Dec
16
12:00 PM12:00

SEMINAR: KIHON HAPPO

"The Kihon Happo is the foundation of all martial arts."

~Soke Masaaki Hatsumi


Translated as "the eight fundamental principles", the Kihon Happo is the foundation that the Bujinkan fighting arts is built from.

 

The Kihon Happo is broken down into two sets:

  1. Koshi Sanpo Gata (Striking Patterns)

    • Ichimonji no kamae (First Posture)

    • Jumonji no kamae (10 Posture Posture)

    • Hicho no kamae (Flying Bird Posture)

  2. Torite Kihon Gata Goho (5 Hand Manipulation Patterns)

    • Omote Gyaku (Outside Wrist Twist)

    • Omote Gyaku Tsuki (Outside Wrist Twist with a Punch)

    • Ura Gyaku (Inside Wrist Twist)

    • Musha Dori (Capture the Warrior)

    • Muso Dori (Twin Warrior Capture)

 

Without a grasp of these principles a student of the martial arts is forced to memorize techniques and becomes trapped in the forms. By embodying these principles, a warrior is free to invent and can adapt to situations on demand. They are the keys to mastery.

 

Join us for an intensive look at the Eight Fundamental Principles of Bujinkan Taijutsu as taught by Shihan Bill Stegner. This will be our last training of the year and we will celebrate after at the dojo Bonnenkai.

Family is welcome.

12-4pm on December 16th.

Seminar Cost for R5 &BTSD San Diego members: $0 (included in membership)

Cost for non-members: $55/person

Dinner will be 6-9pm

Cost for Dinner: $25/person

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Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

BLACK BELT CLASS

ATTENTION ALL BLACK BELTS!!!!!

Feeling rusty?  Time to shake it all off!  This class is designed for black belts, and those who have been invited to prepare for their test; or are just skilled enough for it.  

Prepare to train hard, with no nonsense instruction!

Gambatte!

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Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

Kukishinden Ryu: Kion

Kukishinden Ryu

Kion waza

The attacker's right hand to the chest, left hand to sleeve. 

  1. In the same position, left hand under the sleeve and the right hand holding the attacker's right collar.
  2. All at once, pull with the left hand and thrust in with the right hand with bosshi ken.
  3. Place the right leg enough to the right side of the attacker's right leg, then kick into the attacker's outer kaku.  Immediately pull the left leg back enough, kneel and drop the attacker.  Zanshin / Situational awareness.

 

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Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

Osoto Gake

Osoto Gake: Major Outer Clipping

The attacker grabs you forcefully with both arms; one to the lapel, and the other to the sleeve.  Receive the attack by keeping your feet under you, and keeping a straight back; left hand covers the hand grabbing the lapel, right hand to the chest.  With the left foot, step to the outside of the attackers right leg and at the same time apply a strong boshi ken to the left side of the attackers neck.  Use your right leg to clip the attackers right hip, and complete the throw by pressing toward the attackers weak line.  Maintain zanshin / situational awareness.

What you will learn:

  • How to deal with kumiuchi -- the judo tie up.
  • Learn not to fight conventionally in the judo tie up.
  • Learn how to boshi properly.
  • Learn how to survive a strong osoto gake throw.
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Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

Osoto Gake

Osoto Gake: Major Outer Clipping

The attacker grabs you forcefully with both arms; one to the lapel, and the other to the sleeve.  Receive the attack by keeping your feet under you, and keeping a straight back; left hand covers the hand grabbing the lapel, right hand to the chest.  With the left foot, step to the outside of the attackers right leg and at the same time apply a strong boshi ken to the left side of the attackers neck.  Use your right leg to clip the attackers right hip, and complete the throw by pressing toward the attackers weak line.  Maintain zanshin / situational awareness.

What you will learn:

  • How to deal with kumiuchi -- the judo tie up.
  • Learn not to fight conventionally in the judo tie up.
  • Learn how to boshi properly.
  • Learn how to survive a strong osoto gake throw.
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Nov
30
7:00 PM19:00

Morote Seoi Nage

Te-waza: Hand technique

Morote Seoi Nage: Two arm shoulder throw

Attacker takes hold of you with kumi uchi.  Start by breaking the attackers balance (kuzushi), then step in with the left leg and turn to your right to fit your right shoulder under the attackers right underarm.  Take hold of both arms and lock elbows straight, twist to the left and complete seoi nage.  Maintain zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn today:

  • Learn a variation on Seoi Nage.
  • A shoulder throw applied to one arm.
  • How to counter/defend against this throw.
  • How to "trap" an attacker into this throw.
  • When/how to properly apply it in a real life encounter.
  • Learn the root of this throw lies in muso dori.
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Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

Morote Seoi Nage

Te-waza: Hand technique

Morote Seoi Nage: Two arm shoulder throw

Attacker takes hold of you with kumi uchi.  Start by breaking the attackers balance (kuzushi), then step in with the left leg and turn to your right to fit your right shoulder under the attackers right underarm.  Take hold of both arms and lock elbows straight, twist to the left and complete seoi nage.  Maintain zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn today:

