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#330229 - 03/22/07 12:46 PM Zen Kobudo: Mysteries of Okinawan Weaponry and Te
Ives Offline
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Has anyone read 'Zen Kobudo: Mysteries of Okinawan Weaponry and Te' by Mark Bishop?

He mentions this book in the reviewed Okinawan Karate: Teachers, Styles and Secret Techniques.

I wondered if it was interesting. I enjoy(ed) Okinawan Karate. And in that book he also writes about kobudo and te.
Does Zen Kobudo add or is it more a repetition?
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#330230 - 03/22/07 11:29 PM Re: Zen Kobudo: Mysteries of Okinawan Weaponry and Te [Re: Ives]
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you can buy a used copy on amazon for $3.12 ...not a huge investment to find out, eh?
http://www.amazon.com/Zen-Kobudo-Mysteries-Okinawan-Weaponry/dp/0804820279

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#330231 - 03/28/07 03:27 PM Re: Zen Kobudo: Mysteries of Okinawan Weaponry and Te [Re: Ed_Morris]
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Ed,

IMO, its a bit of a disapointement after his earlier work. It is what he says it is.

How accurate are his observations is always the issue.
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