Available for the first time in English, this book is both an illustrated samurai arts manual and a groundbreaking historical account of the teachings of a Japanese samurai who formed a school known as Mubyosh... read more
A comprehensive text that includes a study of the origins and history of Tai Chi; a detailed analysis of its relationship to Western philosophy, the I Ching, Tao te Ching, yoga, and Zen. The author also ties its use to esot... read more
Masters in the Japanese arts of Ninjitsu are legendary for their ability to access seemingly endless amounts of pure strength and mental endurance. "The Ninja Mind" doc... read more
"The Complete Martial Arts Training Manual" is for beginners who want to explore options in terms of disciplines and veteran martial artists looking to expand their knowledge into other martial ... read more
This practical workbook is a comprehensive guide to tai chi, revealing the benefits it has to offer the body, mind and spirit in the 21st century. Total Tai Chi is divided into sections and forms a carefully structured programme of exer... read more
Hidden Essence of the Martial Arts and the Spirit of the Samurai Japanese history is replete with great sword masters. Legendary figures such as Koizumi Isenokami, Tsukahara Bokuden, Yagyu Munenori, Miyamoto... read more
The martial arts, among today's most exciting exercise regimes, have become some of the most popular ways to keep fit and stay in shape. Judo, which involves both groundwork and grappling methods, is both a fun sport and a formidable fighting ... read more
Karate: Technique and Spirit teaches a unique integrated training of the body, mind, and spirit that points you toward the true essence of karate-do. The book covers both the techniques of Seido (sincere way) karate, including warm-ups; basic punches, kicks, and blocks; and weapons (Bo, Jo, Sai), and the schoolAEs history and philosophy.