Top 10 Misconceptions about Ninja

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6. Ninjas cannot kill his opponent by touching

This is entirely false as ninjas can actually deal a lethal blow on their opponent using various touches. This pressure that is applied can really result to the instant immobilization and death of their opponents.

7. Ninjas Can vanish into thin air

This myth was born out of one of the major rule of ninjas and that is to get away. Ninjas will avoid direct engagement with their opponents as much as they can. Ninjas usually resort to some distractions and diversionary techniques in order to achieve this.

8. Ninjas wore black clothes and back masks

This is absolutely false. Most modern ninjas wear suits and other modern attires. The image of a masked ninja may be applicable some 800 years ago when the conditions then necessitated for them to hide their identity.

9. As matter of practice, ninjas are capable of catching the opponent’s swords using their bare hands

This is not absolutely true. Most of the maneuvers used by ninjas in defending themselves against a sword-bearing opponent are generally to deflect the weapon. In other instances, ninjas will also rely on his weaponry in fighting an opponent who bears a sword.

10. Ninjas are all mythical characters

The ninjas are real and the art of ninjutsu has been in existence since 800 years ago. Ninja families developed and honed their skills in order to protect their clan from the challenges and attacks of the samurai warriors.

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