100 relations: Archery, Assassination, Bajutsu, Bō, Bōjutsu, Black Belt (magazine), Blowgun, Bo-hiya, Bokken, Boryaku, Brass knuckles, Bugei jūhappan, Bujinkan, Caltrop, Chakram, Daimyo, Disguise, Equestrianism, Escapology, Espionage, Fishing gaff, Freerunning, Fukiya, Genpei War, Geography, Grappling hook, Guerrilla warfare, Hanbō, Hensōjutsu, History of Japan, Hojōjutsu, Iga Province, Intonjutsu, Japan, Japanese war fan, Jō, Jitte, Judo, Kaginawa, Kaiken (dagger), Kakute, Kanji, Karate, Katana, Kayakujutsu, Kōka, Shiga, Kendo, Kenjutsu, Kubotan, Kunai, ..., Kunoichi, Kusari-fundo, Kusarigama, Kusarigamajutsu, Kusunoki Masashige, Kyoketsu-shoge, Makibishi, Martial arts, Masaaki Hatsumi, Medicine, Meteorology, Military tactics, Modern schools of ninjutsu, Nagamaki, Naginata, Naginatajutsu, Ninja, Ninja in popular culture, Ninjatō, Ono (weapon), Prince Shōtoku, Pyrotechnics, Ryū (school), Sai (weapon), Samurai, Sōjutsu, Shōninki, Shinai, Shinobi shōzoku, Shobo, Shuriken, Shurikenjutsu, Spear, Stephen K. Hayes, Stick-fighting, Strategy, Sword, Taijutsu, Tambō, Tantō, Tekko, Tenmon, Togakure-ryū, Unconventional warfare, Wakizashi, Wedding ring, Ya (arrow), Yari, Yawara, Yumi. Expand index (50 more) » « Shrink index
Archery is the practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Archery ·
Assassination is the murder of a prominent person, often but not always a political leader or ruler, usually for political reasons or payment.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Assassination ·
is a Japanese form of military equestrianism.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Bajutsu ·
A bō (棒: ぼう), joong bong (Korean term), kon (Chinese term), or kun (Okinawan dialect), is a very tall and long staff weapon used in Okinawa and feudal Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Bō ·
, translated from Japanese as "staff technique", is the martial art of using a staff weapon called bō which simply means "staff".
New!!: Ninjutsu and Bōjutsu ·
Black Belt is an American magazine covering martial arts and combat sports.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Black Belt (magazine) ·
A blowpipe (also called a blowgun or blow tube) is a simple weapon consisting of a small tube for firing light projectiles or darts.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Blowgun ·
is the Japanese version of the fire arrow.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Bo-hiya ·
A bokken (木剣, bok(u), "wood", and ken, "sword") (or a bokutō 木刀, as they are instead called in Japan) is a Japanese wooden sword used for training.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Bokken ·
is one of the 18 fundamental skills of the Togakure-ryū school of ninjutsu.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Boryaku ·
Brass knuckles, also sometimes called knuckles, knucks, brass knucks, knucklebusters, or knuckledusters, are weapons used in hand-to-hand combat.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Brass knuckles ·
The Bugei Juhappan (武芸十八般 "Eighteen kinds of martial arts") were a selection of combat techniques and corollary arts used by the samurai of Tokugawa-era Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Bugei jūhappan ·
The Bujinkan (武神館) is an international martial arts organization based in Japan and headed by Masaaki Hatsumi.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Bujinkan ·
A caltrop (also known as caltrap, galtrop, cheval trap, galthrap, galtrap, Jackrock calthrop or crow's footBattle of Alesia (Caesar's conquest of Gaul in 52 BC)), Battlefield Detectives program, (2006), rebroadcast: 2008-09-08 on History Channel International (13;00-14:00 hrs EDST); Note: No mention of name caltrop at all, but illustrated and given as battle key to defend Roman lines of circumvaliation per recent digs evidence.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Caltrop ·
The chakram (Devanāgarī: चक्रं; Panjabi: chakkar; cakeram) is a throwing weapon from India.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Chakram ·
The were the powerful feudal lords in pre-modern Japan who ruled most of the country from their vast, hereditary land holdings.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Daimyo ·
A disguise can be anything which conceals or changes a person's physical appearance, including a wig, glasses, makeup, costume or other ways.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Disguise ·
Equestrianism (from Latin equester, equestr-, horseman, horse) more often known as riding, horseback riding (American English) or horse riding (British English) referring to the skill of riding, driving, steeplechasing or vaulting with horses.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Equestrianism ·
Escapology is the practice of escaping from restraints or other traps.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Escapology ·
Espionage or, casually, spying involves a spy ring, government and company/firm or individual obtaining information considered secret or confidential without the permission of the holder of the information.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Espionage ·
In fishing, a gaff is a pole with a sharp hook on the end that is used to stab a large fish and then lift the fish into the boat or onto shore.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Fishing gaff ·
Freerunning (or free running) is a acrobatic and athletic discipline founded by Sébastien Foucan, who wrote a book on the subject.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Freerunning ·
The fukiya (吹き矢) is the Japanese blowgun, as well as the term for the associated sport.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Fukiya ·
The (1180–1185) was a conflict between the Taira and Minamoto clans during the late-Heian period of Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Genpei War ·
Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, lit. "earth description") is a field study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Geography ·
A grappling hook is a device with multiple hooks (known as claws or flukes), attached to a rope; it is thrown, dropped, sunk, projected, or fastened directly by hand to where at least one hook may catch and hold.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Grappling hook ·
Guerrilla warfare is a form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants such as armed civilians or irregulars use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Guerrilla warfare ·
The hanbō (半棒, lit. "half-staff") is a staff used in martial arts.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Hanbō ·
was a Japanese martial art skill involving disguise, impersonation, and infiltration.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Hensōjutsu ·
Human habitation in the Japanese archipelago can be traced back to prehistoric times.
