It was so worth it. Schutzumschlag mit wenigen Gebrauchsspuren an Einband, Schutzumschlag oder Seiten. My feelings on the man and his writing are mixed: on the one hand, he's written a great deal and he's spent a lot of time in Japan studying under some of the greatest living ninjutsu masters. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Spine lightly rubbed to ends. Perhaps the least understood martial art of Japan, ninjutsu emphasizes naturalness of movement, responsiveness to one's adversary, and total practicality. Hayes reveals the secrets that led to the perception of ninja as warriors of almost sorcerous skill--the art of invisibility, special tools and weapons, and psychological training enabling the ninja to gain advantage in any situation.
Hayes Number Of Pages 160 pages Format Paperback Publication Date 2017-08-01 Language English Publisher Tuttle Publishing Publication Year 2017 Additional Details Copyright Date 1981 Illustrated Yes Dimensions Weight 10. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Now, all aspects of ninjutsu are revealed in this remarkable book written by the first American trained in Japan as a Togakure ninja. Pros This book is one of the first actual books on ninja published in English. We decide to be jealous, or angry, or depressed, or happy, or bored, and these choices are often based on our biased interpretations of the thoughts of others.
If you're seriously interested in ninjutsu, do read this book and Hayes' other works, but I think like myself you'll find them lacking in detail in many places. They also were feared for their skill in espionage and assassination. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Ever since my martial skill, understanding, and mental state has gotten better and better. Hayes if I'm wrong if you're not from the United Kingdom, please accept my sincere apologies.
Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. As such it a valuable read for that reason alone. IsTextBook: No Publisher: Tuttle Publishing Format: Bargain Price Publication Year: 1990 Language: english Weight: 0. There are moments when the author mentions a battle, but instead of describing it in any detail, he just kind of says: and then they won! Covers generally clean and bright, some scratching, slight scuffing. Markings do not interfere with readability.
He's the first name of ninjutsu in America. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Fine in fine dust jacket. The spine may show signs of wear. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs.
A very well-informed terse and practical guide to the techniques of hand to hand fighting, invisibility and spy craft of the infamous Japanese Ninja. The pages are generally very clean and bright, minimal tanning to edges, very occasional light grubby mark. Bookseller: , Ohio, United States Tuttle Publishing, 1990. As such it is an easy read packed with many lessons useful to almost anyone with a martial mindset. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Within United Kingdom About this Item: Tuttle Publishing, 1997. Chapters include: Perspective Origin; Organization; Training; At the Height of Power; The Decline; Ninjutsu in the Modern World Search for the Ninja Unarmed Combat The Ninja Fists; Fighting Postures; Other Factors Weaponry Chains and Cords; Sticks and Staffs; Canes with Concealed Weapons; The Ninja Sword; Throwing Blades The Way of Invisibility Sense Deception; Phantom Steps; Reconnaissance; Blending with the Night; Attacking the Eyes; The Art of Disguise Shadow Warriors Espionage; Commando Tactics The Realm of the Spirit Psychological Warfare; The Force of the Killer; The Great Harmony.
Hayes as always stated that his Books where never meant to teach the art but for away of Westerns to gain insight into the Art and as a platform for Westerns to seek proper instruction. There are photos throughout, and it was a surprisingly engaging read for a book I bought just because of its title and cover which is not the same cover that Goodreads is showing, sadly. All books are pre-owned and will have been read by someone else before you. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. With all these others determining how we feel, it is sometimes difficult to find the actual self. A very tight, clean, fresh, unmarked volume in a crisp, sharp, bright dust jacket.
Schutzumschlag weisen unter Umständen starke Gebrauchsspuren auf. Overall, nice clean bright copy. His books are very deep but always written is plain English and more importantly written for Westerns! Now that I think about it, one of the strategies of the ninja is to specifically enhance their reputation, and to exaggerate their mythology. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Ninjutsu, the least understood of the Japanese martial arts, is an ancient fighting style emphasising natural movement, responsiveness to adversaries, and absolute practicality.