Search results for tag "Menkyo"

What Rank Should You Be to Train with Soke in Japan?


Joanne, training at Ayase as a green belt (93)and looking a bit bewildered, we can all probably relate to that !! I get asked this question a LOT over the years. What rank do you think you should be in order to get the most out of your training in Japan? I imagine most Shidoshi and Shi...

Menkyo Defined


We’ve been discussing the topic of rank lately in our webinars and during the black belt seminar, so I thought this would be a good time to write a short piece on what an authentic Bujinkan menkyo looks like. Pictured below is a copy of an authentic Bujinkan Shodan Menkyo with explanations as t...