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…

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…

Ten Chi Jin Ten


Your taijutsu is created by the steady study of the ten chi jin ryaku no maki program which contains all the basics of the nine schools of the bujinkan. All fundamentals have been regrouped  into one single syllabus in order to give the beginners a chance to understand quickly what it is they have to…

Basics & Fundamentals (part 2)


What does the Ten Chi Jin imply? The Ten Chi Jin Ryaku no Maki is based on the three levels of life: heaven, earth and man. Man is the link between earth and heaven or between outer space and the planet. The old Chinese pictogram is a drawing representing two opposite half circles linked by…

Basics & Fundamentals (part 1)


During my last seminar in Chemnitz, I was asked to explain to the group the Bujinkan system. It was a discovery for many students so I decided to share here in this blog the importance of the Ten Chi Jin Ryaku no Maki. The first thing you have to get clearly is that the Ten…

Photon & Stardust: the Spirit of Movement


Once again I would like to review  a metaphore used by sensei not long ago. He spoke about “photon & stardust” to me, it is the best way to explain how things should happen in the dôjô. From our perspective, a photon is invisible. Stardust in space is also invisiable to us. A photon is moving…