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Authentic Historical Ninjutsu & Classical Koryu Bujutsu Skills | Ninpo & Budo Training Demo

In this video I thought I would share with you a demonstration (demo) on authentic historical ninjutsu and classical koryu samurai bujutsu skills! I used the footage from our taikai events over the last 10 years, to create this fun demo for all of you!

There are so many “ninpo schools” that teach taijutsu and call it ninjutsu.  Ninjutsu is not taijutsu.  Ninjutsu is ninjutsu.  Here at the Budo Ryu Kai, we pride ourselves on the study and training of authentic ninjutsu and classical samurai bujutsu!

One of the reasons some of the larger “ninpo organizations” and members of these organizations like to belittle and trash me and my organization (Budo Ryu Kai), is simply because they know they are NOT teaching real historical ninjutsu. It is easier for the “established businesses/organizations” and “online haters and trolls” to keep doing what they are doing, even though they know they are wrong.  Regardless of how many attack me, the truth is the truth and if you are a student of the Budo Ryu Kai, studying Budo Ryu Ninjutsu, than you are without a doubt, 100%, studying true ninjutsu, bujutsu and kobujutsu.

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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Real Ninjutsu Training? What is your fucking problem?

Today I am here to ask you a very simple question. What is your fucking problem? Before I begin with today’s lesson and question for all of you, I feel that I need to give you a little background story so you understand where I am coming from.

As many of you know, I’m the only Transgender person who has created her own martial arts organization and has gown her business to be a worldwide international school of classical Japanese martial arts.

I started the Budo Ryu Kai back in 2004, and I’ve never looked back! In the past 16+ years, I have created my own label and trademark writing 6 books, producing over 50+ DVDs, hundreds of downloads and establishing a complete online school for classical ninjutsu & bujutsu (just to say a few of my accomplishments). However, with all of that, it is not easy being a Transgender Woman in the world of combat & survival.

All over the internet, there has been so many hateful people that’s posted so many lies, false statements and Fake News about myself, my training/experience, my organization (Budo Ryu Kai) and the art that I teach (Budo Ryu Ninjutsu). Today’s topic has not much to do with the Haters, but have you noticed that I never stopped doing what I do, just because closed minded people want to trash me? I never have and I never will. I’m not that weak.

To add more fuel, NO ONE has taken the barrage of online attacks that I have. Even the “others” in the “Ninjutsu Community” who take A LOT of attacks themselves fire shots and attack me! Let me share with you a true story. About a year or so ago, there were 5 people, all of whom you would think are “mortal enemies”. They contacted me to talk to me about other “people/groups”. They all shared private screenshots of emails and social media messages of specific people/groups bashing me and trying to attack my school, my business, my book reviews, etc… Now, these emails and messages that were shared with me were of people that I didn’t like, but I didn’t think we were on bad terms either – and to be honest, I was a little taken back that these people/groups were organizing an attack towards me and my school. When these “mortal enemies” shared with me this knowledge, I did not say anything except thank you and went on my way. I get why they did it. “They” (the mortal enemies) did not want me ‘teaming up” with certain groups because it makes it more difficult for them to attack them. As they (the mortal enemies) and the people/groups that they were sharing emails/messages from, are not on good terms either.

Anyway, after all of that, I simply said thank you for the information. Never said anything and kept doing what I do. I’ve never stopped doing what I do, just because a closed minded person/group wants to attack myself or my school. I never have and I never will. I’m not weak. I am not part of any group. I stand on my own…

Why do they do this? All of these hateful people do this for two reasons. (1) They’re an insecure asshole. Unfortunately it’s not illegal to be an asshole. (2) They are threatened by my success. All of them have taken shots and me and here I am. Still standing and still in business. Not only am I still standing and still in business. I am still doing what I do with honor, respect, dignity, loyalty and integrity. Not one time have a made a post about a person who posted about me. Not one time have a made a video about a person who made a video about me. I just keep on keeping on.

Sure, I will always talk about “situations” and “experiences”. I am a teacher. So I always will. But I never address anyone by name or attack/bash any organization. There is no need for me to do that. Its weak… and I’m not weak.

So with all of that knowledge – why have you not attained the goals that you have wanted to attain? Look at all of the shit that I go through ever day! I am a transgender woman who teaches combat for a living, in a community full of very conservative people – whom many are very closed minded, hateful, racist, prejudice bigots. Trust me y’all – whatever it is that you want to do, it cannot be near as bad as what I go through everyday. So why have you not gone after what it is that you want? You scared…?

Why are you in the same place that you were in, when you were upset about the position that you are in? Why are you not succeeding? Why are you not going after the things that you want? Why are you settling for failure? Why are you not doing what you want to do? What is stopping you? What is your fucking problem?

The only thing we have on this planet is time. When your time is up, then you are up. You need to spend more time living a life rather than taking all of your time making a life. Life is too short.

Thank you again for all of you support! Untill next time, take care, be safe and good luck in your journey of budo.

