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About American Ninjutsu Warrior Concepts

Get to know us

Welcome to the American Ninjutsu Warrior Concepts Official Website! If you’re looking for the best confidence-building martial arts and fitness center in the Los Angeles area… look no further! We are a family-oriented martial arts school that specializes in functional martial arts for both children and adults, as well as Fitness Kickboxing. Having the highest standards for our students as a martial artist, we are an excellent  community resource when it comes to self-defense, fitness, and personal development

Shihan David Richardson

Master Instructor and Founder

Shihan Richardson has 30+ years of training and teaching experience, including earning a 5th Degree Black Belt in Dux Ryu Ninjutsu/FASST and a 4th Degree Black Belt in Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu. He is the Founder of American Ninjutsu Warrior Concepts, a dedicated martial artist, and magician. With extensive military experience in the U.S. Marines and also being a member of the "Guardian Angels," Shihan Richardson is a great leader and outspoken pillar of his community. He has taught his Ninjutsu class at the University of Southern California, Hurricane UTAH, and at his own school at IMAC in Inglewood CA. Through various instructors in Bujinkan, he continues to improve his martial arts skills, both in Japan and in the United States. This includes "pressure testing" his techniques as a bouncer at a local nightclub for 20+ years. Shihan Richardson's patience, honesty, and openhearted attitude make training in Ninjutsu with him a valuable experience.



Senpai Jason


Assistant instructor

Sensei Jason Durden has had the privilege of training under Shihan David Richardson for over 20 years. He has also had the privilege to train in Kickboxing under Kickboxing champion Raymond Wizard (of BKF & UFC fame) for 10 years. He also has trained in Boxing under Coach Sloan of TMT Boxing for 3 years. Furthermore he is a member of the ancient free and accepted Masons and is a 33rd Degree Master Mason in that organization.  To add, he is also a head coach football for the Crenshaw Cougars Pop Warner Team in the Snoop Dogg Youth Football League. His personal goal in the community is to give back to the youth and give them the light that they may be able to see in the dark. As a martial artist his goal is to help modernize the ANWC form of training for today's combat situations as well as for competition usage as well.

Sensei Antonio



Assistant Instructor

Sensei Monday began his training in1984 of Okinawa Shukendo and Yagyu Ryu Kenjutsu under Master Nakido Yamakashi. He received his 1st Degree Black Belt in 1992 and his 2nd Degree Black Belt in1993. Prior to that he competed in a 1990 Junior Martial Arts Tournament where he won 1st place in the Sparring Division and 2nd place in Weapons Division using Nunchakus. In 1998 he met Sensei David Richardson and began training in Dux Ryu Ninjutsu. In 1999 still training in Dux Ryu Ninjutsu, he also started training in Black Dragon Ninjutsu under Robert Shook, receiving  his 1st Degree Black Belt in 2003. In 2005 Mr. Monday began training in Koga Dark Warriors Ninjutsu under Master Ladare Francois, receiving his 4th Degree Black Belt in 2009. Sensei Monday is a dedicated martial arts and continues to grow and support ANWC.

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