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Surprise Attack,…

Soke Tomo-ryu; Anshu Christa Jacobson demonstrating Metsubushi

Photo Taken: 10.29.2011
Budo Ryu; Hombu Dojo
武道流忍術道場

“Mimi wa yoku happo wo kiku”
(Translation) — The ears listen well in all eight directions.
(Interpretation) — Expect in all directions the Unexpected.

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The quote is one of the eight poems of the fist taken from the Bubishi.

I hope that you all enjoy today’s lesson. remember that this is more than jut physical combat, this is life. Prepare for the worst, hope for the best.

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

 

Anshu Christa Jacobson
21st Soke of the Tomo Ryu Tradition
Headmistress of the Budo RyuSchool of the Warrior Way
Founder of the Budo Ryu Online University
Owner of the Ninjutsu Super Store
Chief Editor of the Shinobi no Mono Magazine
Founder of the Ninjutsu International Federation
Professional Model and Artist


ANSHU CHRISTA JACOBSON; BUDO RYU SHINOBI KAJUTSU 武道流 忍び火術 – 火遁之術, 火薬術, 火器

This video is a very brief introduction to the kajutsu training within the training halls of the Budo Ryu — School of the Warrior Way.

The Budo Ryu is dedicated to teaching traditional samurai bujutsu and authentic ninjutsu. To do this the Budo Ryu has 7 Warrior Traditions that it teaches from:

7 WARRIOR TRADITIONS OF THE SCHOOL:
* Koka Ryu Kempo (甲賀流拳法)
* Tenjin Ryū Jujutsu (天神流柔術)
* Tomo Ryu Shinobijutsu (戸猛流忍術)
* Musō Jikiden Eishin-ryū (英信流居合術)
* Koto Ryu Koppojutsu (虎倒流骨法術)
* Gyokko-Ryū Kosshijutsu (玉虎流骨指術)
* Togakure-ryū Ninpo Taijutsu (戸隠流忍法体術)

The majority of Kajutsu (fire techniques) training outside of the historical research from the ancient scrolls of the samurai and ninja; comes from two of the warrior traditions. The two primary traditions within our school that details Kajutsu or “fire techniques” are Tomo Ryu Shinobijutsu and Togakure Ryu Ninpo Taijutsu.

In this video you will see that the Budo Ryu beaks down the kajutsu training into 3 areas:

Katon no jutsu (火遁之術) is the section that teacher – evasion, infiltration and deception.

Kayakujutsu (火薬術) is the section that teaches – firearms, explosives and gunpowder.

Kaki (火器) is the section that teaches “fire tools” these are tools that the ninja used on missions that aided them in the art of stealth and use fire, smoke, hot coals and ash.

I hope that you enjoy the video! Thank you all for your support!

Take Care, Be Safe and Good luck in your Journey of Budo!

Anshu Christa Jacobson
21st Soke of the Tomo Ryu Tradition
Headmistress of the Budo RyuSchool of the Warrior Way
Founder of the Budo Ryu Online University
Owner of the Ninjutsu Super Store
Chief Editor of the Shinobi no Mono Magazine
Founder of the Ninjutsu International Federation
Professional Model and Artist


MONOMI – Shinobi Hand Torch

Soke Christa Jacobson

 

MONOMI – Shinobi Hand Torch
Photo above: Anshu with a “Monomi” or ninja scouting hand torch.

When on a night mission within a residence or building, the Shinobi had a small hand torch that they used to be able to see within or to see into. This would help aid in “stealing in”. It was small, easily concealable and just as easy to put out in case they felt they were seen.

Split a cedar board to get a piece of 4 or 5 Sun (12 or 15 cm). Apply a little sulphur on the tip and hold it out. This is called Monomi Scouting Torch and used by the shinobi to look inside a window or a knothole.

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Information comes the Shinobi sections of the Gunpo Jiyoshu Scrolls; by Ogasawara Saku’un Katsuzo (1612)

If you are interested in buying this book, this translation is found in the book “true ninja traditions” here:
http://www.amazon.com/Ninp​iden-True-Ninja-Traditions​-Scroll/dp/1604818301/ref=​sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1310733​316&sr=8-1
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The lesson today comes from my own personal collection and study of these documents. I hope that this helps with all of your training! Take Care, Be Safe and Good luck in your Journey of Budo!

Anshu Christa Jacobson
21st Soke of the Tomo Ryu Tradition
Headmistress of the Budo RyuSchool of the Warrior Way
Founder of the Budo Ryu Online University
Owner of the Ninjutsu Super Store
Chief Editor of the Shinobi no Mono Magazine
Founder of the Ninjutsu International Federation
Professional Model and Artist


Tomo Ryu Shinobijutsu – Keiko 2011- 武道流 – 戸猛流忍術 – 忍び- 古流 武 術

In this video is some of the training that we have done this year, in the art of the Tomo Ryu tradition of Shinobijutsu (ninjutsu). Some of the areas that were covered at this training event were:

History and Tradition
Taijutsu (empty hand fighting)
Tantojutsu (knife fighting)
Bojutsu (stick and staff fighting)
Kusarigama (sickle and chain fighting)
Kenjutsu (swordsmanship)
Shinobi-iri (stealth walking)
Inpo (entering methods)
Tonpo (exiting methods)
Yonin (light infiltration)
Innin (dark Infiltration)
Applications of Night Fighting
Boryaku (art of military strategy)
Chi-mon (geography)
Seishin teki Kyoyo (spiritual refinement)
Hensojutsu (art of disguise)
Kobuki (old weaponry)
Hibuki (hidden weaponry)
Katon-no-jutsu (art of using fire)
Kaginawa-jutsu (art of the hooked rope)

War is Chaos at Best, this was the artistic expression that was used when making the video, Chaos. I hope that you all enjoy the Tomo Ryu Shinobijutsu Video Promo!

