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Sword of the sensei

Raven, James.

Sword of the sensei

by Raven, James.

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Source: Copyright deposit, Aug. 11, 1993.

Statementby James Raven ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez.
SeriesDojo rats ;, #5
ContributionsBantam Books (Firm), Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLC R CP00546
The Physical Object
Pagination149 p. :
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1135721M
ISBN 100553563009
LC Control Number94102791
OCLC/WorldCa28700101

This is the most basic, yet fundamental Japanese sword training cut. From (1) an overhead position, with the sword perfectly horizontal (check in the mirror to make sure) it is (2) cast out, much like casting a fishing rod by pulling with the left hand at the bottom, much like a lever until (3) it makes contact with the head or shoulder of the opponent and then (4) simply drops down to stop. To Ni Rei Bow to the sword. Sensei Ni Rei Bow to the instructor (if instructor is present in front). Shizen Ni Rei Bow to the spirit of Iaido or Dojo (if used). Note: the following are voiced in response to Otagai Ni Rei: Onegai Shimasu Please do me the favor (At the beginning).File Size: KB.

  With full-color pages, this sword book illustrates in meticulous detail how modern craftsmen use traditional methods to prepare their steel, forge the sword and create the unique hardened edge. By gaining a good understanding of how a sword is actually made, the reader will be able to appreciate the samurai sword more fully. Our bilingual Sensei (Teacher) teaches Japanese martial arts, Japanese language, Japanese sword history and sword restoration skills at our Dojo in San Francisco. He was born in the West Kanda area of Tokyo, Japan, & arrived in the US on August 28th,

Cyber Sensei Reviews Student Performance Within the Students Video is designed to teach Tachi-iai: Toyama-Ryu Iai Batto Do Japanese Swordsmanship using both traditional and contemporary learning methods. These methods include reading the tutorial text and watching the tutorial videos here on Then you will practice what you have learned and use your.   Help, I'm in my first year of learning Toyama ryu iaido. I was started on my way to learning by happening across "The Art of Japanese Swordsmanship" by Nicklaus Suino. I then proceded to search out every thing I could find to read on Iaido, books, magazines and internet. As luck would have it I found a man kind enough to start instructing me in Toyama ryu.


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The rest of the book it seems are frame by frame kata movements. Obata Sensei doesn't recommend trying to learn Shinkendo from a book, and he clearly states that early in this book, so anything you draw from this in terms of movements, shouldn't be set in stone in your mind/5(22).

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Kokan Nagayama, who is widely recognized as one of the foremost living sword polishers, compiled the notes for this book over the course of many years spent teaching the arts of polishing and appraisal. Nagayama-sensei is widely recognized as one of the foremost living sword polishers and is a veteran teacher of both polishing and appraisal/5(29).

This first book in the Connor Burke series serves as a decent introduction. Connor Burke is the senior student of Yamashita, a Japanese sword master. They have a kind of Remo/Chiun thing going on. A mysterious man with links to Yamashita is in New York and killing martial artists in duels.

Connor's brother, a cop asks him to help/5. Japan's rich legacy of swordsmanship has been passed on through these generations of samurai, who developed many techniques using the long sword, short sword, and Ninja sword, among others.

In this book, Masaaki Hatsumi, the most renonwned Budo and Ninja grandmaster in the world, explores the venerable history of Japanese sword fighting, sharing with the reader his reflections on /5(29). The Sensei's Sword. The Complete Guide to Choosing the Right Samurai Sword.

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Sensei Tadamori-no-Yoshi, feudal Japan's greatest swordsman, has proven his martial skill in winning his love, Name, from the cruel Lord Chikara. But now the powerful Taira would have their vengeance, and Yoshi finds himself in the center of the war for control of 12th-century Japan/5.

This book is a thrilling story of a missionary to Japan who rescued many girls from a life of prostitution. It covers before, during, and after the time of World War II and gives an excellent description of the deplorable conditions in Japan before the war and then the changes after General Douglas McArthur took over rebuilding the country/5(9).

Sensei Hosowaka was also there when Jack, Akiko and Yamato got their rewards. The Way of the Sword. In the beginning of this book, Sensei Hosowaka teaches jack the meaning of his sword by telling him to slice a grain of rice on Yamato's head with the sword having the capability of killing Yamato.

THE BOOK OF THE SWORD by Sir Richard F. Burton is one of the most deservedly famous treatises on weaponry of the last years. Burton himself was a worthy representative of the extraordinary Brits who lived during the reign of Queen Victoria/5. The Way of the Living Sword: The Secret Teachings of Yagyu Munenori Paperback – August 4, The Way of the Living Sword: The Secret Teachings of Yagyu Munenori.

Paperback – August 4, by Yagyu Munenori (Author), D. Tarver (Author) out of 5 stars 18 ratings/5(18). The Sensei's Sword is the FIRST dedicated guide to the in-depth details of samurai sword selection. In this + page book, filled with detailed images and study sketches you'l get unique insight into EVERY aspect of the Samurai Sword and tells you exactly what you need to know about the specifications for your own Samurai Sword.

Nakamura Taisaburo's landmark book on the art of the sword includes technical information, thoughtful analysis, and fascinating recollections of his own training and teaching. One of the most famous Japanese swordsmen of the twentieth century, Nakamura sensei is widely acknowledged as the Brand: North Atlantic Books.

Books by Risuke Ōtake. Ōtake, Risuke (). The Deity and the Sword - Katori Shinto-ryu Vol. 1, Japan, Japan Publications Trading Co. ISBN (Original Japanese title for all three volumes in this series is Mukei Bunkazai Katori Shinto-ryu); Ōtake, Risuke ().

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We have listed a few books for your inspection. The 2 books have been written in the 2 languages, both in English and Japanese. However, the translation is not really completed and accurate. The Sensei book series by David Charney includes books Sensei and Sensei II: Sword Master. See the complete Sensei series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

2 Books #1 Sensei David Charney From $ Miyamoto Musashi (宮本 武蔵, c. – J ), also known as Shinmen Takezō, Miyamoto Bennosuke or, by his Buddhist name, Niten Dōraku, was a Japanese swordsman, philosopher, strategist, writer and i, as he was often simply known, became renowned through stories of his unique double-bladed swordsmanship and undefeated record in his 61 duels (next is 33 by Itō Notable students: Takemura Yoemon; Terao.

This book surprised me. Found it at a used book store at Harvard University. Hadn’t heard about the author or his sensei, but I have to say, I was impressed from page one.

A very inspirational read and certainly a fresh approach to the art of karate. ZEN IN THE ART OF ARCHERY by Eugen Herrigel. Another classic. Young Samurai: The Way of the Sword is a children's historical novel by Chris Bradford, published in It is the second in a series of action-adventure stories set in 17th century Japan following the exploits of an English boy, Jack Fletcher, as he strives to be the first gaijin : Chris Bradford.

The Book of the sword is filled with highs and lows, she weaves a very emotional tail. I highly recommend reading the Samurai Girl series, if you like a bad ass heroine, Japanese culture, and or anime you'll be sure to love this series/5.

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