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An Announcement from the Martial Arts Club at UAB

14 Aug 2019 10:31 AM | Anonymous


We are a student club at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, studying the Japanese martial art of Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu. Our faculty sponsor is Dr. Jeffrey Walker, PhD. Dr. Walker is a Shihan (Master Teacher) in the Bujinkan, and is ranked at 15th Dan. He is the chief instructor for the group.

Shane Layton is a Criminal Justice major at UAB. He has been training in the Bujinkan since 1985, and is a Shidoshi (Teacher), holding the rank of 7th Dan. Shane is the assistant instructor for the group.

Classes are currently held at the mini park on Saturday mornings from 9-11 am. Classes are open to all UAB students. There is no fee for UAB students.

The Bujinkan system consists on 9 martial arts lineages:

 Togakure-ryū Ninpō 戸隠流忍法

 Gyokko ryū Kosshi jutsu 玉虎流骨指術

 Kuki Shinden Happō Bikenjutsu 九鬼神伝流八法秘剣術

 Koto Ryū Koppō jutsu 虎倒流骨法術

 Shinden Fudo Ryū Dakentai jutsu 神伝不動流打拳体術

 Takagi Yoshin Ryū Jūtai jutsu 高木揚心流柔体術

 Gikan Ryū Koppō jutsu 義鑑流骨法術

 Gyokushin-ryū Ryū Ninpō 玉心流忍法

 Kumogakure Ryū Ninpō 雲隠流忍法

For more information contact Shane at dlayton1@uab.edu.


CONTACT US

Tel: +1 (205) 703-0960

2081 Columbiana Rd #10

Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

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