Training week 13, AKBAN Ninjutsu

By Yossi Sheriff

Week number 13 of the Ninjutsu training year

Over the next two weeks (week 13, and week 14) we will work with advanced concepts before we go on to explore kata of the higher levels in Fudo Ryu. The concepts we will explore in this week and the next one are:

  1. Tsuki Nagare and the Diagonal
  2. Interactions between arm locks to armlocks
  3. Interactions between armlocks and throws
  4. 4.1 and 4.2 with Daken
  5. Reverse grip of Kukishin ryu

Videos of techniques of 13th week of Tel Aviv and Ramat Hasharon dojos

Video of 5th timing in armlocks

Video of punching into the lock

Video Omote and Ura gyaku

Video of acquiring the hand

Video of Tsuki Nagare drill

Video of reverse grip usage

Video of an arm lock from a throw


  • Physical fitness and preparation with the unique AKBAN fitness program are our safety envelope.
  • The Methodical pyramid is the AKBAN method of designing training to meet modern challenges while preserving the immense Ninjutsu Kata syllabus tradition.
  • This program starts in September 2019 and concludes in August 2020.

General AKBAN background

AKBAN teaches Ninjutsu as a way of life. Way of life means training for decades. This timespan ushers us to learn correct movement, correct attitude and developing and maintaining superb fitness. In addition, we practically learn Combat Mindfulness with the inner discipline that grows in training.

List of Ninjutsu training weeks

קישורים לאימוני השנה הראשונה בנינג'יטסו