike or touch the enemy’s sword, you must cut the enemy in the same movement. It is essential to attain this, If you think only of hitting, springing, striking or touching,… you will not be able to actually cut him. – Miyamoto Musashi


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Musashi Part 1

 

“You should not have any special fondness for a particular weapon, or anything else for that matter….Too much is that same as not enough, Without limiting anyone else, you should have as much weaponry as suits you.” – Miyamoto Musashi


Anshu Christa Jacobson – 7 Traditions of Budo Ryu


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Meaning of “NIN” (忍)


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Art of War Part 10

Art of War – Part 10

Photo – Woodblock print of Kusunoki Masashige.

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“Fierceness is essential in the realm of war. It cannot be dependent of the amount of destruction that you want to inflict. This emotion has to be drown upon by the honor that you have for your family, loyalty that you have for your lord. Fierceness is a natural state when the troops see the wisdom of their leader and attack like the power of the heavens.”

“It is very important for a warlord to have access to gaining information, the use of spies is crucial. Some of the information us useful and some is deception, it is up to the leader as to how to move and attack.”

“Spies and guerrilla agents are the utmost importance to the successful operation of the warlord. Only those who are intelligent and enlightened can use them properly. Without secret operations a war is a meaningless act of violence that does nothing except destroy all of the people and all the resources.”

I wrote 10 lessons on the art of war. Study these lessons well, to master them means you understand the true arts of war.

(my personal interpretations and research taken from Sun Tzu’s book; (Art of War)

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I hope that these words from Sun Tzu can help you on your journey of the arts. be Safe my friends.

Anshu Christa Jacobson
Headmistress of the Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Dojo
http://www.budoryuninjutsu.com/


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Monthly Ninja Workshop!

 

Budo Ryu Shurikenjutsu Workshop!
Saturday, November 27 · 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Kansas City, Ks
Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Hombu Dojo
Cost of the event is $50 U.S.D
Certificates of Completion after the Seminar

Shurikenjutsu! The art of the Ninja throwing blades! Train in the art of shurikenjutsu and learn how to throw bojo shuriken, hira shuriken, tanto (knife) and much more!

Want to train in Shurikenjutsu? Now you can!

$50 Admission Fee! Reserve your place today!

Learn realistic hand to hand combative skills!

If you are interested in the Shurikenjutsu Workshop and you would like to come to train with us you can call us at 913-449-5367 or you can email us at anshu@budoryuninjutsu.com

Looking forward to training with all of you!

Anshu Christa Jacobson
Headmistress of the Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Dojo
Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Dojo Official Website


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Honor

 

“Honor is the recognition of selflessness. When we see someone who has gone beyond the little self, we are reminded of our own potential. It is to acknowledge this potential or limitation that we recognize our true self, our morals, our code and live life accordingly. To be honorable is to not discern yourself with the dishonorable. Many forget that.” – Anshu Christa Jacobson


Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Dojo 武道流忍術道場 – Sojutsu – 槍術


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Art of War Part 9

Art of War – Part 9

Photo – Anshu Christa Jacobson at the 2010 Bushi Battlefield workshop.

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Vulnerability & Invulnerability

“When the warlord is prepared for battle, he is first into the realm of combat and does not back down because of fear and doubt.”

“His fortitude is fixed and his fighting will be done with ease if he understand the way.”

“The simplest way to humble, humiliate and debase your enemy is to cut him off from his supplies. If he is mighty and still comes forward, his avenue of escape will be that more difficult to remain when he cant supply his troops with food.”

“NEVER permit the enemy to know where your attack will be coming from, and never sacrifice one thing that will protect your village,….do his with deception.”

“A large force cannot easily over power a smaller force of the smaller force is more skilled in the arts of war. There are many times that a smaller unit of specially trained soldiers can wreak havoc on the enemy by fighting in the shadows. These hit and fun tactics take a toll on a larger force. By using these methods of war, the warlord can find the weaknesses and strengths in the enemy’s army.”

“In war there are no constants, nothing stays the same, this is the same with war as well as life.”

(my personal interpretations and research taken from Sun Tzu’s book; (Art of War)

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I hope that these words from Sun Tzu can help you on your journey of the arts. be Safe my friends.

Anshu Christa Jacobson
Headmistress of the Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Dojo
http://www.budoryuninjutsu.com/


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Art of War Part 8

Art of War – Part 8

Photo – Ishikawa Goemon (actor) in the Movie Series Shinobi no Mono.

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“In ancient days warriors made themselves unbeatable by constant practice. Knowing they were not perfect, this constant training made them see how vulnerable themselves and their enemies are.”

“You should not think of beating your enemy in ego boastful ways, but rather make them feel the reality of extending their skills through the them.”

“Warlords who have mastered defense attack from hidden places and assure their own success. If you understand the needs of warriors and proceed in this fashion, you will be successful; if you don’t, you will fail.”

“Only through constant study of the art of war and the constant training of the physical aspects of combat can you completely be prepared for war. This is what makes the warrior both strong in mind and body.”

(my personal interpretations and research taken from Sun Tzu’s book; (Art of War)

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I hope that these words from Sun Tzu can help you on your journey of the arts. be Safe my friends.

Anshu Christa Jacobson
Headmistress of the Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Dojo
http://www.budoryuninjutsu.com/


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Art of War Part 7

Art of War – Part 7

Photo – Anshu Christa Jacobson in 2010; holding “nodachi” ((野太刀) a large two-handed Japanese sword which translates to “field sword”.

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“If the enemy and his government is not strong, than he will be unable to stop you.”

“If the enemy sees what you are doing and begins to act against you, physically attack his army without hesitation.”

“It is essential to fight in open areas and not get caught up in the enemies territory. If you cannot defeat the enemy in an open field, there is no way that you will defeat him in his own cities.”

“It must be understood that the most impressive victory is when no force is needed. ”

“If you are equally matched in strength, then you must be the superior commander and beat the enemy with proper strategy based on conviction and application of your own skills.”

” If you are unable to match him in strength, and you have no alternative but to fight, than be sure that you have an escape route, if not, you will leave many of your troops dead on foreign soil.”

” If you wish to overthrow the authority of the enemy, it must be done with stealth and craft.”

“Successful warriors are able to lie and wait for the enemy who is not prepared for battle beyond boasting of his ability. The warrior does not attack just to prove that he is in control of the situation. he sees the strength and weaknesses of the enemy and he also sees the strengths and weaknesses of his own command. The warrior waits for the right time, and the right place with the right strategy to overcome the enemy.”

(my personal interpretations and research taken from Sun Tzu’s book; (Art of War)

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I hope that these words from Sun Tzu can help you on your journey of the arts. be Safe my friends.

Anshu Christa Jacobson
Headmistress of the Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Dojo
http://www.budoryuninjutsu.com/