Shadow Strategies of an American Ninja Master

Shadow Strategies of an American Ninja Master

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by Mark Morris
     
 

Glenn Morris examines the fabulous Togakure Ryu in ninth century Japan and moves to present day applications of the ancient skills the stealthy ninja must apply to living in the modern world. Mr. Morris' fans will not be disappointed with the riches offered here: secrets of balance and alignment; seeing with the minds and eyes of gods and spirits; energy

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Glenn Morris examines the fabulous Togakure Ryu in ninth century Japan and moves to present day applications of the ancient skills the stealthy ninja must apply to living in the modern world. Mr. Morris' fans will not be disappointed with the riches offered here: secrets of balance and alignment; seeing with the minds and eyes of gods and spirits; energy applications of qi for healing, warfare and sexual fulfillment; the care and feeding of Bujin, protective spirits; and cross-cultural comparisons of shamans, saints and masters of Budo and Bugei.

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"None of my friends read that much (only for school or when they have to read) but about seven of them went out and bought Path Notes. I was very impressed by the nature of the book. I hope the author isn't just teasing readers telling us he has another book on the way."
-Andrew M. Carroll, Atco, New Jersey

"I consider your book my Bible, or Koran. What I have read has changed my life and really gotten me to think. I'm not the New York Times or Walter Cronkite. I'm a seventeen year old nobody (thank God). But it doesn't take a somebody to appreciate."
-Matt, Las Vegas, Nevada

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781883319298
Publisher:
North Atlantic Books
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Pages:
424
Sales rank:
1,102,260
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 9.01(h) x 1.12(d)

Meet the Author

Glenn J. Morris is an eighth dan shidoshi in Togakure Ryu Bujinkan Ninpo, a martial lineage that has existed unbroken since the eleventh century, a six dan black belt in Nihon Karate Jujutsu, and a master instructor of esoteric meditation. He is vice-president of Pacific Biotech International of Houston, Texas, a research and development company, as well as Dean of General Academics in Eurotechnical Research University. Morris mixes fighting tales, philosophy, and general humor and wisdom in all his titles. His books are especially popular with teenagers but, like good comics with a lesson, they can be enjoyed by all ages.

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I first read 'Path Notes' quite a few years ago, and I never tire of re-reading it. Morris' insights on chi kung, meditation, ninjutsu, and indeed, martial arts in general are fun, refreshing, and his reading lists and suggestions give more than a few things to make you go hmmmmmmmmm... Many books I have glanced through, read, and put down are filled with the usual esoteric mumbo jumbo that give vague descriptions of what happens if you do 'X.' In some instances, particularly in beginners-level meditation, Morris' descriptions might even fit in that category... but that's because that was the stage he was in- that was his perspective on the subject. He details also his reactions to his experiences- on a physical, mental, and spiritual level- and gives inklings on what to expect, but also makes clear through his writings these are HIS experiences. Your mileage may vary. His attitude towards martial arts- ninjutsu, et al- is one of a hobbyist. Someone who shows up, plays around, keeps coming back, and has fun... and also learns a ton in the process. This book- as well as his other two books- has a wealth of information, and points the way to a library full of more information... IF you know how to look and read between the lines. Morris is one hell of a 'coyote teacher!'