The physical skills include:
• learning how to fall safely - rolling and breakfalling (ukemi)
• body evasion movements (tai sabaki)
• striking, kicking & blocking (dakentaijutsu, koppojutsu,
• throwing & grappling (nage & jutaijutsu)
• locks & controls (gyakute waza)
• chokes (shimewaza)
• escapes from holds & locks/throws (hajutsu)
is based on natural ways of moving your body, and does not rely on strength,
fitness or aggression to make it work. Whether you are young or old, male
or female, it will work for you, it just takes training.
weapon skills we focus on are:
• Bikenjutsu (Sword)
• Rokushaku Bojutsu & Hanbojutsu (6ft & 3ft Staff)
Taijutsu, these make up the 3 main pillars of Ninpo Bugei.