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Budo Sai: The Spirit of the Samurai

This video presentation of Okinawan and Japanese martial arts was filmed at the Bud¬ Sai exhibition in Durham, United Kingdom. It was produced by Ed Skelding and is narrated by Terry O’Neill, a veteran martial artist and editor of Fighting Arts International magazine....

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The Way of the Warrior

BY HOWARD REID AND MICHAEL CROUCHER WOODSTOCK, NEW YORK: THE OVERLOOK PRESS, 1995 240 PAGES This attractively produced book is an introduction, not only to the Asian martial arts, but also to the philosophical systems and spiritual values which underlie them. While examining the martial arts of India, China, Okinawa and Japan, the authors emphasize the connections between fighting styles and diverse religious traditions, including Hinduism, Taoism, Buddhism and Shinto...

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