Classical Bujutsu: The Martial Arts and Ways of Japan (Paperback)

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Evolved amid the incessant warfare of medieval Japan, "bujutsu," or "martial arts," provided the warrior with the technical and psychological training that prepared him to use his weapons in actual combat. "Classical Bujutsu" emphasizes the intensely practical nature of these martial arts. The author describes sixteen major forms of "bujutsu," employing a variety of weapons and techniques.

About the Author

Donn F. Draeger was a Western pioneer in the practice of Japanese martial arts. His works include "Judo Training Methods, Judo Formal Techniques and Shaolin Lohan Kung-Fu."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780834802339
ISBN-10: 0834802333
Publisher: Weatherhill
Publication Date: December 18th, 2007
Pages: 109
Language: English