New!!: Ninjutsu and History of Japan ·
Hojōjutsu (捕縄術), or Torinawajutsu (捕縄術), or just Nawajutsu (縄術), is the traditional Japanese martial art of restraining a person using cord or rope (said nawa 縄 in Japanese).
New!!: Ninjutsu and Hojōjutsu ·
was a province of Japan located in what is today part of western Mie Prefecture.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Iga Province ·
Intonjutsu (隠遁術 lit. Kanji for "disappearing technique") is the ninja art of "disappearing" and has many walking and stealth techniques.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Intonjutsu ·
Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Japan ·
A Japanese war fan is a fan designed for use in warfare.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Japanese war fan ·
A is an approximately wooden staff, used in some Japanese martial arts.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Jō ·
A is a specialized weapon that was used by police in Edo period Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Jitte ·
is a modern martial art, combat and Olympic sport created in Japan in 1882 by Jigoro Kano (嘉納治五郎).
New!!: Ninjutsu and Judo ·
is the combination of the words kagi meaning hook and nawa meaning rope.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kaginawa ·
A is an long, single or double-edged dagger without ornamental fittings housed in a plain mount.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kaiken (dagger) ·
Kakute are rings made of iron or steel that were sometimes worn by the ninja, and favored by the kunoichi, having one to four metal spikes protruding from it.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kakute ·
Kanji (漢字), or kan'ji, are the adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the modern Japanese writing system along with hiragana and katakana.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kanji ·
(Okinawan pronunciation) is a martial art developed on the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Karate ·
Historically, were one of the traditionally made that were used by the samurai of feudal Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Katana ·
(literally the art of gunpowder) is the use of firearms, gunpowder and explosives especially by Ninja.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kayakujutsu ·
is a city located in southern Shiga Prefecture, Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kōka, Shiga ·
is a modern Japanese martial art, which descended from swordsmanship (kenjutsu) and uses bamboo swords (shinai) and protective armour (bōgu).
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kendo ·
is the umbrella term for all (koryū) schools of Japanese swordsmanship, in particular those that predate the Meiji Restoration.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kenjutsu ·
The Kubotan (sometimes erroneously spelled as Kubaton or Kobutan) is a genericized trademark for a self-defense keychain weapon developed by Takayuki Kubota in the 1960s.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kubotan ·
A is a Japanese dagger, possibly derived from the masonry trowel.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kunai ·
is the term for a female (modernized simplified term) ninja (previously meaning male or female) or practitioner of ninjutsu (ninpo).
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kunoichi ·
Kusari-fundo (鎖分銅) is a hand held weapon used in feudal Japan, consisting of a length of chain (kusari) with a weight (fundo) attached to each end of the chain.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kusari-fundo ·
The is a traditional Japanese weapon that consists of a kama (the Japanese equivalent of a sickle) on a kusari-fundo – a type of metal chain (kusari) with a heavy iron weight (fundo) at the end.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kusarigama ·
is the art of using the Japanese weapon kusarigama.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kusarigamajutsu ·
was a 14th-century samurai who fought for Emperor Go-Daigo in his attempt to wrest rulership of Japan away from the Kamakura shogunate and is remembered as the ideal of samurai loyalty.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kusunoki Masashige ·
The kyoketsu-shoge (距跋渉毛), which means "to run about in the fields and mountains", is a double edged blade, with another curved blade attached near the hilt at a 45-60 degree angle.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Kyoketsu-shoge ·
The term makibishi (撒き菱 or 撒菱) refers to the Japanese version of the caltrop.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Makibishi ·
Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a variety of reasons: self-defense, competition, physical health and fitness, entertainment, as well as mental, physical, and spiritual development.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Martial arts ·
Masaaki Hatsumi (初見良昭 Hatsumi Masaaki, born December 2, 1931), formerly Yoshiaki Hatsumi, is the founder of the Bujinkan Organization and is the current Togakure-ryū Soke (Grandmaster).
New!!: Ninjutsu and Masaaki Hatsumi ·
Medicine (British English; American English) is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Medicine ·
Meteorology is the interdisciplinary scientific study of the atmosphere.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Meteorology ·
Military tactics are the science and art of organizing a military force, and the techniques for combining and using weapons and military units to engage and defeat an enemy in battle.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Military tactics ·
Modern schools of ninjutsu are schools which offer instruction in martial arts.
