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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Change is not good or bad, it is simply necesssary to survive. Actors or translaters can take my place in other areas, but no one can take my place to lead Shinkendo! I am not confused anymore as today, I finally got my answer. I am always searching for relevant information Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu Hyakutake Watkin. I am happy to share it with you as I guess you were all totally confused after my previous post. April 17, at 2: For some, those military manuals are more revealing about the history of Japan than any other document ever handed down to current days. Book Reviews

Why not get a copy? And I do not think that anyone can pick up new techniques and such from it. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

His point was that applying techniques that belong to a period of time from the past, might result dangerous in another time. 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 all 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.


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The Secret of High Strategy. The third chapter is, to sno mind, one of the most interesting as it discusses the psychological, philosophical and, heiiho, tactical and strategic aspects of personal combat. Many of the old books were written like this.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It will be of no use what so ever for anyone without martial arts and Japanese history background. Although some might find them too “cut and dried”, to a great extent they relate the hard truth. Showing of 4 reviews.

For those able to read Japanese, this provides an immediate means of checking the translation with the original, a very helpful thing to be sure. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Actually his writings has been compiled in within a manual which is translated here by the famous Obata Toshishiro Shinkendo master.

It will do no such thing. Aside from the historical interest of the material, it seems quite pertinent to me in terms of self-defense. The secret of high strategy is a translation of a classical martial text written by Yamamoto Kansuke and translated by the descendant of the man who later compiled a larger, more famous work called the KoyogunkanToshishiro Obata, and his son, Michishiro.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. What to you think is the value for omugi best way to approach the text as a student of budo? Share your thoughts with other customers. Immovable as a mountain. Notify me of new comments via email. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Hawley Publications, who have long published works of value to people interested in Japanese swords and other weapons.

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Heiho Okugisho-The Secret of High Strategy

See all geiho reviews. Despite of an expensive price for a low quality book bad paper, page formating What were some of the challenges you encountered in the translation?

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Battodo has very few techniques and focuses primarily on cutting only. And the book presumes that the reader is a student of the style and knows the basics already. I have heard that the samurai of this period were not great, but it is another thing to read for yourself just how such obvious things so worthy of mention by this time.

Do you plan to do any more translations of historic material in the future? The poetry in the lives of the ancient samurai went shp far as the blade permitted, and perhaps for that matter, was all the more appreciated. Results 1 to 4 of 4.

Please try again later. Today any soldier can shoot reverse above his head, so the first tactic is wrong. All in all, a very good book.

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I feel obligated to spend my time and energy towards supporting all the instructors and students that have come to me to learn the arts that I teach. By changing the side of driving this problem was solved. Because the samurai knew how to die, the martial artist of today knows how to live.