About Our Martial Arts Group

Located in Westchester, New York we are a martial arts training group dedicated to practicing the Japanese martial arts of Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi and the Bujinkan dojo.

As friends we come together to learn, grow, and perfect our movement drawing from the wisdom, philosophy, and techniques of Japan’s warrior past.

Training is held on Saturday mornings from 10-12 AM at the Malcolm Wilson Park in Yonkers, New York. 

Our training group had its first class on August 2006, and since then the aim of our group has been consistent: meet every Saturday morning rain or shine to practice the Bujinkan dojo martial arts of Masaaki Hatsumi as friends on the same martial journey together.

As friends (buyu) we come together to grow, learn, and share our experiences as the ways of the martial arts were intended to be transmitted.

There is no beginner or advanced classes, as we all have the capacity to learn and grow in the martial arts, no previous martial arts experience in needed, all are welcome, and out of town or traveling Bujinkan buyu are always invited to visit.

The aim of the group is to make progress each week in learning the martial arts, developing skill, self-defense ability, and an understanding of how and why people move. Classes are also held to discuss martial arts philosophy, strategy, and the mental/spiritual impact of the arts.
Classes are supervised by Fred Feddeck who has been studying the Bujinkan dojo martial arts since 1993 at the Bujinkan New York Dojo under Joe Maurantonio. In 2003 he was honored to take the godan shinsha with the Shinmyoken dojo later forming in 2006 as a vehicle to study what he has been taught and experienced in the Bujinkan dojo martial arts.
 
Training principals:
 
Control the distance, timing, & rhythm.
 
Movement will open up opportunities for techniques. Always keep moving!
 
Self-defense is NOT about fighting, it is about escaping and extracting yourself from a dangerous situation.
 
Forget the notion of beginner or advanced, every moment in training has the opportunity for a
personal breakthrough.
 
The most important martial arts skill is not about fighting, it is awareness of the situation before, during, and after.
 
First you become aware of how your own body moves in the martial arts, then how your training partner’s body moves, and then you prevent them from moving with the awareness of how you move.
 
Questions about our group, the training, and the martial arts may be made through the contact form on this site.

 

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