Explore the history, culture and folklore of warriors like the ninja and samurai.

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Where can I learn ninjutsu of the real ninja?

March 14, 2016 Logen Lanka

Last updated on April 6th, 2018Looking for a martial arts school that teaches authentic or real ninjutsu? Historical ninjutsu was NOT a martial art system. Besides, what exactly do you mean by “authentic” or “real”? Ninjutsu training that’s historically-accurate? A school that has a proven lineage to […]

Did Japanese Ninja Ever Celebrate the Lunar New Year?

January 29, 2014 Logen Lanka

Last updated on January 18th, 2017Within Asia, many countries celebrate the Lunar New Year (or Chinese New Year) as a major holiday. These countries usually have historical influences from China, or possess a large population of Chinese. They include countries like South […]

Light Through The Darkest Night

December 23, 2011 Logen Lanka

Last updated on June 10th, 2016Beneath the cloak of darkness, borrowing the moon’s light, the ninja slithers through the forest vegetation. Passing grey clouds cover the moon. Any ambient light that had existed was diminished, rendering the ninja’s sight […]

Ninja Techniques Inspired By Animals

December 16, 2011 Logen Lanka

Last updated on February 10th, 2017Masters at adapting to and blending with their environment, the ninja learnt much from the observation of animals and insects. The invaluable insights accumulated had inspired many techniques of the shinobi. Hiding inside an […]

Scaling And Breaching Castle Walls

December 12, 2011 Logen Lanka

Last updated on June 10th, 2016Ninja often disguised themselves as servants on official errands or concealed themselves in cargo boxes to infiltrate the castle front gates undetected. The alternative was the arduous scaling of walls in the dark to […]

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