Self Defense Workshop

May 13 & 27, 2023 | Dayton Bujinkan Dojo

The Dayton Bujinkan Dojo is sponsoring a two-session Self Defense Workshop on:

  • (Completed) Session 1: Saturday, May 13, 2023 from 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Session 2: Saturday, May 27, 2023 from 1 PM to 4 PM

Taught by Jacob Monzel (Bujinkan Rokudan), the workshop is open to all students, guests and friends. No martial arts experience is needed!

About the instructor: Jacob Monzel is a 7th degree black belt and internationally certified instructor in Bujinkan Taijutsu. He has also trained in several other martial arts, self-defense, and combatives programs. The free self defense course will touch on awareness, avoidance, nature of hostile actors, body mechanics, self defense techniques, legal considerations, and dealing with the aftermath. For more information email or to register, please email Jacob using the link below.


June 2-4, 2023 | St Louis, MO

The Southeast Bujinkan Tai Kai is being held in St. Louis, Missouri and is open to all Bujinkan students. The 2023 Southeast Taikai will take place June 2-4 at the Courtyard Marriott St Louis/St Peters location. For more information or to register, click the link below.

Dayton Bujinkan Dojo Seminar

June 23-24, 2023 | Dayton Bujinkan Dojo

The Dayton Bujinkan Dojo is holding a Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu training seminar on Friday evening and all-day Saturday, June 23-24, 2023. The theme of training is Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu, with a focus on the Kihon Happo, Ryuha Kata, and Buki Waza. Details are below.

Costs (cash preferred):

  • Friday Night & Saturday special: $40 per person
  • Friday only: $20 per person
  • Saturday only: $30 per person

Friday, June 23, 2023 Schedule:

  • 7:00 pm to 8:30 PM | Taijutsu Training

Saturday, June 24, 2023 Schedule:

  • 10:45 am to 12:30 pm: Taijutsu Training
  • 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm: Lunch Break
  • 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Taijutsu Training
  • 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm: Demonstrations, Discussion & Wrap-up
  • ~6:00 PM: Dinner (Location TBD)

Registration is free; pay at the door. The seminar is open to all Bujinkan students of any rank. Looking forward to some great training!

2023 Midwest Bujinkan Tai Kai

August 4-6, 2023 | Chicago, Illinois

The midwest Taikai is one of the biggest events hosted each year in the midwest Bujinkan community since its inception in 2008. Budoka from all across the midwest (and further) come together for a weekend of training, laughter, and an all around great time. This year the Bujinkan Shouki Dojo has the honor of hosting in Crystal Lake, IL! More information and registration options are available using the link below.