Hiding in Trees: Mokuton-Jutsu 木遁之術 and Surveillance

This composition of exercises is not to be construed as representative of historical ninjutsu, but rather is informed by ninjutsu principles and concepts considered to be of use in cultivating preparedness skills and 'neo-ninjutsu' practices. Materials that influenced these exercises include: The Bansenshukai (1676) The Gunpo Joyoshu (1560?) The Shoninki (1681) For a better explanation … Continue reading Hiding in Trees: Mokuton-Jutsu 木遁之術 and Surveillance

The Sock Method: Stealth Movement and a Critique of Modern Footwear

Let's face it, infiltration can be hard. Especially without the proper footwear. If you are infiltrating a target area, or simply needing to sneak up on someone, chances are you will be relying on a calculated placement of each step in combination with awareness of the potentials for noise of a given terrain. Ideally, no … Continue reading The Sock Method: Stealth Movement and a Critique of Modern Footwear