Bujinkan Honbu Dojo

The home dojo of Hatsumi Soke in Japan is called the Bujinkan Honbu dojo, see below how to find it . Or use the maps below to locate nearby public Bujinkan dojos where senior Bujinkan sensei offer authentic martial art training in the ancient techniques of the Samurai and ninja, with modern applications.

Contact your closest Bujinkan Daishihan for the latest information about training in Japan or get in touch with someone on the Worldwide Bujinkan dojo map as seen below. Several Bujinkan Daishihan are located very near the Honbu.

From your local sensei, you can find out how to get to Hatsumi’s dojo and learn more about the famous samurai and ninja school called Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu. You should be a member of the Bujinkan to visit the Honbo home dojo. The honbu used to be open for drop in training, but now it only allows access by special arrangement with senior Bujinkan sensei.

The Honbu is currently NOT open to the public.

Hatsumi is NO longer training general student sessions.

The Bujinkan Honbu (home) Dojo

To train at the Honbu Dojo you should be a member of the Bujinkan. Usually, training visitors are accompanied by their sensei. However, there are several Bujinkan dojos near the Honbo where you may inquire about their training schedule.

Notice that the new location of the Honbu dojo is near the Kotohira Shrine. You can walk by the Honbu, but it is not open to the public anymore.

Bujinkan Honbu Dojo Google Map Image 2018

Contact a Bujinkan Dojo near the Honbu:


Look for other dojos around the world, or ADD YOUR OWN Bujinkan dojo to this map below by contacting Ninja Learning Network.

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You can get official Bujinkan membership through your nearest Daishihan or from Bushindo University, which includes a free membership portal with free online lessons and more.

Official membership in the Bujinkan Organization from IBDA Bushindo University

The Honbu no longer offers official membership sign ups or training.  If you are lucky enough to have received the last officially stamped membership card from the Bujinkan Honbu dojo itself, keep it forever as they are now historical, archival documents.

Bujinkan Member Card 2018

Hatsumi Soke senior students do still train at the Bujinkan Honbu dojo where Hatsumi sometimes painted for his students.

How to contact the Bujinkan Honbu Dojo or Grandmaster Hatsumi

To write to Hatsumi or the Bujinkan school, send correspondence in Japanese to the address below.

The mailing address in Chiba, Japan is:

Bujinkan Honbu Dojo Contact

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