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

Anshu Christa Jacobson
21st Soke of the Tomo Ryu Tradition
Headmistress of the Budo RyuSchool of the Warrior Way
Founder of the Budo Ryu Online University
Headmistress of the Budo Ryu – School of War
Soke / Inheritor of the Tomo Ryu Tradition
Owner of the Ninjutsu Super Store
Chief Editor of the Shinobi no Mono Magazine
Founder of the Ninjutsu International Federation
Professional Model and Artist


Shinobi no Mono Magazine Issue #18

Anshu Christa JacobsonSHINOBI MAGAZINE ISSUE #18
ONLY $5 U.S.D — BUY TODAY!

Page 1 – Introduction
Page 4 – Table of Contents
Page 7 – Budo Ryu Dojo Event Scedual

Page 13 – Kamae & Elements by Sensei Paul Adams
Page 19 – Meaning of Kata by Anshu Christa Jacobson
Page 20 – Ninja Hair Pulling by Sensei Dan Buckley
Page 24 – Nage-jutsu by Soke Rick Greene
Page 28 – Fan Art – Ninja Chi – by Chris Tabor
Page 29 – Reflections by Anshu Christa Jacobson
Page 30 – Hwrang & Samurai by Timothy Raymond
Page 32 – Chi no Dachi (part 3) by Sensei Paul Adams
Page 39 – Fan Art – Ninja Gathering Energy by Chris Tabor
Page 43 – Shinobi Ashi Sabaki by Anshu Christa Jacobson
Page 51 – Ninja Dress in Black by Philip Schoppmann
Page 56 – Surviving and Assassination by Anshu Christa Jacobson
Page 64 – Public WiFi by William Sempf
Page 65 – A Students Journey by Soke Rick Greene

SHINOBI MAGAZINES FEATURES

Page 10 – Shinobi Soldiers Part 9
Page 25 – Shinobi Soldiers Part 10
Page 68 – Shinobi Kyomon
Page 70 – Shinobi no Waza
Page 74 – Dojo Directory

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Antony Cummins – Priceless Ninja Scrolls

Antony Cummins asked for me to share this with all of you, I hope that you enjoy!

Take Care, Be Safe &
Good Luck in your Journey of Budo.
Anshu Christa Jacobson
Headmistress of the Budo Ryu – School of War
Founder of the Budo Ryu Online University
Headmistress of the Budo Ryu – School of War
Soke / Inheritor of the Tomo Ryu Tradition
Owner of the Ninjutsu Super Store
Chief Editor of the Shinobi no Mono Magazine
Founder of the Ninjutsu International Federation
Professional Model and Artist


Historical Ninjutsu Research Team Video #2 – Shoninki – Ninja Assassination

The Historical Ninjutsu Research Team has made a short demonstration from the authentic ninja manual of the Shoninki’s english translation called “True Path of the Ninja“, one of the most prominent historical text that we have left from the feudal era of Japan.

In this video you will see 3 waza (techniques) demonstrated:

Waza #1 – is the actual kata /waza from the historical manuals.

Waza #2 – is a henka or variation based off of the historical manuals to show that there are many different ways to interpret the translations and many ways that you can change the technique to fit different aspects to the same strategy.
Waza #3 – This technique is actually a “off shoot” or “similar” situation from team video #1 (sword thief) in that video people really got all upset and started gossiping over something as little as the rope of the swords. They wanted me on Top,..They did not want me on Bottom,..sorry I meant the rope needs to be under me, not on me ;). So waza #3 is to show humor with the training, I hope that people can see the humor in it, the previous technique really is about feeling the rope being pulled and then acting accordingly. As the technique goes on you will see that it is also a henka based of the translation of this technique in this video.

The Shoninki was written in 1682 by Natori Masatake of the Kishu-ryu school of ninjutsu. Although the text is not very long, it reflects a certain way of thinking about ninjutsu, which is most interesting to anyone who wishes to learn more than just techniques. It is also important to keep in mind that the text was written for a selected contemporary audience. Without commentary and interpretation of the text, much would be lost. Therefore, a great translation is needed to understand the depth of the shoninki and the teachings of the kishu ryu school of ninjutsu.

HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK – TRUE PATH OF THE NINJA FOR ANY REAL SERIOUS NINJUTSU PRACTITIONER.

I hope that you all enjoy the video promo!

Take Care, Be Safe &
Good Luck in your Journey of Budo.
Anshu Christa Jacobson
Headmistress of the Budo Ryu – School of War
Founder of the Budo Ryu Online University
Headmistress of the Budo Ryu – School of War
Soke / Inheritor of the Tomo Ryu Tradition
Owner of the Ninjutsu Super Store
Chief Editor of the Shinobi no Mono Magazine
Founder of the Ninjutsu International Federation
Professional Model and Artist