Koryu Bujutsu

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The Classical Warrior Traditions of Japan, volume 1.

Edited by Diane Skoss
Published by Koryu Books.
ISBN: 1-890536-04-0.
6″ x 9″ paperback, 192 p., with 33 photos.
Includes Japanese glossary with kanji, bibliographical references, and complete index.
Kindle Edition: Koryu Bujutsu: Classical Warrior Traditions of Japan

“probably the best book on martial arts this year, if not for several years past and hence…”
Wayne Muromoto, Editor-in Chief, Furyu

“…Koryu Bujutsu: Classical Warrior Traditions of Japan should be required reading for all aikido students.”
David Lynch, Managing Editor, Aikido Journal

Jay Swan, WWW Martial Arts Resource Page

“…I wholeheartedly recommend Koryu Bujutsu: Classical Warrior Traditions of Japan to anyone interested in Japanese martial arts…”
Rick Polland, Journal of Asian Martial Arts

“[Koryu Bujutsu: Classical Warrior Traditions of Japan is] …a must-read for scholars, students and afficionados of Japanese martial culture!”
Karl Friday, Department of History, University of Georgia

“Overall this book is a ‘must-have’ for anyone who is serious about the study of the Japanese Martial Arts, classical or modern, bujutsu or budo.”
Kim Taylor, Editor, Journal of Japanese Sword Arts


by George H. Bristol
Introduction: Keiko Shokon
by Diane Skoss
The Koryu Bujutsu Experience
by Hunter B. Armstrong
The Meaning of Martial Arts Training: A Conversation with Sawada Hanae
Interview by Meik Skoss
Field Guide to the Classical Japanese Martial Arts
by Diane Skoss
Marishiten: Buddhist Influences on Combative Behavior
by David A. Hall
Tenjin Shinyo-ryu Jujutsu
by Meik Skoss
Kato Takashi: Reflections of the Tatsumi-ryu Headmaster
Interview by Liam Keeley
Koryu Meets the West
by Ellis Amdur

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