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Looking at a Far Mountain: A Study of Kendo Kata (Tuttle Martial Arts)

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Derived from the ancient Japanese warrior art of the sword and imbued with the principles of Zen Buddhism, kendo has now gained worldwide popularity for its appealing combination of sport and meditation. In Looking at a Far Mountain kendo expert Paul Budden explains the essentials of the art by offering: <BR>-- An extensive history of the kendo tradition<BR>-- Technical specifics such as form, positioning, and breathing<BR>-- Detailed explanations of the kata<BR>-- A listing of kendo schools<BR>-- A lineage chart of the great kendo masters<P>This comprehensive volume — endorsed by the premier Japanese kendo body — is sure to improve and perfect the practice of kendo for students of all levels.<BR>-- The only readily available study in English of kendo's Teikoku Kata<BR>-- Includes 475 instructive black-and-white photos and illustrations

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780804832458
Subtitle:
A Study of Kendo Kata
Author:
Budden, Paul
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Fencing
Subject:
Kendo
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Edition Number:
1st Tuttle ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
W-27
Publication Date:
20001101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
475 bandw photos and line drawings
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 8 oz

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