"All new students undergo a 12 month probationary trial period "
Please note this a Old School Koryu Bujutsu Traditional process
"a hopeful person wishing to become initiated into the Ryu traditions"
"Mon-jin"= translated = " Gateway person"
This process helps ensure the quality of our members and overall reputation within the Koryu Bujutsu community,
Successful students should feel a sense of accomplishment for your efforts.
This is to assess a new person's suitability into tradition of Sekiguchiryu Battou-Jutsu.
Prior to an offer of acceptance from the Sensei on behalf of Shihan Yamada Toshiyasu.
Once a student is considered a Monjin; then our Sekiguchiryu insignia Kamon/Crest can be attached and worn.
Only a Monjin can be receive rank validation certificate in the "Menkyo" 免許 Grade system that is retained
from Feudal days gone by of the Samurai.
Photograph: Kurou-mon /Black gateway on the famous Mountain Atago-Sama located just outside of Kyoto City,
According to Ancient legend. it is the historical birthplace of Sekiguchiryu Battoujutsu in Japan.
ATTENTION ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS
TUESDAY EVENINGS = 18:15 hrs
We commence training no later than 18:30 hrs.
SUNDAY MORNINGS = 08:00 hrs
We commence training no later than 08:30 hrs.
Please bring your own waterbottle & insect repellent, if necessary also own sunscreen is encouraged.
"Only if we can arrange it prior to Sunday training "
I can meet you at Ferry terminal on Russell Island 0800 hrs or before no problem.
Training fees are payable 1st Sunday each month
Juniors $50 Seniors $100.
All training fee's must be paid by the "first Sunday of the Month."
Insurance/membership to be paid in full and upfront prior to the commencement of your training. " NO excuses."