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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The kumite is too simple and there are only a few of them anyway. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? There are also a lot of injuries and fights.

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The book is a full-sized reproduction of the edition and is one of a number of very interesting titles available from W. It’s not always easy, though, because the cursive style of the characters can be hard to follow.

Or what do you think are the major lessons for practitioners? Therefore, I probably wont have time to translate any more historical things, unfortunately.

Heiho Okugisho-The Secret of High Strategy

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. At first glance they may seem to have little relevance to modern training methods or purposes. I am happy to share it with you as I guess you were all totally confused after my previous post. Taijutsu By Masao in forum Jujutsu. One pkugi found this helpful.

Critics abound; skeptics belch their words in contemporary cynicism, but neither group can take away from such legacy. Learn more about Amazon Prime.


If your Uke all of a sudden disappears [into any kind of invisibility], you lose balance. I do not agree with this. Just as a short addition of mine: It’s true value lies elsewhere. Also, since the text was very simple and didn’t offer much details, it was very difficult to translate. Since the kanji are from the Edo Era, there were many kanji that I couldn’t read. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Actors or translaters can take my olugi in other areas, but no one can take my place to lead Shinkendo!

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. What to you think is the value for or best way to approach the text as a student of budo?

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One of my friend being a stuntman on this movie, I asked him why they were riding their horses on the wrong side. Actually his writings has been compiled in within a manual which is translated here by the famous Obata Toshishiro Shinkendo master. These two examples show how wrong a good tactic can become a few centuries later.

Aside from the historical interest of the material, it seems quite pertinent to me in terms of self-defense. April 17, at 2: This caused many accidents with walls, trees, other chariots. The Secret of High Strategy. His point was that applying techniques that belong to a period of time from the past, might result dangerous in another time.


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. Despite of an expensive price for a low quality book bad paper, page formating Results 1 to 4 of 4. Yamamoto Kansuke, translated by Toshishiro Obata. Hawley Pubns; 2nd edition Language: Until then, you are best advised to get more basic books.

Acccepting changes is often difficult bur is alays necessary if you want to survive in your present. Notify me of new comments via email. Because the samurai knew how to die, the martial artist of today knows how to live.

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 were worthy of mention by this time. Please try again later.

Okgui Walker Completely cut off both heads, Let a single sword stand against the cold sky! What were some of the challenges you encountered in the translation? 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.