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In case you have any questions, you are welcome to write us now at our e-mail addresses: (in case you write in Macedonian) (if you write in English)
For information for applying of new members: 072 307 442
For a conversation with the main instructor:
+389 07(5) 564 011 (Monday – Friday 09.00 to 15.00)
skype: daito_macedonia (Monday – Friday 09.00 to 15.00 / irregularly)


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Titles / Shojo / 称号
Every dojo or every organization has established its own system of grading or titles (degrees).
Bujinkan Macedonia Dojo
– shoshinsha (beginner, 10th-9th kyu)
– kohai (younger student, ward 7th-3rd kyu)
– sempai (older student, mentor 2nd-1st kyu)
– shidoshi ho (younger teacher, above shodan)
– shidoshi (teacher, above godan)
– shihan (master teacher, judan)
Daito ryu Macedonia Dojo
– deshi (student, 6th-3rd kyu)
– uchi deshi (personal student, 2nd-1st kyu)
– fukushidoin (assistant of the teacher, above shodan)
– shidoin (teacher, above shodan)
– shihan (master teacher, godan)
Katori Shinto ryu Macedonia Dojo
– deshi (student, keppan)
– shidosha (techer, menkyo)
– shihan (master teacher, menkyo kaiden)
We should mention, that in all our dojos, a high standard is kept for grading Your knowledge and awarding titles. Unlike many third class organizations and clubs, which (unfortunately) lately turned the martial arts into businesses, and compete for new members, literally sell diplomas and titles, in our Organization there is a strict criteria that is consistently respected. 
Due to the strict rules and regulations, our members acquire quality knowledge that corresponds to their title, and that leads to the great respect that the best world organizations and teachers nurture for our Organization.
Instructor Dovezenski about this says:
– „To get to the master title in our Organization, you need years of hard work and great effort. I do not gift certificates and diplomas for friendship, smiles or material gain. Only the skill my students will acquire is important to me. I brought the traditional martial arts in Macedonia and it is my place to take care of their reputation. If you really want to learn koryu, you are welcome in this dojo. If you want to buy a diploma, title or to progress fast, find another club. I will gladly give addresses where to go to. Lately many of those multiplied“.


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According to the dynamics of the trainings, we divide the year to two semesters. The first starts in January, and the second in September.
Anyway, you can apply in all dojo or sections of the organization Taiyou e no Michi throughout the year.
The first training is free and serves to get to know the people and the art that you chose to train, and through it you can feel the atmosphere of the dojo that is really important. 
Checking in for free training or applying:
Bujinkan Macedonia (ninjutsu) – 072 307 442
Daito ryu Macedonia (daito ryu aikibudo) – 075 564 011
Katori Shinto ryu Macedonia (Japanese sword combat and classical weapons) – 075 564 011
For training the martial systems in the sections – 075 564 011
You can apply by our e-mail too:


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The organization for teaching Japanese martial arts „Taiyou e no Michi“ is consisted of three dojo where several ryu-ha (martial traditions, school, styles) can be practiced.
Dojo Bujinkan Macedonia / nine martial traditions: 
– Togakure ryu Ninjutsu
– Gyokko ryu Koshijutsu
– Koto ryu Kopojutsu
– Kukishinden ryu Happo Bikenjutsu
– Shindenfudo ryu Dakentaijutsu
– Takagiyoshin ryu Jutaijutsu
– Gikan ryu Kopojutsu
– Gyokushin ryu Ninjutsu
– Komugakure ryu Ninjutsu
Dojo Daito ryu Macedonia – Koryu Dojo / two martial traditions:
– Daito ryu Aikijujutsu
– Ono ha Itto ryu Kenjutsu (Takeda-den)
Dojo Katori Shinto ryu Macedonia / one martial tradition:
– Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto ryu Bujutsu
Inside Taiyou e no Michi several sections function whose work have the purpose to better the performance of the body and to increase the general psycho-physical condition of our members.
Section Jissen Heiho – classical martial strategy used in recent times
Section Ninpo Ne Waza – traditional combat methods adjusted to modern times 
Section Shinobi / Kunoichi Taiso – ancient and modern ways of conditioning the body
In all dojo and sections the trainings are led by certified instructors or assistants that dedicated their lives to the martial arts and philosophies.


