An Interview with the Founder of Shinjido Budo

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…


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

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