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Looking at a Far Mountain: A Study of Kendo Kata

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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:
-- An extensive history of the kendo tradition
-- Technical specifics
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Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 1st 2000 by Tuttle Publishing (first published October 1st 1991)
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Jul 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
Great text. informative and gives a deeper understanding if Kata. BUT, the paper quality, in the paperback version, is too poor. The cheap paper ruins the photos and illustrations, and the photos are essential för the text.
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