All about Heiho Okugisho-The Secret of High Strategy by Yamamoto Kansuke. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Heiho Okugisho: The secret of high strategy is a translation of a classical martial text written by Yamamoto Kansuke () and translated by the. Heiho Okugisho-The Secret of High Strategy by Yamamoto at – ISBN – ISBN – Hawley Pubns –

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The document known in the West as Troop Managementby Shingen Takeda is among the most valuable from an historical point of view. Notify me of new comments via email. What to you think is the value for or best way to approach the text as a student of budo? The kumite is too simple and there are only a few of them anyway.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I am always searching for relevant information Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu Hyakutake Watkin. Why not get a copy? Documents about samurai strategy have been handed down through many generations, sometimes within one family and sometimes they have been made accessible to the general public and are now treated as classic literature.

Not the ringed binder pictured and was in almost new condition. And I do not think that anyone can pick up new techniques and such from it. There are also a lot of injuries and fights.

The Secret of High Strategy. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. On page they actually feel the need to point out that if you fight on a slope and your footing is not good, you should move. This is dangerous, and I believe they have forgotten the basic idea of swordsmanship. But I found it fascinating just how martial arts in the Edo period had fallen by reading this book.


Obata is a former student of Gozo Shioda, founder of the Yoshinkan, and he presently lives in the Los Angeles area where he teaches swordsmanship and a number of other arts.

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Generally speaking, I have no differences of opinion with the English wording. The Obatas have done an excellent job.

All of these are implicit in his writings. Write a customer review.

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Chapter two deals with various techniques and tactics for close-quarter combat unarmed, with swords, staffs, spears and glaives, and use of the bow and matchlock gun ; oddly enough, oougi illustrations for staff and spear combat depict men in Chinese-style clothing.

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I feel obligated to spend my time and energy towards supporting all the instructors and students that have come to me to learn the arts that I teach. My real purpose [intention] was to translate the book hieho as it was written, as true as possible. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: In a world that is plagued heioh excuses, such as the one in which we live, he saw things in black and white, without shades of grey.

The book adheres to the original organization of material and can be used as a model for future such translations.

Immovable as a mountain. I am happy to share it with you as I guess you were all totally confused after my previous post. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Just as a short addition of mine: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Also, since the text was very simple and didn’t offer much details, it was very difficult to translate.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Therefore, I probably wont have time to translate any more historical things, unfortunately. The first chapter hwiho an explanation of the nature of strategy. Until then, you are best advised to get more basic books. Do you plan to do any more translations of historic material in the future? Please try again later. One person found this helpful.

Well, I found this book at the Hawley Private Library and found it quite interesting. Chapters four and five are, respectively, about the use of terrain and fighting under different natural conditions. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

For some, those military manuals are more revealing about the history of Japan than any other document ever handed down to current days. I would not get this book unless you were pretty advanced in Japanese history and its martial arts.

If I had time, I would have liked to have offer a commentary, but I’m busy these days