The Bujinkan (武神館) is an international martial arts organization based in Japan and headed by Masaaki Hatsumi. The combat system taught by this organization comprises nine separate ryūha, or schools, which are collectively referred to as Bujinkan Budō Taijutsu. The Bujinkan is most commonly associated with ninjutsu. . Before receiving the 9th kyu (the lowest rank), a. Learn the proper Ninjutsu bowing-in procedures, how to tie your belt, how to In 8th Kyu you’ll work more on your rolling & body movement skills as well as. The training levels up to Shodan are called kyu and after Shodan are called dan. The student starts off as mukyu (literally Search form. Home» Training» Bujinkan Ninjutsu» Bujinkan grading system 8 Kyu (Hachi Kyu). Green belt ( males).

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Regarding the wappan, up to 1st kyu the student wears a wappan with red background, white letters kanji and white border.

Kuten front handspringNoburi kata climbing trees, buildings, polesand Suwari gata kneeling forms: Emphasis at this level is on having more flowing body movement with less effort. The Bujinkan does not adhere to any official guideline or set of rules to limit actions or techniques used during training. The examination procedure for the 5th or 10th dan and above in Bujinkan takes place only under the presence of Soke. Take a look at Gyokushin Ryu principles.

Covers how to be out of the way of attacks with proper evasion by using ninujtsu body effectively. Bujinkan taijutsu seeks to use body movement and positioning rather than strength to defeat the opponent.

Therefore, instructors are responsible for the certification of one student’s kyu or dan after examinations have taken place. The attacker continuously seeks to regain balance and cover vulnerabilities such as an exposed sidewhile the defender uses position and timing to keep the attacker off balance and vulnerable.

Depending on what years a student has studied in Japan, ,yu may find that their focus reflects the themes or schools taught during their time. We pay great importance to the training quality and the combativeness of students. Nevertheless the training duration is highly dependent on factours such as past experience to other martial arts, presence in the Dojo and most certainly it is up to the student’s evolution on spiritual, physical and technical level.


Taijutsu body combat art is the Bujinkan system ninjuteu unarmed defence using strikes, throws, holds, chokes and joint locks.

Skip to main content. This is kyi as a tradition and honour to sensei Ioannis Topalidis, the first trainer of sensei 8tg Kapnas. At this level in your taihenjutsu body movement skills you should be able to roll without using your hands so that you can either pick up a weapon or take kju an attacker as you are rolling. Onto gi, at the height of chest left hand side a Bujinkan badge is placed which is called wappan. A typical training duration to Shodan in Bujinkan Dojo Thessaloniki is approximately 5 years.

8th Kyu Testing – Ninjutsu

The focus at this level is learning the Kihon Happo movements with efficiency and knowledge of yku Japanese names for each technique. Before receiving the 9th kyu the lowest ranka student must demonstrate the ability to roll smoothly in a variety of directions without exposing the neck to injury.

Together with a gi goes a belt that is called obi.

Knife and gun disarms, how to deal with multiple attackers, Kihon Happo reversing and countering techniques as well as natural taijutsu body movement with a gun.

Basic grappling forms are also covered at this level and the weapon focus for this level is Shuriken throwing stars. Retrieved 28 August Archived copy as title Pages using citations with ninjuhsu and no URL Webarchive template wayback links Pages using deprecated image syntax Articles containing Japanese-language text Wikipedia articles needing clarification from November All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October Wazas also help you learn timing, distancing, and eventually true budo protection methods.

Soon after this theme as was announced, Hatsumi proposed that the second aspect, Kokoro Heartbe replaced by Tamashii Soulreasoning that the heart is constantly yku, whereas the soul is permanent and unchanging and therefore “essential to the person”.


Bujinkan – Wikipedia

The new student starts at mukyu “without grade” and progresses from kukyu 9-kyuthe lowest rank, to ikkyu 1-kyuthe highest. Sword evasion forms, Medium level Grappling Kihon HappoBody grab escapes, Shuriken techniques, Beginning throws Nageadvanced kicking and punching methods also done while falling.

Meditation, Diet, More Kihon Happo. While really incorrect they are often referred to 11th to 15th dan, even by Soke Hatsumi as it became easier to say.

Bujinkan grading system

Archived from the original on Weapon focus is the Kyoketsu shoge long rope with circular ring on one end and a double bladed dagger on the other and how to use Metsubushi blinding powder. These establish that the master practitioner has learned all that there is to learn about the particular lineage.

You will be more confident, more relaxed and generally a happier, more aware, and more conscious human being. Each of the 9 schools have their own focuses and attributes and may favor certain weapons.

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All major joints are rotated and stretched in a proper manner while healthy breathing and concentration are practiced. The belt obithe badge wappan and the stars hoshi vary depending on the level. This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat The student starts off as mukyu literally meaning without kyu, that is 10th kyu and during his or her training progresses gradually to Ichikyu 1st kyu and then to Shodan, after certification of his or her instructors.

Retrieved 7 February Junan taiso junan meaning flexible is a yogic method of stretching and breathing [14] by means of which the Bujinkan practitioner may develop and maintain good physical condition and wellbeing. Thus, learning to roll and breakfall effectively is key to safe training in taijutsu.