The is a type of traditionally made Japanese sword (nihonto) with an extra long handle, used by the samurai class of feudal Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Nagamaki ·
The naginata (なぎなた, 薙刀) is one of several varieties of traditionally made Japanese blades (''nihonto'') in the form of a pole weapon.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Naginata ·
is the Japanese martial art of wielding the.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Naginatajutsu ·
A or was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Ninja ·
A ninja is a stock character in Japanese and international popular culture.
The, also known as or, is the most common name for the sword that the ninja of feudal Japan are portrayed to have carried in movies, on television, and in numerous books written by modern ninjutsu practitioners including Masaaki Hatsumi and Stephen K. Hayes.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Ninjatō ·
(masa-kari), Oscar Ratti, Adele Westbrook, Tuttle Publishing, 1991, ISBN 0-8048-1684-0, ISBN 978-0-8048-1684-7, p. 332 is the Japanese word for an "axe" or a "hatchet", and is used to describe various tools of similar structure.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Ono (weapon) ·
, also known as or, was a semi-legendary regent and a politician of the Asuka period in Japan who served under Empress Suiko.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Prince Shōtoku ·
Pyrotechnics is the science of using materials capable of undergoing self-contained and self-sustained exothermic chemical reactions for the production of heat, light, gas, smoke and/or sound.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Pyrotechnics ·
is a Japanese kanji referring to a school in any discipline.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Ryū (school) ·
chabang'' or ''tjabang''. The sai (釵) is a traditional weapon used in the Okinawan martial arts.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Sai (weapon) ·
were the military nobility of medieval and early-modern Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Samurai ·
, meaning "art of the spear" is the Japanese martial art of fighting with a.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Sōjutsu ·
The 'Shōninki (Japanese 正 忍 記) is a medieval ninja document from Kishū province.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Shōninki ·
is a weapon used for practice and competition in kendo representing a Japanese sword.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Shinai ·
The is a type of dark-coloured keikogi clothing, purportedly worn by practitioners of the Japanese martial art of ninjutsu.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Shinobi shōzoku ·
A shobo is a weapon, similar to the Emei piercer of China, which was used by the ninja of Japan for striking pressure points on an opponent.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Shobo ·
A shuriken (Japanese 手裏剣; literally: "sword hidden in user's hand") is a traditional Japanese concealed weapon that was generally used for throwing, and sometimes stabbing or slashing.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Shuriken ·
is a general term describing the traditional Japanese martial arts of throwing shuriken, which are small, hand-held weapons used primarily by the Samurai in feudal Japan, such as metal spikes bō shuriken, circular plates of metal known as hira shuriken, and knives (tantō).
New!!: Ninjutsu and Shurikenjutsu ·
A spear is a pole weapon consisting of a shaft, usually of wood, with a pointed head.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Spear ·
Stephen K. Hayes (born September 9, 1949) is an American martial artist and writer.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Stephen K. Hayes ·
Stick-fighting or stickfighting (sometimes spelled stick fighting) is a generic term for martial arts which use simple long slender, blunt, hand-held, generally wooden 'sticks' for fighting; such as a staff, cane, walking stick, baton or similar.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Stick-fighting ·
Strategy (from Greek στρατηγία stratēgia, "art of troop leader; office of general, command, generalship") is a high level plan to achieve one or more goals under conditions of uncertainty.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Strategy ·
A sword is a bladed weapon intended for both cutting and thrusting.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Sword ·
is a Japanese blanket term for any combat skill, technique or system of martial art using body movements that are described as an empty-hand combat skill or system.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Taijutsu ·
The, is a short staff weapon used in Okinawa and feudal Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Tambō ·
A is one of the traditionally made Japanese swords (''nihonto'') that were worn by the samurai class of feudal Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Tantō ·
The, which originated in Okinawa, Japan, falls into the category of a "fist-load weapon".
New!!: Ninjutsu and Tekko ·
is the ninja art of understanding and using meteorology as a strategic weapon.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Tenmon ·
is a historical tradition of Ninjutsu known as the "School of the Hidden Door", purportedly founded during the Oho period (1161–1162) by (also known as), who learned his original fighting techniques from a Chinese monk named Kain Dōshi.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Togakure-ryū ·
Unconventional warfare (abbreviated UW) is the opposite of conventional warfare.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Unconventional warfare ·
The meaning "side inserted sword" is one of the traditionally made Japanese swords (''nihonto'') worn by the samurai class in feudal Japan.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Wakizashi ·
A wedding ring or wedding band is a ring, often but not always made of metal, indicating the wearer is married.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Wedding ring ·
is the Japanese word for arrow, and commonly refers to the arrows used in.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Ya (arrow) ·
is the term for one of the traditionally made Japanese blades (''nihonto'') in the form of a spear, or more specifically, the straight-headed spear.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Yari ·
The yawara (also called pasak or dulodulo in Filipino martial arts) is a Japanese weapon used in various martial arts.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Yawara ·
is the term for Japanese asymmetrical bows, and includes the longer and the shorter used in the practice of kyūdō and kyūjutsu, or Japanese archery.
New!!: Ninjutsu and Yumi ·