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Bujinkan Members Earn Grades

Stan Skrabut, a Bujinkan Budo hachidan (8th degree Blackbelt) and shidoshi, provided certificates of grading awarded by Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi, Bujinkan Budo Grandmaster, to the following individuals:

9th Kyu – Neil Wakeman, Student
8th Kyu – Emily Runnells, Student
5th Kyu – Jody Benedict, Communications
4th Kyu – Professor Jim Ryan, Biology
2nd Kyu – Professor Leah Himmelhoch, Classics
1st Kyu – Armand Buzantian '05
4th Dan – Dan Valente'05

Other members graded include:

4th Kyu – Isaac Miller, Student, Cornell University
2nd Kyu – Bill Snyder

The Bujinkan Budo training group meets from noon to 1 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in the Bristol Field House.

Bujinkan Budo is comprised of the following nine schools: Togakure Ryu Ninpo Happo Biken, Gyokko Ryu Kosshijutsu Happo Biken, Kukishin Ryu Taijutsu Happo Biken, Shindenfudo Ryu Dakentaijutsu Happo Biken, Gyokushin Ryu Ninpo Happo Biken, Koto Ryu Koppojutsu Happo Biken, Takagi Yoshin Ryu Jutaijutsu Happo Biken, Gikan Ryu Koppojutsu Happo Biken, and Kumogakure Ryu Ninpo Happo Biken.