Several generations ago , in JAPAN , a fusion process had begun.
The then BUDO MASTERS had to go with the times…
Whilst peace reigned there was no loud call for their skills.
Only those with a deep love for self-defence would train.
This concentration of skill sets into fewer students
has ultimately led to the current situation;that being:
A BUJINKAN NINPO
BUJINKAN study is not about ‘ one thing ‘.
BUJINKAN’s simplistic cohesiveness is
deceiving to the unlearned…and the unwary.
A BUJINKAN (click) student effectively studies
9 martial systems/styles.
SOKE DR.MASAAKI HATSUMI(click) IS CURRENT GRANDMASTER.
BUJINKAN’s 9CLANS (click)…
SHINOBI = olden term/name for those who study NINPO.
NINJA + KUNOICHI = personal designation
= male + female. (click).
THE 9 CLANS OF THE BUJINKAN:
- Togakure Ryū Ninpō Taijutsu ( 戸隠流忍法体術 )
- Koto Ryū Koppō Jutsu ( 虎倒流骨法術 )
- Gikan Ryū Koppō Jutsu ( 義鑑流骨法術 )
- Gyokko Ryū Kosshi Jutsu ( 玉虎流骨指術 )
- Kuki Shinden Happō Bikenjutsu ( 九鬼神伝流八法秘剣術 )
- Shinden Fudo Ryū Dakentai Jutsu ( 神伝不動流打拳体術 )
- Gyokushin Ryū Ninpō ( 玉心流忍法 )
- Kumogakure Ryū Ninpō ( 雲隠流忍法 )
∗TAKAGIYOSHIN RYU (click)
- Takagi Yoshin Ryū Jūtai Jutsu ( 高木揚心流柔体術 )
THE MEANING OF
SHIROBANRYU no TORA…
SHIRO = pale
BAN = evening
RYU = Dragon
no = of/the
TORA = Mountain Tigers.
9 CLANS = BUJINKAN NINPO (TAIJUTSU).
HATSUMI; TAKAMATSU; SHINRYUKEN + co. (click)
THERE IS MUCH HERE TO LEARN.
NJOY THE JOURNEY.SIMPLE.
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