Japanese Throwing Weapons
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BeschreibungJapanese Throwing Weapons: Mastering Shuriken Throwing Techniques is a detailed instruction manual for learning authentic shuriken throwing techniques as practiced in Japan, known as shuriken-jutsu. Daniel Fletcher studied under Japan's most notable shuriken sensei, Yasuyuki Otsuka, of the Meifu Shinkage Ryu and in this knife throwing book he reveals the secrets learned in his years of study and training.
Fletcher explains the origins and purpose of the shuriken as a weapon and provides information on the various types of shuriken used by the historic samurai and ninjas. Fletcher's expert instructions, along with over 200 photographs and the enclosed DVD can help anyone become proficient with Japanese throwing techniques.
Weapons instruction includes:* Shaken Shuriken: The most familiar of the shuriken family, this sharp-edged, star-shaped weapon is the one typically seen in martial arts film. These shuriken require exacting attention to technique, and can be deadly in the hands of a trained warrior.* Bo Shuriken: Shaped like a spike, easy to manufacture, economical, and convenient to carry, this simple weapon is a staple in the arsenal of the Japanese warrior.* Teppan Shuriken: A multi-purpose weapon made from iron plates, it can take a variety of shapes and is used both for throwing or hand-to-hand combat.
Untertitel: Mastering Shuriken Throwing Techniques. 211:eBook ePub. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Tuttle Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2012
Seitenanzahl: 128 Seiten
Format: epub eBook
Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM