Bujinkan Carroll Dojo

Bujinkan Carroll Dojo has been teaching the Japanese martial art known as Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu in Dublin since the late 1980's. The Bujinkan is headed by the Soke of the school Masaaki Hatsumi. Bujinkan Carroll Dojo is directly affiliated with Soke Hatsumi and is under the instruction of Shihan Dave…

Beginners

Our UCD classes are open to students (past and present) and staff of UCD. Beginners classes start in September and take place each Tuesday 6-8pm, UCD Sports Centre, Hall B. Kilcock Thursdays 8pm-9.30pm The next beginners' course will start in April 2019. Can't wait? Our class structure involves members of…

UCD Ninjutsu

Bujinkan Carroll Dojo opened its student branch at University College Dublin in 2000. With the assistance of the University Sports Department free tuition is provided during the college semester to students, staff and recent alumni of UCD. Tuition is provided by Shidoshi Rob McDonnell in conjunction with Shihan Dave Carroll.

What's involved?

1. How is a training session structured? A typical class begins with a warm up to get people moving and increase blood supply to the muscles – sometimes this takes the form of running, or other aerobic activity. This can frequently be expanded upon to bring in aspects of training…

History & Origins

Collectively referred to as Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu these combat arts are made up of both samurai ryūha and ninja ryūha which have evolved in Japan from early medieval times through the fuedal era and have been handed down through the generations in practice and scroll. Based in Noda, Chiba Prefecture,…

Masaaki Hatsumi

34th Soke Togakure ryu ninjutsu 28th Soke Gyokko ryu koshijutsu 28th Soke Kukishinden ryu happo hikenjutsu 26th Soke Shinden Fudo ryu dakentaijutsu 18th Soke Koto ryu koppojutsu 18th Soke Gikan ryu koppojutsu 17th Soke Takagi Yoshin ryu jutaijutsu 14th Soke Kumogakure ryu ninpo 15th Soke Gyokushin ryu ninjutsu Hatsumi Yoshiaki…

Not Today or Yesterday

Not Today or Yesterday - Photos from the 80's and 90's