Synopses & Reviews
The first installment in Hayes epic Ninja series introduces the reader to the building blocks of ninjutsu: basic postures, the natural elements that correspond with fighting techniques, weapons, and the “scheme of totality.” The author also teaches meditation exercises to strengthen ones consciousness and decrease reaction time. The seminal book in Hayes best-selling collection, it provides the reader with the tools to start his path in the Togakure Ryu tradition.
Written by the first American ninjutsu teacher, this book covers the history of ninjutsu, philosophy, fighting, the mind as a tool of the spirit, active meditation, extended realities and the art of understanding. Fully illustrated techniques with step-by-step photos and instructions.
About the Author
Stephen Hayes is the author of 18 books that translate the timeless knowledge of the East into pragmatic lessons for contemporary Western life. As spiritual head of the Kasumi-An Dojo, he continues to offer instruction in both the meditation and martial arts traditions of Japan.
Table of Contents
v. 1 Spirit of the shadow warrior -- v. 2. Warrior ways of enlightenment -- v. 3. Warrior path of Togakure -- v. 4. Legacy of the night warrior -- v. 5. Lore of the Shinobi warrior.