Japanese Martial Arts

Training, Practice, and Study At this Dojo

Martial Arts Taught At this Dojo:
Bujinkan Budo & Ninpo
Other styles going to be taught getting instructor or Instructors in-training:
Kodokan & Kosen Judo
Shorinji Kempo
Iaido, Jodo, and Bokkendo,

Traditional and Modern methods in Balance and harmony

The focus at this Rukasu Budo Dojo – Lucas Path to the Martial Way Martial Arts, Meditation, and Healing Center programs is to teach both formal (Traditional) and informal (non-traditional or modern) methods of Martial arts and self-defense/self-protection. Traditional training help build disciple and give strength, structure and understand to all martial arts and combat techniques but student then most practice against modern attacks against their techniques. They learn to understand and use strategies  physical, emotional, and mental dynamics of a real fight and learn to deal with real life scenarios (examples).

Requirements: No Experience Necessary.

Reaching for Tatsujin (full Potential or fully actualized human being). You learn to understand the Sanshin/Sanmitsu (three hearts or three treasures.)

Physical or body training: you can develop the Tatsujin effective and efficient fighting skills (Kihon-Basics). The 900-year-old systems of the ninja and samurai were developed and tested on the battlefields of the warring states period of Japan (戦国時代 Sengoku Jidai) were fighting was for your life was an everyday occurrence. It’s the basis of efficiency in motion (or economy of motion), which is essential when a person of any size, physical ability, or age needs to succeed—the Tatsujin in body conditioning with traditional and modern, scientifically proven methods of strength and aerobic training. The use of Dynamic tension exercises (traditional) and Plyometrics strengthening exercises (scientific) maximizes exercise time. The aerobic body movements in the training increase endurance—the Tatsujin in grace and speed. The martial art training methods of the ninja and samurai develop good muscle coordination. Combined with Junan Taiso and PNF Stretching routine for Tatsujin flexibility. The training method makes you the physically The Tatsujin.


  • The student learn kihon (basics), 
  • Kihon Kata (Basic forms or models)
  • Kihon Waza (Basic Techniques or skills).

Traditional kata (Forms or Models) and waza (Techniques or skills) provide a foundation to be worked from for modern-day examples. 


Every class moves from traditional forms and skills to practicing again modern examples Shinken gata (real fighting forms, models, or Examples), Goshinjutsu (Self-Defense/Self=Protection techniques or skills), and Randori (Free Response Sparring) to teach to react under pressure.

  • Shinken gata (Real-life Examples)
  • Goshinjutsu (Self-defense/self-protection)
  • Kumite & Randori (Sparring & Free Response Practice) pressure testing.

Students most training against realistic examples and techniques to truly understand fighting.

Mind or Mental/Emotional training means you can apply the principles of learning your fighting scenarios directly to career and relationship situations. These ancient means of solving conflicts are based on the Gogyo (five elements) systems (Buddhism: earth, water, fire, wind, and void) & (Taoism or Daoism: earth, water, fire, air, and metal) the potential for everything and anything, natural, nature of all things) and understanding balance Inyo (Yin and Yang); you gain the Tatsujin in focus and concentration.

Spiritual or spirit (energy) training means stress reduction through mental exploration, relaxation, and focus; as well as ki (Chinese: Chi/Qi) training. Training includes visualization, meditation, and breathing exercises. Appropriate for anyone’s personal belief system.  The combination of this complete method can help make you The Tatsujin.

The goals of this training hall:

  • Self-care ( healing the body through Martial Arts training and principles of Japanese healing arts; how to care your health and body).
  • Martial Arts Concept and Science: understand basic principles of mechanics in all arts
  • Groundwork/Ground-fighting
  • Self-defense/Self-protection
  • Free response testing and pressure testing.
  • Mental and emotional training
  • Healing the body through martial arts practice.
  • Spiritual cultivation

Classes cover concepts and science of martial arts. Classes are open to all martial artists and styles, they are about share information and become better people.  Goal of this is to expand your know of martial arts and the practice of training.

“Shinobi no ho methods are for discerning what is right for the world, enduring, training to become a moral being, becoming aware of one’s destiny, and dedicating one’s life to other people or the world as a whole.” – Masaaki Hatsumi, Soke

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