Upcoming events and seminars at the Dayton Bujinkan Dojo and in the Midwest.


Japan Training Trip



September/October 2018



A group of students and instructors will be visiting Japan for training with Hatsumi Soke and the Japanese Shihan at the end of September through early October 2018. Groups are kept small, but if you are interested in attending please see an instructor at the Dojo.


Simply interested in knowing what's involved for a potential future trip? Talk with any of the instructors for more information about costs, flights, expectations, weather, etc.



9th through 7th Kyu Rank Curriculum Workshop



Saturday, October 13, 2018 | Dayton Bujinkan Dojo



The Dayton Bujinkan Dojo is holding a Kyu Rank Workshop focusing on 9th, 8th, and 7th Kyu rank material from the Adult Training Curriculum on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. The workshop will be taught by Jeff Ochester and the senior Dayton Bujinkan Dojo instructors. Training will cover each Kyu rank section of Taijutsu, including tachi waza (standing techniques), ne waza (ground techniques), ryu-ha kata, and buki waza (weapons). The workshop is designed to introduce new students to the concepts within each kyu rank, while allowing senior students to hone their skills and understanding of the material. ​


Please wear a full do-gi uniform and bring a notebook or your training curriculum.


The Kyu Rank Workshop schedule is:

  • 10:30 am - 10:45 am: Curriculum book discussion
  • 10:45 am - 12:00 pm: 9th kyu training material
  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm: 8th kyu training material
  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch Break
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: 8th kyu training material (continued)
  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: 7th kyu training material
  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Demonstrations, Testing/Feedback, Q&A Session

The Kyu Rank Workshop is reserved for active students only (with current memberships) of the Dayton Bujinkan Dojo and is free. Please register using the link below. For questions or to request attendance as a non-member, please speak to an instructor at the Dojo or email dojo-info@daytonbujinkan.com.



6th through 4th Kyu Rank Curriculum Workshop



Saturday, November 3, 2018 | Dayton Bujinkan Dojo



The Dayton Bujinkan Dojo is holding a Kyu Rank Workshop focusing on 6th, 5th, and 4th Kyu rank material from the Adult Training Curriculum on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. The workshop will be taught by Jeff Ochester and the senior Dayton Bujinkan Dojo instructors. Training will cover each Kyu rank section of Taijutsu, including tachi waza (standing techniques), ne waza (ground techniques), ryu-ha kata, and buki waza (weapons). The workshop is designed to introduce new students to the concepts within each kyu rank, while allowing senior students to hone their skills and understanding of the material.


Please wear a full do-gi uniform and bring a notebook or your training curriculum.


The Kyu Rank Workshop schedule is:

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm: 6th kyu training material
  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm: 5th kyu training material
  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch Break
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: 5th kyu training material (continued)
  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: 4th kyu training material
  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Demonstrations, Testing/Feedback, Q&A Session

The Kyu Rank Workshop is reserved for active students only (with current memberships) of the Dayton Bujinkan Dojo and is free. Please register using the link below. For questions or to request attendance as a non-member, please speak to an instructor at the Dojo or email dojo-info@daytonbujinkan.com.



3rd through 1st Kyu Rank Curriculum Workshop



Saturday, December 8, 2018 | Dayton Bujinkan Dojo



The Dayton Bujinkan Dojo is holding a Kyu Rank Workshop focusing on 3rd, 2nd, and 1st Kyu rank material from the Adult Training Curriculum on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. The workshop will be taught by Jeff Ochester and the senior Dayton Bujinkan Dojo instructors. Training will cover each Kyu rank section of Taijutsu, including tachi waza (standing techniques), ne waza (ground techniques), ryu-ha kata, and buki waza (weapons). The workshop is designed to introduce new students to the concepts within each kyu rank, while allowing senior students to hone their skills and understanding of the material.


Please wear a full do-gi uniform and bring a notebook or your training curriculum.


The Kyu Rank Workshop schedule is:

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm: 3rd kyu training material
  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm: 2nd kyu training material
  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch Break
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: 2nd kyu training material (continued)
  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: 1st kyu training material
  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Demonstrations, Testing/Feedback, Q&A Session

The Kyu Rank Workshop is reserved for active students only (with current memberships) of the Dayton Bujinkan Dojo and is free. Please register using the link below. For questions or to request attendance as a non-member, please speak to an instructor at the Dojo or email dojo-info@daytonbujinkan.com.



Dan Klug Seminar | Mini Dai Komyo Sai Celebration



January 2019 (TBD) | Dayton Bujinkan Dojo



The Dayton Bujinkan Dojo is holding its annual Mini Dai Komyo Sai Seminar and Celebration in January 2019 (date TBD)!

What is a Mini Dai Komyo Sai? For decades, Hatsumi Sensei (Bujinkan Soke) in Japan held yearly events to celebrate his birthday and another year of training in December each year. The Dayton Bujinkan Dojo has held "mini" Dai Komyo Sai seminars since 1997. All students, friends and guests are invited to participate in the daytime training and evening potluck dinner festivities. All activities are held at the Dayton Bujinkan Dojo. (The seminar is held in January instead of December to stay clear of holiday conflicts.)

Dan Klug (Bujinkan Judan, boxer and BJJ brown belt) is the guest instructor for the Mini Dai Komyo Sai Seminar training. Dan has been teaching yearly seminars at the Dayton Bujinkan Dojo since 1997, and has been a mentor to many of the instructors since 1991. Dan has been training in the Bujinkan since the early 1980s, has visited Japan more than a dozen times for training, and holds regular classes weekly in Washington State. An original student of Kurt Rittenhouse Martial Arts in Kettering, Ohio, Dan has trained in the Bujinkan Arts under Hatsumi Soke, Nagato Shihan, and Noguchi Shihan, and in the past with Manaka Sensei and Muramatsu Sensei. His unique style of Budo Taijutsu attracts students from all disciplines of martial arts.

Costs:
- Friday and Saturday Training: $70 per person
- Friday Only Training: $20 per person
- Saturday Only Training: $60 per person
- Saturday Evening Potluck Dinner: Free

The schedule is as follows:

Friday (Date: TBD):
- 7:00 to 8:30 pm - Budo Taijutsu Training

Saturday, (Date: TBD):
- 10:30 am to 12:30 pm - Budo Training
- 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm - Lunch
- 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm - Budo Training
- 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm - Potluck Dinner Party

Come back soon for more details!



Japan Training Trip



March/April 2019



A group of students and instructors will be visiting Japan for training with Hatsumi Soke and the Japanese Shihan at the end of March through early April 2019. Groups are kept small, but if you are interested in attending please see an instructor at the Dojo.


Simply interested in knowing what's involved for a potential future trip? Talk with any of the instructors for more information about costs, flights, expectations, weather, etc.



2019 Midwest Bujinkan Tai Kai



August 2-4, 2019 | Detroit, Michigan USA



Save the Date!


Genevieve Prange of Michigan has announced information about the 2019 Bujinkan Tai Kai:


"I am pleased to announce that the 2019 Midwest Taikai will be held in Detroit, Michigan, USA on the first weekend in August. I am also very excited to announce that the theme will be “女の護身術 or Onna no Goshinjutsu.”


Onna no Goshinjutsu is a reference to women's self defense, or self-defense leveraging techniques as a women. The event will be open to all Bujinkan member (men and women).


More information coming soon!



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