Tag Archive | Stephen F Kaufman

The Musician’s Book of Five Rings Introduction – Part 3

The Musician’s Book of Five Rings Samurai Strategies for Excellence of Performance Introduction – Part 3 The Book of Water explains how all things flow with a natural rhythm in appropriate space and time. Water fills all shapes regardless of other impositions as to its functionality. All things are eventually worn away by water—all things—and […]

Quartertones for Saxophone

During my research and studies into microtonality and becoming familiar with the computer possibilities of alternate tunings for the acoustic horn, I worked on developing a quartertone platform for saxophone. This was more difficult than I had first thought, in that no mechanical device could be added to the body of the saxophone (i.e., a […]

The Musician’s Book of Five Rings Intro

The Master Greets You My name is Miyamoto Musashi. I have beaten over sixty battle-tested warriors in personal combat and duels. As I approached my sixtieth year, I took a step back, and, reflecting upon my life, and, in a flash of insight and wisdom, came to understand my great success. Having been virtuous and […]

The Musician’s Book of Five Rings Now Available

The Musician’s Book of Five Rings is finally here! From martial arts to musical acts, Hanshi Stephen Kaufman teaches samurai strategies of Miyamoto Musashi for excellence and ascension of performance. In this day and age, it is rare to find an individual that has devoted his life to this process of dual mastery—over oneself and […]

Update on Musician’s Book of Five Rings

An update on the progress of my new book release, The Musician’s Book of Five Rings – Samurai Strategies of Miyamoto Musashi for Excellence and Ascension of Performance. We’re in the final stages of production. I received my book proof this past week and made necessary edits, and now it goes back to the publisher […]

Video Promo for Napoleon Means Business

There have been many great generals throughout history. In the west there has been Caesar, Frederick the Great, Patton, Eisenhower, Rommel, etc., etc. One of my favorites has always been Napoleon. Here I talk about his 122 war maxims that I have interpreted for contemporary business and life. They worked then, and they certainly work […]

Video Promo for Hanshi Kaufman’s Guide to Ultimate Self-Defense

Hanshi discusses his book that is receiving many plaudits about the methodology he employs to teach a fundamental and seriously crafted safety consciousness reinforced by fierce technique. For more info on Hanshi Stephen Kaufman and to order his books, visit hanshi.com Book also available on Amazon and Kindle.

Hanshi Kaufman Teaches Hebi Ryu Budo Kata

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My Faith is Intelligent

MY FAITH IS INTELLIGENT I accept the Faith OF the Creative Power of the Universe, and I WILL TO HAVE this faith in me, as me, and through me, knowing it is real and true and demonstrates in complete material and spiritual form. Nothing and no-thing interferes with this reality. no person, place, or erroneous […]

Introducing Homage for Miyamoto Musashi DVD

122 Original haiku, images, and score, celebrating The Book of Five RIngs. Includes 19 minutes of haiku, images, music, and meditative joy. A passionate and inspired exposition of Musashi’s Book of Five Rings. A work of great passion from Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman and naturalist photographer, Peggy A Thompson. With an original score, this 19 […]

The Frozen Man Now Available as Softcover and eBook

Have you met your demons? Have you met your guardian angels? Have your nightmares ever kept you from waking up? Have you ever been afraid to fall asleep? Have you ever feared what can erupt from within you without your permission? Have you ever had disturbing and perverse thoughts you could not  control or make […]

A Short Author Interview – Part 1

I had the pleasure of speaking with Joe Rojas, VP of Powerteam Intl. and Chief Visionary of RedSapiens media about Self-Revealization Acceptance™. He was amazed at the profundity of my teaching. Here is a small snippet for your illumination. For more info about the author, visit http://www.hanshi.com For more info about Self-Revealization Acceptance, visit http://self-revealization.weebly.com/ […]