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Soke Anshu Christa Jacobson | Kuji-In: The Nine Hand Seals | Ninja Martial Arts: Ninjutsu, Ninpo

This video is a very short clip of the actual full lesson.  This part of the video that is presented in a simple overview of the hand positions of the Kiji-In.  The Kuji-In roughly translates out as: The Nine Hand Seals.  Many people get the Kuji-In mixed up with a variety of other esoteric practices from this time period, such as: Kuji, Kuji In, Kuji Kiri and the Kuji Goshin-ho.  All of them are different, yet interrelated with one another.
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Ninja Stealth Walking Training Tips | Walking On Rice Paper | Ninjutsu Martial Arts 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 Training | Ninja Infiltration Techniques | Inyo-no-jutsu (陰陽之術)

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Ninjutsu Training | Reflections – Tomo Ryu Shinobijutsu Keiko | Authentic Ninpo Techniques

 

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Zetsumeijutsu” (絶命術) Ninja Art of Sentry Removal

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Ninjutsu (忍術) | Here I am demonstrating ninja sentry removal tactics called: “Zetsumeijutsu” (絶命術), at the Budo Ryu Kai Hombu Dojo in Kansas City!


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Ninja Night Training (忍者夜稽古)

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Witchcraft in Ninjutsu – Wiccca, Magick, Spells, Majutsu, Mahou, Genjutsu

(POINT ONE)

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When studying “ninja magick” do not get the areas mixed up:
Genjutsu (幻術; Art of Illusion)
Majutsu (魔術; Art/Technique of Witchcraft)
Mahou (魔法; Principals of Magick/Witchcraft)

(POINT TWO)
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There are many definitions of the word “pagan” and many people use it a variety of different reasons. I am stating this because I am not getting into petty arguments regarding Buddhism. There are two common definitions for a “pagan”:
(1) The first refers to people who believe in a religion that is not Christianity, Judaism, or Islam. So in that sense, YES, Buddhists are pagan.
(2) The second definition refers to people who practice polytheistic religions (belief in more than one God) such as Wiccans or the ancient Greeks. In this sense, NO, Buddhists are not pagan, because Buddhism is a non-theistic religion (no God), it’s more spiritual/philosophical.

Many people will say that Buddhism is NOT pagan. This is not because of its “age of ritual”, but because pagan refers to the belief & worship in the God / Gods that predate the Abrahamic religions. Buddhists don’t concern themselves about God or Gods. Buddhists concern themselves with the Dharma, which is not a god or gods. It is “truth” or “reality”. This is why many say Buddhism is not pagan, because there is no ritual between themselves and a God or Gods. However, some place Buddhism as pagan simply because of “age of religious ritual”.

For the presentation of this video, I am placing it as “pagan” to help the viewers understand its age, and its relation and commonality within witchcraft / magick.

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If you are interested in the 3 books that I shown at the end of the video, here are the links:

Iga & Koka Ninja Skills
http://www.amazon.com/Iga-Koka-Ninja-Skills-Chikamatsu/dp/B00GOHLCF0/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1406228741&sr=8-2&keywords=iga+and+koka+ninja

In Search of the Ninja
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Secret Traditions of the Shinobi
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Shinobi Shōzoku (忍び装束) – Part Two

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Various components of the shinobi shōzoku (忍び装束). The traditional outfit worn by the historical ninja / shinobi.

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The 7 Warrior Traditions of the Budo Ryu:
* 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 Iaijutsu (無雙直傳英信流居合術)
* 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)

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Shinobi Sanjaku-tenugui (忍び 三尺手拭い)

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Classic ninja methods of using two Sanjaku-tenugui (三尺手拭い) to create a Ninja Zukin (shinobi hood / mask). 

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The 7 Warrior Traditions of the Budo Ryu:
* 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 Iaijutsu (無雙直傳英信流居合術)
* 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)

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Shinobi Shōzoku (忍び装束)

1374825_10201713411468527_702963030_nThe shinobi shōzoku (忍び装束) is the traditional outfit worn by the historical ninja / shinobi.

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The 7 Warrior Traditions of the Budo Ryu:
* 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 Iaijutsu (無雙直傳英信流居合術)
* 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)

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Tomo-ryu Shinobijutsu: Joushou-no-jutsu: Shinobi Art of Climbing

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The 7 Warrior Traditions of the Budo Ryu:
* 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 Iaijutsu (無雙直傳英信流居合術)
* 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)

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SHURIKENJUTSU (手裏剣術), KAKUSHI BUKIJUTSU (隠し武器術), SHINOBI (忍び), SAMURAI (侍 )

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Thank you all for your support!  Take care, be safe and good luck in your journey of Budo!

