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An Interview with the Founder of Shinjido Budo

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Shinjido inventor Danny Da Costa says:

Shinjido literally means Danny’s Way, a label given by one of my students to the variety of techniques that I have developed for martial art. I attempt to find the easiest solution to a problem either in attack or defence. My work is based on sound principles and the techniques serve to demonstrate the principles. I have applied this approach to judo starting from the premise that our sport is fighting within specific rules and limitations…

Categories: Aikido · Martial Arts Humor · Spirituality · Video

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Mr. Patterson // Nov 29, 2010

    Nice find!

    I actually had to spend time on Danny’s website to figure out if he was total parody or serious. Looks like he has credentials and a sense of humor!

    Added to my RSS feeds!

  • 2 Scott // Nov 29, 2010

    Intellectual martial artist! It would be nice to get him on my team.

  • 3 The Minister of Evil // Dec 1, 2010

    He’s no Diamond Dave but he had me laughing myself out of my seat

  • 4 Master Scott // Dec 11, 2010

    Nice find, that video was quite funny,thanks!

  • Martial Arts News – 12.12.10 | Striking Thoughts // Dec 12, 2010

    […] Credit to Martial Development for putting me onto Shinjido. Want to know that is? Then spend some time on Danny’s blog! […]

  • Interview of Danny Dacosta | Striking Thoughts // May 12, 2011

    […] Head on over to TDA Training to read the Danny Dacosta Shinjido interview.  Heck, even consider leaving Mr. Dacosta some feedback.  Doing so might prevent him from creating another zanny video! […]

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