Ninjutsu Training Weapons

Ninjutsu training involves a broad range of weaponry. Each weapon is studied for one month at a time.

The basic weapons are :

  • boken ( wooden sword )
  • hanbo ( half-staff)

Instructors have the option to also teach other ninjutsu weapons on a monthly basis. These include:

  • tanbo ( short-stick )
  • tanto ( safety knife )
  • bo ( staff )
  • tessen ( folded fan )
  • kusari fundo ( weighted-chain replica )
  • hojo ( tying-cord )
  • shuriken ( safe throwing stars )
  • metsubushi ( safe throwing powder )

Our annual weapon training schedule is as follows:

  • January - instructor's option
  • February - hanbo
  • March - boken
  • April - instructor's option
  • May - hanbo
  • June - boken
  • July - instructor's option
  • August - hanbo
  • September - boken
  • October - instructor's option
  • November - hanbo
  • December - boken

* Please note that all training weapons used are of a safe design

A number of more exotic ninjutsu weapons can be studied under Sensei Roy's tuition. These include:

  • kusari gama ( sickle with weighted chain )
  • kyoketsu shoge ( hooked-knife and ring )
  • kama yari ( hooked spear )
  • chigi riki ( three-quarter staff with weighted chain )
 
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