Togakure-ryū Ninpō Taijutsu (戸隠流忍法体術)
Gyokko ryū Kosshi jutsu (玉虎流骨指術)
Kuki Shinden Ryū Happō Bikenjutsu (九鬼神伝流八法秘剣術)
Koto Ryū Koppō jutsu (虎倒流骨法術)
Shinden Fudo Ryū Dakentai jutsu (神伝不動流打拳体術)
Takagi Yoshin Ryū Jūtai jutsu (高木揚心流柔体術)
Gikan Ryū Koppō jutsu (義鑑流骨法術)
Gyokushin-ryū Ryū Ninpō (玉心流忍法)
Kumogakure Ryū Ninpō (雲隠流忍法)
In Bujinkan, besides the color of the belt, there are "patches", created by Hatsumi Sensei, that delineate in a significative way the partecipant's experience.
grade: 10th kyu-1st kyu
belt: white for 10th kyu, from 9th kyu on green for men and red for women
minimum requirements: a licensed instructor must certificate the promotion
grade: 1st dan-4thdan
minimum requirements: a licensed instructor can certificate promotions until a degree lower than his own
responsibilities: a "Shidoshi Ho" can teach and promote degrees, but only below the guidance of a Shidoshi/Shihan. He must own a "Shidoshi Ho" certificate and be registered as instructor in the current year.
grade: 5th dan-9th dan
minimum requirements: passing the Sakki test at Honbu Dojo in Noda (Chiba ken, Japan). Feasible also elsewher in particular conditions, only by licensed Dai Shihan/15°dan
responsibilities: a Shidoshi can run a dojo e have affiliates dojos. In a technical level they are considered Masaaki Hatsumi Sōke students
grade: 10th dan-15thdan
minimum requirements: for 10th dan and 15th dan there must be signatures of at least 3 Shihan supporting the promotion
responsibilities: same as Shidoshi's but with a different seniorship. Higher responsibility of reference.
Great Master (Dai Shihan)
It's not a degree as much as an honorary title. It's given to experienced practicers who are seen as the excellency or potential excellency in representing Bujinkan around the world.