Category Archives: Announcements

Here are important announcements regarding training at Todai Bujinkan Dojo.

Gyokko Ryu Seminar by Mark Franco 10/7-10/8/17

Mark Franco performing Jodan Uke

Todai is honored to welcome Mark Franco for an in depth seminar on Gyokko Ryu Koshijutsu Mark Franco is going to share the secrets and proper technique of Gyokko Ryu Koshijutsu – the foundation for Bujinkan training.   Mark Franco began his training in the Bujinkan in 1989 under Kevin B. Millis Shidoshi. In 1998, […]

Fundamentals: Classical vs. Tactical Seminar 8/19-8/20/17

Todai is honored to welcome back our founder, Shihan Matthew Woodard, for an exciting seminar: Fundamentals: Classical vs. Tactical Drawing from his decades of training in Martial Arts and years of experience as a Law Enforcement Officer, Criminal Apprehension Team (C.A.T) member, and Executive Professional Specialist, Matt Woodard (Shihan/Ju-go dan) will be guiding you through […]

April 2017 Koto Ryu Seminar

Learn How to Topple a Tiger We are happy to announce our seminar on Koto Ryu Koppojutsu (“Tiger Topple School of Bone Art”), taught by Shidoshi Cochise Brunet. We are honored to have Shidoshi Brunet visit us and teach us his understanding of Koto Ryu. About Shidoshi Cochise Brunet I was fortunate enough to train […]

Shihan Joel Everett Seminar 10/1 – 10/2

Shihan Joel Everett returns to Todai to share the latest secrets from his recent 6 weeks of training in Japan! The theme of the seminar will be “Connection and Space”. Make sure to take advantage of one of the most proficient practitioners in the country at this special event! Time Saturday, October 1st: 10:00 am […]

Shihan Joel Everett Seminar 3/19/2016

Kukan no Kihon Join us for training with Shihan Joel Everett to gain insight into the concept of the Kukan (space/void) in terms of the Kihon Happo (Foundational Eight Techniques). Venue Taijutsu classes will be held at Todai Bujinkan Dojo. 6591 E Collins Drive Suite E2, Moorpark CA 93021 If you need any assistance with [...]

Shihan Steve Olsen Seminar Jan 30-31st

Japan comes to You Join us for training with Steve Olsen (Shihan, Bujinkan Dojo). Steve has been training in Japan since 2001. He trains with Someya Sensei and Nagato Sensei and Soke weekly. Our January 30th and 31st seminar themes will include: Rokushakubou & katana Taijutsu If you regularly read our blog, you will have [...]

Japan Trip May 2015

I am very excited to announce our first Japan Trip of 2015! This is an opportunity to train with the masters of Japan and take your training to a whole new level! The trip will be May 14th to 24th, 2015. As an added bonus my teacher and founder of Todai Bujinkan Dojo, Shihan Matthew […]

Shihan Matthew Woodard April Seminar

Shihan Woodard is coming to teach another awesome seminar! If you don’t know the founder of Todai Bujinkan Dojo, Shihan Matthew Woodard is one of the foremost practitioners of our art with the rank of Judan Kugyo (10th dan – 5th level; highest rank attainable), and real-world experience as a police officer and executive protection […]

Throw like a Judoka 1/25/14


Judo Seminar 1-25-14 Join us for a special Judo Seminar, taught by 6th Dan Chris Blanton Sensei. A portion of our art deals with performing similar throws and countering them – so there’s no better way to hone your skills than learning from those who specialize in this type of movement. And there’s no one […]

St. Jude Fundraiser – Learn “Ukemi”

Help St. Jude Research Hospital – and Learn “Ukemi” Todai Dojo is hosting a fundraising event to benefit St. Jude Children Hospital. All proceeds will go towards fighting childhood illness. THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL AGES. In martial arts, there is what’s called “ukemi”. This simply means how to “recieve the ground” to protect […]