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Cho Busho (張武相) or Cho Busho (張武勝)… Does the Kukishin Ryu and Gyokko Ryu share the same origin?

During this time of social distancing and self-quarantining I have had a lot of time to spend on researching different materials for my next book. While sharing my finds with my good friend and Hidden Lineage co-researcher, Mr. Javier Morla, he shared back with me a VERY big find. His attention to detail has brought us, in my opinion, one of the best finds in Bujinkan history. …

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Was Fujibayashi Nagato no Kami really a Togakure Ryu ninja?

Was Fujibayashi Nagato no Kami really a Togakure Ryu ninja?

To answer this question is no easy task so I would like to present to you all of the information I have regarding this question and let you judge for yourself. Hattori Hanzo, Momochi Tanba and Fujibayashi Nagato are the three most well-known shinobi commanders of the mountainous land of Iga. As many already know, Hatsumi Soke and his Master, Takamatsu Sensei were called upon in the …

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