Hayes, Stephen K. Ninjustsu. The Art of the Invisible Warrior.
Chicago: Contemporary Books, Inc., .
Quarto, softbound (white illus. wrappers), xiii, 160 pp. Very Good+, with very light edgewear. Ò...Offers self-defense enthusiasts a comprehensive guide to the mysterious and ancient art of the ninja, written by the Western world's foremost authority, Stephen Hayes. Profusely illustrated with more than 580 action photographs and diagrams, this book clearly shows the correct body positions and movements for mastering the ninja method. Techniques such as hitting the ground and rebounding safely, shifting and evading strkes and weapon hits, and applying natural body weapons and handheld tools for combat are covered in detail. The book's physical condition program includes training exercises for increasing flexibility and building muscle strength, followed by footwork drills, reaction drills, counter techniques, and combat skills. Of equal importance to this ancien art is the spiritual training. Stephen Hayes provides all movement and meditation techniques essential to the nija combat method.Ó