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The Essence Of Budo

Pub Date : 2010-10-12 | Author : Dave Lowry | Publisher : Shambhala Publications

ISBN 10 : 083482213X
ISBN 13 : 9780834822139

The study of budo, or the Japanese martial arts for self-cultivation, is a lifelong path toward perfection of character. Here, Dave Lowry, a sword master who has practiced and taug..

Clouds In The West

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Dave Lowry | Publisher : Lyons Press

ISBN 10 : 1592285902
ISBN 13 : 9781592285907

CLOUDS IN THE WEST is a thought-provoking look at the essence of traditional Asian martial arts--and how it has been adapted, misunderstood, sometimes perverted, and sometimes enha..

The Karate Way

Pub Date : 2009-01-13 | Author : Dave Lowry | Publisher : Shambhala Publications

ISBN 10 : 9780834824584
ISBN 13 : 0834824582

Karate is not just a sport or a hobby—it’s a lifetime study toward perfection of character. Here, Dave Lowry, one of the best-known writers on the Japanese martial arts, illumi..

In The Dojo

Pub Date : 2006-09-26 | Author : Dave Lowry | Publisher : Shambhala Publications

ISBN 10 : 0834824361
ISBN 13 : 9780834824362

Beginning students in Japanese martial arts, such as karate, judo, aikido, iaido, kyudo, and kendo, learn that when they are in the dojo (the practice space), they must don their p..

Autumn Lightning

Pub Date : 2001-07-17 | Author : Dave Lowry | Publisher : Shambhala Publications

ISBN 10 : 9780834823310
ISBN 13 : 0834823314

Dave Lowry juxtaposes his singular experience as an adept student of kenjutsu (the art of swordsmanship) under a Japanese teacher in St. Louis with a riveting account of the samura..

Sword And Brush

Pub Date : 1995-09-19 | Author : Dave Lowry | Publisher : Shambhala Publications

ISBN 10 : 9780834825420
ISBN 13 : 0834825422

This moment of perfect clarity that is the force behind all the traditional Japanese arts—from archery to flower arranging—is celebrated here in Dave Lowry's exploration of the..

The Essence Of Budo

Pub Date : 2012-12-21 | Author : Masaaki Hatsumi | Publisher : Kodansha USA Incorporated

ISBN 10 : 1568364628
ISBN 13 : 9781568364629

Budo is the spiritual way of the martial arts that all practitioners must follow if they are to be true martial artists. In this book, Masaaki Hatsumi explores the very essence of ..