Bridge Movement I: Using Sound as Cover and Other Exercises

This first presentation of bridge exercises gives an overview of the basic climbing postures I use for moving beneath bridges for strength, endurance, and emergency preparedness. I usually perform these exercises following a 3 to 5 mile run depending on how I feel. These exercises are predicated on ninjutsu principles of stealth and physical fitness … Continue reading Bridge Movement I: Using Sound as Cover and Other Exercises

Amidst the Darkness – Stealth Training (Joei-nin 如影忍 Exercise)

Hiding yourself from others can be complicated by exterior and interior lighting. Shadows will offer concealment, but if one has to move, the next position of concealment needs to be thought out in advance and be of sufficient shape and size to envelope the body. Therefore the stealth training practice of moving from shadow to … Continue reading Amidst the Darkness – Stealth Training (Joei-nin 如影忍 Exercise)

Stealth Extraction: A Quick Stealth Run (a Joei-nin 如影忍 Exercise)

"Even though there are not many people to evade or shadows to use, I still find it useful to go out and just practice moving as if though this were the case. This idea is similar to the concept of Parkour, getting from point A to point B except in the manor of stealth as … Continue reading Stealth Extraction: A Quick Stealth Run (a Joei-nin 如影忍 Exercise)

Crossbow: ‘Stealth Weapon’

Crossbows may be slow to reload, but they are 'stealth weapons' nonetheless that should be respected for the sheer deadliness they can project. The crossbow used in this next exhibit boasts a 170lb. pull. It is slow to reload but quieter than non-supressed firearms. A single bolt to the head or vital organ can neutralize … Continue reading Crossbow: ‘Stealth Weapon’