The Best of Budo – Bushido for The Modern Warrior

Strange uniforms, weird bowing, mystical movements with lethal potential, alien terminology and hierarchy have become incredibly unhip in today’s martial arts world, where MMA is king. But modern martial arts have an unexpected amount to learn from traditional budo. Here we look at what Budo and the 7-5-3 code of contemporary Bushido can bring to the modern warrior.


Secrets of the Japanese Art of Warfare

A classic work when it comes to strategy and warfare is Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, which has found application outside of the field of combat. Business executives and politicians refer to it. After that, Von Clausewitz’s On War is taken to be a classic of combat strategy. Another, perhaps less well-known work, is Yamamoto Kansuke’s Secrets of the Japanese Art of Warfare.