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Product Description: Las técnicas de artes marciales se orientan a causar daño al adversario, pero ¿de qué manera la práctica contemporánea de este arte puede tener otro sentido social? Las artes marciales japonesas experimentan, desde hace varios siglos, con la posibilidad de una formación del hombre por medio de una práctica dirigida a dominar al adversario sin herirlo...read more
By Imma Estany (trans) and Kenji Tokitsu

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9788480199124 | Italian edition edition (Editorial Paidatribo, January 1, 2007), cover price $40.95 | About this edition: Las técnicas de artes marciales se orientan a causar daño al adversario, pero ¿de qué manera la práctica contemporánea de este arte puede tener otro sentido social?

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Product Description: Desde muy pronto practiqué con pasión las artes marciales de combate. De joven, desbordando energía, me dediqué totalmente a desarrollar mi fuerza física y a perfeccionar las técnicas de combate. Sin embargo, al alcanzar el dominio de esas técnicas, me di cuenta de que a mi práctica le faltaba una dimensión fundamental: la duración...read more

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9788480198400 | Editorial Paidatribo, August 31, 2006, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Desde muy pronto practiqué con pasión las artes marciales de combate.

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Product Description: The Complete Book of Five Rings is an authoritative version of Musashi's classic The Book of Five Rings, translated and annotated by a modern martial arts master, Kenji Tokitsu. Tokitsu has spent most of his life researching the legendary samurai swordsman and his works, and in this audiobook he illuminates this seminal text, along with several other works by Musashi...read more
By Miyamoto Musashi, Brian Nishii (narrator) and Kenji Tokitsu (editor)

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9781501221460 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, March 10, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The Complete Book of Five Rings is an authoritative version of Musashi's classic The Book of Five Rings, translated and annotated by a modern martial arts master, Kenji Tokitsu.

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Product Description: The Complete Book of Five Rings is an authoritative version of Musashi’s classic The Book of Five Rings, translated and annotated by a modern martial arts master, Kenji Tokitsu. Tokitsu has spent most of his life researching the legendary samurai swordsman and his works, and in this book he illuminates this seminal text, along with several other works by Musashi...read more
By Kenji Tokitsu (trans)

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9781590307977 | Shambhala Pubns, May 11, 2010, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The Complete Book of Five Rings is an authoritative version of Musashi’s classic The Book of Five Rings, translated and annotated by a modern martial arts master, Kenji Tokitsu.

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Product Description: The embodiment of the ancient knowledge that underlies the dedication-to-perfection philosophy of Japan • How mastering these specific movement sequences known as katas provides a way to deepen one’s martial arts practice spiritually • Explores the psychological and social importance of the katas in martial arts and Japanese society, including their role in seppuku (ritual suicide) • Includes many examples from the lives of famous masters, from the legendary samurai Miyamoto Musashi to 20th-century poet Yukio Mishima An essential part of the martial arts of Japan, such as sumo and karate, the katas are specific sequences of movement that originated during Sakoku, Japan’s period of closure to the outside world from 1633 until 1853...read more
By Jack Cain (trans) and Kenji Tokitsu

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9781594773488 | Italian edition edition (Inner Traditions, September 3, 2010), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The embodiment of the ancient knowledge that underlies the dedication-to-perfection philosophy of Japan • How mastering these specific movement sequences known as katas provides a way to deepen one’s martial arts practice spiritually • Explores the psychological and social importance of the katas in martial arts and Japanese society, including their role in seppuku (ritual suicide) • Includes many examples from the lives of famous masters, from the legendary samurai Miyamoto Musashi to 20th-century poet Yukio Mishima An essential part of the martial arts of Japan, such as sumo and karate, the katas are specific sequences of movement that originated during Sakoku, Japan’s period of closure to the outside world from 1633 until 1853.

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Product Description: Las artes marciales, y en particular el karate, nos ofrecen los ejemplos mas precisos y estrictamente formalizados de las katas. Sin embargo, estas impregnan toda la tradicion cultural japonesa. ¿Que relacion existe entre la ceremonia del te y las artes marciales? ¿Cual es el punto en comun entre la muerte por seppuku y el arte floral? El concepto de la kata nos ofrece respuestas a estas preguntas...read more

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9788499100876 | Editorial Paidatribo, May 31, 2011, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Las artes marciales, y en particular el karate, nos ofrecen los ejemplos mas precisos y estrictamente formalizados de las katas.

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Product Description: While technical prowess and physical power are essential characteristics of a martial artist, true mastery of the art comes by cultivating one's inner strength. Here, Kenji Tokitsu—an authority on Japanese and Chinese combat arts and a respected karate teacher—shows how cultivating ki (life force) and understanding the principles of budo (the martial path of self-development) can make training in martial arts more meaningful, effective, and personally and spiritually rewarding...read more

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9781570629983 | 1 edition (Shambhala Pubns, August 1, 2003), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: While technical prowess and physical power are essential characteristics of a martial artist, true mastery of the art comes by cultivating one's inner strength.

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Product Description: Miyamoto Musashi, who lived in Japan in the fifteenth century, was a renowned samurai warrior. He has become a martial arts icon, known not just as an undefeated dueler, but also as a master of battlefield strategy. Kenji Tokitsu turns a critical eye on Musashi's life and writings, separating fact from fiction, and giving a clear picture of the man behind the myth...read more

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9788480199766 | Editorial Paidatribo, January 18, 2008, cover price $61.95 | About this edition: Miyamoto Musashi, who lived in Japan in the fifteenth century, was a renowned samurai warrior.

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Musashi, best known for The Book of Five Rings, is the most famous samurai of all time, and this biography critically examines his life and writings, separates fact and fiction, and gives a clear picture of the man behind the myth, as well as puts the historical and philosophical aspects of the text into context and illuminates the etymological nuances of particular Japanese words and phrases.
By Stephen Addiss (illustrator), Sherab Chodzin Kohn (trans) and Kenji Tokitsu

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9781590300459 | Shambhala Pubns, August 10, 2004, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Musashi, best known for The Book of Five Rings, is the most famous samurai of all time, and this biography critically examines his life and writings, separates fact and fiction, and gives a clear picture of the man behind the myth, as well as puts the historical and philosophical aspects of the text into context and illuminates the etymological nuances of particular Japanese words and phrases.

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