This weeks classes

This week classes at Koi Dojo Basingstoke & Portsmouth Dojo, studying the Tenshijin Ryaku no Maki. The Tenchijin Ryaku no Maki is at…

Zen Judo comes to the Koi Dojo.

Zen Judo comes to the Koi Dojo. Classes starting September 2017. Zen Judo, the beginning. The Zen Judo Family was founded in 1974 by…

Just found in the archives.

Just found in the archives. A couple of years ago The Shinobi Kai was approached by Program Producer Jonathan Elliot to help with…

Shodan Testing

Interesting 1-2-1 class last night. Preparing students for their Shodan test is always special, and always throws up new challenges. No two students…

Togakure Ryu, The Nine Schools.

Togakure Ryu Ninpo; “hidden door” Ninjutsu “concealing arts”, “stealth arts” or “patient arts” The second oldest of the nine traditions, this Ryu forms…

Hatsumi Soke UK Taikai 1987

Photos taken at Sensei Masaaki Hatsumi, Soke of the Bujinkan on his first UK Taikai in 1987. Do you see anyone you know,…

Sanbon Ichi-3 things at once

Really interesting class at Hombu Dojo today, Sanbon Ichi, three things at once, followed by studying the time and distance relationship between Katana…

Koi Dojo Build in Pictures

It all started with an empty tin box, slowly but surely, with the help of our dedicated students and 4 weeks of blood…

Future Workshop-Caligraphy

Is anyone interested in a workshop on (Japanese) calligraphy? Let me know if this is a subject that’s of interest and we’ll organise…

Hombu Matsuri-August 2017

Can all students attending the summer Matsuri bring a Hanbo and Bokken. Please make sure all weapons are suitably covered up.  Thanks. Please…

Last night at Koi Dojo

Tonight’s class at the Koi Dojo, Koto Ryu Koppojutsu, often translated as bone breaking techniques. The true translation means attacking the weak points. …

Excellent turn out last night

Excellent turn out for last night’s class, Bokken seems like a popular subject………. Studying Kata and Muto Dori, form and un-armed defence against…

Just When you Think…

A nice evening of Tai~Sabaki ~ (whole body movement) 体捌き & Taihen~jutsu (adapting & positioning) at Brighton Dojo.   We finished the class with…