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STRATEGY AND THE ART OF PEACE
TENSHINSHŌ-DEN KATORI SHINTŌ-RYŪ NEW

by Risuke Ōtake
Translated by Daniel Lee
(Editorial Supervision by Alexander Bennett)

Size 188×127㎜・Soft Cover・272 Pages・Price \1,500+Tax

好評発売中の単行本『平法 天真正伝香取神道流』待望の英語版!
A narrative on the extensive martial curriculum and wisdom of the Tenshinsho-den Katori Shinto-ryu, one of the source traditions of Japanese swordsmanship, from its incumbent master teacher.

Contents

Foreword/Preface/Prologue The History of Katori Jingu/ Chapter 1 Our History/ Chapter 2 Apprenticeship/ Chapter 3 Technical Curriculum/ Chapter 4 Strategic Curriculum/ Chapter 5 Philosophy-A message to all martial arts Practitioners/ Afterword/ Appendix I/ Appendix II/ Profile

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IDEOLOGY OF THE SWORD
-A Spiritual History of Japanese Culture NEW

by Toshinobu SAKAI

Translated by Christopher YANG(Editorial Supervision by Alexander BENNETT)
Size 188×127mm・Soft Cover・274 Pages・Price ¥1,500+Tax

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好評発売中の単行本『刀剣の歴史と思想』を英訳化!
The sword is not merely a weapon; it is regarded as a sacred item.

Contents

Part 1 Introduction/Part 2 The Roots of Sword Ideals/Part 3 The Formation of Mythical Imagery/Part 4 Sword Ideology and Religiosity/Part 5 Sword Ideals in the Middle Ages/Part 6 Early-modern Sword Ideals_Part 7 Swords Ideals in the Modern Era/Afterword/ References/ Index

BUDO:THE MARTIAL WAYS OF JAPAN

Edited by Nippon Budokan

Edited and Translated by Alexander BENNETT
B5, Bound, 336pages, DVD included( B5 判・上製・336 頁・DVD 付)

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武道のすべてを網羅した『日本の武道』の英語版がついに刊行!
海外武道修業者・関係者におすすめしたい決定版

Contents

This book introduces the long history of the Japanese martial arts, and includes a comprehensive timeline, glossary of terms, and an index. The federations representing the arts of Judo, Kendo, Kyudo, Sumo, Karatedo, Aikido, Shorinji Kempo, Naginata, and Jukendo, as well as various other Budo-related societies and experts contributed to the content. A must have for all martial arts enthusiasts.

KARATE MY LIFE(English)

by KANAZAWA Hirokazu

Translated by Alexander BENNETT (Hardcover, 299 pages.)

BUY

KANAZAWA Hirokazu’s autobiography, translated by Alexander BENNETT. One of the most influential karate masters Japan has seen, he has devoted himself to the study and promotion of karate for more than 50 years.

“The more I know, the more I climb, yet the mountain just gets higher. The more I try, the more I focus, the depth is limitless. There is no end in sight. That is karate, my life.

Contents

A Father’s wisdom/Mission Hawaii/Revenge/Come Home/Encounter with karate/Jomei(Expulsion)/Takushoku University Karate Club/Shotokan Karate-Do International Federation/Japan Karate Association Instructor’s Course/The Never Ending Road

KARATE MIVIDA(Spanish)

by KANAZAWA Hirokazu

Translated by Jaime Lopez (Paperback, 281 pp)

BUY

KARATE MI VIDA es la historia viva de uno de los mas grandes maestros de las artes marciales de todos los tiempos, Kanazawa Hirokazu sensei. En su libro, el nos cuenta de una forma sencilla y amena los episodios mas emocionantes y conmovedores de su vida desde su ninez hasta cuando ya se habia convertido en toda una figura mundialmente conocida y respetada. KARATE MI VIDA le da una vision clara sobre como la ensenanza del Karate se origino en Japon y como luego logro expandirse por todo mundo. Ademas es una excelente fuente de informacion sobre la forma de vida que llevaban los japoneses en los tiempos de guerra y posguerra, y sobre como la ensenanza del karate continuo a pesar de su prohibicion. La pasion del maestro Kanazawa por su arte no lo dejara indiferente. Su vida la dedico a cultivar lo que el siempre amo…el karate.

Contents

Sabiduria del un Padre/Mission Hawai/Venganza/Regreso a Casa/Encuentro con el Karate/Jomei(Expulsion)/El Club de Karate de la Universidad de Takushoku/Federacion internacional de Karate-do Shotokan/Curso de Instructores de la AKJ/El Camio que Nunca Termina