Self defence training.

Refinement of the body, mind and spirit through endurance and perseverance.

About the Academy

Being part of a martial arts system that is unique and respected world wide, the Australian Ninjutsu Academy maintains the high standards set by the Bujinkan led by Grandmaster Masaaki Hatsumi and followed by Shihan Tattoli. The school produces martial artists who are respected citizens in our society and who contribute to their communities.

The study of Ninjutsu is essentially the study of self preservation, perseverance and endurance over all obstacles, incorporating the preservation and continual refinement of the body, mind and spirit.

The Australian Ninjutsu Academy is headed by Shihan Michael Tattoli. Shihan Tattoli has contributed a vast amount of time and energy into the art for more than 30 years which has seen him grow as Australia’s premier Ninjutsu instructor.

Each class is instructed by experienced practitioners who possess Shihan Tattoli’s full confidence and trust.

All who have a good heart are very welcome.


General Information

  • Warm up is 15 minutes prior to class start times.
  • Please wear loose clothing.
  • Must be 14 years + to train.


  • $15 per class with a $45 annual registration fee.
  • First class is free.
  • Watching is encouraged 🙂

New South Wales

Killarney Vale | Monday 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Brooke Ave Public School

Kincumber | Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Kincumber High School

Yamba | Tuesday 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Yamba Public School

Let Us Know You Are Coming

Come along to watch or take your first lesson.

The Essence of Ninjutsu

The Heart of Endurance by 34th Togakure Ryu Ninpo Soke Masaaki Hatsumi “I believe that ninpo, the higher order of ninjutsu, should be offered to the world as a guiding influence for all martial artists. The physical and spiritual survival methods eventually immortalized by Japan’s ninja were in fact one of the sources of Japanese martial arts. Without complete and total training in all aspects of the combative arts, today’s martial artist cannot hope to progress any further than mere proficiency in the limited set of muscular skills that make up his or her training system. Personal enlightenment can only come about through total immersion in the martial tradition as a way of living. By experiencing the confrontation of danger, the transcendence of fear or injury or death, and a working knowledge of individual personal powers and limitations, the practitioner of ninjutsu can gain the strength and invincibility that permit enjoyment of the flowers moving in the wind, appreciation of the love of others, and contentment with the presence of peace in society. The attainment of this enlightenment is characterized by the development of the jihi no kokoro, or “benevolent heart.” Stronger than love itself, the benevolent heart is capable of encompassing all that constitutes universal justice and all that finds expression in the unfolding of the universal scheme. Born of the insight attained from repeated exposure to the very brink between life and death, ninpo’s benevolent heart is the key to finding harmony and understanding in the realms of the spiritual and natural material worlds. After so many generations of obscurity in the shadowy recesses of history, the... read more

Yamba Class Announced

The Australian Ninjutsu Academy is excited to announce a new class opening in Yamba in New South Wales. Headed by Sensei Andrew Allen the class will continue the modern self defence curriculum of the Academy with a strong focus on full body combat and survival training. Classes will start on Tuesday the 18th of July 2017, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm at Yamba Public School. For more information you can reach Sensei Andrew Allen directly via Facebook, or email the Academy at . You can also follow the Yamba class and the Australian Ninjutsu Academy on Facebook, Twitter, and... read more

Hatsumi – Movement

“From now on you must strive to cut out unnecessary movement. Waste in movement is wrong and will get you killed.” – Masaaki... read more