Positive Breathing

In order to gain knowledge, one must add things. Positive breathing is additive. By increasing one's breathing by varying degrees, a Ninja can accomplish a number of things. First, by increasing the flow of oxygen to the mind and body, a Ninja increases the effectiveness, efficiency and performance potential of the brain and muscles. Positive breathing improves reaction time, alertness, the senses, agility, strength, endurance and thinking. It increases the flow of blood, tightens the bowels...

Negative Breathing

To gain wisdom, one must subtract things. Negative breathing calls for the controlled depletion of oxygen in the body. This will also change the metabolic and psychochemical levels of the mind and body. The dangers of misusing negative breathing are uncontrolled hyperventilation, brain damage due to severe oxygen depletion, epilepsy, coma, respiratory failure, heart failure and death. But a trained Ninja can use negative breathing with other techniques to calm the mind, increase psychic...

Kai

Kai is the Kuji-kiri symbol for awareness and control. See Photos 3.9, 3.10. It is used with neutral breathing and Phases 1 and 2 of negative breathing. The physical effect of Kai is complete control over the function of the body. The mental effect is the sharpening of psychic awareness. Kai is used, first of all, to control the body. Ninja can use Kai to resist moving, sneezing, coughing, itching and even the effects of the elements, extremes of heat, cold or other discomforts. At advanced...

Neutral Breathing

Neutral breathing is very important, because it is the basis for life and all other breathing techniques. Neutral breathing is the natural breathing pattern one develops and uses throughout the majority of one's life. Depending on a person's physical condition, his neutral breathing is usually very undisciplined rapid, but shallow. This makes for an unhealthy combination. In reality, many people even fall into a pattern of negative breathing, which causes many problems when used constantly....

Miimd

Certain techniques described in this manual can be dangerous to practice or misuse. Before performing any of these exercises, it is advised that anyone intending to do so should have a complete physical examination by a competent physician. Persons with respiratory or heart problems, epilepsy, brain tumors SHOULD NOT practice these exercises. The author and the publisher assume no responsibility for the use or misuse of any of the information contained within this training manual. The Koga...

Jin

It is performed as shown in Photos 3.11, 3.12. Neutral breathing is used. At the physical level, Jin lessens physical energy. At the mental level, however, Jin greatly increases the mind's telepathic powers. Jin is used to read the character, the emotions and the thoughts of others. Not only can it mask one's own thoughts from others, but it can also present a false impression or mindset as well. A disguise, for example, must be mentally perfect as well. A...

Zai

Zai symbolizes the extended harmony gained by merging with the universe. It is the symbol for true invisibility, Photos 3.16, 3.17. Use neutral breathing with Zai. Under the influence of Zai, a Ninja feels physically in touch with all the elements, to the point of being a part of them. Mentally, the Ninja perceives this harmony even more acutely. Instead of utilizing the manifestations of those elements within the self, the Ninja psychically merges with them. Ninja use Zai to develop the...

The Hands

Yoga The Five Elements Hands

The hands are important to a human being. Without them we are helpless. Study Diagram 2.1. Each digit of the hand represents one of the five elements. Each of the hands also acts as one of the polar nodes of one's inner forces. These poles influence and are influenced by the various internal and external manifestations of the universe. Practice and meditate on each of the following techniques. Memorize them, their significance and their functions.

PART The Jumon Power Grid

Kuji Kiri Mantras

As formidable as the nine cuts of the Kuji-kiri are when used separately, they can be symbolically woven together to create a power grid which summons the total energy of all nine symbols. Through a series of horizontal and vertical cuts, as illustrated in Diagram 3.1 and Photo Sequence 3.20-3.23, Ninja can form this power grid and tap into its power. The names of each cut can be spoken silently or aloud as they are performed. Juji, the final tenth cut of the Jumon, Photo 3.24, is thrust...

Applying Jumon Training

Each of the Jumon techniques can be utilized according to their specific abilities as described in this manual. It is up to the individual Ninja in a specific situation to decide upon what modes or strategies will be useful and effective. But there are other areas of Ninja expertise which are closely related to the Jumon, if not a part of it. Some of these techniques are difficult to describe, and dangerous to practice. This manual cannot describe everything. Remember, there are 81 hand symbols...