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Ninjato Combat Techniques (Jissen Gata) Ninja Martial Arts Training | Ninjutsu, Kenjutsu, Iaijutsu

In this video, I teach various ninjato combat techniques from the Tojutsu Jissen Gata. Anyone who is training in the ninja martial arts (ninjutsu) understands the importance of tojutsu (swordsmanship) and its relationship to kenjutsu and iaijutsu. 

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Togakure-ryu Ninja Biken: Hiryu-no-Ken | Ninjutsu Sword Fighting Training Techniques (Ninjato)

In this video, I teach an old ninjato/shinobigatana technique from the Togakure-ryu school of Ninpo Taijutsu.  This kata is from the Ninja Biken section called “Hiryu no Ken”, which means Flying Dragon Sword. I briefly go over the classical kata and explain some of the principals.  However, the purpose of this training session was to extracted some of the principals of the traditional kata and work various training drills to develop stronger skills with the ninjato/shinobi-gatana/ninja sword.
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Understanding the Historical Use of the Ninjato (忍刀) Ninja Sword History | Ninjutsu Martial Arts

In this video, I explain what the ninjato is, as taught from the Tomo-ryu tradition.  There are many koryu in Japan, and all of them will have a different explanation as to what things were and how they were used in ancient Japan.  On the scrolls of the Tomo-ryu, it is very clear, that the “ninjato” are the “blades of the ninja” that were specifically modified to help them on their mission.
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Many times people see the kanji “nin” (忍) and following it would be the kaji for blade, sword, spear, bow and arrow, etc – and they automatically assume it is “ninja”.  Many times it is NOT “ninja” at all. In fact, the majority of the time they are talking about concealed or hidden weapons. Remember the kanji “nin” (忍) is associated with ninja, but it all means hidden, concealed, stealth, endurance and perseverance.  So you have to understand the context of the scroll and why the scroll was written to understand the use of the weapon.
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This is why the kuden and transmission is so important. As Soke of this tradition, it is my responsibility to make sure that the true history and tradition is passed on correctly to the next generation.
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Ninja-Iai: Iaijutsu Quick Draw Training Drills with Kodachi (Ninjato) | Ninjutsu, Bujutsu, Kobujutsu

In this video I demonstrate a basic iai (iaido) sword drawing training drill to help develop the skills needed to be proficient in iaijutsu. In this drill I am using a kodachi (ninjato) because the ryuha that we are training in has a strong focus on the use of the short sword.
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The training (keiko) of Iai/iaido/iaijutsu is to be able to respond quickly to a unexpected attack efficiently.  This is a skill-set that is highly needed in today’s world of self-defense, as these same skills can be equally used in the use of concealed carry with edged weapons for self-defense / self-protection.
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How To Use The Ninjato (Ninja Sword) Togakure Ryu Shinobigatana Training Techniques

 

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2018 Annual Ninja Stealth Camp | Ninjutsu, Martial Arts, Training Techniques

 

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Ninjutsu Training | Kenjutsu / Bokken Drills | Ninja Night Fighting Techniques | Ninjato

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Ninjutsu Training | How To Use Ninjato & Shuriken In Combat | CQC Techniques

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2017 Budo Ryu Kai Annual Ninja Stealth Camp | Shinobijutsu Taikai

 

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Anshu Christa Jacobson – The truth behind the ninjato PART 3

 

This is part 3 of the Ninja Search!  Great Research!  This proves that the “Straight Blade” Katana, does date before the NINJA BOOK IN THE U.S.A (1980’s) and the NINJA BOOM IN JAPAN (1960’s).

I am not for sure why so many have issues with facts?  Just because their teacher says “this” does not make it true.  anyway, watch part 1 – 2  & 3 and figure out what you think.


Anshu Christa Jacobson – The truth behind the ninjato PART 2

 

This is part of the Ninja Search!  Great Research!  This proves that the “Straight Blade” Katana, does date before the NINJA BOOK IN THE U.S.A (1980’s) and the NINJA BOOM IN JAPAN (1960’s).

This is pictures and writings about the ashigaru actially using them in the time of the Sengoku Period, and again many know that the Shinobi were primarily out of the Ashigaru class!  Great video, I hope that you all enjoy it!

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Anshu Christa Jacobson – The truth behind the ninjato

 

THE NINJATO DID EXIST! (CHOKUTO)
As many of you know the “chokuto” is one of the weapons used in the Tomo Ryu as well as the Kodachi (O-wakizashi).  These are the primary swords of the Tomo Ryu Tradition.  For many years no I have been saying that this sword in fact did exist as this is in the oral tradition of the Tomo Ryu.  However; many from the bujinkan members has said that the sword never did exist and anyone that was using that sword was in fact fake.  This is clearly one of the best historical findings of the Historical Ninjutsu Research Team and Antony Cummins.  All of these years that the “bujinkan” was suppose to be the best source is clearly shown video after video from the historical ninjutsu team that they are false.********************MY MAIN POINT HERE IS the photos are from the Edo period or before, so that predates the “ninja boom” even in Japan by almost 100 years and it was made by Japanese which means that the straight blade did exist at least,…….”in the eyes” of the Japanese.  Which means that they are not a hollywood invention that many claim that it is.  Keep in mind, there is no “ninja sword” just swords used by the ninja.********************So for all of you with the Chokuto, KEEP TRAINING, this is just as historically accurate as the katana, wakizashi and tanto!  Have fun training and be safe my friends!