Soke Anshu
Anshu Christa Jacobson

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REAL / Authentic / Classical / Traditional – Ninjutsu Training

Someone just sent me something that is absolutely ridiculous and to be blunt, fucking pathetic. There are so many people that trash me, belittle me and my school, and call me fake and fraud, yet make sure they watch everything that I do, then turn around and profit off of what I teach…

Example:
10+ years ago, I was writing about ninja survival skills (seizonjutsu) and teaching how to make fire, find water, etc… No one in the ninjutsu community was even discussing these skills at all. Not openly online and not making videos on YouTube about this subject. Now the very same people that trash me, call me fake and fraud are writing books on the very EXACT SAME “ninja survival skills” that I teach – then turn around and say how bad my martial arts / ninjutsu is. How the hell are they going to trash me, then turn around take my online lessons and make money off of my teachings?

Another Example:
For years, I’ve been talking about esoteric magick and have been teaching “ninja magick”. For Years! The very same people who trash me, belittle me, mock me for being a witch, etc… are now talking about the very EXACT SAME “ninja magick” that I’ve been teaching for years!

These people are literally stealing from me, to put money in their pockets!

As a woman who teaches martial arts, I already don’t get a fair shake, because the majority of martial arts students are men, and they do not want to learn how to “fight” from a woman.

As a transgender woman who teaches martial arts, I do not get a fair shake, because there are so many hateful, closed minded, prejudice bigots that do not want to be around transgender people because it makes them feel “uncomfortable”.

As a ninjutsu teacher, I do not get a fair share, because in the “World of Martial Arts” ninjutsu is seen as a joke. It is seen as people who dress in black and larp around like they’re playing a live action role play of D&D or something…

So as a woman, a transgender woman, who teaches ninjutsu it’s already tough enough in this business. However… With all of the shit thrown at me, I have NEVER stopped.  Because I know that I am right and I’ve always believed that the truth will always prevail.  Now, I’m starting the rethink that a little.  Maybe the majority of people don’t want real training. Maybe the majority don’t want the truth…

The ninjutsu community is either full of people who DO NOT train and have an active library card and huge book collection. Or, people who are part of the popular chains of ninpo schools that are bullshit.  They DO NOT spar. They DO NOT have physical requirements. They DO NOT push their students at all. They give out high rank very easy. For those of you who do not know, easy rank = money in the martial arts.

Then there is me… I am the one that has literally SHUT DOWN Budo Ryu Ninjutsu schools and closed the doors because the teachers of these schools (who were my own students at the time),  DO NOT live up to my standard of excellence that I demand! Some think that is crazy, because it alters “growth of a business”. But I don’t give a shit. Anyone who is in the Budo Ryu Kai and does not want to do what we do, they will be dismissed.  It is that simple!

They (the ones that are no longer with the Budo Ryu Kai) want to operate a dojo like all of these money making bullshido mcdojo’s! I WILL NOT HAVE IT! Here we do it right! You have to train the Mind-Body-Spirit! Here you have to learn tradition and be able to protect yourself and survive! I will not bend on these rules!

If you refuse to do what is required, then you need to leave the organization.

So not only do I get people all over the internet that trash the hell out of me, just because me being me does not fit. But I also get people who can’t take the training here at the Budo Ryu Kai and leave and trash the hell out of me. When I am doing everything, exactly how it is written in the ancient text!

90% of all of “Martial Arts” is bullshit.
90% of the “Ninjutsu Community” is bullshit.
Know that! 9 out of 10 things you read online is bullshit…
 
I will NOT speak for any other organization. But if you are serious about getting in shape, training hard and learning the ancient ways of the warrior. If you are truly interested in studying authentic ninjutsu and classical samurai bujutsu; check out our website: www.BudoRyuNinjutsu.com. There you will find what you are looking for.


2019 Budo Ryu Kai Annual Ninja Stealth Camp | Ninjutsu, Martial Arts, Ninpo Training Techniques

In this video: “2019 Ninja Stealth Camp”, we share some of the video footage from this year’s camp so that our students, supporters and followers can see the beauty of true ninja martial arts (ninjutsu). This “Stealth Camp” is an annual two day event that we host at the Budo Ryu Kai Hombu Dojo, dedicated to the training and practice of real ninja martial arts!

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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2019 Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Daikomyosai | Ninja Martial Arts Taikai: Annual Ninpo Training Event

 

The Annual Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Daikomyosai!

 

The Budo Ryu Kai (Budo Ryu Ninjutsu) was developed by Soke Anshu Christa Jacobson, from her personal research, training and experience, and combining all of these facets into a way to fully develop one’s mind, body and spirit as one. Budo Ryu Ninjutsu is Soke Anshu Christa Jacobson’s modern approach towards the study of ancient samurai & ninja warfare!

