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…

What is Ninpo Tai Jutsu?

What is Ninpo Tai Jutsu? Ninpo Tai Jutsu is a traditional Japanese martial art, often more commonly known by the term Ninjutsu, although…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Next at Stoke Dojo-Kusari Fundo

Following on from last month’s seminar at the Koi Dojo, this month’s Stoke workshop will be studying Kusari Fundo. Please bring an 8…