based on the art of the ninja
Our martial art of To-Shin Do® is based on ancient warrior disciplines handed down by nine historical Japanese family lineages. At the same time, ours is a very modern approach to handling threats and confrontations likely in our own contemporary culture.
An-shu Stephen K. Hayes
the father of American ninjutsu
Stephen K. Hayes has spent his entire adult life in the pursuit of perfection through the study of the Asian martial arts and spiritual traditions, living and traveling in North America, Japan, Europe, the Arctic, China, Tibet, Nepal, and India.
Meditation for Martial Artists: introduces you to fundamental directed concentration to counter an adversary’s attempt to use Distraction, Diversion, Delusion, Doubt, and Denial to diminish your fighting focus and will to win. To counter these “5 Ds” of the inner enemy, imperturbable focus is the impenetrable armor of the highest warrior! Meditation Kihon Fundamentals: –Introduction$39.95
Han-bo and Baton Variations: explores some of the basics and application of Japanese classical Hanbo cane fighting techniques and modern adaptations with a metal flashlight. Taught by An-shu Stephen K. Hayes, Brett Dotoshi Varnum, and Gary Dotoshi Bolton, these techniques, tactics, and strategies from the Kuki Shinden Ryu Happobiken warrior tradition lead you to the$29.95
TO-SHIN DO “GRAPPLING IN MOTION” is loaded with insights and instructions for countering armed and unarmed grab and grapple assaults, standing up and on the ground. Historical warrior reliability meets modern 21st century practicality, and is brought to real-life application through An-shu Stephen K. Hayes’ visionary To-Shin Do® martial art.$11.95$29.95
TO-SHIN DO INSTRUCTING ADVANCED CLASSES is a two 60-minute DVD program exploring responses to a declared attack with tactical angling, using space and time strategically. An-shu Stephen K. Hayes, James Kentoshi Norris, and Shane Raitoshi Stevens share secrets for bringing to life these techniques, tactics, and strategies from An-shu Stephen K. Hayes’ visionary martial art$49.95
Ninja Kuji In Spirit Protection Projection presents a master’s understanding of warrior presence. We train for physical mastery in a dangerous world, and then we translate that fighter prowess into warrior will – pure intention at work subduing negative forces in the world.$19.95–$29.95
Russ NemhauserSoftware Engineer
To-Shin Do has completely changed my life. I always thought I needed to be a body builder to defend myself effectively, but To-Shin Do teaches us that muscle and speed do not determine the winner.
Scott Akitoshi BraggEntertainer
To Shin Do far exceeds what I thought a martial art would or could be. Valuable, life-altering lessons are in each and every class. Of the many disciplines there are to choose from, I feel so fortunate to have found To Shin Do.
An-shu Stephen's Blog
- Some friends at my dojo began a “challenge” of writing notes about what they are grateful for. I like that kind of thinking in this world that I experience as increasingly fractured, polarized, and coarse each day. I am grateful that I get to go to my dojo and find a few hundred good decent...