 

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Top 5 Ninja Principals of Stealth / Silent Walking | Ninjutsu Martial Arts Training Techniques

In this video, I teach a step by step tutorial of the top ninja principals of stealth walking, a.k,a Shinobi Aruki. Many times people see ninjutsu training as this very specific thing, when in reality, all ninjutsu training if flexible and fluid.  The Top 5 Ninja Principals of Stealth Walking Are:

 

(1) Understand Bodyweight Transfer During Motion.

(2) Control Your Breathing.

(3) Stay Relaxed and Flexible.

(4) Train in Various Elements To Enhance Body Control.

(5) Learn To Adapt To Each Situation & Element.

 

In the classic ninjutsu text called the Bansenshukai, Fujibayashi Yasutake says:

 

“Ignorant ninja are not aware of this principal but directly stick to ancient ways and do not even know the simplest of facts…”

 

“Its folly to see something as unchangeable and stick to an old method without realizing that things keep changing and are in flux.”

 

– Fujibayashi Yasutake | Bansenshukai; 1676

 

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Martial Arts Philosophy | Relationship and Growth of Training: Ninjutsu Class Lecture

 

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2020 Ninjutsu Training Camps | Workshops, Seminars, Taikai, Daikomyosai

 

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2019 Budo Ryu Kai Review & 2020 Direction Of Ninjutsu Training | Martial Arts, Self-Defense

 

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Only The Best Survive

Budo Ryu Kai Students,

I know that this is a holiday weekend and that many of you are spending time with your family and friends, as you should.  But do not stray away from your training.  The review videos this week has been below average. Although this is expected during a holiday week, it is not expected the following week. So get focused on what it is that you are training for. Maintain your focus and continue to train every day to make yourself better.

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Stay focused on what it is that we do.  Too much is too much.  More is not better, better is better. I am seeing many people post many books and study materials about the ninja and samurai from sources that have nothing to do with the Budo Ryu Kai.  Not that this is bad, but it does not help with your training in these warrior arts. Know that when you are trying to be more productive with your training.

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Here we constantly push ourselves through pain.  I understand that the majority of people think that my training methods are insane and too difficult.  But I do not care what these weak minded people think. LIFE IS PAIN! If you cannot take pain, push yourself through pain and continue on, than you do not need to train here.  Not everyone is going to be a black belt here.  Why?… because not everyone is worthy of it. I know that this sounds really cold, but it is the truth… and sometimes the truth hurts.

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If you do not want to keep up with the physical conditioning that is that is required here at the Budo Ryu Kai, than you will not succeed here. If this bothers you, leave.

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If you do not want to learn the true history and tradition of the ninja and samurai, than you will not succeed here. If this bothers you, leave.

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If you do not want to submerge yourself in the study of these 7 warrior traditions and their kata, than you will not succeed here. If this bothers you, leave.

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If you do not want to work on, and keep up with, all of the modern variations of the kata, then extract the simplistic methods for reality based self defense, than you will not succeed here. If this bothers you, leave.

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There are many other organizations that will take your money and sell you a bunch of easy bullshit, stroke you pathetic ego and let you do what you want. So if you want easy, you need to leave the Budo Ryu Kai.

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Remember, you have to keep up with your training as a student, as well as maintain 2 ranks above your highest ranking student. If you do not maintain 2 ranks or more above your highest ranking student, than you cannot promote any student until you do so. This is a requirement that HAS ALWAYS and WILL ALWAYS be in place.  I REFUSE to have inflated rank in this organization!  The easiest way to keep that bullshit from happening is to make sure that the instructors have to maintain their training as well.

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In the last 15+ years of the Budo Ryu Kai, I have had 6 instructors that DID NOT keep to this requirement.  When I told them that they cannot promote their students until they get caught up with their personal training, ALL OF THEM left the organization.  I am not saying that this is “THE” reason for all of them leaving the Budo Ryu Kai.  But 100% of all instructors that have left did not keep to this requirement and this was an issue at the time of their departure.

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So if you are an instructor here at the Budo Ryu Kai and you do not want to make sure that your training is up to the standard of this organization, than leave! I refuse to have instructors that cannot do what they claim to do!  Here we will not have any out of shape, overweight teachers who ask students to do things that they themselves will not do. There is nothing worse than an instructor with no discipline, no dedication and no loyalty! If you cannot keep to the instructors guidelines than you will not succeed here at the Budo Ryu Kai!  I demand excellence!  If this bothers you, leave.

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“Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have four quarters than one hundred pennies.” – Al Capone

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No one in the ninjutsu community has endured the smear campaign that I have had to endure over the last 15+ years.  I AM GOING NO WHERE! However, I refuse to stand up against these hateful closed minded prejudice bigots and then allow the students and instructors to not maintain the excellence that I demand. Only the best will survive here.

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If you are reading this and you are not a student or instructor of the Budo Ryu Kai and are interested in authentic ninjutsu and classical samurai bujutsu? Check out our website:  www.BudoRyuNinjutsu.com

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Take care, be safe and good luck in your journey of Budo

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