Workshop Series: Disadvantaged Positions

This course teaches how to defend when your opponent has a big advantage.

This course will teach principles on how to defend yourself when you are in a disadvantaged position.This is a workshop from a series taught at the Banzenkan Aiki Ninjutsu Hombu Dojo.

Topics Include:

  • Defending without full site
    • Without corrected lenses
    • Blinded by a flashlight
    • Only have the use of one eye
    • Blindfolded or in pitch black
  • Defending from a seated position
    • Sitting cross legged on the ground
    • Sitting in a chair
  • Defending with your hands tied
    • How to get your hands free when they are tied up in front of you
    • How to defend when your hands are tied in front of you
    • How to defense when your hands are tied in back of you
  • Defending when you are on the ground
    • Trapped under a blanket
    • Being held down by multiple attackers

Your Instructor

Michael Eichenberg
Michael Eichenberg

Michael is the Owner of Warrior’s Edge Martial Arts; Head of Banzenkan Aiki Ninjutsu


  • Over 40 years training in the martial arts
  • 7th Degree Black Belt in Banzenkan Aiki Ninjutsu
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt in To-Shin Do – Former Senior Instructor in Stephen K. Hayes’ Quest Organization
  • 1st Degree Black Belt Aikido
  • Awarded title of Kan-cho, “Head of the Organization” for the Jizaikan in 2008
  • Formed the Banzenkan “Organization of Perfection and Flawlessness” in 2011
  • Graduate of ESI (Executive Security International). One of the top rated bodyguard schools in the US.
  • Served as a member of an elite executive protection detail and as an in-house SWAT team member at a nuclear facility
  • Former United States Marine Corps Security Force Team Member and Marksmanship Instructor
  • Developed S.A.F.E. (Safety Awareness Fundamental Education) self-defense program for middle school, high school and college students as well as professionals in law enforcement, and security fields.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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