Mark Roemke Samurai Sword Evasion Videos


In the archival video below, Sensei Mark Roemke demonstrates Samurai sword evasion videos. This is a training exerpt from 7th Kyu of the discountinued “Basics of Ninja Training” Bujinkan video black belt course. Inquire with Bushindo University for currently available black belt courses through the highest black belt levels.

Moto Dori: Sword Evasion Videos

Watch “Shinken Mutodori gata” techniques to escape from a katana attack in the videos below. Shihan Roemke explains Shinken Mutodori Gata techniques from 2 standing kamae postures, Ichimonji No Kamae (Figure Number One Posture), Hira No Kamae (Flat Posture) and Jumonji No Kamae (Figure Number Ten Posture.) The katana is one of the many common types of swords commonly used for Samurai and Ninja training but is most famous for it’s deadly effectiveness when wielded by Samurai. In the second video, DaiShihan Richard Van Donk gives Moto Dori sword evasion lessons at at TaiKai training event.

The Basics of Ninja Training black belt course is no longer available. For information about Mark Roemke, please contact his dojo

Muto Dori Sword Evasion with DaiShihan Richard Van Donk

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Use extreme caution while training with ALL weapons shown in the video black belt course and other clips online. Be aware that most ninja and samurai weapons are probably ILLEGAL where you live. Contact your local government and law enforcement agencies in your area and do NOT use illegal weapons.

Where to Find Training Swords

Wood, plastic and foam training swords and other weapons should replace all real weapons during most of your training. Only use real swords and blades under experienced supervision. You can make your own stick objects to simulate training with Samurai katana swords or other blades such as tanto knives and yari spears. Or buy professional gear with padding and perfect ergonomic symetry. Find real training-quality steel katana swords and foam or wood training sword sets from our friends who list their items like these:

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About DaiShihan Richard Van Donk

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About Mark Roemke

Mark Roemke was a student of DaiShihan Richard Van Donk. His is a 15th Dan Sensei of Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu, ancient martial art of the ninja and samurai. The Bujinkan, also called ninjutsu, ninpo, taijutsu, shinobi and other terms, is the modern ninja training school of Grandmaster Masaaki Hatsumi. Sensei Mark Roemke is an authorized Bujinkan sensei under Hatsumi Soke and starred in the videos in the discontinued “Basics of Ninja Training” ninjutsu black belt video course (first degree shodan course, level one only.) He was featured in early videos of the “Ninja Training Video Blog” on YouTube.