Student & Colleague Testimonals

"Sensei Gary is a kind and very knowledgable teacher. He not only understands Ninpo, but understands the small fundamentals of movement that are crucial to proper body mechanics. He has a deep understanding of not just the patterns but how to make movements real and very functionable. He is without a doubt one of the best I have seen in over 20+ years in Martial Arts. Not just Ninpo but of all Martial Arts. Thank you Sensei."
Tracy Crocker--Former Bujinkan Godan, August 2006

"Dear Giamboi Kyoshi, Thank you so much for offering your knowledge upon my trip to train with you. Both the training and hospitality was exceptional. And I very much look forward to having the opportunity again. From my heart, thank you for your help. Domo arigato gozaimashita." Mark Bramble, Shodan, Bansen Shukai Dojo Dojo-Cho, August 2006

"Sensei Gary Giamboi, is truly a special person and martial arts instructor. I actually met Sensei Giamboi on May 5, 2006. He traveled for approximately 3 hours to my home town to perform a training seminar I had requested via the Internet.

On May 6, 2006, I introduced Sensei Giamboi to seven local police defensive tactic instructors. Sensei Giamboi conducted a six hour seminar for us touching on important a reas such as: how to maintain your power zone during striking techniques and various takedowns.

I have been involved in martial arts for over twenty five years and a police defensive tactics instructor for twelve years at Polk Community College. During my martial arts career, I have met and trained with some very good instructors from various martial arts. Sensei Giamboi most definitely ranks among the top. He demonstrates a great deal of knowledge and patience when instructing his students.

I highly recommend him for any martial artist or law enforcement agency that may want to enhance their knowledge or skills. Thanks again for sharing your knowledge."
Sgt. Gerad Hunt, Bartow Police Dept, Bartow, Fl.


"During the month of August 2006 I had an opportunity to travel with Sensei Mark Bramble to Florida and learn from Kyoshi Gary Giamboi. During my time with Kyoshi Giamboi, he observed my technique and broke it down to a fundamental level and taught nuances that can turn an experienced martial artist into an exceptional one. Kyoshi Giamboi himself is an exceptional martial artist. I would strongly advise anyone with aspirations of learning martial arts to study under him."
Adam Williamson, 1st Kyu, Bansen Shukai Dojo


"I've known Sensei Gary Giamboi & trained with him since 1989. I consider myself lucky to have had the opportunity to train with someone with a vast knowledge and detail of the history, technique & proper body alignment with the spiritual aspect also, of any of the martial arts he teaches."
   Paul Vinberg, NY, Sandan, Dojo-Cho (3rd Degree Black Belt)


"I know Kyoshi Giamboi for many years and have seen him training in Belgium many times using very smooth and gentle movements which are very effective and which show his experience as senior student status in Japanese and Chinese martial arts."
Filip Poffe, Renshi, Dojo-Cho--Chiryaku Dojo, Beligum


"Gary Giamboi a humble heart with great wisdom, a role model for juniors and a top class martial artist."
Brian Hodges, Renshi, Dojo-Cho--Fudoshin Dojo, Alabama


"Kyoshi Giamboi's knowledge of Ninpo, Bu Jutsu and the Chinese martial arts has much depth and training under him is very insightful. Sensei teaches in a straight forward and honest manor."
Jason Schwemmer, Shodan, Dojo-Cho--Kageshin Ongyo Dojo, Baltimore

"I have been a member of the Genbukan for over 15 years and have had the pleasure of knowing Gary, Kyoshi over that time. I have always been impressed with his dedication to learning the Arts, and the depth of his understanding. He has always been helpful in helping me learn techniques that our teacher has taught him. Gary, Kyoshi is one of the very top Genbukan teachers in the US, and I strongly recommend training with him if you have the opportunity."
Brian Young, Sandan Genbukan Kamiyo Dojo-Cho-California


"Gary is that rare type of teacher who teaches martial arts by not only showing the physical moves but the theory behind them. This makes learning self-defense interesting and hard to forget."
Lawrence Van Dyke, Esquire, Student--Harukaze Dojo, New York


"I was reading articles of Amatsu Tatara this morning and came across this article in your website, and I believe its the most simple to understand in this complex subject"
Henry Steinberg, Nidan, Dojo-Cho- Bushikai Dojo, Costa Rica


"Gary has an exceptionally deep understanding of the nature of techniques and shares this knowledge with all who would wish to learn. I found him to be a very patient and eloquent teacher that I would recommend to my friends."
Laura Martin, Sandan--Hombu Dojo, Japan


"Sensei Giamboi has taught me not just martial arts but how to live healthy and spiritually. Anyone who trains with him will find a deeper meaning in life. I wish i could have train more with him because I learned so much in such a short period of time. You will not regret training in martial arts with him. Sensei take care and good luck with your new school. I hope we will meet again someday."
Phil, Student--Harukaze Dojo, NY


"I traveled over an hour through Long Island once a week to train with Sensei Gary. It was well worth it. Sensei Gary's level of expertise is unmatched. If it weren't for him moving out of New York I would have continued training with him for years to come."
Jason Wolfe, Student--Harukaze Dojo, NY


"Training under Kyoshi Giamboi was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. Having previously trained with countless dojo-cho in the tri-state area, I can honestly say that Sensei Gary's knowledge and skill are unmatched - not only as a martial artist, but as a human being. His patient and humble nature not only gave me as an individual something to aspire to, but also served as an inspiration for me to push myself to become the best I could be. He will be deeply missed. Florida has acquired a rare gem which should not be overlooked."
T.W. Durfy, Student -- Harukaze Dojo, NY


"Sensei Gary is the embodiment of a true warrior. His skill and knowledge in numerous martial arts merits respect and admiration. His teaching abilities encompass a true passage of knowledge and understanding of martial skills to his students. All these qualities are even more impressive when you discover his gentle and generous spirit. I will always consider myself extremely fortunate to have been his student and to have known a true martial artist."
Victor Tundis, Student--Harukaze Dojo, NY


"I first met Kyoshi Gary in 1990, as he frequently traveled to California for the purpose of studying Ninpo. His dedication and commitment to this unique and beautiful art is exemplary. As a person i found Gary to be humble, honest and genuinely good hearted, a quality not often seen."
Sam Mendelsohn, Renshi--Aoba Dojo. Irvine California