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With this book, the author wishes to present a overiew of the invaluable historical legacy of Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi, current 'Soke'(Grandmaster) of the schools combined to form the Bujinkan Dojo. The extraordinary humanity and martial experience of this man are quite uncommon. The teachings transmitted to him by his teacher, Toshitsugu Takamatsu include Japanese martial arts, history and philosophy. Amongst these various teachings, that of Ninjutsu is particularly special. Although by now everyone has heard of the mystical Ninja, they are not truly well known. Hatsumi Sensei has spent the last 20 years travelling the world, transmitting the essence and reflections of this invaluable tradition. Soke Masaaki Hatsumi talks personally in this book, clarifying ideas and transmitting great wisdom. As a contrast, 18 Bujinkan Shihan - "high ranking teachers" - from around the world have contributed their own thoughts, inspired by Soke's teachings thanks to their personal relationship with him. Let yourself be taken through history and the essence of ancient martial arts, which have accompanied man since the dawn of time.
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Book Description 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket. Signed. First Edition. *Signed, dated and inscribed by Author. Black cloth with silver and blind-stamped lettering. Includes dust jacket. 286 Pages. With numerous illustrations, most in color. - only slight wear to jacket. Otherwise, very clean, tight square and unmarked. - A Fine Copy in a Very Good+ Jacket. - " With this book, the author wishes to present a overiew of the invaluable historical legacy of Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi, current 'Soke'(Grandmaster) of the schools combined to form the Bujinkan Dojo. .". Seller Inventory # mon0001670652