Studying these concepts, he explains, gives martial artists the tools to train for a lifetime and at the very highest level. Tokitsu also gives a historical and cultural survey of budo, and explains how the Western view of budo training is different than the Japanese—a perspective rarely available to Western martial artists. Menu Search.
The Way Of The Shadow
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Related Topics Qigong. Taoist Arts and Practices. This book is not so much about the art of archery as it is about the way you teach martial arts. A great read when it comes to insight into the zen mind which is a great asset when embarking in your martial arts journey.
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A book about letting go, something we could all learn to do a little better. Get the accompanying video as well. Anyway who has trained with Tim Cartmell knows that his mastery of the principles of fighting is superb.
Simply stated, the man knows his stuff. I can think of no other person who can explain the principles of the martial arts better. Another oldie in my collection.
Great insight into some of the myths in the martial arts. A book that really throws some light at the superstitions and backwards thinking that has plagued the martial arts for way too long. Good practical wisdom, and a fun read. I had to go there. Great read and a book that was pivotal in shedding some light on a rather obscure martial art.
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Hayes really tries to approach the teaching of ninjutsu in a modern way — for breaking that iron curtain alone, this book is worth the read. Plus I have to say, I was very inspired when I was done reading it. It really made me see things in a different way.
It gave the impression of being written by an enlightened mind. Lots of stories about training with some of the better known martial artists of the 20th century. Lots of fun to read. Smith has fired back with his own evidence of the contrary. I always love a good story. And a martial one even better.
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So there you have it. Like I said: not a definitive list. Wish I had more books on grappling. Got to work on that. You must be logged in to post a comment. So please, go out and get yourself some of these and start your reading.