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Whether you're an inspiring black belt or just a fan of martial arts action, you'll enjoy this collection of twenty exciting stories about the great heroes of the martial arts.

The stories include dramatic victories, wily strategies, and triumphs over long odds—from the great Tsukahara Bokuden's cunning defeat of a troublemaking samurai to Wing Chun's brave self–defense against a brutish warlord. Children can read about Robert Trias, known as the "father of American karate" and Miyamoto Musashi, known as the "greatest sword fighter in history" and the author of the bestselling Book of Five Rings.

Filled with action and amazing feats of martial arts wizardry, Legends of the Martial Arts Masters will inspire readers with stories of courage, combat, and self-discovery. Stories include:

  • The General Fights a Bull
  • The Great Wave
  • The Hard Way to Find a Teacher
  • The Three Sons
  • The Style of No Sword
  • A Bully Changes His Ways
  • The Ballad of Mu-lan
  • Twelve Warriors of Burma
  • Wing Chun
  • The Eighteen Hands
  • And many more…

Synopsis:

Action-packed martial arts adventures for young readers

Synopsis:

Legends of the Martial Arts Masters profiles martial arts heroes.

Synopsis:

This exciting collection is made up of twenty dramatic adventures--with heroes ranging from Tamo, a monk who lived 1,500 years ago, to Robert Trias, who lived into the late 20th century. Filled with action, amazing feats, and martial arts wizardry, "Legends of the Martial Arts Masters also promotes the virtues of discipline and courage to which martial artists aspire. The stories of how Gichin Funakoshi introduced karate to Japan, how Matsumura defeated a killer bull with guile instead of bloodshed, and how Musashi won a duel without drawing his sword will dazzle students of martial arts. "Legends of the Martial Arts Masters is ideal for young readers interested in stories of courage, combat, and self-discovery.

About the Author

Stephen F. Kaufman, Hanshi 10th Dan, holder of the highest rank attainable in the martial arts, is an acknowledged æFounding Father of American Karate.' A motivational speaker, self-defense expert, and author, Hanshi Kaufman has studied Eastern philosophy for over forty years. He is the founder of the widely recognized Dojo No Hebi (School of the Snake) and is the author of Living Tao, The Shogun Scrolls, and The Art of War. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804835183
Author:
Peterson, Susan Lynn, Ph.d.
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
Peterson, Susan Lynn
Author:
Peterson, Susan Lynn, Ph.D.
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Martial artists
Subject:
Sports - General
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Martial arts
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Subject:
childrens martial arts; martial arts for kids; martial arts; Musashi; karate
Subject:
samurai; karate; martial arts; Miyamoto Musashi; Wing Chun; Book of Five Rings; martial arts for kids
Subject:
smartial arts stories; amurai; karate; martial arts; Miyamoto Musashi; Wing Chun; Book of Five Rings; martial arts for kids; karate for kids; martial arts books; martial arts books for kids; kids martial arts; karate books for kids; karate for children; c
Subject:
smartial arts stories ; amurai ; karate
Subject:
martial arts books for kids ; kids martial arts ; karate books for kids ; karate for children ;
Subject:
Wing Chun ; Book of Five Rings ; martial arts for kids ;
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
GTR-550
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in 8 oz
Age Level:
from 9 up to 2

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Action-packed martial arts adventures for young readers
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"Synopsis" by , This exciting collection is made up of twenty dramatic adventures--with heroes ranging from Tamo, a monk who lived 1,500 years ago, to Robert Trias, who lived into the late 20th century. Filled with action, amazing feats, and martial arts wizardry, "Legends of the Martial Arts Masters also promotes the virtues of discipline and courage to which martial artists aspire. The stories of how Gichin Funakoshi introduced karate to Japan, how Matsumura defeated a killer bull with guile instead of bloodshed, and how Musashi won a duel without drawing his sword will dazzle students of martial arts. "Legends of the Martial Arts Masters is ideal for young readers interested in stories of courage, combat, and self-discovery.
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