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Musashi: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 91 quotes from Miyamoto Musashi and 51 facts about Miyamoto Musashi. Musashi have fought in more than 60 duels without suffering defeat once. Musashi's father, Shinmen... More > Munisai, was an skilful martial artist and master of the sword and jutte weapon. In 1612 Musashi engages in what is regarded to be his most famous fight. His opponent, named Sasaki Kojiro, dying by the use of a death blow from Musashi’s bokken. The contest took place on the island of Funajima. Musashi carved his bokken from an oar whilst in transit to the fight, crafting it slightly longer than the nodachi that would be used by Kojiro. Musashi was trained by Zen monk Takuan in Buddhism. “Accept everything just the way it is.” “Be detached from desire your whole life.” “Do not let the enemy see your spirit.” “Do not act following customary beliefs.” “Do not collect weapons or practice with weapons beyond what is useful.” “Do not fear death.” “Never stray from the Way.”< Less
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Musashi Study Guide consists of approx. 45 pages of summaries and analysis on Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa.
The Book of Five Rings By Miyamoto Musashi
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Pocket Size version of Miyamoto Musashi's Classic Masterpiece on Strategy, Swordmanship, and Martial Arts.
The Book of Five Rings By Miyamoto Musashi
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Pocket Size version of Miyamoto Musashi's Classic Masterpiece on Strategy, Swordmanship, and Martial Arts.
The Book of Five Rings By Musashi Miyamoto
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The Book of Five Rings (Go Rin No Sho) is a text on the martial arts and strategies, written by the swordsman Miyamoto Musashi circa 1645. This book enjoys an audience considerably broader than only... More > that of martial artists: for instance, some business leaders find its discussion of conflict and taking the advantage to be relevant to their work. Musashi establishes a "no-nonsense" theme throughout the text. For instance, he repeatedly remarks that technical flourishes are excessive, and contrasts worrying about such things with the principle that all technique is simply a method of cutting down one's opponent. He also continually makes the point that the understandings expressed in the book are important for combat on any scale, whether a one-on-one duel or a massive battle. Descriptions of principles are often followed by admonitions to "investigate this thoroughly" through practice rather than trying to learn them by merely reading.< Less
The Book of Five Rings - The Bestselling, Classic Samurai Guide to Strategy By Miyamoto Musashi
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The Book of Five Rings is a text on kenjutsu and the martial arts in general, written by the swordsman Miyamoto Musashi circa 1645. There have been various translations made over the years, and it... More > enjoys an audience considerably broader than only that of martial artists: for instance, some business leaders find its discussion of conflict and taking the advantage to be relevant to their work. Musashi establishes a "no-nonsense" theme throughout the text. For instance, he repeatedly remarks that technical flourishes are excessive, and contrasts worrying about such things with the principle that all technique is simply a method of cutting down one's opponent. He also continually makes the point that the understandings expressed in the book are important for combat on any scale, whether a one-on-one duel or a massive battle. Descriptions of principles are often followed by admonitions to "investigate this thoroughly" through practice rather than trying to learn them by merely reading.< Less
The Book of Five Rings (Cool Classics) By Musashi Miyamoto
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The classic strategy book rivaled only by Sun Tzu's The Art of War. A warrior of sixty battles Musashi Miyamoto was a Samurai legend. His success was due to his Way of Strategy - The Book of Five... More > Rings - which reveals what really works in the boardroom, the bar room, and the battlefield. "You should only be concerned with killing the enemy," says Miyamoto, "If you rely on strength, when you hit the enemy's sword you will inevitably hit too hard." A must-have for any business leader, martial artist or born-again Samurai. "The name of Musashi is as familiar in Japan as those of Wyatt Earp and Billy the Kid are in the United States. A swordsman, military strategist and painter born in the 1580s, he lives on eternally in the Japanese imagination as a superhero of folklore, literature, action movies and video games." New York Times Cool Classics - affordable and easy on the eye. It also includes the Dokkodo, Miyamoto's 21 precepts for living, known as 'The Way I go by Myself'.< Less
Kumamoto - Niten Ichi ryu (Musashi) By Mark Sterke
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This booklet is a chapter of Historical Martial Places of Japan, Kumamoto, Niten Ichi ryu (Musashi). It shows magnificent pictues of the Niten Ichi ryu techniques (Nitojutsu and Kodachijutsu),... More > Kumamoto castle, Reigando cave etc.< Less
Samurai Poker By A Player
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This book fills the gap between poker theory and practice by providing you with the correct mental strategies to advance your game. Based on the ancient teachings of legendary Japanese swordsman... More > Miyamoto Musashi, Samurai Poker will give you a deadly edge in live tournament poker at any level, against any opponent. Be a warrior at the felt with Samurai Poker.< Less
Samurai Poker By A Player
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This book fills the gap between poker theory and practice by providing you with the correct mental strategies to advance your game. Based on the ancient teachings of legendary Japanese swordsman... More > Miyamoto Musashi, Samurai Poker will give you a deadly edge in live tournament poker at any level, against any opponent. Be a warrior at the felt with Samurai Poker.< Less