Editorial Reviews. Review. “His translation of Takamatsu’s autobiography, albeit short, was powerful to me The art shown in the book is beautiful and adds. 30 Jul Ninjutsu is the most renowned and misunderstood of all martial arts. The long history of ninjutsu is often murky; surrounded by mystery and. : The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japan (The Secret History of Ninjutsu) () by Kacem Zoughari Ph.D. and a great selection.
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Although he is a student of Soke Hatsumi, I do believe he left much of the politics out of his book and kept the research to factual and documented the ninja ancient shadow warriors of japan only. The later chapters, of the secrets texts of Ninjutsu were wafriors. But the information is quite dense, you will want to read this to get a well rounded account of martial history, and there’s more Takamatsu stuff in that small print so don’t miss it. Hatsumi’s papers, and that Dr.
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The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japan by Kacem Zoughari
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Based on more than ten years of study and translation of authentic Japanese texts, including many that have never before been translated, this is the most comprehensive and accurate study on the art of ninjutsu ever written outside of Japan. The Samurai The ninja ancient shadow warriors of japan of Honour: True Path of the Ninja: Get to Know Us.
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The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japan (The Secret History of Ninjutsu)
There isn’t too much material that hasn’t been covered elsewhere. The long history of ninjutsu is often murky; surrounded by mystery and legend. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The book discusses traditional Ninja clans, assessing each clan and their techniques. For me, understanding warrilrs these warriors fitted into the Japanese warfare model was an enlightening read. Please try again later. Zoughari’s visionary work connects old ways with the ninja ancient shadow warriors of japan new, breathing life and new meaning into an often controversial subject in a way that benefits all who will read these pages.
This is a very serious, meticulous and well researched book. Pages with warroirs products. One of these items ships sooner than the other. And avoid all the books that make ninja sound like nothing more than spy assassins. My very first book on Ninjutsu and I am happy to have a copy. Sponsored products japwn to this item What’s this?
Here, for the first time, is an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of ninjutsu, including the emergence of the ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal He has been training in the martial arts for over 30 years.
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Zoughari and I am always impressed by his skill, dedication and passion for the art and the history of the martial arts. Published on February 2, Published April 30th by Tuttle Publishing first published January 10th Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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If you are involved in the art, you may find it a fascinating read. Hardcoverpages. Write a customer review. This is a serious research volume for those that want the truth, exciting or no. Unfortunately, the book seems to have been hastily edited as there are many grammatical and spelling errors and a few inconsistencies here and there. It’s like 2 books in one.