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Train Like A Warrior | 5 Solo Training Exercises To Better Your Martial Arts Skills!

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How To Deal With Disrespectful Disloyal Students | Ninja Martial Arts Training: Ninjutsu, Ninpo

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Training In Budo Ryu Ninjutsu (REAL Ninja Martial Arts) Ninpo, Taijutsu, Shinobijutsu

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Blending Hard & Soft Techniques for Self-Defense Training | Ninja Martial Arts (Kempo & Jujutsu)

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Blending Kempo & Jujutsu Techniques | Ninja Martial Arts Training: Ninjutsu, Ninpo, Bujutsu, Budo

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What Weapon Should I Carry For Self-Defense? | Ninja Martial Arts Training Techniques

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Should A Sensei Vet Their Students? | Ninja Martial Arts (Ninjutsu) & Self-Defense Training

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Situational Awareness: The New Norm In A Changing Society | Self-Defense Training Techniques

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True Self-Defense: How To Combat Fear, Anxiety, Stress & Depression | Ninjutsu Martial Arts Training

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VLOG | Online Martial Arts Training & Disrespectful Students | Ninjutsu, Ninpo, Bujutsu, Budo

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2020 Tenjin-ryu Jujutsu Seminar | Samurai Grappling/Ground Fighting Training Techniques

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PAIN IS MY FRIEND! (Warrior Mindset) Martial Arts Conditioning Training Techniques

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Basic Knife-Fighting Techniques, Training Drills and Self-Defense Concepts

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Ninja Stick Fighting | Basic Hanbojutsu Self-Defense Training Techniques

In this video, I teach a few of the basic concepts of ninja stick fighting, using a hanbo for various self-defense training techniques (hanbojutsu). 

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NEW NINJUTSU MERCH! (+) CHANNEL UPDATE!

In this video, I share with all of you some exciting news about the new merch that we have coming out as well as an update about the channel and some of the new videos that we will be uploading in the near future!

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Self-Defense Tips: How To Engage The Attacker | Ninja Martial Arts Training Techniques (Budo/Ninpo)

In this video, I give some self-defense tips on how to engage the attacker. These principals comes from the Goshin Sanpo (3 laws of Self-Defense) and are widely taught within goshinjutsu martial arts training techniques.

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5 Key Points To Goshinjutsu (Reality Based Self Defense) Martial Arts Training Techniques (Budo)

In this video, I explain 5 key points to training in goshinjutsu (reality based self-defense) that many people over look when training in martial arts/self-defense techniques.

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The five areas that I talk about in this video are:

  • How our goshinjutsu (self defense) is different than most martial arts.
  • Difference between what is “probable” and what is “possible”.
  • Importance of physical fitness in self-defense training.
  • Mentality of Situational Awareness. (Perception-Process-Plan)
  • Know the laws in your local area.

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Miyamoto Musashi – Samurai Quotes: Never Stray From The Way | Martial Arts, Budo, Bujutsu

In this video I discuss one of my favorite samurai quotes by Miyamoto Musashi: “Kokoro Tsuneni Michi no Hanarezu”, which means: “Never Stray From The Way”.  This is a quote that I live by and a philosophy that motivates me everyday to do what I do.

I admit, I could have done a much better job editing the video.  But I do believe that the message that I was trying to put forth, is loud and clear.  Thank you all for your love and support.  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 Difference Between Hard Blocks & Soft Blocks | Kenpo, Kempo, Karate, Training Techniques

In this video I discuss the difference between using hard style blocks within self-defense as oppose to soft style blocks. Afterwards I teach a technique that utilizes soft blocks from 1 of our 7 warrior traditions – Koka-ryu Kempo.

There are many ways to block/defend and oncoming attack. There is no single correct way. There are many ways, all dependent on the situation. To have a high level of skill within Kempo, you need to understand and master all of the various defensive/blocking maneuvers so that you can counter an oncoming attack efficiently and effectively.  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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Old Samurai Story: The Two Swordsman | Martial Arts Philosophy | Ninjutsu, Ninpo, Bujutsu, Budo

In this video, I tell an old story of the two swordsman, who went on a warrior journey (musha shugyo) to develop their swords skills to better understand “The Way” of the sword. This is an old lesson to help students question their purpose of training in the martial arts.

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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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What Inspired You To Start Your Journey In The Martial Arts? | Soke Anshu Christa Jacobson

In this video, I ask the question, what inspired you to start your martial arts training?  This is a topic that is very different and personal for all of us.  Some of us were inspired by people, while others were inspired by books, comic books, cartoons and videos games.
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Anyone who knows me, knows that Teela from the MOTU (Masters of the Universe), was my original Martial Arts inspiration. As a young transgender child, this was a very powerful cartoon for me on many levels.
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Regardless of our inspiration, what is important is finding something that will inspire us to be the best us that we can be. For me, it was the Master of the Universe cartoon and all of the small lessons that were hidden within. What was it for you?
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BY THE POWER OF GRAYSKULL!
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Old Story: The Fish & The Fisherman (Do Not Chase Desire) Ninjutsu Martial Arts Philosophy Lesson

In this video, I teach an old zen philosophy lesson called: “The Fish and The Fisherman”. This is a lesson that has been passed down for many years to teach us to not focus on desire.
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In the Budo Ryu Kai we study 7 warrior traditions. 1of the 7 warrior traditions of the Budo Ryu Kai is Gyokko-ryu Kosshijutsu. In studying Gyokko-ryu, we learn the 9 rules of Gyokko-ryu. 1 of the 9 rules of Gyokko-ryu is: “Vices dissipate your proficiency”. Today’s philosophy is a good artistic lesson to help understand this particular thought from Gyokko-ryu.
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However, as a ninjutsu practitioner you should learn how to use desire to help you complete the mission or objectives. At the end of the video I briefly mention my time “working” in “adult entertainment” and now (in the present day) my students know what I was really doing, who I was working for, and why. I will not get into detail here, however I will say, when I convinced my most hated opposition online to “believe” the “new identity” of me in adult entertainment, it gave me an opportunity to do this job. They (online haters) started posted these “facts” online of me as a escort, etc… This helped me create a new persona and allowed me to get into places to do things that I would not have been able to do. This aspect of creating a new persona, making it believable and getting into places you should not be is a very intricate aspect towards ninjutsu and is something that I will discuss in depth in one of my upcoming books.
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Soke Anshu | Drowning in Knowledge & Starving for Wisdom | Ninjutsu Martial Arts Training (Ninpo)

In this video, I discuss the philosophy and understanding of how, within the modern social construct of which we live, we are drowning in knowledge and starving for wisdom. This is a crucial lesson for all that is studying the ancient ways, because we live in a world with knowledge so easily obtained and wisdom never attained.
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