Author: Alex Bennett

The Fighting Man of Japan

The Fighting Man of Japan

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Series: Books, Book 99
Serving as an instructor at the elite Japanese Naval Academy in Etajima in the late 1800s, Francis James Norman was one of the first Westerners to take up the study of the two “noble sciences” of kenjutsu and jujutsu. More info →
Hagakure, The Secret Wisdom of the Samurai

Hagakure, The Secret Wisdom of the Samurai

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Series: Books, Book 93
This comprehensive and accurate edition of the Hagakure is a must-have for serious martial artists or fans of samurai and the bushido code. More info →
Kendo, Culture of the Sword

Kendo, Culture of the Sword

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Series: Books, Book 94
Alex Bennett shows how kendo evolved through a recurring process of “inventing tradition,” which served the changing ideologies and needs of Japanese warriors and governments over the course of history. More info →
Naginata, History and Practice

Naginata, History and Practice

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Series: Books, Book 87
New updated edition of the now out-of-print "Naginata: The Definitive Guide." Alex Bennett goes into the history and practice of Naginata, using original source materials, and technical photos taken under the guidance of Kimura Yasuko Sensei. With the approval of the International Naginata Federation, this is the most comprehensive English-language guide to the martial art of Naginata. More info →
The Kendo Grading Book

The Kendo Grading Book

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Series: Books, Book 98
this book covers everything you need to know to face your next kendo grading with confidence... More info →