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JAPANESE SWORD FIGHTING: SECRETS OF THE SAMURAI
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JAPANESE SWORD FIGHTING: SECRETS OF THE SAMURAI

Author: Masaaki Hatsumi, Ph.D.
Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, Feb 2006
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 4-7700-2198-4

Synopsis
Insights into Japanese sword fighting from the most famous ninja grandmaster in the world. 450 B&W photos, 20 illus; 7.5x10 inches, 208 pgs.

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In Japanese Sword Fighting, world-renowned ninja grandmaster & bestselling author Masaaki Hatsumi reflects on the hidden essence of this revered martial art & its role in the modern world. He explores the history of bushido & its legendary figures, and covers a wide variety of classical techniques as well as the famed two-sword fighting techniques. Drawing on his deep knowledge, the author demonstrates advanced, practical applications of the art using the stick, spear, naginata, kusarigama, and jutte. He also considers forms using armor & mutodori (no sword) -- the ultimate martial skill of the samurai. The text is enhanced with works of calligraphy by famous samurai masters, important historical scrolls, and lavish illustrations that convey the grace & beauty of sword fighting.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Masaaki Hatsumi
was born in 1931. After progressing through various martial arts, he met his life's mentor, Takamatsu Toshitsugu, and studied under him for the next 15 years, becoming 34th Grandmaster of Togakure-ryu Ninjutsu and 8 other arts, which he unified into the Bujinkan system. While traveling the world, teaching thousands of individual students as well as law enforcement agencies, he received numerous accolades from politicians & spiritual leaders of many nationalities. He has also worked as a professional osteopath, acted in a popular television series, and as the author of several books on Ninjutsu, been for many years Chairman of the Int'l Dept. of the Japan Literary Artists' Club.


 
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