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Classical Fighting Arts Of Japan: A Complete Guide To Koryu Jujutsu

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The fierceness of the Japanese warrior and his fighting arts has fascinated Westerners since Europeans first came into contact with Japan more than 450 years ago. Classical Fighting Arts of Japan: A Complete Guide to Koryu Jujutsu is the first comprehensive English-language book on traditional jujutsu.
Author Serge Mol-working almost exclusively from original Japanese sour
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Published July 15th 2001 by Kodansha
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Jake
I've had a long time fascination with the Japanese martial arts, a fascination I blame primarily on a combination of my father's Judo stories when I was a kid, the ninja-craze of my childhood (when everyone knew that ninja were just the coolest things ever, and that pirates were lame), and the fact that Aikido was the first Asian martial art I ever seriously studied (I did Tae Kwon Do before that, but not very seriously or very well).

Whatever the source, I've found the history and practice of th
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This book provides a detailed look at the history of jujutsu with discussions of various ryu, both those still in existence and those now gone.
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This book is a real break from the norm on classical Ju-Jitsu and worth reading for the martial arts enthusiast.
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