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Finding the Real Japan, Stories from the Land of the Rising Sun By Daniel DiMarzio
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FINDING THE REAL JAPAN- "Stories from the Land of the Rising Sun" takes a look at what Japanese Culture is really like, without the rose-colored glasses. It is written from first-hand... More > accounts of traveling to and living in Japan spanning several years. The work also includes black and white prints of old and rare Japanese artwork as well as pictures of modern-day Japan. The first-hand accounts make this an interesting study on a culture that is often misunderstood by outsiders. Take a journey with the author while trying to understand this fascinating and ancient culture. The highs and lows of this story are both inspiring and at times horrifying. It is a direct, in your face, look at what modern-day Japan is really like.< Less
Jujutsu in Japan to Brazilian Jiu-jitsu in America By Daniel DiMarzio
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Japanese Jujutsu and Judo are the predecessors of modern-day Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Brazilian Jiu-jitsu has swept the martial arts world by storm, proving itself as one of the most effective fighting... More > systems on the planet. This book takes a look at training in traditional Jujutsu in Japan under Japanese martial arts expert Yasushi Kiyomoto. It compares these experiences with training in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu under National Champion and 2nd degree black belt, Brad Court in America. This book isn't about techniques, but rather what these training experiences are like and how these two martial arts relate and differ from one another. “Among the students of jujutsu and kindred arts themselves, it frequently happens that bones are broken or dislocated, sinews wrenched, and obstinate adversaries choked into insensibility.” -E.J. Harrison (1873- 1961) The Fighting Spirit of Japan< Less