The Sword of No-Sword: Life of the Master Warrior Tesshu

Shambhala Publications
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Master swordsman, calligrapher, and Zen practitioner, Yamoaka Tesshu is a seminal figure in martial arts history. John Stevens's biography is a fascinating, detailed account of Tesshu's remarkable life. From Tesshu's superhuman feats of endurance and keen perception in life-threatening situations, to his skillful handling of military affairs during the politically volatile era of early nineteenth-century Japan, Stevens recounts the stories that have made Tesshu a legend. This is the book all martial artists must own.
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About the author

John Stevens is Professor of Buddhist Studies and Aikido instructor at Tohoku Fukushi University in Sendai, Japan. He is the author or translator of over twenty books on Buddhism, Zen, Aikido, and Asian culture. He has practiced and taught Aikido all over the world.
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Publisher
Shambhala Publications
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Published on
Aug 28, 2001
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Pages
184
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ISBN
9780834828292
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Sports
Religion / Buddhism / Zen
Sports & Recreation / Martial Arts & Self-Defense
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