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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I think that the major lessons are the sword and battle fighting situations. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Until then, you are best advised to get more basic books. I always wanted to know what the inventor of the woodpecker technique thinks about strategy.

The third chapter is, to my mind, one of the most interesting as it discusses the psychological, philosophical and, again, tactical and strategic aspects of personal combat. Yamashiro wrote, “The true samurai never complained about his life, but accepted his path with pride more than resignation.

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Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The Heiho Okugi Sho makes for fascinating reading material for a Budo and Bujutsu student because of the similarities in views to the better-known traditional martial arts of today in matters of initiative, timing and movement.


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In a world okuti is plagued by excuses, such as the one in which we live, he saw things in black and white, without shades of grey. The poetry in the lives of the ancient samurai went as far as the blade permitted, and perhaps for that matter, was all the more appreciated.

Still as a forest. Those that lack such background will get little from it. But for the specialist and person familiar with the subject matter, it will be a great example to add to their book shelf.

This caused many accidents with walls, trees, other chariots. Notify me of new comments via email.

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Just as a short okuugi of mine: April 17, at 2: The book is a full-sized reproduction of the edition and is one of a number of very interesting titles available from W.

These Bushido codes, books of strategy and management, training scrolls etc. If I had time, I would have liked to have offer a commentary, but I’m busy these days Yamamoto Kansuke, translated by Toshishiro Obata. Chapters four and five are, respectively, about the use of terrain and fighting under different natural conditions. Today, some of these documents are the legacy of the warriors of the past and a testament to their talents and ingenuity as well as their courage.

Okuggi, since the text was very simple and didn’t offer much details, it was very difficult to translate. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Or what do you think are the major lessons for practitioners? Hheiho has very few techniques and focuses primarily on cutting only.


Heiho Okugisho-The Secret of High Strategy

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The skilled person would know the context that it is set in. This ojugi dangerous, and I believe they have forgotten the basic idea of swordsmanship. Chapter two deals with various techniques and tactics for close-quarter combat unarmed, with swords, staffs, spears and glaives, and use of the bow and matchlock gun ; oddly enough, the illustrations for staff and spear combat depict men in Chinese-style clothing.

The first chapter is an explanation of the nature of strategy. Your browser does not support iframes. Much better quality than expected. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Hawley Publications, who have long published works of value to people interested in Japanese swords and other weapons. Please try again later.

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