Posts from February 2012

New articles on the AKBAN wiki, Koto ryu


February 29, 2012
Yossi Sheriff

Keith and I are working on an update to the site that will make mobile browsing better and get rid of several bugs we discovered. This will probably take few weeks. Meanwhile I still enjoyed finding the time to write and update several articles, mainly in Koto ryu. Here they are:

  1. Keto kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  2. Kouyoku kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  3. Kyogi kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  4. Batsugi kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  5. Hosoku kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  6. Hoteki kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  7. Kako kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  8. Kata maki kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  9. Oh gyaku kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  10. Saku geki kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  11. Shato kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  12. Ura nami kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  13. Yokuto kata, Shoden gata level – Koto ryu
  14. Koto ryu
Also started a a short article about Takamatsu den – the nine systems Ninjutsu school and managed to video and upload the technique for Kubi Kyukaie nage – Neck breaking throw.

Video of Neck breaking throw


Link to the new articles in Hebrew is here.

Today in Jerusalem dojo, shoulder armlocks and kicks at 1st session, Shoden level Koto ryu kata at 2nd – 29.2.2012



Yossi Sheriff

At the first training session we will learn three Ninjutsu locks and continue drilling the kicks and punches combos while retreating.
At the second veterans’ session we will integrate Koto ryu shoden level Kata into Randori practice.

Video of Kako no kata – Koto ryu

Jerusalem Ninjutsu – AKBAN

Today in tel Aviv dojo, elbow strikes at the first Ninjutsu session, stick techniques at the second– 28.2.2012


February 28, 2012
Yossi Sheriff

At the first training session we will work with punches and Ninjutsu elbows using the first timing of retreating and punching.
At the second training session we will start with 3 shoulder locks and then practice Hanbo strikes.

Video of a basic one hand Hanbo strike

Ninjutsu Tel Aviv – AKBAN

Today in Ramat Hasharon dojo, Retreating kick and punch combos – 27.2.2012


February 27, 2012
Yossi Sheriff

We will devote most of the training session to retreating kick and punch combos derived from Ninjutsu Koto ryu kata. Later we will apply Ninjutsu hand locks against a grappling situation.

Video tutorial of the striking points of Ninjutsu back spinning kick

נינג’יטסו רמת השרון – אקבן

What’s new on our martial arts wiki – 23.2.2012



Yossi Sheriff

This has been a busy week with many updates to the AKBAN martial arts documentation project. Here’s a concise list of the English AKBAN-wiki changes. If you’re addicted to wiki code, the wiki rss can be grabbed here.

 The Ninjutsu Acrobatics section was updated

  1. Koho tenkai – Back hand spring from omote gyaku
  2. Koho tenkai with koho tombogaeri – somersault
  3. Koho tombogaeri – Back somersault against an opponent
  4. Koho tombogaeri – Back somersault against gosha dori
  5. Koho tombogaeri – Back somersault against koshi nage
  6. Koho tombogaeri – Back somersault from oni kudaki
  7. Oten – Cartwheel
  8. Zenpo tombogaeri – forward somersault
  9. Zenpo tombogaeri – Front somersault against morote seoe nage
  10. Shoten – Wall running
  11. Shoten tombogaeri – Back somersault from wall running
  12. Zenpo tenkai – forward handspring
  13. Zenpo tenkai – Front hand spring agaisnt ura gyaku
  14. Zenpo tenkai – one hand forward handspring

The 16 secret Ninjutsu punches became not so secret here:

  1. Hoken Juroppo, sixteen striking treasures – Ninjutsu
  2. Elbow strikes, hiji, enpi, 肘 – Ninjutsu
  3. Bent thumb knuckle strike, Koppō Ken, Ko ken – Ninjutsu
  4. Ura shuto, Reverse blade of hand strike – Ninjutsu
  5. Five fingers claw strike Shako ken, Kuma Te – Ninjutsu
  6. Beak strike, Shitan ken, san shin tsuki, go shin tsuki – Ninjutsu
  7. Fudo ken, Ninjutsu fist
  8. Boshi, Shito ken, thumb strike – Ninjutsu
  9. Tsuki, back punch with a step, Ninjutsu
  10. Happa, simultaneous two side strikes – Ninjutsu
  11. Tai ken, body blow, Ninjutsu
  12. Shishin ken, little finger strike – Ninjutsu

Various Judo and Ninjutsu articles were updated

Video of the Osoto gari from Murata sensei seminar last week

Only one video was uploaded this week to our YouTube channel

For this week on the Hebrew site click here.