Miyamoto Musashi has ratings and 15 reviews. Anthony said: I am not well read on Musashi’s life but like the author, I am a practitioner of both Kend. Kenji Tokitsu is a Japanese author and practitioner of Japanese martial arts. Tokitsu has also written a scholarly work about the legendary swordsman Musashi Miyamoto. The Paperback of the Miyamoto Musashi: His Life and Writings by Kenji Tokitsu at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.
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The interpretations make sense, and the author takes pains to point out any place where he makes assumptions, what assumptions he I am not well read on Musashi’s life but like the author, I am a practitioner of both Kendo and Iaido. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. Book ratings by Goodreads. Of particular interest is its common ground with some of the European Martial Arts traditions though equally interesting are some of the vast differences.
Lists What are lists? Related resource Contributor biographical information at http: I am not well read on Musashi’s life but like the author, I am a practitioner of both Kendo and Iaido. And most interestingly, Tokitsu writes as an established martial artist who has competed and exerted himself in training in Karate and Kendo, and looks at Musashi’s writings from a practical standpoint–how would what Musashi wrote of five hundred years ago work in the real world?
Miyamoto Musashi by Kenji Tokitsu – Penguin Books Australia
So – I would feel fine saying to skip the biography and just read the stuff at the end dealing with the Book of Five Elements. Marc Campos Mula rated it it was amazing Apr 09, The University of Melbourne Library. Miyamoto Musashi, who lived in Japan in the fifteenth century, was a renowned samurai warrior. This is without a doubt, the most authoritative and researched work on Musashi to date. This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Justin Hall rated it it was amazing Nov 30, Weapons and ethics in swordsmanship training The status of warriors Technique and the status of the body Integration of the religious element into the art of the sword The formation of katas La Trobe University Library.
Tokitsu also holds doctorates in sociology and in Japanese language and civilization. The only disappointment was how the book finished by devolving into a bit of unnecessary metaphysical musings. The Theosophical Society in Australia. Translated from the French. Nov 27, Jeff rated it it was miyxmoto. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.
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Musashi’s best-known work, The Book of Five Ringsprovides timeless insight into the nature of conflict. Kenni 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. November Learn how and when to remove this template message. None of your libraries hold this item. The book has 2 aspects to it.
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May 02, ThunderPhunk TheGreat rated it really mudashi it. Jan 28, Bryan Nann rated it it was amazing. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Though as another reviewer said – you need to read this book with 2 bookmarks: Jul 16, Emtee rated it liked it. Find your local bookstore at booksellers.
Miyamoto Musashi, who lived in Japan in the fifteenth century, was a kemji samurai warrior. Writings on the five elements Gorin no sho The scroll of earth The scroll of water The scroll of fire The scroll of wind The scroll of heaven 5. Disabuses myths and uncertainties about Musashi’s historical life. And do NOT skip the footnotes.
Miyamoto Musashi: His Life and Writings
The Shaolin-mon teachings were musshi hybrid of Tokitsu’s dissatisfaction with Shotokan karate combined with what he learned of Chinese martial arts. Warrior, poet, artist, philosopher. Musashi’s best-known work, The Book of Five Ringsprovides timeless insight into the nature of conflict.