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North Jersey Bujinkan Buyu



North Jersey Bujinkan Buyu (NJBB) is the Ninja Division at the Academy of Martial Arts - Clifton Budokan, under the Bujinkan Association of Japan. We are located in Clifton NJ, and our goal is to preserve the traditional martial arts taught by Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi in a non-competitive atmosphere.

NJBB's training program emphasize in the study of the Togakure Ryū Ninpō tradition (戸隠流忍法), an ancient Shinobi (Ninja) school from Togakushi in Nagano Prefecture, and in accordance to the teachings of Dr. Hatsumi its 34th Soke (Head of the family).


Taihen Ukemi Gata: Body skills including breakfalls, rolls, jumps, etc.

Sanshin no Kata: Set of movements to evade and strike during a fight.

Kihon Happou Gata: Basic methods of close combat.

Togakure Ryū Happō Biken: Methods of using the Ninja sword.

Shurikenjutsu: Throwing concealed weapons known as shuriken

Traditional weapons such as nihontō (Tachi, Katana, Wakisashi and Shinobitō), long and short sticks & blades (Hanbō, Jō, Bō, Yari, Naginata), knives (Tantō, Kunai), throwing weapons (shurikens, darts, arrows, etc.), are also part of the NJBB curriculum. 

Bujinkan Association of Japan

Bujinkan (武神館 - The Hall of the Divine Warrior) is an international martial arts organization based in Noda, Japan and headed by Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi (Soke), who inherited nine ancient martial arts traditions (koryū 古流 or kobujutsu 古武術) which include three Ninjutsu Schools, transferred to him in the middle of the 20th Century by his teacher Takamatsu Toshitsugu.

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The Bujinkan system is recognized worldwide as an authentic Ninjutsu (忍術) school, but the style is generally called Budō Taijutsu (武道体術), because the training is focus on the combat skills from 6 of the 9 ancient lineages (流派 - Ryūha) under Sōke (宗家 - Head of the family) Hatsumi Masaaki.

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