Ninjutsu Blogs

Should Ninjas Listen to Birds?

One thing that Sensei Roemke and I share in common is that we both used to go on patrol in nature as a job occupation. Another thing we have in common is that we both eventually had our minds blown […]

The Sword and the Whisper Song

Recently I was sitting on my back porch, watching the sunrise, and tuning in to the language of the birds around me. Bird language is a little different than typical bird watching or bird identification by song. Bird language is […]

Footwork Swift Like a Falcon

I remember staring down at my hand as the reality of the situation sank in. Literally. A hawk’s talon was sinking into the center of my palm. I had eight additional puncture wounds on my hand that were bleeding. I […]

The Henka of Bujinkan and Banjos

I might as well get this out in the open early in this blogging series. I’m a banjo player. I know what many of you are hearing when I say that. The Dueling Banjos song from the movie Deliverance. I […]

Walk Softly and Carry a Big Stick

When I walk through the forest and look at the trees I think... Fire-making supplies... Food... Syrup (I live in the northeast and just finished boiling some sugar maple sap!) and... Rokushaku bos. Today let's talk about one of the […]

The Power of Rope and Ring

Recently we guided a group of youth ninjas with our online live training program through the process of making training kyoketsu shoges. What's a kyoketsu shoge? For starters, a homemade version with parts gathered from nature looks like this... A […]

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