Jake Bush

Jake Bush, MA, CSCS, is a 1st degree black belt (Shodan) and assistant instructor of the Griffith Park Bujinkan Dojo (BJKNGP).

Jake holds a Shidoshi-ho license to teach  Bujinkan Budo (武神館) under the guidance of Dr. Dante Dionne  as issued by Soke Masaaki Hatsumi, Noda-shi, Chiba-ken, Japan. 

Jake began his training in 2011 under Shihan Adrian Kehler in Los Angeles, CA. until the dojo relocated. In 2013, Jake began training at the Franklin Canyon Dojo (Beverly Hills, CA) under Shihan's  David Greenberg and Dr. Dante Dionne

In 2021, Jake relocated to the Raleigh, North Carolina area for work purposes but continued to train remotely through Dr. Dante’s guidance and in Dec 2021 was awarded the rank of Shodan and given his Shidoshi-ho teaching license. The Bujinkan 8 Moon Dojo was established and is operated by Jake Bush which presently traines in Harris Lake County Park.

Outside of training, Jake is a professional Strength and Conditioning Coach with the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division at FT Liberty (formerly FT Bragg) NC.

A few select memorable moments photographed across Jake’s Bujinkan career.






Jake Bush (right) training Kuki Kodatchi w/ Isaac Wolf (2017)

Jake Bush (right) demonstrating Kukishin Hikenjutsu with Dr. Dante Dionne for Paramount studios Snake Eyes release promotional event 



Jake Bush (left) training Kukishin Yarijutsu w/ Dr. Dante Dionne (2018)

 Jake Bush (right) demonstrating Kukishin Yarijutsu for Paramount studios Snake Eyes release promotional event