Happiness In Japan


Today a group of buyu from all over the world where lucky to visit once again Sensei’s second house. Today around 11:30, we met with Akira, Noguchi, Darren, Collado, Miller, Eguia and a few others at the hombu where Senô sensei was teaching a group of students sweating in the terrible heat of the day….

Henso Jutsu Is Not What You Think It Is


Yesterday Hatsumi sensei referred to hensô jutsu indirectly when he spoke about the seven ways (of disguise) or shichi hô de. Those seven disguises allowed the spies to blend in the daily lives of ordinary people and to gather information or pass undetected. Here is one of the list of these 7 disguises: 出家 shukke –…

Ayase Tonight


I am just coming back from the Ayase class (exceptionally on Friday). The first class with sensei after four months of  diet is always a good experience. Before the class I gave him his “official” Yûro Shi Tennô t-shirt made specially for him and he wore it right away. This is our little “post Paris Taikai…

Japan 42: The Arrival


I arrived this morning in Narita and now after a well deserved shower and a little nap I feel ready for this new trip. It was strange to arrive in Narita before the shops and restaurants were opened. In 20 years it was the first time I saw those shops closed. Naively I thought that…

Japan: A Must Go! (trip 42)


Hi all, I am on my way to Japan again this year. It will be hot and humid (today 33° Celsius and 70% humidity) but apart from the “ten” conditions it will be good to walk on the Japanese “chi” again and to meet my “jin” buyu. As I did last time when I created…

Ten Chi Jin: Teachers Are Responsible


Hatsumi Sensei told me last April that the bujinkan was now 200000 practitioners worldwide. Many dôjô claim to be “bujinkan” even though they ignore the true foundations of the bujinkan. During my last seminar I had the opportunity to speak with a group of beginners students about the importance of the ten chi jin ryaku…

Jupi Summer Camp 2010 is Online!


Dear friends, You can now register to the Jupi Summer Camp 2010 and be one of the 25 participants accepted. The theme this year is nagare, the flow. And we will use the fundamentals of the tenchijin ryaku no maki and the feeling of rokkon shôjô to express it. The Jupi Seminar has now become…

Koi Martial Art New Look


Dear friends, Koimartialart has been evolving and offers now a totally new interface with a few trailers introducing buki waza, ten ryaku no maki and chi ryaku no maki. Also the search module has been fully redeveloped and the various sections are more complete. Koimartialart is dedicated to every bujinkan pratitioner and is intended to…

YSTT2010


THANK YOU ALL! This new edition of the YSTT has been fantastic in terms of quality at all levels: quality of teachers, quality of students, quality of organization, quality of food, quality of kumite. Quality of teachers: Each year I am amazed to discover how my friends have been evolving in good. Sven is deeper…