About Chris Carbonaro Shihan


  • Carbonaro Sensei has studied martial arts for nearly twenty years and currently holds the rank of ‘Judan sui-I’ (12th -Degree Black Belt) and ’Menkyo’ (licensed Teacher) in Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu under Soke Dr. Masaaki Hastumi of Noda City Japan.


  • Carbonaro Sensei also is a personal student of Toshiro Nagato Sensei ‘Judanku-I’ / highest rank in the Bujinkan (15th-Degree Black Belt). 


  • Carbonaro Sensei lived and trained in Japan from December 2001 to September 2004 and continues to travel to Japan twice a year to study Budo Taijutsu with Masaaki Hatsumi Soke and Toshiro Nagato Sensei.  


  • Carbonaro Sensei is fluent in Japanese, and has translated for Masaaki Hatsumi Sensei, Toshiro Nagato Sensei, as well as Noguchi Sensei, Oguri Sensei and Senou Sensei.


  • Carbonaro Sensei has taught over 30 seminars in the United States as well as Mexico.


  •  Carbonaro Sensei has also taught the Security Forces of the United States Air force, while serving as a Security forces member for 5 years himself.


  • The focus of seminars taught by Carbonaro Sensei is based on the teachings of the Bujinkan Nagato Dojo of ‘Jissen Gata’ (real fighting form) and ‘Goshinjutsu’ (self-protection art). The perspectives of ‘Jissen gata’ and ‘Goshinjutsu’ are what one needs to understand how to survive and are core to understanding Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu. Carbonaro Sensei currently works as an Account Manager for a Japanese Motor company in New Jersey USA.  


  • Carbonaro Sensei is dedicated to teaching Budo Taijutsu as he was taught in Japan. It is important to preserve the Japanese etiquette, language and culture while training.


For anyone interesting in starting classes at any one of our locations throughout N.J. and N.Y.  or would like to host Carbonaro Shihan for a seminar please write an email to chris@bjkninja.com 

Also Please visit www.bjkninja.com and fill out our contact form and get a free training manual!

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