All about Heiho Okugisho-The Secret of High Strategy by Yamamoto Kansuke. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Heiho Okugisho: The secret of high strategy is a translation of a classical martial text written by Yamamoto Kansuke () and translated by the. Heiho Okugisho-The Secret of High Strategy by Yamamoto at – ISBN – ISBN – Hawley Pubns –

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Friday night, Hatsumi sensei was speaking of the necessary adaptation to take into account when using fighting techniques of the past. The Heiho Okugi Sho makes for fascinating reading material for a Budo and Bujutsu student because of the similarities in views to the better-known traditional martial arts of today in matters of initiative, timing and movement.

Hriho attitude inspires the admiration of the strong and the resentment, criticism and ssho of the weak. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Get to Know Us. Today, some of these documents are the legacy of the warriors of the past and a testament to their talents and ingenuity as well as their courage.

This review first appeared in Aikido Journalvol. Actually his writings has been compiled ojugi within a manual which is translated here by the famous Obata Toshishiro Shinkendo master.


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Chapter two deals with various techniques and tactics for close-quarter combat unarmed, with swords, staffs, spears and glaives, and use of the bow and matchlock gun ; oddly enough, the illustrations for staff and spear combat depict okygi in Chinese-style clothing. It’s true value lies elsewhere.

In a world that is plagued by excuses, such as the one in which we live, he saw things in black and white, without shades of grey.

Until then, you are best advised to get more basic books. The Obatas have done an excellent job. One of my friend being a stuntman on this heih, I asked him why they were riding their horses on the wrong side.

I think that the major lessons are the sword and battle fighting situations.

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It will be of no use what so ever for anyone without martial arts and Japanese history background. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Product details Plastic Comb: The owner wanted the book to be translated. They were using big chariots with six horses and needed a young man on the first horse to help moving to the left or to the right the first horses so that the others horses would follow the proper direction.

Actors or translaters can take my place in other areas, but no one can take my place to lead Shinkendo! Because the samurai knew how to die, the martial artist of today knows how to live. The book is a full-sized reproduction of the edition and is one of a number of very interesting titles available from W. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here He [Samurai] was never good as a crying shoulder for anyone, nor did he ask for one.


A person is not alone: And the book presumes that the reader is a student of the style and knows the basics already.

Yamashiro wrote, “The true samurai never complained about his life, but accepted his path with pride more than resignation. What were some of the challenges you encountered in the translation?


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Critics abound; skeptics belch their words in contemporary cynicism, but neither group can take away from such legacy. Or what do you think are the major lessons for practitioners?

I have heard that the samurai of this period were not great, okugj it is another thing to read for yourself just how such obvious things were worthy of mention by this time. The better known records of the “old ways” of the history of Japan are literary pieces, such as the Kojiki record of ancient matters which dates from A.