Black Uniform -
Black Tabi Shoes (optional) -
1. Always bow when greeting or parting
Sensei, no matter where you see him - i.e., in the dojo, in the
parking lot, at the mall, on the moon, etc. (When in doubt, bow).
Not to bow or even hesitate will be considered an act of disrespect.
2. Always bow before entering the dojo.
(Open the door, bow, then step in). Always bow in the direction of
the Kamidana (little house) when entering and exiting the tatami
Never step on the Kamiza
raised mat (mat that Sensei sits on by the scroll).
3. Always bow to one another while training
on the tatami mat.
4. The common response to Sensei is
"Hai" which means "Yes"
5. No cell phones permitted in dojo (leave
in your car). Unless you have a prior agreement with Sensei.
6. No jewelry, hats, or shoes to be worn
while on tatami mats.
7. Be respectful to your fellow students.
8. Be respectful to other martial artists
outside of dojo. Never engage in Internet bashing of other martial
arts or martial artists.
9. Richard Denney & Dominic Martin are the
dojo Senpai (Head students). They will be addressed as "Senpai"
10. All students must attend at least 2 class
11. Do not teach Senso Ryu Aiki-Jujutsu
outside of the Hombu dojo without permission from Sensei.
12. Students must carpool to dojo. Find out
from higher ranking student where the current meeting place is to
leave your car and carpool to dojo. This isn't an option.
13. There are many schools and many martial arts out there
available to you. If you choose to train in this dojo, you will
follow the rules. No one is above the dojo rules. Do not waste
Hanulak Sensei's time with nonsense and excuses.
Novice - Uniform: Black "Gi"
(pronounced Gee) with white
Intermediate - Black Gi with
white belt . One "Mon" patch over heart.
Probationary Black belt - Black Gi with "black/white" belt with one Mon over heart.
Black belt - Black Gi with Black belt under Hakama
(pleated skirt-pants), Second "mon" patch over right breast.
Full student has 4 licenses
Instructor - Black Gi, with black belt under Hakama, third "Mon" patch
on back between upper shoulder blades which is given at the level of
Instructor has 4 titles
Shihan - "Master" "Mon" patch lower back of Hakama
Techniques & Principles
Counting of Breathes
Absolute Samadhi with mantra - OM
Round House Reflexing - high and low, one and two hands, single and
multiple attackers. Close Order Reflex- 2 men - 1 & 2 Hands
The Quad - 4 or more attackers with one, two, and three attack
Open / Close Quad - Opening and closing eyes before multiple attacks
The Gauntlet- to develop facility in handling lateral attacks [ a
minimum of seven students are required, six on the line with one
Monkey in the Middle Reflex - One or more students in full armor are
placed in the center of a circle of students. They offer the
students along the perimeter of the circle continuous and random
attacks. The defenders will respond with full contact to the armored
areas on the attackers.
Dark Monkey in the Middle - Above exercise in the dark
Tied-Feet Exercises - having the student defend various attacks
while his feet are tied together.
Jumping Roll (over 1 &2 Students)
When Entered - Turn
When Pulled - Enter
Chokusen no Irmi - Direct Entering
Sankaku no Irmi - Triangle Entering
Direction of strength
Exploding Principle - All internal targets are visualized by the
student as cream puffs and when struck are to be visualized as
Striking Thru Principle - All penetrating weapons are to be
considered by the student as arrows penetrating deep into the
attacker's body [Le. Vertical Fist, palm-heal strike, side-thrust
Sword Principle - All slashing weapons are to be visualized by the
student as swords (i.e. Shuto, Reverse Shuto, roundhouse kick) that
'slash through' the attacker's targets.
Phantom Target Principle - The actual targets are to be internal
targets with the external 'targets' being merely paths.
Last Step Principle - taking the last step away from attacker so as
to place oneself in front of the attacker's power. Doing this causes
the focus of the attacker's power to fall along a path behind the
Opening the Gates - Offering the opponent an apparently undefended
target and as a result causing the attacker to launch his attack to
Closing the Gates - Withdrawing or Sealing of the target from the
opponent causing the attacker to freeze.
Pinning to the Earth - Dipping one's body and creating a feminine
vacuum in order to lead or pull the opponent's mind into the ground
thus causing him to be unable to move.
Pulsing Principles - Compression of the opponent's movements.
Herding Principles - Controlling the opponent's lateral movement
through shield pressing. Particularly useful against boxing
Funneling Principle - the understanding that all attacks "funnel-in"
to the defender.
White line Principle - the understanding that the attacker will
always remain on a straight line relevant to the defender.
Merging Principle - the art of merging with the opponent's force
[both major and minor motions].
Sapping Principles (direction of mind) - tapping on, blowing on,
striking, - distracting the opponent to weaken his grab.
Power Changes - the development of beginner's power through
relaxation and acceleration of their strikes.
Power Press Principles - the 'electric-buzzing' pressing of nerve
Immobilizations and Submissions
Unbendable Arm - Pushing
One With The Earth - Lifting
Draw & Quarter - against two men (bring hands together) Frozen Hands
- against two men trying to pull hands apart
Horse Stance Kibadachi - Practice and Fighting (left and right)
Open Kamae Forward Stance - Left & Right sides
Panther's Shadow - defense against a downward kick to the forward
Vertical Fist Strike
Palm Heel Strike
Back Fist Strike - Forward and rear
Dragon's Tooth Strike
Dragon's Head Strike - all directions
Dragon's Talon Strike
Ridge Hand Strike
Reverse Ridge Hand Strike
Panther Paw - Forward and reversed
Bottom Fist Strike
Hand Mask Strike
Front Snapping Kick
Round House Kick
Back Thrust Kick
Spinning Back Thrust Kick
Front Thrust Kick
Spinning Heel Kick
Kicking Combinations Front snap to side thrust
Front snap to rear thrust
Side thrust to rear thrust
Side thrust to side thrust
Forward Elbow Strike
Upward Elbow Strike
Downward Elbow Strike
Rear Elbow Strike
Rear Round Elbow Strike
lateral Elbow Strike
Rear roundhouse double elbow strike
Rear upward elbow strike
Upward Knee Strikes
Round House Knee Strike
Downward Knee Strike
Freezes- Soft to Hard
3/4 kick freeze
Front snap kick freeze
Great Outer freeze
Top of Forearm Bottom of Forearm Pulse-Line
Center of the back of hand Supra Orbital
Center of Chest Hollow of Throat
Base of Neck (Supraclavicular)
Skin Nerve Centers (twisting)
Spinal Nerve Centers
Center of Foot
Ankle Nerve Centers
Bottom of Foot
Counting 1- 10 in Japanese
Ability to Lead Class Thru Strikes
Salahaldin Al Jaber
J. R. Livingston
Hasan Sayed Jafri
Robert Beck Coon
Benjamin Huderson II
* Zen student only