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Below are a list of Books that May assist you in finding more information about the martial arts and disciplines taught at the Houston Budokan:


BOOKS by DARRELL MAX CRAIG:


JUJITSU BOOKS:

  • Japanese Jiu-jitsu: Secret Techniques of Self-Defense
    by Darrell Max Craig

    With extensive, step-by-step photographs and instructions, this jiu-jitsu guide is an effective tool for mastering this ancient martial art. Based on the author's study with instructors at the Tokyo police academy, this book presents all the traditional techniques of Jujitsu, also known as Jiu-jitsu.


IAIDO BOOKS

  • Mugai Ryu: The Classical Japanese Art of Drawing the Sword
    by Darrell Max Craig

    In this book, the author takes us on a tour of the Samurai code of Bushido. He talks of his encounters with the descendants of famous samurai' of the past. We are taken to ancient Japan to meet the most influential samurai through the memories of their descendants - as told to the author by members of those very samurai families!
  • IAI: The Art Of Drawing The Sword
    by Darrell Max Craig

    To the Japanese, the sword is a spiritual weapon, possessed of a kind of divinity, a self reflective of the soul of its maker, owner, and user. Around its mystical powers has grown a centuries-old ritual and a fascinating, intricate discipline.


KENDO BOOKS

  • The Way of Kendo and Kenjitsu: Soul of the Samura
    by Darrell Max Craig

    This book addresses advanced level Kendo skills including equipment, excercises, wazas and the last three katas of the All Japan Kendo Federation, which uses the short sword (Wakizashi)


KARATE BOOKS

  • Shihan Te: The Bunkai of Karate Kata
    by Darrell Max Craig

    In the martial arts, kata are the prearranged and choreographed dance-like forms used to convey the intricacies of a particular style to the practitioner. Kata is often called the mother of Karate. Bunkai is an analysis of a much neglected form of study within Karate.

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