9780804837514

The Samurai Sword: Spirit, Strategy, Techniques

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  • ISBN13:

    9780804837514

  • ISBN10:

    0804837511

  • Edition: DVD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/26/2010
  • Publisher: Tuttle Pub
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Summary

Japan's famous samurai warriors were more than just soldiersthey 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 Swordis an indispensable guide to theory and practice that respects both the physical and spiritual aspects of martial arts practice with the samurai sword. Featuring guidance for selecting, maintaining and using your sword, it also delves into the practical value of meditation and provides brief, inspirational biographies of some of the greatest samurai, men whose words and deeds embodied the true spirit of the samurai warrior. Written by a descendant of samurai warriors,The Samurai Swordprovides both a strong, hands-on foundation for beginners and advice for the practiced swordsperson.

Author Biography

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

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