How to Become a Ninja

by Shenron on January 19, 2010

In order to become a ninja, it is important to study ninjutsu. This is not just any form of martial arts. It is a skill that provides skill of assassination and completion of espionage missions. It comprises the following main disciplines:

• Bajutsu (horsemanship)

• Hensōjutsu (disguise & impersonation)

• Shinobi-iri (stealth & entering methods)

• Chi-mon (geography)

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• Kayakujutsu (pyrotechnics & explosives)

• Tenmon (meteorology)

• Chōhō (espionage)

• Bōryaku (tactic)

• Sui-ren (water instruction)

• Naginatajutsu (naginata fighting)

• Sōjutsu (fighting with spears)

• Shurikenjutsu (blade throwing)

• Bōjutsu (stick & staff fighting)

• Kenjutsu (sword fighting)

• Taijutsu (unarmed combat)

• Seishin-teki kyōyō (spiritual refinement)

The first step to becoming a ninja is being physically fit. One should be fit and able to maintain an athletic body since becoming a ninja will require them to perform vigorous stunts. Being a ninja means one has to build agility, endurance, strength and flexibility.

Next, it is wise to decide on a set of morals and principals. This makes it easier for one to become a disciplined ninja. In addition, a ninja is meant to be a spy thus one is not allowed to publicize their status. This is something that one should be aware of what becoming a ninja entails.

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Another aspect of being a ninja is the ability to escape. One is supposed to know how to escape from situations anonymously and as quick as possible, no matter how difficult the situation might be. It is important not to draw attention or stand out. Other than that, ninjas are asked to learn how to walk as noiselessly as possible. This may also mean to blend in with the surrounding becoming more social so as not to stand out.

Being a ninja means one should have self control no matter the situation. Control and manipulation of people and events to favor one’s situation is very important.

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