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THE SAMURAI SWORD: SPIRIT-STRATEGY-TECHNIQUES

by: Kohshyu Yoshida

An indispensable guide to theory & practice that respects both the physical & spiritual aspects of the samurai sword. Featuring guidance for selecting, maintaining & using your sword; also provides biographies of some of the greatest samurai, men whose words & deeds embodied the true spirit of the samurai warrior. DVD included; 240+ Color photos; 8.5×11 inches, 176 pgs.

0-8048-3751-1
978-0-8048-3751-4
Book & DVD Set
10-08-2009
Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling

$24.95

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Overview

Japan’s famous samurai warriors were more than just soldiers—they were adherents to a strict code of honor who respected the deeper, spiritual meaning of the way of the sword. To the samurai, battle was sacred.

The Samurai Sword is an indispensable guide to theory & practice that respects both the physical & spiritual aspects of martial arts practice with the samurai sword. Featuring guidance for selecting, maintaining & using your sword, it also delves into the practical value of meditation & provides brief, inspirational biographies of some of the greatest samurai, men whose words & deeds embodied the true spirit of the samurai warrior.

Written by a descendant of samurai warriors, The Samurai Sword provides both a strong, hands-on foundation for beginners & advice for the practiced swordsperson.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Kohshyu Yoshida
was born & raised in Chiba, Japan. The great-grandson of a ronin samurai warrior, he has studied martial arts from all over the world & now teaches martial arts in Los Angeles, CA. He has appeared in Hollywood films including Blade & The Last Samurai. He also starred as the Red Ranger in the international hit television show The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.

Details

ISBN: 0-8048-3751-1
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHING SERVICES
Publish Date: 10-08-2009

“THE SAMURAI SWORD: SPIRIT-STRATEGY-TECHNIQUES”

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