  • Learn a variation on Seoi Nage.
  • A shoulder throw applied to one arm.
  • How to counter/defend against this throw.
  • How to "trap" an attacker into this throw.
  • When/how to properly apply it in a real life encounter.
  • Learn the root of this throw lies in muso dori.
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Nov
28
7:00 PM19:00

Seoi Nage

Te-waza: Hand technique

Seoi Nage: One arm shoulder throw

Attacker takes hold of you with kumi uchi.  Start by breaking the attackers balance (kuzushi), then step in with the right leg and turn to your left to fit your right shoulder under the attackers right underarm.  Take hold of the right arm and lock elbow straight, twist to the left and complete seoi nage.  Maintain zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn today:

  • A shoulder throw applied to one arm.
  • How to counter/defend against this throw.
  • How to "trap" an attacker into this throw.
  • When/how to properly apply it in a real life encounter.
  • Learn the root of this throw lies in muso dori.
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Nov
27
7:00 PM19:00

Seoi Nage

Te-waza: Hand technique

Seoi Nage: One arm shoulder throw

Attacker takes hold of you with kumi uchi.  Start by breaking the attackers balance (kuzushi), then step in with the right leg and turn to your left to fit your right shoulder under the attackers right underarm.  Take hold of the right arm and lock elbow straight, twist to the left and complete seoi nage.  Maintain zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn today:

  • A shoulder throw applied to one arm.
  • How to counter/defend against this throw.
  • How to "trap" an attacker into this throw.
  • When/how to properly apply it in a real life encounter.
  • Learn the root of this throw lies in muso dori.
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Nov
22
7:00 PM19:00

Kihon: Musha Dori Henka

Torite Kihon Gata Goho

Kihon: Musha Dori

The attacker grabs the right sleeve with their left hand.  Pull the right arm together with the body to the right.  Wrapping over the arm with a sufficiently large motion, kick the right knee as you take the arm in a lock to throw the opponent.  The opponent falls face upward.

We will be continuing with Onikudaki, and learn the counter to it also.  Then we will learn the counter to the counter Temakura.

What you will learn:

  • Learn the fundamental movements, and principle of musha dori.
  • Learn the counter to the technique.
  • Learn the counter to the counter.
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Nov
21
4:00 PM16:00

Kihon: Musha Dori Henka

Te-waza: Hand technique

Onikudaki: Crushing the Demon

The attacker grabs the right sleeve with their left hand.  Pull the right arm together with the body to the right.  Step in with the left leg, and place hand under the attackers elbow.  With the right arm, place it between yourself and the attackers grabbing arm and lock your hands together.  Step out locking shoulder, twist and throw.  Maintain zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn:

  • Learn the fundamental movements, and principle of musha dori.
  • Learn a variation of musha dori in onikudaki.
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Nov
20
7:00 PM19:00

Kihon: Musha Dori

Torite Kihon Gata Goho

Kihon: Musha Dori

The attacker grabs the right sleeve with their left hand.  Pull the right arm together with the body to the right.  Wrapping over the arm with a sufficiently large motion, kick the right knee as you take the arm in a lock to throw the opponent.  The opponent falls face upward.

What you will learn:

  • Learn the fundamental movements, and principle of musha dori.
  • Learn the counter to the technique.
  • Possibly see variations: Onikudaki, Ura Onikudaki, temakura counter to counter, kukishinden ryu waza Yume Otoshi.
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Nov
13
7:00 PM19:00

Seoi Nage

Te-waza: Hand technique

Seoi Nage: One arm shoulder throw

Attacker takes hold of you with kumi uchi.  Start by breaking the attackers balance (kuzushi), then step in with the right leg and turn to your left to fit your right shoulder under the attackers right underarm.  Take hold of the right arm and lock elbow straight, twist to the left and complete seoi nage.  Maintain zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn today:

  • A shoulder throw applied to one arm.
  • How to counter/defend against this throw.
  • How to "trap" an attacker into this throw.
  • When/how to properly apply it in a real life encounter.
  • Learn the root of this throw lies in muso dori.
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Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

Takagi Yoshin Ryu: Mune Dori

Takagi Yoshin Ryu

Kata Mune Dori:

The attacker grabs the right lapel with their left hand.  With the left hand, shuto to the attackers temple, then drive the right thumb into the gabbing hand of the attacker.  Step back with the right leg, and at the same time rip the lapel free of the attackers grabbing hand.  Kick into the attackers thigh with the right leg, and throw attacker face first into the ground using ura gyaku.  Maintain Zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn today:

  • The brutality of Takagi Yoshin Ryu.
  • How to apply Ura Gyaku in a combative situation.
  • You'll learn how to use tactics to reach the desired ending/goal.
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Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

Kihon: Ura Gyaku Henka

Torite Kihon Gata Goho

Kihon: Ura Gyaku

  • The attacker grabs the chest with their left hand.  Step back with the right foot, and lift your right hand up to the outside while reversing the wrist.  Turn the wrist and bring down.  Maintain zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn today:

  • We will explore other ways of applying Ura Gyaku.
  • Studying other ways of application helps us understand the principle of Ura Gyaku better.
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Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

Kihon: Ura Gyaku Henka

Torite Kihon Gata Goho

Kihon: Ura Gyaku Henka -- Hon Gyaku

The attacker grabs the chest with the left hand.  With the right leg, step back; with the left hand, grasp the attackers grabbing hand.  Twist the hips toward the attacker, and turn the wrist. Maintain zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn today:

  • A major component found in Ura Gyaku -- Hon.
  • Hon is a wrist technique that can make the toughest people say uncle.
  • You'll see when Hon is done right, Ura Gyaku becomes easier.

