The Japan The Ultimate Samurai Guide

The Japan The Ultimate Samurai Guide

An Insider Looks at the Japanese Martial Arts and Surviving in the Land of Bushido and Zen

Bennett Alexander


160 pages
Language: English

Subject: Military Samurai

Part samurai history, part Japanese martial arts guide, this is THE book for anyone interested in Japanese culture, history, and warfare.

Having earned multiple black belts in kendo as well as a Ph.D. in Japanese literature and history author Alexander Bennett shares his vast experience and insider knowledge with readers seeking to undertake his or her personal spiritual quest.

Bennett outlines the history of Bushido and the Japanese martial arts from early times up until the present. Then, as only someone steeped in this world can, he thoroughly explains the contemporary martial arts scene in Japan and provides the necessary knowledge young foreigners will need to find a dojo and learn a martial art successfully. Unlike any other book on this subject, Japan The Ultimate Samurai Guide is written by a Japanese speaker who has studied and taught martial arts in Japan.

Chapters include:

The Real Samurai
The Concept of Bushido
Killer Art Forms
Budo in Japan Today
Dojo Survival Guide
Japan Survival Guide

Down-to-earth and written in an easy-to-read style, this volume will captivate tourists and armchair travelers as well as teachers and martial arts practitioners around the world.

STATO: In Commercio

€ 22.00

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