Welcome to Franklin Canyon Bujinkan
Welcome to Franklin Canyon Bujinkan

This website is meant to provide basic information about Ninjutsu, Bujinkan Budo, and our group. We welcome students of all levels, including beginners and invite you to join us for training, Sundays @ 11am in Franklin Canyon park. For Griffith Park training, see Griffith Park Bujinkan website (bujinkangp.com Wednesdays @ 7pm).

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Welcome to Franklin Canyon Bujinkan
Welcome to Franklin Canyon Bujinkan

This website is meant to provide basic information about Ninjutsu, Bujinkan Budo, and our group. We welcome students of all levels, including beginners and invite you to join us for training, Sundays @ 11am in Franklin Canyon park. For Griffith Park training, see Griffith Park Bujinkan website (bujinkangp.com Wednesdays @ 7pm).

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What is Bujinkan?

The Bujinkan (武神館) is an international martial arts organization based in Japan and headed by Masaaki Hatsumi. The program consists of nine separate combat systems practiced by feudal samurai (military) and ninja (special forces). 

What are the benefits of training Bujinkan?

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Techniques and weapons taught

Dating back several hundred years, Bujinkan martial arts training includes unarmed self-defense (i.e. strikes, throws, holds, chokes, joint-locks) that relies on natural body movement (not muscles); and over a dozen samurai & ninja weapons. 

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Our
INSTRUCTORS

Both Franklin Canyon and Griffith Park BujinkanBujinkan are managed by Dr. Dante Dionne and assisted by Shidoshi Issac Wolf.

We are fortunate to have the patronage of several international and local Bujinkan Shihan with collectively hundreds of years experience in this art. Firstly, placing our dojo under the Moti Nativ family tree, David Greenberg Sensei continues to provide support and guidance to our group. Eran Conforty Sensei, who resides in the Los Angeles area, has been a supporter since the beginnings of the Franklin Canyon dojo. 

  • Dr. Dante Dionne

    10th Dan Shidoshi & Dojo-Cho.

    Began training Bujinkan in 1884. He also holds a 3rd Dan in Kendo, 1st Dan in Tae-Kwon Do, and Sifu teaching license in Golden Mantis Chi-Gong.

  • Shidoshi Issac Wolf

    5th Dan Shidoshi

    Actor, author & prior USMC Sgt.

  • Shihan David Greenberg 

    Guest Instructor

    15th Dan, Founder of Franklin Canyon Bujinkan & Tel-Aviv Dojo-Cho.

  • Shihan Eran Conforty

    Guest Instructor.

    15th Dan & Palos Verdes, CA Dojo-Cho.

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