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About Bujinkan Budo

NINJUTSU 忍術 sometimes used interchangeably with the term ninpō 忍法 is a centuries old martial art, strategy , and tactics of the ninja. 

Ninjutsu is taught under Bujinkan Budo's Soke (Grandmaster Masaaki Hatsumi of Noda-shi, Japan. The organization is a compilation of 9 ryu (complete "schools") teaching martial art traditions of unarmed and armed (swords, sticks, and many other traditional Japanese weapons) techniques. 

The 9 Ruys (schools)  include:

  • Togakure-ryū Ninpō Taijutsu (戸隠流忍法体術)
  • Gyokko ryū Kosshi jutsu (玉虎流骨指術)
  • Kuki Shinden Ryū Happō Bikenjutsu (九鬼神伝流八法秘剣術)
  • Koto Ryū Koppō jutsu (虎倒流骨法術)
  • Shinden Fudo Ryū Dakentai jutsu (神伝不動流打拳体術)
  • Takagi Yoshin Ryū Jūtai jutsu (高木揚心流柔体術)
  • Gikan Ryū Koppō jutsu (義鑑流骨法術)
  • Gyokushin-ryū Ryū Ninpō (玉心流忍法)
  • Kumogakure Ryū Ninpō (雲隠流忍法)