Budo Perspectives

Budo Perspectives
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Series: Books, Book 98
Publisher: Bunkasha International
Publication Year: 2014
This publication is the result of an international symposium: The Direction of Japanese Budo in the 21st Century
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Introduction
Editorial Note
Symposium Participants

Budo Ideals

Twentieth Century Budō and Mystic Experience . . . . .  Suzuki Sadami
Research of Miyamoto Musashi’s Gorin no sho: From the Perspective of Japanese Intellectual History . . . . . Takashi Uozumi
Zen and Japanese Swordsmanship Reconsidered . . . . . William H. Bodiford
Ken-Zen-Sho: An Analysis of Swordsmanship, Zen, and Calligraphy and their Relevance Today. . . . . Terayama Tanchū

Budo Concepts

Cultural Friction in Budō . . . . . Abe Tetsushi
From “Jutsu” to “Dō” The Birth of Kōdōkan Judo. . . . . Murata Naoki
Budō as a Concept: An Analysis of Budō’s Characteristics . . . . . Irie Kōhei
Confusion in the Concept of Budō in South Korean Society . . . . .  Na Young-il
The Culture of ‘Bu’. . . . .  Sakudō Masao

Budo and Education

What Should be Taught Through Budō?. . . . . Sogawa Tsuneo
Central Issues in the Instruction of Kendo: With Focus on the Inter-connectedness of Waza and Mind. . . . . Oya Minoru
The Promotion of Budō for the Disabled. . . . . Matsui Kantarō
Budō in the Physical Education Curriculum of Japanese Schools . . . . . Motomura Kiyoto
Budō & Education. . . . . Duncan Robert Mark
Off the Warpath: Military Science & Budō in the Evolution of Ryūha Bugei. . . . . Karl Friday

Internationalization of Budo

The Influence of the Japanese Martial Disciplines on the Development of the United States Marine Corps Martial Arts Program. . . . . Richard Schmidt and George R. Bristol
Thinking Differently about the Teaching of Judo in Japan . . . . . David Matsumoto
Folk Martial Arts and Ritual: Continuity through Economic Change. . . . . Raymond P. Ambrosi
Kendo or Kumdo: The Internationalization of Kendo and the Olympic Problem . . . . .Alexander Bennett
Tilting at Windmills: Observations on the Complexities in Transmission of the Koryū Bujutsu in Japan and the United States . . . . .Meik Skoss
Budō’s Potential for Peace: Breaking Down Barriers in the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict. . . . . Danny Hakim

Public Lectures

The Paradox of “Judo as an Olympic Sport” and “Judo as Tradition”. . . . . Anton Geesink
The Role of Judo in an Age of Internationalization. . . . . Yamashita Yasuhiro