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sometimes used interchangeably with the modern term is the strategy and tactics of unconventional warfare, guerrilla warfare and espionage purportedly practiced by the shinobi (commonly known outside of Japan as ninja). [1]

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Archery is the practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows.

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Assassination is the murder of a prominent person, often but not always a political leader or ruler, usually for political reasons or payment.

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is a Japanese form of military equestrianism.

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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.

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, translated from Japanese as "staff technique", is the martial art of using a staff weapon called bō which simply means "staff".

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Black Belt (magazine)

Black Belt is an American magazine covering martial arts and combat sports.

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A blowpipe (also called a blowgun or blow tube) is a simple weapon consisting of a small tube for firing light projectiles or darts.

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is the Japanese version of the fire arrow.

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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.

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is one of the 18 fundamental skills of the Togakure-ryū school of ninjutsu.

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Brass knuckles

Brass knuckles, also sometimes called knuckles, knucks, brass knucks, knucklebusters, or knuckledusters, are weapons used in hand-to-hand combat.

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Bugei jūhappan

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.

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The Bujinkan (武神館) is an international martial arts organization based in Japan and headed by Masaaki Hatsumi.

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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.

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The chakram (Devanāgarī: चक्रं; Panjabi: chakkar; cakeram) is a throwing weapon from India.

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The were the powerful feudal lords in pre-modern Japan who ruled most of the country from their vast, hereditary land holdings.

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A disguise can be anything which conceals or changes a person's physical appearance, including a wig, glasses, makeup, costume or other ways.

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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.

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Escapology is the practice of escaping from restraints or other traps.

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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.

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Fishing gaff

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.

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Freerunning (or free running) is a acrobatic and athletic discipline founded by Sébastien Foucan, who wrote a book on the subject.

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The fukiya (吹き矢) is the Japanese blowgun, as well as the term for the associated sport.

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Genpei War

The (1180–1185) was a conflict between the Taira and Minamoto clans during the late-Heian period of Japan.

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Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, lit. "earth description") is a field study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth.

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Grappling hook

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.

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Guerrilla warfare

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.

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The hanbō (半棒, lit. "half-staff") is a staff used in martial arts.

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was a Japanese martial art skill involving disguise, impersonation, and infiltration.

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History of Japan

Human habitation in the Japanese archipelago can be traced back to prehistoric times.

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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).

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Iga Province

was a province of Japan located in what is today part of western Mie Prefecture.

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Intonjutsu (隠遁術 lit. Kanji for "disappearing technique") is the ninja art of "disappearing" and has many walking and stealth techniques.

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Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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Japanese war fan

A Japanese war fan is a fan designed for use in warfare.

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A is an approximately wooden staff, used in some Japanese martial arts.

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A is a specialized weapon that was used by police in Edo period Japan.

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is a modern martial art, combat and Olympic sport created in Japan in 1882 by Jigoro Kano (嘉納治五郎).

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is the combination of the words kagi meaning hook and nawa meaning rope.

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Kaiken (dagger)

A is an long, single or double-edged dagger without ornamental fittings housed in a plain mount.

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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.

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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.

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(Okinawan pronunciation) is a martial art developed on the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan.

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Historically, were one of the traditionally made that were used by the samurai of feudal Japan.

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(literally the art of gunpowder) is the use of firearms, gunpowder and explosives especially by Ninja.

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Kōka, Shiga

is a city located in southern Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

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is a modern Japanese martial art, which descended from swordsmanship (kenjutsu) and uses bamboo swords (shinai) and protective armour (bōgu).

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is the umbrella term for all (koryū) schools of Japanese swordsmanship, in particular those that predate the Meiji Restoration.

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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.

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A is a Japanese dagger, possibly derived from the masonry trowel.

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is the term for a female (modernized simplified term) ninja (previously meaning male or female) or practitioner of ninjutsu (ninpo).

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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.

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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.

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is the art of using the Japanese weapon kusarigama.

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Kusunoki Masashige

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.

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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.

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The term makibishi (撒き菱 or 撒菱) refers to the Japanese version of the caltrop.

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Martial arts

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.

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Masaaki Hatsumi

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).

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Medicine (British English; American English) is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

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Meteorology is the interdisciplinary scientific study of the atmosphere.

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Military tactics

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.

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Modern schools of ninjutsu

Modern schools of ninjutsu are schools which offer instruction in martial arts.

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The is a type of traditionally made Japanese sword (nihonto) with an extra long handle, used by the samurai class of feudal Japan.

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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.

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is the Japanese martial art of wielding the.

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A or was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan.

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Ninja in popular culture

A ninja is a stock character in Japanese and international popular culture.

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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.

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Ono (weapon)

(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.

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Prince Shōtoku

, also known as or, was a semi-legendary regent and a politician of the Asuka period in Japan who served under Empress Suiko.

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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.

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Ryū (school)

is a Japanese kanji referring to a school in any discipline.

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Sai (weapon)

chabang'' or ''tjabang''. The sai (釵) is a traditional weapon used in the Okinawan martial arts.

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were the military nobility of medieval and early-modern Japan.

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, meaning "art of the spear" is the Japanese martial art of fighting with a.

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The 'Shōninki (Japanese 正 忍 記) is a medieval ninja document from Kishū province.

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is a weapon used for practice and competition in kendo representing a Japanese sword.

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Shinobi shōzoku

The is a type of dark-coloured keikogi clothing, purportedly worn by practitioners of the Japanese martial art of ninjutsu.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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A spear is a pole weapon consisting of a shaft, usually of wood, with a pointed head.

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Stephen K. Hayes

Stephen K. Hayes (born September 9, 1949) is an American martial artist and writer.

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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.

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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.

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A sword is a bladed weapon intended for both cutting and thrusting.

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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.

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The, is a short staff weapon used in Okinawa and feudal Japan.

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A is one of the traditionally made Japanese swords (''nihonto'') that were worn by the samurai class of feudal Japan.

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The, which originated in Okinawa, Japan, falls into the category of a "fist-load weapon".

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is the ninja art of understanding and using meteorology as a strategic weapon.

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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.

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Unconventional warfare

Unconventional warfare (abbreviated UW) is the opposite of conventional warfare.

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The meaning "side inserted sword" is one of the traditionally made Japanese swords (''nihonto'') worn by the samurai class in feudal Japan.

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Wedding ring

A wedding ring or wedding band is a ring, often but not always made of metal, indicating the wearer is married.

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Ya (arrow)

is the Japanese word for arrow, and commonly refers to the arrows used in.

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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.

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The yawara (also called pasak or dulodulo in Filipino martial arts) is a Japanese weapon used in various martial arts.

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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.

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