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Ninjutsu Technique: Yari-Yose (Spear Catcher) | Historical Koryu Ninja Martial Arts Training (Ninpo)

In this video, I teach a technique from the Tomo-ryu called: “Yari-Yose” (Spear Catcher).  This is a technique that is passed down in the Tomo-ryu school of Shinobijutsu (戸猛流忍術) to teach how to utilize the sageo (下げ緒) on the scabbard, as a means to disarm a spearman, finish him, then evade.

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The Bansenshukai (萬川集海) written in 1676, also has a technique called “yari-yose”.  Even though this technique has the same name, same objective and purpose; there are slight differences between the technique “yari-yose” in the Bansenshukai, and the “yari-yose” that is taught in the Tom-ryu.  

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In the Bansenshukai it says:

“The yariyose or the ‘spear catcher’ – tie the end of the sageo cord onto your short sword. Draw the sword out fully and hold it in your right hand and the scabbard in your left hand, with the rope hanging between. When a spear is stabbed at you, catch it and wrap the sageo cord around the spear and take the enemy’s weapon.”

– Fujubayashi Yasutake – Bansenshukai (1676)

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  • (1)  The Bansenshukai says to tie the rope to your sword while the other end is tied to the saya (scabbard). In the Tomo-ryu, it says to hold one end of the saego in your hand, with the other end tied to the scabbard.
  • (2) The Bansenshukai says that the sword should be drawn, with the sageo hanging between the sword and the saya. In the Tomo-ryu the sword is not drawn, it stays in the scabbard, till after you disarm the spear from the enemy.
  • (3) The Bansenshukai does not mention using the saya (scabbard) as a means to deflect or block the oncoming spear.  In the Tomo-ryu this part of the transmission is a crucial aspect towards the technique.
  • (4) The Bansenshukai has no mention at all with how to stab or position the sword when going in to finish the enemy.  This aspect is covered in depth as to why the sword needs to be drawn the way that it is, and used the way that it is, when learning the technique. 

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In the end, different ninja ryuha do similar techniques differently. As the 21st Soke of the Tomo-ryu it is my responsibility to teach these ancient ways and preserve those techniques that have been passed down to me.  However, because we teach various ryuha within the Budo Ryu Kai and because I encourage my students to research and learn as much as they can – it is also my responsibility to explain how a technique from one ryuha is different from another ryuha.  It is also my responsibility to explain and teach techniques from public historical sources such as the Bansenshukai, Ninpiden and Shoninki, explain the similarities and differences from them towards the 7 warrior traditions that we have within the Budo Ryu Kai.  This gives the students a much deeper understanding and greater perception of the ancient ninja and samurai martial arts, what they truly did, and how the truly did it.

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This lesson is directly for the practitioners of the ancient Japanese koryu martial arts of the ninja and samurai, such as ninjutsu (ninpo) and bujutsu (budo).

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The Greatest Ninja Night Raid in Japanese History | Ninjutsu Training Techniques (Ninpo)

In this video, I discuss the greatest ninja night raid in Japanese History!  As you all know I am the 21st Soke of the Tomo-ryu Ninja tradition and this historical account comes directly from my tradition!
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Following the Battle of Okehazama in 1560, Tokugawa employed a group of eighty Kōga ninja, led by Tomo Sukesada. They were tasked to raid an outpost of the Imagawa clan. The account of this assault is given in the Mikawa Go Fudoki, where it was written that Tomo-ryu Kōga ninja infiltrated the castle, set fire to its towers, and killed the castellan along with two hundred of the garrison.
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Ninpo Must Be Taught By Kuden | Bansenshukai Historical Ninjutsu Training | Ninja Martial Arts

In this video I share a quote from the Bansenshukai regarding the importance of keeping ninjutsu secret and only teaching those that are truly able to understand the depth of ninpo.
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The Bansenshukai (萬川集海) translates as “All Rivers Merge into the Sea”, meaning that the Bansenshukai is the ultimate collection of all Iga & Koka Ninjutsu and is regarded by scholars as the Bible of Ninjutsu.
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Cruisin’ Kansas City w/ Soke Anshu | Bansenshukai, Historical Ninjutsu Training & Ninja Martial Arts

In this video I give analogies on the topics of:

  • Power of the Book (Bansenshukai)
  • Supplements are not Substitutes (Ninjutsu Training)
  • Ancient Witchcraft Analogy (Ninjutsu Community)
  • Truth vs Fact (Ninjutsu Study)
  • Extreme Training for Extreme Results (Martial Arts / Self Defense)

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This is a very lengthy video because I felt it was better for me to cover all of the angles of this one subject, rather than just approaching it from one angle. However, with that being said, I did leave out many things as well, and I can discuss those aspects in future videos.
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To all of my students and supporters, please understand.  There is not substitute for training.  There is no book that will save your life and no magickal spell or magical pill that will protect you from violence. To protect yourself and the ones that you love, you need to train. Just as Miyamoto Musashi says: “The Way is in Training”.
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Ninja Stealth Walking Training Tips | Walking On Rice Paper | Ninjutsu Martial Arts Techniques

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REAL Ninja Spy Techniques: Espionage & Surveillance | Ninjutsu Martial Arts Training

 

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The REAL Ninja: Essence of True Ninjutsu | Ninpo Martial Arts Training: Bujutsu, Budo

 

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Keeping Ninjutsu Training Alive | Ninja Martial Arts (Ninpo) Techniques

 

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Ninjutsu Techniques | 2014 Yoninjutsu Ninja Training Workshop

 

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Ninjutsu Training | Ongyojutsu: Ninja Hiding Techniques | Ukigusa-gakure, Shiba-gakure, Yoji-gakure

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Ninjutsu Techniques | Bansenshukai | Jokei-jutsu: The Ninja Art of Invisibility

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Ninjutsu Training | How To Study From The Ancient Scrolls | Bansenshukai, Ninpiden, Shoninki

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Ninjutsu Techniques | Bansenshukai | Three Diseases of the Ninja

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Zetsumeijutsu (絶命術) Ninja Art of Sentry Removal

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Issen Taimatsu (一閃 松明) Ninja Flash Torch

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Tonjutsu (遁術) The Ninja Art of Escape

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Ninja Training | Stealth Walking

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Here I’m teaching my students the art of stealth walking! 👣 After the kuden, I prepared a ninja training drill to teach them how to have a light foot and a silent step, by practicing Shinobi Aruki on rice paper.

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Ninja Tai-sabaki Training vs Bojutsu

 

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MUTO DEN (無刀傳) The Tradition of No Sword

 

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HISTORICAL NINJUTSU SCROLLS & DENSHO

 

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Training in the Ninja Arts | Ninjutsu (忍術)

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REAL NINJA SCROLLS!

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Photo taken of me during one of the kuden sections of the 2016 Budo Ryu Kai Shinobijutsu Stealth Camp! This image was shot during the time I was explaining the differences between the Shoninki, the Ninpiden and the Bansenshukai. The three most famous ninjutsu text to date.

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Bansenshukai – Ninpiden – Shoninki

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Photo taken of me during one of the kuden sections of the 2016 Budo Ryu Kai Shinobijutsu Stealth Camp! This image was shot during the time I was explaining the differences between the Shoninki, the Ninpiden and the Bansenshukai. The three most famous ninjutsu text to date.

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BANSENSHUKAI (萬川集海) Kenjutsu within Ninjutsu?

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