Takagi Oriemon was the founder of the Takagi Ryu. I came accross reference to this play when I researched by book 'Takagi ryu chogokui mokuroku'. It was first performed in the Nakamura theatre in... More > August 1848. This is a rare book , and this is a unique opportunity to own a piece of history. It will be of interest to those that practice martial arts that are related to Takagi ryu such as those practiced in the Bujinkan, Jinenkan and Genbukan organisations.< Less
Tomo-ryu Shinobijutsu Shoden no maki, is a reference book to the modern day practice of the Tomo-ryu Koka Ninjutsu tradition. This tradition at one time was said to be one of the most powerful... More > samurai shinobi clans in the Shiga prefecture of Japan.
This book documents and lists all of the skills, knowledge, and philosophy that is taught on the first scroll of the Tomo-ryu; "Shoden-no-maki".
Tomo-ryu Shinobijutsu Shoden no maki is not just for the current students of the school, but for future generations who are seeking the truth of the Koka Shinobi.
CHAPTER 1: REKISHI
CHAPTER 2: MEIYO
CHAPTER 3: SHODEN GATA
CHAPTER 4: KEIKO
CHAPTER 5: KOBU KAKUSHIGOTO
CHAPTER 6: NINKI
CHAPTER 7: ZETSUMEIJUTSU
CHAPTER 8: KUNOICHI
CHAPTER 9: SANJUROKO-KEI
CHAPTER 10: TENCHIJIN NO HO
CHAPTER 11: TOMO RYU HIDENSHO
CHAPTER 12: HIDEN< Less
Reviews SANSEI ISSHINRYU KARATE, its founder Professor Richard A. Bell, his successor Hanshi Alda E. Anduze, bio of Tatsuo Shimabuku, discussion of the Sansei Isshinryu Karate emblem, details of... More > Densho No Kata, and the complete 2006 World Martial Arts Hall of fame Memoriam to Proffessor Bell, Dr Glen Morris, and Shuseki Shihan William Oliver.< Less
Takagi Oriemon - Budo hero of Shiroishi
This book follows Takagi Oriemon, founder of the Takagi Yoshin line of Jutaijutsu, on his Musha Shugyo around Japan. It covers why and how he got the name... More > Takagi , his relationship with his parents and his brother , his reasons for his leaving his home town and his journey around Japan learning from masters of martial arts. It talks of his feats of strength and of his wisdom. The book is approximately 200 pages in length and contains original artwork inspired by the story.
This book was a joint project between Unsui Sensei ,Kancho of the Jinenkan, who translated the old Japanese in 4 hand written densho into modern Japanese, Robert Gray, Maurizio Mandarino and Eric Shahan who translated the Japanese into English and Stephen Greenifeld who edited the book.
This is a unique opportunity to gain a better understanding of the man whose martial arts legacy continues to this day, and whose art is practiced by thousands of students around the globe.< Less