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Karate and the Floating Foot (Ukiashi 浮き足)

Floating Foot is a literal translation of the Japanese word ukiashi 浮き足. It refers to an unsteady step, to standing on the tiptoes, to being ready to flee, and even – figuratively – to high volatility in a financial market. … Continue reading

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Bubishi: Martial Art Spirit (book review)

When it comes to „the Bubishi“, two separate English translations are considered the only ones that present “the complete Bubishi text” in a Western language. Namely, the translation published by Patrick McCarthy, and that of George Alexander & Ken Penland. … Continue reading

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Otsuka Tadahiko: Okinawa-den Bubishi, 1986.

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Otsuka Tadahiko: Okinawa-den Bubishi. Bêsubôru Magajin-sha, Tôkyô, 1986. eautiful collectors item. It built the basis for Otsuka’s later work entitled “Chugoku, Ryukyu Bugeishi“, but is still a masterpeace on it’s own. Please follow and like us:

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