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Classical Japanese ninjutsu arts „Bujinkan Macedonia“
Location: Mining Institute, Blvd. Jane Sandanski bb, municipality of Aerodrom, Skopje 
Time: Tuesday and Thursday (20.30 – 22.00), Saturday (19.00 – 21.00)
Classical Japanese samurai arts „Daito ryu Macedonia – Koryu Dojo“ 
Location: Hombu Dojo, in the valley under the mountain Lipac (62 km. from Skopje)
Time: every third weekend of the year, (and some weekend’s in Skopje also)
Classical Japanese martial arts „Katori Shinto ryu Macedonia“ 
Location: Mining Institute, Blvd. Jane Sandanski bb, municipality of Aerodrom, Skopje 
Time: Wednesday (18.10 – 19.30) and Friday (18.10 – 19.30)
Section for Kunoichi Taiso 
Location: Mining Institute, Blvd. Jane Sandanski bb, municipality of Aerodrom, Skopje 
Time: Monday (18.20 – 19.20), Tuesday and Thursday (19.00 – 20.00)
Section Ninja Kids (ninjutsu for kids 5 -12 years) 
Location: Mining Institute, Blvd. Jane Sandanski bb, municipality of Aerodrom, Skopje 
Time Ninja Kids I: Tuesday (17.45 – 18.45) and Thursday (17.45 – 18.45)
Time Ninja Kids II: Monday (18.00 – 19.00) and Wednesday (18.00 – 19.00)
Organization for teaching Japanese martial arts „Taiyou e no Michi“
Location: Hombu Dojo, in the valley under the mountain Lipac (62 km. from Skopje)
Time: every weekend of the year and during the month August

Jissen Heiho

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Jissen (実戦 is a combat. Heiho (兵法) is a strategy.
Jissen Heiho is a system developed by shidoshi Igor Dovezenski, with a goal of maximizing the combat strategy from the traditional Japanese martial arts and easier adjustment to the todays’ ways of combat.
Jissen Heiho is not an art!!!
Shidoshi Dovezenski never had, nor will have a desire to create arts, nor to proclaim himself as their founder. He never doubted the practicality of koryu.
On the contrary, he believes that the traditional martial arts are the best way not only for personal, but for protection of the closest ones too.
Why then the need of Jissen Heiho?
„Jissen Heiho is a system of self-defense, that incorporates the most practical techniques from all traditional martial arts that I’ve researched and trained so far. I haven’t invented anything new, and don’t have the need to. In my opinion, koryu offers everything that is needed for one individual to defend himself effectively. I just wanted to gather all my experience on one place and to adjust it to the modern times. Today, in front of the judicial system it’s really hard to prove what self-defense is. The way of combat is changing and really dirty tricks are used. The combat is changing and is influenced by the modern martial arts (MMA). In those conditions, it was about time a system to be developed that relies on koryu techniques and that enables defense that is ready in the shortest of time. We all know that in the past the training started since childhood and lasted to the end of the life. Jissen Heiho gives the opportunity to everyone that started training koryu in the latter years. To everyone that are in no condition to dedicate several hours of training daily. I repeat, the foundation of Jissen Heiho is nothing else than the best of koryu. Jissen Heiho was born from koryu. Jissen Heiho is koryu. Without training koryu it’s not possible to train Jissen Heiho.“
During the training, protective gear is used to reduce injuries.
The training is divided on:
– Shinobi Taiso® (conditioning the body, classical and modern methods)
– Dakentaijutsu (stances, strikes and blocks)
– Jutaijutsu (grabs, throws, strangling, control)
– Ninpo Ne Waza® (combat on the ground) 
Controlled sparring is trained (randori) and atemi no tanren (conditioning of the striking surfaces).
The training looks like a combination of the „old school“ way of training in Bujinkan, but with application of new methods and techniques.
Reminder !!!
Shidoshi Igor Dovezenski does not deviate at all and does not „run away“ from the so called Takamatsu-den traditions, from the schools that are taught in Bujinkan, nor from the teachings of soke Masaaki Hatsumi. As always, the foundation of his training is consisted of the knowledge gained through Bujinkan. All those who trained in his dojo know with what love the classical martial arts are trained and that rarely anyone devotes that attention to details of the schools.
Jissen Heiho is a just a way of training so the learned can be used in practice. In fact, shidoshi Igor Dovezenski wants to send out a message to the „worried ones“: „this is just one of the ways to honestly work our butts off. Jissen Heiho is a strategy, not an art. Koryu is always our imperative.“!!!

