Spirit of Budo: Old Traditions for Present-day Life

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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780710305626
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/16/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 136
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Bujin and the Gentleman
The Spirit of Budo 3
Sincerity 9
Spectators 15
Yin and Yang in Budo 21
Inner Calm 28
2 Old Traditions Breathe Fire into Present-day Life
Chivalry and Budo 37
World Culture and Budo 43
Impulsive Generosity 51
On Humour 57
Technical Training as a Means 63
3 Budo: Learning for Life
Travel and Learn 72
The Four Keys to Learning 79
Dynamic Words 85
Free from Fixed Ideas 90
4 Dr. Jigoro Kano and Judo
The Buddhist Ideal of Mutual Benefit 98
Bunbu Ryodo 103
Judo in Real Life 109
The Will to Make It Happen 115
Notes 121
Glossary 123
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2001

    BUDO - Training of the Mind

    Mr. Leggett is of course a renown scholar who had many years of martial arts training. He has wriiten this book in a a manner which makes the subject simple to absorb with the use of some humor. The book addresses such areas as sportsmanship, achieving freedom of mind, training the inner self, developing Ki and stresses the four keys to learning. This book not only intructs us on these Budo qualities, but suggest ways in which,what we learn, can be applied in our daily lives.

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