Anshu Christa Jacobson
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Headmistress of the Budo RyuSchool of the Warrior Way
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Chief Editor of the Shinobi no Mono Magazine
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Tenjin Ryu Jujutsu 天神流柔術 — Kumi Uchi, Ne Waza, Keiko, Samurai, Grappling, Ground Fighting

The Budo Ryu held a Tenjin Ryu Jujutsu kuden event in February of 2012. This is some of the training that we went over during that seminar.

The Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Dojo is a school of traditional Japanese fighting arts and has established 22 schools world wide with its headquarters located in Kansas City, Ks.

The B.R.N.D trains in all areas of traditional Japanese bujutsu (old Japanese fighting arts). This includes hand to hand combat, grappling, ground fighting, all traditional weapons of the ninja and samurai, modern weapon applications and tactics, self-defense, self-protection, survival skills as well as mental and emotional conditioning.

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 (無雙直傳英信流)
* 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)

Each of these ancient fighting arts has it own aspect to warfare. SOME of the Skills that a student will train in are: Seishinteki kyōyō (spiritual refinement) Taijutsu (unarmed combat), Kenjutsu (sword techniques), Bōjutsu (stick and staff techniques), Sōjutsu (spear techniques), Naginatajutsu (naginata techniques), Kusarigamajutsu (kusarigama techniques), Shurikenjutsu (throwing weapons techniques), Kayakujutsu (pyrotechnics), Hensōjutsu (disguise and impersonation), Shinobi-iri (stealth and entering methods), Bajutsu (horsemanship), Sui-ren (water training), Bōryaku (tactics), Chōhō (espionage), Intonjutsu (escaping and concealment), Tenmon (meteorology), Chi-mon (geography), Dakentaijutsu (striking body arts), Kosshijutsu (muscle tearing), Kyushojutsu (vital points), Jujutsu (grappling), Koppojutsu (bone breaking), Yonin, Inpo, Tonpo, Shinobi-iri, Ninjutsu (art of stealth).

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SHINOBI NO MONO MAGAZINE – JANUARY 2012 – ISSUE #21

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NEW SHINOBI NO MONO MAGAZINE! 忍の者誌
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ONLY $5 USD!TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Taking it from the Rear – Anshu Christa Jacobson
Shibumi-do – Anshu Christa Jacobson
Principals of Inton – Kyuoshi Paul Adams
Ridding ourselves from Martial Dogma – Allie Alberigo
Articles on Frank Dux Training Methods – Kevin Cain
Ninja a Fresh Perspective – Sempai Anthony Kusari
Rembukan Shinobi Ninjutsu – Richard Meisenhelder
Ranking of Modern Ninjusu – Timothy Raymond
True Life Transmissions – Jayson Kane
Mochi and Budo – Timothy Raymond
Making your Movement Stick – Anshu Christa Jacobson
The Art of Curriculum – Dan Buckley
35 Methods of Strategy – Anshu Christa Jacobson
How to make a Climbing Rake – Jay Johnson
History of the Ninpiden – Anthony Cummins

SHINOBI MAGAZINE FEATURES:
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Anshu Christa Jacobson
Headmistress of the Budo Ryu; School of the Warrior Way
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

Happiness In Life

Happiness in Life

Soke Tomo-ryu; Anshu Christa Jacobson

Photo Taken: 10.18.2011
After class at the Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Hombu.

Yesterday’s classes at the Hombu Dojo made me realize how lucky I am to be able to do what I love to do everyday and make a living at it. I mean that is everyone’s dream isn’t it? To be able to do what you love to do, express who you are to the world and make a living doing it? The unfortunate thing is that not many get this opportunity or maybe,… not many are willing to take the chance.

It was said once by Confucius “Choose a job that you love and you will never have to work a day in your life”. He was right. I get the pleasure of everyday waking up and spending the rest of the day dedicated to the authentic ninjutsu and traditional samurai bujutsu and help teach the martial arts to the students of the Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Dojo.

Sure; there is work that has to be done; we make video downloads, shinobi no mono magazine, DVD’s for the Ninjutsu Super Store, and uploads and updates to the Budo Ryu Online Dojo as well as keeping in contact with all of our students and supports with our myspace page, facebook page and youtube channel. The greatest part that I find with what I do is that I never get frustrated at all because of what I am doing, I always feel like I want to do more than what I have; and to me that is a good thing!

You only have one life to live, live it to be happy, and don’t be scared to be yourself, that is what is going to really make you happy. Happiness starts within and then it is expressed outward. Just like art.