 

 

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Nov
6
7:00 PM19:00

Kihon: Ura Gyaku

Torite Kihon Gata Goho

Kihon: Ura Gyaku

  • The attacker grabs the chest with their left hand.  Step back with the right foot, and lift your right hand up to the outside while reversing the wrist.  Turn the wrist and bring down.  Maintain zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn today:

  • Kihon: Ura gyaku; outer wrist twist.
  • Stances: Ichimonji
  • Ichimonji footwork, and movement.
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Nov
2
7:00 PM19:00

Kukishinden Ryu: Tatsunami

Kukishinden Ryu

Tatsunami

The attacker grabs the right chest with their left hand and punches with the right.  Step back with the right leg and block with the left arm.  After blocking the punch, strike into attackers left butsumetsu; then reach over the attacker's grabbing arm to catch hold of the attackers sleeve (elbow area) and reverse to apply muso dori.  Maintain lock, and drop attacker to the floor.  Zanshin/Situational awareness.

What you will learn today:

  • Kosei kamae, and how to block with it.
  • How to apply muso dori in a combat situation. 
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Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

Kihon: Muso Dori Henka

Torite Kihon Gata Goho

Muso Dori: Ganseki Otoshi and Ori

The attacker grabs the right lower sleeve.  With the right leg, step back to isolate the attackers arm; step forward into hook, and capture the attackers arm in muso dori.  Step in front of the attacker , while maintaining muso dori, turn 180 degrees and sweep nearest leg to throw attacker on his head.  The Ori version: do not sweep; instead walk backwards through the leg to throw attacker on their back.  Maintain zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn today:

  • An evil version of Ganseki Nage in Otoshi.
  • Learn to use Ganseki Ori when Ganseki Nage or Otoshi goes wrong.
  • Check off all Ganseki versions from the check list!

 

 

 

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Oct
31
7:00 PM19:00

Kihon: Muso Dori Henka

Torite Kihon Gata Goho

Muso Dori: Ganseki Nage

The attacker grabs the right lower sleeve.  With the right leg, step back to isolate the attackers arm; step forward into hook, and capture the attackers arm in muso dori.  Step in front of attacker, while maintaining muso dori, turn 180 degrees and throw.  Maintain zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn today:

  • Ganseki nage "Throwing the Big Rock"
  • You'll see how the principle of muso dori lives in ganseki nage
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Oct
30
7:00 PM19:00

Kihon: Muso Dori

Torite Kihon Gata Goho

Muso Dori

The attacker grabs the right-hand sleeve with their left hand.  Move with your body to the right to isolate the left arm of the attacker.  With the right hand, apply force to the elbow and step back with the left leg to throw.  Maintain zanshin/situational awareness.

What you will learn:

  • One of the 5 fundamental throws: Muso Dori.
  • How to utilize taijutsu to overcome an attacker.
  • How technique becomes healthy habits.

 

 

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Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

Omote Gyaku

Omote Gyaku:

The attacker grabs the lapel with their left hand.  With the left foot, step back and peel the grabbing hand off of the lapel.  With the right foot step back, turn the wrist outside and bring down.  Maintain situational awareness.

 

 

 

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Apr
20
6:00 PM18:00

Gyokko Ryu: Ujaku

Gyokko Ryu

Ujaku - Black Magpie

The attacker punches with the right hand. Shift to the left with one step and block with the right arm, then quickly hook the opponent's sleeve and pull.  The attacker comes in with a right kick.  Receive the kick with the right leg in yoko keri, then immediately with the right hand that is holding the right sleeve lift the attacker's armup, then strike into the attacker's right side with a left boshi.  At the same time, wrap the attacker's right arm and move to the attacker's left side.  Take the attacker's wrist with the left hand and throw.  The attacker will fall back.  Kick in with the right foot, and maintain situational awareness.

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Apr
13
6:00 PM18:00

Gyokko Ryu: Teiken

Gyokko Ryu

Teiken: Hoof Punch

The attacker comes in from behind and applies a hagai jime (pinion lock; similar to a full nelson).  Drop the hips and extend both arms, then grab both his palms with your hands reversed, and push your thumbs on the back of the attacker's hands.  Extend your arms out, slip out to the left, and the attacker will fall back.  With only the right hand, throw in kata te nage.  Kick in with the right foot and maintain situational awareness.

Things you will learn today:

  • How to apply a proper pinion lock, and how to escape it.
  • Omote gyaku, and the variation kata te nage.
  • Yoko tobi ukemi
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