Ninjutsu Techniques | Bujinkan Densho Online

Welcome to Todai Bujinkan Dojo’s online densho. Here you will find documentation on the different Ninjutsu Techniques we study, and how we apply them. Check back often as new notes and videos are constantly being added.


Todai Keiko Densho

“Todai Training Manual”

Our guide for our students to study by rank. Note: This is not an official curriculum of the Bujinkan.

流 "Ryu" | Lineages

Below are the 9 Martial Art Lineages of the Bujinkan. Click on any school to learn it’s history, structure and notes available on techniques.


Gyokko ryū Kosshijutsu

Jeweled Tiger School of Bone Finger Art

(Founded 1156)


Koto Ryū Koppōjutsu

Tiger Knocking Down School of Bone Structure Art

(Founded unknown, imported to Japan circa 16th century)



Togakure-ryū Ninpō

“The Hidden Door School of Persevering Way’

(Founded Circa 1161)



Takagi Yoshin Ryū Jūtaijutsu

“High Tree, Awakened Heart School of Soft Body Art”

(Founded early 1600’s)



Shinden Fudo Ryū Daken Taijutsu

“Immovable Heart School of Hard Body Art”

(Founded mid-12th century)



Kukishinden Ryu Happō Biken

“Nine Spirit/Demon God School of Hidden Weapons”

(Founded circa 12th Century)



Gikan Ryū Koppōjutsu

“Truth, Loyalty and Justice School of Bone Structure Art”

(Founded mid-1500’s)



Gyokushin-ryū Ryū Ninpō

“The Jeweled Heart School of Perseverance”

(Founded in mid-1500’s)


Kumogakure Ryū Ninpō

“Hiding in the Clouds School of Perseverance”

(Founded in 16th Century)


Last Updated: Oct 27, 2016 @ 1:45 pm