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  1. Japan: The Ultimate Samurai Guide

    Culture Japan: The Ultimate Samurai Guide

    Part Samurai history, part martial arts guide, this is THE book for anyone interested in Japan's fabled Samurai culture. Author Alexander Bennett is the ultimate insider, holding multiple black belts in Kendo and Naginata as well as a Ph.D. in Japanese literature and history. In this book, he...
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    Help Kanji for Japanese Martial Arts terms

    Hi everyone, I am practicing Shinto Muso Ryu Jodo and need help with 5 Kanjis related to targets on the body (急所 - Kyūsho) to add them to an image. I know the terms in Romaji and couldn't find out what the Kanjis are or if they should be written without Kanjis. I hope someone can help. Here...
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    Japanese tattoo (Kanji)

    I want to get this tattoo and from top to bottom it is supposed to say: Patience, Respect, Appreciation, Discipline. Can you guys confirm that for me just to be safe.
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    Hong Kong Kung Fu Inheritor

    Hi Everybody, I am a Hong Kong Local Kung Fu inheritor. My family kept all of the things on our Hhkka ancestors Kung Fu which dates back 2000 years ago. Below is my video that I want to share with you. Our Local Traditional Kung Fu. Please share it if you like it and it is a big support to our...
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    Aikidoka from Germany

    Hi all, I'm Johannes, 28 years old from Germany. I think my first closer contact to Japan was through starting Aikido in 2004. This also made me visit Japan for the first time in 2009 and let me meet my Japanese fiancee who is now living in Germany with me. In the last years I learned basic...