We are the first and original Ninja Warrior inspired obstacle specific training facility in Southern Illinois and the first combination Bujinkan Ninjutsu (Japanese Martial Art) /
Ninja Warrior training facility in the country!Est. 2012
Ninja Warrior training facility in the country!
January class registration opens Dec 18th.
An individual drop-in class is $20.00. Save money and sign up for the Month.
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We will be CLOSED Christmas and New Years Day
The first indoor Ninja training facility of it's kind in Southern Illinois. Conveniently located off of State Rte 140, one quarter mile west of IL 255, and across the street from Frank's Restaurant (building sits back off the roadway behind a used car lot). Only 15 minutes from the campus of SIUE and 30 minutes from downtown St Louis, MO.
SHINOBI FITNESS, LLC, a family owned, Ninja Warrior inspired Obstacle Training and Martial Arts (Ninjutsu) facility. Shinobi Fitness, LLC was founded by Martial Artist and Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu/ Ninjutsu 6th degree black belt and Shidoshi (Internationally recognized instructor), Tim Minnick, with over 20 years of Martial Arts, Fitness, and over 10 years of Field Experience as a Police Officer and Special Agent. Minnick left his job as a Police Officer at the rank of Sergeant, to build Shinobi Fitness to what it is today. Minnick competed on American Ninja Warrior Season 6, in 2014 in St Louis, MO. Now Minnick strives to help others achieve their goals. Whether you’re looking to become the next American Ninja Warrior, study Traditional Martial Arts, learn Street Survival and Self Defense, or just looking to start a healthier lifestyle through body weight exercise and conditioning, Shinobi Fitness, LLC has you covered. Check our classes offered, and follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/shinobifitness). Need a Self Defense Workshop/Seminar for your business or school? Contact us on facebook or e-mail us at [email protected]. All participants must sign a Liability Waiver, and may be subject to a criminal records check.
Shinobi Fitness is a Limited Liability Company (LLC).
"Taijutsu, literally translated as, "skill with the body," forms the basis for all understanding in the fighting arts of Ninjutsu. By concentrating on developing natural responsive actions with the body during intitial ninja training, one can then use the physical lessons as models for psychological and tactical training in advanced studies. The ninja's taijutsu is made up of methods for striking and grappling in unarmed fighting, tumbling and breaking falls, leaping and climbing, conditioning the body and maintaining health, as well as special ways of walking and running." -Masaaki Hatsumi
A ninja (忍者?) or shinobi (忍び?) was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan...
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Warrior Information Network http://www.winjutsu.com/
Bujinkan Buyu Dojo USA http://www.livingvalues.com