Tag Archive | Hanshi Stephen Kaufman

Winning for the Benefit of All Concerned

The Sword in the Boardroom delivers Hanshi’s principles of management and motivation for personal development, based on the teachings of Musashi and Sun Tzu, thoroughly discussed in depth. Using the idea of winning for the benefit of all concerned, individuals are empowered to ascend to higher levels of accomplishment. Hanshi Kaufman explains everything, in terms […]

Homage for Miyamoto Musashi

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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. […]

Hanshi Kaufman’s Guide to Ultimate Self-defense

  Chapter 8 Sitting Attacks When sitting, alone or with someone, you are open to attack, depending upon where you are. Awareness of your surroundings is essential and, as a word of caution, you should not be wearing flashy jewelry or other personal goods of value. The society we are living in is quite different […]

Homage for Miyamoto Musashi – 122 Haiku and Images

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 […]

Hanshi Kaufman at the Gym

I gave myself a very special birthday gift. I work out three times weekly and focus on my physique and martial arts practice. Here are pictures of me doing a squat machine press of 630 lbs. I think I will try to hit 1000 in the next few months. Don’t ask my age; you probably […]

A Short Author Interview – Part 2

I had the pleasure of speaking with Joe Rojas, VP of Powerteam Intl. and Chief Visionary of RedSapiens media about my books and philosophy. He was amazed at the profundity of my teachings. Here is a small snippet for your illumination. For more info about Stephen F. Kaufman, visit http://www.hanshi.com

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/ […]

Enticing the Target to Accept Its Demise

Hanshi Kaufman on Enticing the Target to Accept Its Demise The concept of enticing a target to accept your kill shot in mortal combat creates the scenario in which the ‘target,’ however defined, fulfills its own destiny by accepting an incoming attack for its demise as an aspect of its own reality and your definition. […]

Fight Scene from “The Hanshi in Brussels”

The Hanshi in Brussels by Stephen F. Kaufman Chapter 50 – The Fight Scene Robert’s red Saab convertible wound through very narrow streets that must have one time been ancient cart paths. With what seemed hardly enough room for one car, traffic sped by in both directions. The Hanshi sat silently hoping that Robert didn’t […]

Query from a Young Martial Arts Student About Death

Hello Sensei, My name is xxxxxxxx, and I am 19 years old. I have studied martial arts for a good portion of my life and continue today. I have developed an interest in the philosophical side of the arts and I was wondering if you could offer some guidance. I have always struggled with anxiety, […]