Series: Books

The Oshu Kendo Renmei

The Oshu Kendo Renmei

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Series: Books, Book 79
This book explores the link between the UK’s judo clubs, namely the Budokwai and the Anglo Japanese Jujutsu and Martial Arts Association (later known as the Anglo Japanese Judo Club) that were instrumental in kendo’s introduction in the UK. 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 →
Trente-cinq articles sur la stratégie (French)

Trente-cinq articles sur la stratégie (French)

Traduction commentée du Heiho Sanju-go Kajo de Miyamoto Musashi. 200 pages. More info →
Strategy and the Art of Peace

Strategy and the Art of Peace

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Series: Books, Book 89
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. More info →
The Kendo Mind: A Guide to Grading Successfully

The Kendo Mind: A Guide to Grading Successfully

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Series: Books, Book 90
The content of this book is based on lessons I learned from my sensei, my personal experiences in the dojo, and what I read in books and instruction manuals along the way. More info →
A Truly British Samurai – The Exceptional Charles Boxer

A Truly British Samurai – The Exceptional Charles Boxer

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Series: Books, Book 91
Professional soldier, spy, linguist, traveller, international lover, prisoner of war and prolific chronicler of history: Much was written about Charles Boxer following his death in 2000... More info →
Ideology of the Sword

Ideology of the Sword

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Series: Books, Book 92
Regarding the idea that the sword is a Japan-specific development, this book will examine its roots in China and Korea to East Asia using reliable historical records as its base. 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 →
Ken Zen Sho – The Zen Calligraphy and Painting of Yamaoka Tesshu

Ken Zen Sho – The Zen Calligraphy and Painting of Yamaoka Tesshu

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Series: Books, Book 95
Numerous calligraphies from Masters of the brush and the sword. More info →
Les contes du samouraï (French)

Les contes du samouraï (French)

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Series: Books, Book 96
Les contes de Miyamori Asataro nous plongent dans le quotidien des samouraïs, fait de batailles, de tournois, de vengeances et de points d'honneur. More info →
Kendo: Approaches for all Levels

Kendo: Approaches for all Levels

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Series: Books, Book 97
This book covers the basics from footwork, to various keiko methods such as kakari-geiko and ji-geiko, and offers many useful hints for shiai strategy. 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 →
Budo Perspectives

Budo Perspectives

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Series: Books, Book 98
This publication is the result of an international symposium: The Direction of Japanese Budo in the 21st Century More info →
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 →
Numismatique Japonaise (French)

Numismatique Japonaise (French)

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Series: Books, Book 101
Etude des pièces de monnaie du Japon More info →