I am only 8th kyu but I know that as I learn more and will revisit the book.
This is a book that will give you the true 'Essence of Ninjutsu", the indepth understanding of the art instead of the techniques.
As an honest approach to the world of ninjutsu and the martial arts, this book is an absolute must.
Still working through it,but from what i have covered it was not a disappointment. Great starter book also to learning more about the history and overall practice of these great... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Michael Free
Hatsumi Sensei's works are beyond my capacity to be rated. However, this is a must have for any Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu practitioner!Published 14 months ago by Qui-Gone
Entertainly book. I confess I expected some more about it but anyway, this is a nice and very informative book.Published 16 months ago by Madeira
I would recommend this book for anyone studying Shinobi no jutsu. Dr. Hatsumi shows his knowledge of his Sensi Takamatsu.Published 19 months ago by mark styles
Tradition to which the art of Ninjutsu belongs goes back many hundreds of years, and is deeply interelated to other spiritual/esoteric disciplines of the East such as various kinds... Read morePublished on March 13, 2012 by Iggy
sThe odd translation makes getting to the content in this book more difficult than it should be. I found myself reading and rereading passages trying to make sense of them. Read morePublished on February 6, 2012 by Thomas Raven
This Book Is one of the Most amazing Peices of work Ever Written..
A Must Buy if you want to Learn Where Ninjutsu Originated From.. Read more
As a learning artist of bujinkan Taijutsu, I thought the book would be help in deepening my understanding of the art. Read morePublished on July 26, 2010 by Beghty
Essence of ninjutsu is the most authentic ninjutsu book on the market. It is the
direct kuden transmission of Soke Masaaki Hatsumi about his teacher Toshitsugu
Takamatsu. Read more