Shinobi Taiso

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Shinobi Taiso® is a system created by the leader of Taiyou e no Michi, Igor Dovezenski, with the goal of bettering his own condition needed for the everyday koryu trainings. It is consisted of various exercises for stretching, as well as exercises for strengthening and building muscle endurance.
The system itself is an aggregate of the traditional techniques for increasing the mobility and strengthening the body used in the classical martial schools. In different ryu-ha, the techniques are known for the names: Junan Taiso, Junan Undo, Ryu Tai Undo, Ki Undo, Junbi Taiso and Aiki Taiso.
The experience of Dovezenski gathered during the 25 years of training of koryu bujutsu, along with the research of the latest science findings from the field of condition training, including the research of the human anatomy and biomechanics (researches the mechanical phenomena and processes in the living organisms), led to the creation of Shinobi Taiso*.
What was the need for creating the system? 
During the many years leading the dojo, instructor Dovezenski noticed that some warming-up exercises didn’t fit and didn’t contribute to the increase of the condition of some type of trainees. To that effect, he started researching and collaborating with people that ore occupied in that domain, starting from condition trainers, to physiotherapists. Thus, he realizes that every body shape is unique and he needed a different approach for conditioning.
In 2011 (November), from a fall of a cliff during free climbing, shidoshi Dovezenski underwent a spine and pelvis injury, and the doctors gave concerning prognosis for his future and the possibility of continuing the training. Determined never to give up from the martial arts, Dovezenski did not follow their advice for a full stop of physical activities and started researching the work and functioning of the human organism more deeply. With the help of Shinobi Taiso, he managed to overcome the pain that followed him through training and in a short time to regain his mobility and to carry on with his everyday trainings successfully. 
As a part of Shinobi Taiso, from the beginning of 2012, a section was opened that’s dedicated only to those who belong to the gentler sex. The group is called Kunoichi Taiso and is led by sempai Nela Dovezenska.
At first developed for himself and for his students, Igor Dovezenski decided to offer this system to anyone that is interested to increase their physical condition and to better their health through training.
* Shinobi ( 忍 ) – a person specialized for various unconventional ways of combat, later known as the Ninja.
* Taiso ( 体操 ) – strengthening the body.

Ninpo Ne Waza

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The Dojo for classical Japanese martial arts „Bujinkan Macedonia“, always dedicated a great attention on Ne Waza* – techniques for combat on the ground. In the arts inherited from Takamatsu, these techniques are most prevalent in Takagi Yoshin Ryu and Shinden Fudo Ryu. Many of the kata of these two schools end with strangling techniques and using levers in sitting or lying position. 
In the time of the medieval samurai, combat on the ground happened rarely, but there were situations during the battle, when the warrior would have lost his weapon. If he was stumbled to the ground, the survival depended solely from the skill of using your own body or the barehanded combat. In that situation, knowing the techniques for combat on the ground or in lying position was of a key meaning.
Followed by those findings, shidoshi Dovezenski since 2001 started researching thoroughly the kata from the schools of Bujinkan that contain that way of combat, with purpose to gather the best Ne Waza techniques and to systemize them in a catalogue that his students can practice. At the end of 2009, instructor Dovezenski finished his mission, and at the beginning of 2010 held a seminar where publicly presented the system Ninpo* Ne Waza®.
What does Dovezenski say about this system?
– „When I decided to catalogue a system for ground combat, I wasn’t led by the desire to create something new or something mine. Soke Masaaki Hatsumi always said that his skills needs to be adjusted to the time and the culture that we live in. In fact, I didn’t invent anything, but used the techniques from the schools of Bujinkan so that I can respond to the ways of combat that are characteristic for the time we live in. We all know that for the medieval Japanese samurai Ne Waza was the last resort, although times change, so today’s combat frequently ends on the ground. For those reasons, I decided to systemize the knowledge of the Japanese martial arts in one system that I called Ninpo Ne Waza“.
* Ne Waza ( 寝技 ) – combat on the ground. 
* Ninpo ( 忍法 ) – the way of the ninja.


