Japanese Cultural & Martial Arts Academy
SHINBUKAN offers high quality instruction and training in a variety of Japanese martial arts and disciplines. The Academy was founded in May 1978 to continue the handed down traditions of Igaryu Ninjutsu, Goju-Ryu Karate-Do, Shintoryu Iai-Do and Aiki-Jujutsu. It aims to develop the arts carefully and spread them further so that a new generation may become its masters and in turn teach the next generation.
The Sensei of SHINBUKAN AUSTRALIA, Mr Crando (Kazuo) Saito, has had extensive experience in the martial arts since 1957. Sensei Saito is the 16th Grandmaster of Igaryu Ninjutsu, Grandmaster of Saito-Ha Goju-Ryu Karate-Do, 6th Dan Master of Shintoryu Iai-Do, 6th Dan Master of Isshinryu Aiki-Jujutsu and has also reached Hanshi 8th dan Sports Chanbara (weapons combat) and Hanshi 8th dan Tameshigiri Iaido. Sensei Saito is also a Shingon Buddhist Monk.