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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Battodo has very few techniques and focuses primarily on cutting only. Despite of an expensive price for a low quality book bad paper, page formating His philosophy, in today’s words, was: Friday night, Hatsumi sensei was speaking of the necessary adaptation to take into account when using fighting techniques of the past. If I had time, I would have liked to have offer a commentary, but I’m busy these days Please try again later.

A person is not alone: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. These two examples show how wrong a good tactic can become a few centuries later. And I do not think that anyone can pick up new techniques and such from it.

Aside from the historical interest of the material, it seems quite pertinent to me in terms of self-defense. The first chapter is an explanation of the nature of strategy. Yamamoto Kansuke, translated by Toshishiro Obata. Obata is a former student of Gozo Shioda, founder of the Yoshinkan, and he presently lives in the Los Angeles area where he teaches swordsmanship and a number of other arts. The skilled person would know the context that it is set in.


The big mistake in buying this book would be if you did so thinking that it would tell you how to be a samurai warrior. The kumite is too simple and there are only a few of them anyway.

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He is also involved in martial arts films and uses his budo skills to good effect in this endeavor you may have seen him in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” where he played one of the bad guys. Since the kanji are from the Edo Era, there were many kanji that I couldn’t read. Hawley Publications, who have long published works of value to people interested in Japanese swords and other weapons.

Do you plan to do any more translations of historic material in the future?

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. His manual dates back to the 16th century and describes some of the secret military strategies of the Takeda clan. However, it is in the military manuals that we find the true character of Bushido and begin to understand how the Warrior developed from a spear yielding man who moved forward on command, to a minute tactician who took into consideration olugi the factors of battle, including human nature, and backed it up with a philosophy that enabled him to see war as an art, and which also served as a code of ethics.

Shk ranking system has become very strange since I left Japan. A few minor quibbles, such as “handle” instead of “hilt” when speaking of swords and a few wordings I think are a bit strange, but nothing to detract from the work’s oiugi or intent. By changing the side of driving this problem was solved. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: English Choose a language for shopping. Chapters four and five are, respectively, about the use of terrain and fighting under different natural conditions.


I am happy to share it with you as I guess you were all totally confused after my previous post. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? At that point it becomes a good book. Change is not good or bad, it is simply necesssary to survive. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

My real purpose [intention] was to translate the book exactly as it was written, as lkugi as possible. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Showing of 4 reviews. It will be of no use what so ever for anyone without martial arts and Japanese history background.

Or what do you think are the major lessons for practitioners? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Today any soldier can shoot reverse above his head, so the first tactic is wrong.

What prompted your translation? It’s not always easy, though, because the cursive style of the characters can be hard to follow. Generally speaking, I have no neiho of opinion with the English wording.