Martial Arts Training in Japan: A Guide to the Sourceby David E. Jones
It is a goal for many practitioners of martial arts to study with masters in Japan. But it is not so simple for a Westerner to simply show up andsign up. There are rules and customs to be followed. As a Westerner who did study in Japan, author David Jones will help guide you through the pitfalls and achieve an invaluable learning experience.
Martial Arts Training in Japan features detailed explanations in the ways of Japanese martial culture, including specific tips and caveats on how to apply for classes as well as how to get the most out of one's training. If you ever plan to study martial arts in Japan, this indispensable manual will guide you through the ins and outs of what you need to know to get the most out of your trip.
Author Biography: David Jones is a professor of cultural anthropology at the University of Central Florida. In addition to his academic publishing, his articles on Japan and Japanese martial arts have been published in Black Belt and Martial Arts & Combat Sports magazine and The Journal of Asian Martial Arts. He has trained extensively in Japanese martial arts traditions while conducting academic research and teaching in Japan. He lives in Orlando, Florida.
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