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“The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique” – Walt Disney

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


Historical Ninjutsu Research Team Video #4 — Gunpo Jiyoshu — 5 Principals of the Shinobi

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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 – 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!

Anshu Christa Jacobson


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!

Anshu Christa Jacobson – Bansenshukai – 萬川集海

HISTORICAL NINJUTSU – BANSENSHUKAI – 萬川集海

In 1676, Fujibayashi Yasutake in Higashi-yufune edited the Bansenshukai for the fear of losing the value of Ninjutsu (Ninja’s skills and techniques). It those days, the Bansenshukai remained to be like the Bible among all of Ninjas. So, having the Banseshukai was permitted for the top class of Ninjas. the Bansenshukai was strictly forbidden to be shared.

The Banseshukai meaning is 10.000 rivers gathering into 1 sea. That is to say, the 10.000 rivers are compared to all kinds of Ninjutsu in Iga and Koga, and the 1 sea was Fujibayashi Yasutake’s Ninjutsu. The Bansenshukai was a written transmission of philosophy, military strategy tactics, astrology and weapons that were identified specifically with Ninjutsu, Fujibayashi Yasutake was influenced by Chinese thought, and even indicates a connection to Chinese military traditions in its writings. He presented the material as the ultimate accumulation and perfection of Ninjutsu knowledge.

As the name, “the Bansenshukai” itself suggested it’s collection includes one volume of introduction, a question and answer section, and a table of contents; 2 volumes on thought and philosophy, 4 volumes on leadership, 3 volumes on “Yo Ninjutsu; “5 volumes on “In Ninjutsu,” 2 volumes on astrology and 5 volumes on weapons. The Iga version has 22 chapters bound in 12 volumes with an additional 4 chapters in 4 volumes. The Koga Version has twenty-two chapters bound in ten volumes, with an additional one volume attached to it.

In the Bansenshukai there were writing about the 11 most wonderful Iga Ninjas: in Iga area, Nomura-no-Magodayu; Shindo-no-Kotaro; Tateoka-no-Dojun; Shimotsuge-no-Kizaru and Kozaru; in Ueno area, Ueno-no-Hidari; Kanbe-no-Konan; Takayama-no-Taroshiro and Tarozaemon; in Oyamada area, Yamada-no-Hachiuemon; In Ayama area, Otowa-no-Kido. It was from Tateoka-no -Dojun that Dojun school started and later expanded into the 49 known Iga schools. That is to say, Iga Ninjutsu had 49 schools.

“The Bansenshukai,” even at the end of Edo period were much worth. Around 1940 Nakano Military School for the special military in Japan, used the Bansenshukai as a text of tactics and psychology in battle.

Kobayashi Sensei told me (when training in the Tomo Ryu methods of ninjutsu) that the Bansenshukai was the backbone of all ninjutsu and outside of the makimono of the ryu, I was to refer to the bansenshukai. All black belt students of the Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Dojo get a translated copy of the bansenshukai to aid in their training.

I hope that this helps better your understanding of Historical Ninjutsu! Take Care, Be Safe and Good luck in your Journey of Budo!

Anshu Christa Jacobson


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Ketsuin

HISTORICAL NINJUTSU – KETSUIN

Ninjas used to increse their concentration and skills before their important work, fights or battles. Originally Ketsuin was form the priests of the Singon religion (created by Kukai around 750) or Yamabushi. The method is to use 9 words (Rin) (Pyo) (Tou) (Sya) (Kai) (Jin) (Retsu) (Zai) (Zen) That is to say, first, speking (Rin) and moving the index finger of a right hand from right to left . secondly (Pyo) and moving the finger from top to down. And then doing the same deed. In doing Ketsuin, it is important toconsder the index finger as a sword.


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Gofu

HISTORICAL NINJUTSU – GOFU

In fact Ninjas were very religious. The reason was that Ninjas always faced the battle. It means that Ninjas were the border between death and life. So, Gofu were the very important charm. No.1Gofu is a protection from the diaster by the enemy. No.2 is to make good friends with the other or the couple, No.3 is not to be injured in battle, but no one put Ninjas know the difference among the three charms. The characters of Gofu were said to be written in blood to keep the person pure.


Anshu Christa Jacobson – Noroshizutsu

 

HISTORICAL NINJUTSU – NOROSHIZUTSU

In Japanese Noroshizutsu means wolf smoke pipe. Noroshi was used to send signals. Ninjas were good at getting and sending information. As a fuel for noroshi, Ninjas put dry wolf’s dung into the pipe. The reason why ninjas used wolf dung because it added more smoke and more power.