Student Highlight – October 2019

Student Highlight – October 2019

For our October 2019 – Ninpo US Student Highlight, Sensei Mark talks with Joshua Friedland. Josh has been training in martial arts since childhood and now is an instructor at his own school in Alexandria, Virginia. About the Ninpo US Student Highlight Welcome to...
Ninpo US Training Journal – The Power of Emptiness

Ninpo US Training Journal – The Power of Emptiness

SEPTEMBER 23, 2019 | Hon Jime | TAMPA, FL The Power of Emptiness Did you know that you’re basically nothing… Maybe I should put it another way. The atoms that make up your body, and all matter, are almost entirely space. But, just because something is...
Ninpo US Training Journal – The Power of Emptiness

Ninpo US Training Journal – Hon Jime

SEPTEMBER 23, 2019 | Hon Jime | BRANDON, FL Shime Waza In this week’s Ninpo US Training Journal we’re covering Hon Jime, a technique from Shime Waza, which is constricting techniques. Shime don’t need to be done just to the neck. It’s any time you’re...

Ninpo US Training Journal – Hanbo Training

SEPTEMBER 7, 2019 | Hanbo Waza | BRANDON, FL This week’s Ninpo US Martial Arts Training Journal, we share more training from a previous seminar in Florida. Hanbo-jutsu A hanbo, also called sanjaku-bo, is half the size of a full 6 foot staff. This falls in the...

Ninpo US Training Journal – Hanbo Training

SEPTEMBER 7, 2019 | Hanbo Waza | BRANDON, FL This week’s Ninpo US Martial Arts Training Journal, we share more training from a previous seminar in Florida. Hanbo-jutsu A hanbo, also called sanjaku-bo, is half the size of a full 6 foot staff. This falls in the...

Ninpo US Training Journal – Omote Onikudaki

AUGUST 31, 2019 | Omote Onikudaki | BRANDON, FL This week’s Ninpo US Martial Arts Training Journal, Renshi Mark teaches Omote Onikudaki at a seminar in Brandon, Florida. Onikudaki Onikudaki, meaning “Crushing A Demon”, is a essential technique for...

Training Journal – Closing The Distance

AUGUST 26, 2019 | Closing The Distance | BRANDON, FL This week’s Martial Arts Training Journal, Renshi Mark covers how to close the distance against an attacker. This concept is all about distancing, or ma-ai. Distancing Distancing is a very important aspect of...

Training Journal – Omote Kote Gyaku Pin Variation

AUGUST 19, 2019 | Omote Kote Gyaku Pin Variation | BRANDON, FL In this week’s Training Journal, Renshi Mark demonstrates a variation to the popular wrist lock, Omote Kote Gyaku. Student Receives White Belt To start the class, Renshi Mark formally presented a...

Events: Self-Defense Seminar in Brandon, FL

PLACE: A Fighters Chance – 1263 Kingsway Rd, Brandon, FL 33510 DATE/TIME: August 24, 2019 – 1pm to 4pm Join The Budo Center on August 24th The Budo Center for a special “double feature” seminar.  From 1-2pm their will be a beginner self-defense...

Training Journal – Gripping The Wrist For One Handed Locks

AUGUST 8, 2019 | Gripping The Wrist For One Handed Locks | BRANDON, FL This week Renshi Mark focuses on the importance of developing a strong grip in martial arts training, covering a number of drills that require the use of one hand. Reaping Drills (Ude Nagashi Waza)...