About the Author
Stephen F. Kaufman is the internationally acclaimed author of over thirty-seven books including the world s best-selling interpretations of Musashi s Book of Five Rings and Sun Tzu s Art of War. His books have sold over 1,000,000 copies worldwide and have been translated into many languages. His work is considered essential for progressive living and personal growth. An acknowledged True Founding Father of American Karate, he was awarded the title of Hanshi in 1991 by international peer associations. The title is considered to be the most prestigious accomplishment in the martial arts world and signifies teacher of teachers. He is widely sought out as an educator for the new millennium and has appeared on radio and TV countless times. His seminars can be tailored for any audience or strategic situational objectives. He empowers audiences and students to turn every challenge into an opportunity by demonstrating definitive working techniques guaranteed to bring about advantageous results for the benefit of all concerned. Mr. Kaufman lives in New York City and spends his time traveling, teaching, writing, and developing a higher universal consciousness for all mankind.