Martial Arts

Developing One’s Own Martial Arts System and Style

Developing One’s Own Martial Arts System and Style Hanshi Stephen F Kaufman Master and Founder of Hebi-Ryu Budo – School of the Snake Developing one’s own system and style does not simply suggest that anyone who thinks they have practiced for a period of time is capable or qualified to create a “style.” To many, […]

The Correct Use of Hands During Any Approach – From the Martialist Teachings of Hanshi Kaufman

The Correct Use of Hands During Any Approach There is a proper way to hold your hands out when receiving an offering or giving one. When shaking hands, the grip should be firm and relaxed, at the same time. This applies to handling weapons or documents or gifts. Make sure not to squeeze or put […]

Silent Moon Book Review

Book Review: “Silent Moon – The Story of a Sword” by Shihan Dana Abbott Silent Moon – The Story of a Sword is a terrific read for all. From page one, I was ingeniously thrown into chaos and conflict: hand to hand combat, samurai swords, and machine guns cutting down soldiers on the beaches of […]

Lineage – Whys, Wherefores, and So What!

For Those Who Missed It the First Time Lineage – Whys, Wherefores, and So What! by Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman Author of world’s best-selling version of Musashi’s Book of Five Rings for over 25 years. The recent uproar on the various sites and pages has shown that a big uprising about someone’s lineage has become […]

Hanshi Kaufman Featured on America’s Iron Dragons Magazine

Credentials Bespeak Themselves This is the cover for the premier issue of America’s Iron Dragons magazine that I share with other important international masters. Special thanks to Anthony ‘Sha Poe Ryu’ Elam for this significant honor. To learn more about Hanshi Stephen Kaufman, visit http://www.hanshi.com

Book of Five Rings Explained by Hanshi Kaufman – Part 4

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Book of Five Rings Explained by Hanshi Kaufman – Part 3

Lesson 3 from Musashi’s Book of Five Rings by Hanshi Stephen Kaufman For more info on Hanshi Stephen Kaufman, visit http://www.hanshi.com

Hanshi Kaufman Teaches Hebi Ryu Budo Kata

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Hanshi Warrior Press Christmas Book Deal

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Hanshi Warrior Press Books for the Holidays

Sales ARE brisk. Get your orders in now in time for holiday delivery.The holidays will be here before you realize it. I usually run out of stock by the second week of December so act now in time for Christmas – Hanukah – Kwanzaa – Festivus Autographed copies here http://www.hanshi.com/books Available at Amazon and Kindle […]

Hanshi Kaufman Teaches Kata

Hanshi Kaufman executes and teaches rudiments of Bassai Dai with variations developed through classical demonstration, and then explains improvisation as a training aspect of his school, Hebi Ryu Budo – School of the Snake. Watch for his soon to be released new book, Kata – Analysis, Practice, and Improvisation: An In-depth study of Kata Wisdom. […]

Blog Talk Radio Interview with Hanshi Kaufman

I recently had an interview with Frankie Boyer, a popular Blog Talk Radio show.  We discussed martial arts and self-defense. You can listen to the interview here: http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/frankieboyer/080311.mp3 Once the audio stream starts, fast forward to 16:10. I am the second person in the program being interviewed. For more info on Hanshi Kaufman, visit http://www.hanshi.com