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In the traditional Japanese martial arts or ryu-ha (流派 – school, style, flow, to a certain group, company, fraction), we meet various classical weapons, that from today’s view seem completely unconventional. In the past, their design and craftsmanship, represented a masterpiece of the top Japanese masters, and handling them was led to perfection. Although their efficiency in the time that we live in is unjustifiably put under a question mark, in our organization the lectures of utilizing the weapon that was used in the time of the samurai and the ninja are obligatory. That way, we continue the tradition of the previous generations that founded and transmitted the martial styles.   
While learning the arts for classical weapons (bukijutsu), the student not only improves his psycho-physical abilities, but in case of self-defense learns how to use any object of his surroundings. 
The training with weapons starts when the student learns well the basics of barehanded combat (taijutsu), and when the teacher is sure in his moral responsibility. During the training, to avoid more severe injuries, wooden or rubber replicas are used.
Due to the lack of space, we will mention some of the arts for weapons that are taught in our Organization:
Kenjutsu – of every serious student is expected to learn the basics of a sword combat. That way the basics of barehanded combat are strengthened and the application of the principles learned previously are practiced. The katana is the soul of the samurai, and for the ninja it represents an extended arm that can overcome the distance easier, that the victory or the defeat depends on.
Bojutsu – the art of staff combat. Rokushaku bo (180 cm), jo (128 cm) and hanbo (90 cm) are staffs with different sizes that are used to teach the basics of bujutsu. Training with them gives an excellent foundation for further prospect and opens the path to learning yari and naginata.
Sojutsu – spear combat (yari) in the past was one of the most important skills that was used on the battlefield. This weapon keeps the opponent on a safe distance, and the tip of the weapon can end in one of the many vulnerable points of the body anytime.
Naginatajutsu – one of the most complex weapon in the Japanese martial tradition. It is used for cutting, striking or blocking an attack.
Kusarigamajutsu – the usage of kama on which a chain is mounted with weights at the end was a specialty of the warriors of Iga. The great swordsman Miyamoto Musashi often told about the battle he had with the „man of Iga“ armed with this dangerous weapon.
Juttejutsu – the samurai that cared about the order and the peace during the Edo period, mastered the usage of the Japanese bat called jutte (ten arms).
Kakushibukijutsu – missile weapons (shurikens), metal claws (shuko), chains of various sizes (kusari), small daggers and blades and everything else that can easily be hidden under the clothing of the warrior, are a part of the art Kakushibukijutsu (the art of the hidden weapons).


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Bujutsu is a generic term that is used in traditional Japanese martial arts. It is consisted of two kanji:  Bu 武 – war and Jutsu 術 – art, skill or craft.
Although the loose translation of bujutsu means „art of war“, this term has a much deeper meaning. If we interpret the ideogram Bu more deeply, that means „to stop the spear“, we can note that bujutsu is „an art to stop the war“, that indicates to the defensive character of the martial arts.
Today, the term bujutsu is used frequently to indicate the period of civil wars in Japan (sengoku jidai), when the practical use of the martial art and strategy were of key meaning to survive the battle.
On the contrary, the term budo (Bu – martial and Do – way, path) is used to indicate the philosophical aspect of the art. Hence the term gendai budo (modern martial arts) that move away from the arts (koryu bujutsu) created before the Meiji period (1868), when in Japan every form of combat that was used by the warrior class was forbidden. The suppression was instated because of the danger that the samurai could have caused and retaken the control of the land, thanks to their combat capabilities. 
Another term that is most used in the traditional Japanese martial arts is sogo bujutsu. „Sogo“ signifies composite, or complete martial arts. Unlike the modern (karate, judo, aikido, kendo, kyudo) that are concentrated only on one way of combat or on one weapon, in sogo bujutsu different arts were taught, with or without a weapon, that had the purpose to secure the survival on the battlefield. Even though the new martial arts descend from the classical, all the deadly and dangerous techniques that were used for a quick victory in the bloody battles were „cleansed“, and their appearance was more of a product of the militarization of Japan (the end of 19th and the beginning of the 20th century) and the memory of the famous samurai ancestors.