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The Way of Kendo & Kenjitsu : Soul of the Samurai :  Soul of the Samurai - Max Craig Darrell

The Way of Kendo & Kenjitsu : Soul of the Samurai

Soul of the Samurai

Paperback Published: January 2001
ISBN: 9781594390029
Number Of Pages: 266

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This book bridges the gap between mondern Kendo as a sport and the old Kendo of the Samurai.

"For those of you who are interested in Japanese swordsmanship and the Samurai, you will find this book an excellent how-to manual. It is full of interesting and valuable information...I found this book fascinating and motivating. My youngest son became inspired by reading this book...It's a must have for your Martial Arts library." -- Norm Leff, Menkyo Kaiden Shihan

Dedicationp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. 1
Kihon Shitaku-Equipmentp. 7
The Shinai
The Tare and the Do
The Kote
Storing the Bogu
The Hakama and the Uwagi
The Tenegui
Advanced Wazap. 47
Fundamental Movements
Wazas
The All Japan Kendo Federation Short Sword (Ko-dachi) Katasp. 103
A Samurai and a Ronin
The Place of Kata in Kendo
Ipponme
Nihonme
Sambonme
Ancient Kenjitsu Kata Circle Centerp. 153
Hon-Maru
Hokushin Itto Ko-dachi Kata
The Samurai And His Swordsp. 175
The Samurai Warriors
The Muromachi Period
The Edo Period
Some Aspects of Swords and Sword Collectionp. 191
Nomenclature
Katana for the Beginner Collector
Fakes and Forgeries
Polishing
Maintenance, Displaying, and Shipping
Closurep. 215
Glossary: General Kendo Terms Japanese English Glossaryp. 227
Referencesp. 263
Indexp. 266
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ISBN: 9781594390029
ISBN-10: 1594390029
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 266
Published: January 2001
Publisher: YMAA (YANGS)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 19.05  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.57