During a cross training session with a student of mine who is wearing
15th century European Armour.
Explaining the finer points of the Japanese spear to a Viking Reenactment group
With students and instructors from the Kouryuu from across the country after a succesful black belt course
Students practicing some traditional seated position defences
Demonstrating to members of the British Army how to control someone on the ground.
With Nagato Sensei in Japan
A couple of the members of the Northampton Dojo training at a seminar.
With members of the Lancashire Regiment after a succesful training course.
Outside the Hombu (Headquarters Dojo) in Japan
The mountains of Togakure, birthplace of the ninja and our tradition of martial arts. I only got so far up these mountains before things started to get a little treacherous.
These last two pictures show the Ninja Village of Togakure, now a museum. The houses contain secret rooms, passages and trap doors for Ninja to escape if attacked.