Sensei and Dave

Dave Callan & his Sensei

One Ninja. One Comedian. Infinite directions. Each week Sensei and Dave chat bujinkan, traditional martial arts, the legend of the ninja, comedy, guests and pop culture all delivered into your lovely little ears for free.

EPISODES

NOV 5TH

S01E08 - To infinity AND BEYOND pt. 2

Sensei and Dave discuss the Bond film that Hatsumi Sensei was involved with 'You Only Live Twice'. Sensei asks Dave about the worst gig he has ever done and the pair are joined by top secret Rambo. Concept of the week is 'there are no mistakes in the Bujinkan' and weapon of the week is Thor's hammer check out http://bnmd.net for more info

NOV 4TH

S01E08 - To infinity AND BEYOND pt. 1

Sensei and Dave discuss the Bond film that Hatsumi Sensei was involved with 'You Only Live Twice'. Sensei asks Dave about the worst gig he has ever done and the pair are joined by top secret Rambo. Concept of the week is 'there are no mistakes in the Bujinkan' and weapon of the week is Thor's hammer

OCT 28TH

s01e07 - The Magnificent Sensei

Dave opens the mailbag to your questions for Sensei. Movie review this week is The Magnificent Seven, a remake of a remake of The Seven Samurai. Sensei delves into the world of opposites for concept of the week and this weeks 'Weird Weapon Wednesday' is Tomahawk

OCT 14TH

S01E06 pt.2 - The Brontosaurus Connection

Sensei and Dave are joined by the hilarious Bronte for what has been dubbed 'the white belt report' (even though she has been graded to green). Sensei and Dave discuss the 'Citizen Kane' of bad martial arts movies 'The Miami Connection' and sensei discusses the concept of heijoshin *cue mystical music* Sensei also investigates how a party hat can be used as a weapon for more info visit bnmd.net

OCT 13TH

S01E06 pt.1 - The Brontosaurus Connection

Sensei and Dave are joined by the hilarious Bronte for what has been dubbed 'the white belt report' (even though she has been graded to green). Sensei and Dave discuss the 'Citizen Kane' of bad martial arts movies 'The Miami Connection' and sensei discusses the concept of heijoshin *cue mystical music* Sensei investigates how a party hat can be used as a weapon

OCT 8TH

episode 5 pt. 2- Kunoichi no mono

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OCT 8TH

Episode 5 pt. 1- Kunoichi no mono

Sensei and Dave are joined by bujinkan kunoichi Artemis - one of the highest ranking female ninjas in the country. Also this week Dave manages to track down Shinobi no mono the 1962 film which started the modern interest in ninja. Sensei's concept of the week is the value of not making an enemies and weapon of the week is Sai

SEP 30TH

EPISODE 4 - NINJA MYTHBUSTING

Dave asks Sensei the important ninja questions: How to jump backwards into trees, has he ever dripped poison down a thread into a sleeping persons lips etc. Sensei's concept of the week is 'letting go' and weapon of the week is the Klingon war blade from Star Trek; the Bat'leth.

SEP 23RD

EPISODE 3 - The Wisdom of Solomon

Sensei and Dave are joined by their first ever human guest - one of Sensei's first ever students and qualified psychotherapist Sol 'The Sol man' Petrovski. Together they discuss the upcoming Wisdom for Life seminars and the connections between Bujinkan and his practice. Sensei channels Jason Vorhees for Weird Weapon Wednesday, Sensei explains the origin of the word 'ninja' and the pair discuss perhaps the most famous ninjas of the modern era - the teenage mutant turtle ones.

SEP 16TH

Episode 2 - Japan

A belt, a box and a Boeing 747 - Sensei, Dave and Rambo head to Noda City Japan for adventures at the Honbu training under Bujinkan ninjutsu Grandmaster Hatsumi Sensei and the Shihan. Dave accidentally gets a black belt and Sensei becomes Soke's uke (whatever that means)

SEP 9TH

Episode 1 - Origin stories: Sensei begins

Comedian Dave Callan explains how he met Sensei and began his training in Ninjutsu. Sensei describes his start with the martial art and discuss living legend Hatsumi Sensei the Bujinkan Grandmaster and tease an upcoming trip to meet him in Noba City Japan...
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