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Ninjutsu is the most renowned and misunderstood of all martial arts. The long history of ninjutstu is often murky; surrounded by mystery and legend. Here, for the first time, is an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of ninjutsu, including emergence of the ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other schools of martial arts; and the philosophies and exercises of the school today.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;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. It includes studies of ninjutsu history, philosophy, wisdom, and presents a wide range of information from authors, historians, chronicles and scrolls in order to foster a deep understanding of this "shadowy" art.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;For those who train in ninjutsu, for other martial art practitioners, for historians, and for anyone with an interest in Japanese feudal history or Japanese martial arts, andlt;iandgt;The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japanandlt;/iandgt; shines a light on this enigmatic subject.

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The Secret History of Ninjutsu

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Often translated as "the art of remaining unseen," Ninjutsu has a long history, and is probably the most renowned and misunderstood of all martial arts. Still an active school, Ninjutsu continues to thrive today, and the idea of the ninja as a black-clad "super spy," combat master and secrecy expert continues to hold power over the imagination

Despite its popularity, the history of Ninjutsu is still murky, its origins surrounded by mystery and legend. But for the first time, The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japan furnishes an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of Ninjutsu, including the emergence of the Ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other schools of martial arts; and the philosophies and exercises of the school today.

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Often translated as "the art of remaining unseen," Ninjutsu has a long history, and is probably the most renowned and misunderstood of all martial arts. Still an active school, Ninjutsu continues to thrive today, and the idea of the ninja as a black-clad "super spy," combat master and secrecy expert continues to hold power over the imaginationandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Despite its popularity, the history of Ninjutsu is still murky, its origins surrounded by mystery and legend. But for the first time, andlt;iandgt;The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japanandlt;/iandgt; furnishes an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of Ninjutsu, including the emergence of the Ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other schools of martial arts; and the philosophies and exercises of the school today.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Kacem Zoughariandlt;/bandgt; is a researcher on Japanese studies and holds a Ph.D. in the history of Japanese classical martial arts. Zoughari is an internationally recognized authority on the Japanese martial arts and is also a licensed instructor of Ninjutsu. He conducts seminars in the United States, Canada and Europe.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Shihan Christopher Davyandlt;/bandgt; holds a tenth degree black belt under Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi Soke of Japan. He has been training in the martial arts for over 30 years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804839273
Author:
Zoughari, Kacem
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
Davy, Christopher
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Martial arts -- Japan.
Subject:
Ninjutsu
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Subject:
ninja; ninjutsu; Japanese martial arts; martial arts; history of ninjutsu
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 120 bandamp;w photos and illus thro
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10.00 x 7.50 in

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History and Social Science » Military » Weapons » General
History and Social Science » World History » Japan
Sports and Outdoors » Martial Arts » General
Sports and Outdoors » Martial Arts » Ninjitsu
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Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Martial Arts » Ninja and Samurai
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Sports General

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The Secret History of Ninjutsu
"Synopsis" by , Often translated as "the art of remaining unseen," Ninjutsu has a long history, and is probably the most renowned and misunderstood of all martial arts. Still an active school, Ninjutsu continues to thrive today, and the idea of the ninja as a black-clad "super spy," combat master and secrecy expert continues to hold power over the imagination

Despite its popularity, the history of Ninjutsu is still murky, its origins surrounded by mystery and legend. But for the first time, The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japan furnishes an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of Ninjutsu, including the emergence of the Ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other schools of martial arts; and the philosophies and exercises of the school today.

"Synopsis" by , Often translated as "the art of remaining unseen," Ninjutsu has a long history, and is probably the most renowned and misunderstood of all martial arts. Still an active school, Ninjutsu continues to thrive today, and the idea of the ninja as a black-clad "super spy," combat master and secrecy expert continues to hold power over the imaginationandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Despite its popularity, the history of Ninjutsu is still murky, its origins surrounded by mystery and legend. But for the first time, andlt;iandgt;The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japanandlt;/iandgt; furnishes an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of Ninjutsu, including the emergence of the Ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other schools of martial arts; and the philosophies and exercises of the school today.
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