Ladies Self defence at the Koi Dojo

A great start to the September workshops……………. Great to see people having fun discussing a very serious subject. A nice balance of common…

How it all started for me

My first few months lessons. These were strange days. I had been teaching Judo, Karate and Ju Jutsu, along with taking part in…

The Traditional Dojo

THE TRADITIONAL DOJO We all dream of travelling to an uncharted part of  the mountains in Japan, following a rocky path lit by…

The birth of Ninpo Tai Jutsu

The foundations of Ninjutsu/Ninpo Tai Jutsu In the village of Togakure around 1161, Daisuke Nishina was born into a Samurai family. During his…

Koryu Bujutsu

Koryu (古流, old style) is a Japanese term that is used to describe Japanese martial arts that predate the Meiji restoration (1868).  The…