Spike & Chain

Japanese Fighting Arts
Original Publish Date: Jan 15, 1991
Product Number: EB00644334
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462912834
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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This two-in-one book introduces secrets of two little known branches of the martial arts of Japan. The first involves the use of the manrikigusari, a length of chain with with weighted ends, used in various ways for self-defense. The second part of this book deals with Shuriken-Jutsu, which came some time later. It involves the use of metal spikes (shuriken) of various lengths and shapes, which are either thrown or used as hand weapons. The art today is a dying one and presently in Japan, there are believed to be only a handful of men left who are practiced in the shuriken technique. For Japanese martial arts enthusiasts, this book will prove interesting and informative reading.

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