Tag Archive | martial artists

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 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 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. […]

Author Meet & Greet

Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman is a world renown Grandmaster martial artist and is best-selling author of Miyamoto Musashi’s Book of Five Rings and Sun Tzu’s Art of War, as well as The Living Tao, The Shogun’s Scroll, The Sword in the Boardroom, Cherry Blossoms for Children, Practicing Self-Revealization Acceptance, and many other books. For more […]

A Master Who ‘Knows’

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Study with Grandmaster Stephen F Kaufman

For more info on Hanshi Stephen Kaufman, visit http://www.hanshi.com

An Interview with Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman

Here is an interview with Hanshi Frank Dux a few years ago that I came across recently: I attended Grandmaster Irving Soto’s Live Martial Arts Masters event in New York City on May 19, 2012. It was an amazing gathering of true masters in the martial arts. I have been around the world many times […]

Video Call Instruction with Hanshi Kaufman

Hanshi Kaufman Demonstrates Iaido

Muso Shinden Mae is performed from a standing position. The turn to the left at the end of the kata is an added aspect by Hanshi Kaufman to take into consideration the possibility that the enemy in the rear has not been totally neutralized. For more info on Hanshi Stephen Kaufman, visit http://www.hanshi.com

Hanshi Stephen Kaufman Interview

A very fine video presentation made this year by Asian World of Martial Arts, Inc that features a short interview with me talking about my martial arts history and philosophy. For more information on Hanshi Stephen Kaufman, visit http://www.hanshi.com

Michael DePasquale’s Legion of Honor Event

Michael DePasquale’s Legion of Honor event at Hilton DoubleTree in Fort Lee, NJ, Saturday, 11/15/14. Excellent event with many, many notables in attendance. Great job, Mike! Hanshi Kaufman and Michael DePasquale                        Hanshi and GM Frank Tasetano The Oaktree and Master Tim Nelson                                   Frank Tasetano and Kathy Hanshi, GM Bill McCloud, Soke Gene Montegue             Hanshi […]