Seishin Dôjô

Los Angeles, California

The current of knowledge and techniques studied and practiced at the Seishin Dôjô stretch back over 8 centuries of tumultuous Japanese history. They are drawn from nine martial lineages, developed in secrecy as methods of survival due to incessant civil strife, warfare, and  intense social upheaval and violence in the days of feudal Japan. From unarmed combat to a wide range of long and short weapons, accompanied by efficient methods of strategy  and tactics,  the nine traditions provide the  student of the Seishin Dôjô with a time-tested path towards developing efficiency and precision of body movement in fighting situations. Along with this development comes an increased sensory awareness, peace of mind, and a personal confidence in one’s ability to avoid unnecessary conflict, stay safe, and emerge safely from a violent altercation, should it arise. 

Endurance. Perseverance. Survival. 

This is the trinity and essence behind the practice of ninpô-taijutsu. 

•    Togakure-ryû Ninpô (戸隠流忍法)

•    Gyokko-ryû Kosshijutsu (玉虎流骨指術) 

•    Kukishinden-ryû Happô Bikenjutsu (九鬼神伝流八法秘剣術)

•    Kotô-ryû Koppôjutsu (虎倒流骨法術)

•    Shinden Fudô-ryû  Dakentaijutsu (神伝不動流打拳体術)

•    Takagi Yoshin-ryû Jûtaijutsu (高木揚心流柔体術)

•    Gikan-ryû Koppôjutsu (義鑑流骨法術)

•    Gyokushin-ryû Ninpô (玉心流忍法)

•    Kumogakure-ryû Ninpô (雲隠流忍法)


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