Budō Taijutsu (Martial Arts Body Technique), combines the essence of nine classical martial art systems from Japan. Through his organisation, the Bujinkan, Grandmaster Masaaki Hatsumi-sensei has overseen the growth of Budō Taijutsu to many thousands of practitioners worldwide. Its training philosophy of developing your response in accordance with the situation provides both a dynamic martial art and practical form of self-defence.
In Budō Taijutsu: An Illustrated Reference Guide of Bujinkan Dōjō Budō Taijutsu, author and illustrator Duncan Mitchell provides a comprehensive training manual for both beginners and experienced students.
The book starts with basic training advice, physical preparation exercises and how to take a fall safely before moving on to providing clear diagrams and brief explanations for the essential basic techniques of striking, joint locks, throws, choking and self-defence. The second half of the guide then gives detailed descriptions of Kata (practice forms) for:
- Shinden Fudō Ryū Dakentaijutsu
- Kuki Shinden Ryū Dakentaijutsu
- Takagi Yōshin Ryū Jūtaijutsu
- Gyokko Ryū Kosshijutsu
- Kotō Ryū Koppōjutsu
- Togakure Ryū Ninpō Taijutsu
Publisher: Budo Dokokai
Pub Date: 10/2020
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.60d