Sword Techniques Of Musashi And The Other Samurai Masters

Sword Techniques Of Musashi And The Other Samurai Masters

By: Fumon Tanaka (author)Hardback

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Uses the life and accomplishments of sword master Miyamoto Musashi to explore the history of swords and sword fighting and show the key role they played in the development of the traditional Japanese martial arts systems. This book opens with an introduction to Musashi as a real-life figure, not just the legend we've come to know. In this landmark book, author Fumon Tanaka uses the life and accomplishments of sword master Miyamoto Musashi to explore the history of swords and sword fighting and show the key role they played in the development of the traditional Japanese martial

About Author

Fumon Tanaka was born in 1943. He started learning kendo (the modern version of sword fighting) at the age of thirteen, and has been practicing martial arts ever since. He is the leading authority on the traditional martial arts in Japan, and has written many books on the subject, including Samurai Fighting Arts published by Kodansha International in 2003. In 1998 he traveled to France as part of the Nihon Budo delegation selected by the Ministry of Education and the Agency for Cultural Affairs. Since then, he has frequently been invited to teach in Germany, Italy, England, France, Denmark, and Sweden.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781568364759
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781568364759
  • weight: 850
  • ISBN10: 156836475X

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