Hi all. Just wondered, does anyone know of any good books that describe Bokken Sword techniques? I know a few Katas but want to learn some more.
How do i find which martial that suits me best?
Dave Lowry frequently travels throughout Asia to research its culture and history, and has written several books about Japan and the budo . He started writing for Black Belt magazine more than 20 years ago and has shared his traditional.so look up some of his books
Where can I get a 20lb or heavier sword?
you many want to give these few a try all available on amazon.
Art Of Japanese Swordsmanship: Manual Of Eishin-Ryu Iaido
Flashing Steel: Mastering Eishin-Ryu Swordsmanship
Practice Drills for Japanese Swordsmanship
Complete Kendo (Tuttle Martial Arts)
The Way of Kendo and Kenjitsu: Soul of the Samurai
Japanese Sword Fighting: Secrets of the Samurai
Also take a look at some of the DVD's available
Try budovideos.com or amazon.com
What would have happened if Bruce Lee hadn't died?
There is also:
A brain teaser?
If you want to learn techniques then go to a Dojo and get proper instruction.
You cannot learn these from reading a book all it teaches you are bad habits.
The best martial arts among all martial arts.?
Has anyone everdied in MMA?
Ye! Go Dave Lowry! But why did I give a thumbs up to the answer that says go to a real live instructor in a class? Can you send me brief details of the Kata's you know? Just starting in this area (weapons) ... not any help am I? Tee-hee
Any opinions on jiu jitsu in South Gate, CA?
not reall a bokken book but one of the great classics and must reads in the field of the Japanese sword arts
The book of five rings by Myamoto Musashi.
it teaches you a lot about stances, guards, ways to hold the sword etc.
e.g. one of the greatest lessons I took from it is that a true master must master the sword with the same ease with one hand as with both.
Great stuff and great readings from the greatest classical sword master.
More Questions & Answers...
How can a wu shu master,?
Do you think Royce Gracie, when he was first fighting, could beat the top fighters now?
Is Fedor Emelianekno the best current MMA fighter in the world?
Open palm or closed fist punch? which do you feel is best, I feel open palm is more functional.?
How many of you really believe?
Where can i find the special features on Chuck Lidells DVD Ultimate Iceman?
Any recommendations on Kung Fu Studios in Los Angeles, CA?
Do you UFC / Pride fighters have managers like boxers?
As i am in school i am confronted by people all the time should i use my martial arts in self defence?
Is Ultimate Fighting human cockfighting?How long have you been a fan of the sport MMA?