Must Have Books for Ninja
Ninja Books, No picture, then it is out of print but you may still get it.
Soke, Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi
He is the Head of the family. Just click on the book to buy his books now!
Stick Fighting, Techniques of Self-defense (1971)
Ninjutsu, History and Tradition (1981)
Ninja Secrets from the Grandmaster (1987)
Essence of Ninjutsu, The Nine Traditions (1988)
The Grand master's book of Ninja Training (1988)
Stephen K Hayes
He brought Bujinkan Ninjutsu to the USA, If you have not read them then you are missing out. Buy Them!
Ninja, Combat Method (His real first ninja book! Copyright 1975. Out Of Print.)
The Ninja and their Secret Fighting Art (1988)
Ninja, Volume I: Spirit of the Shadow Warrior (May 1988)
Ninja, Volume II: Warrior Ways of Enlightenment (1981)
Ninja, Volume III: Warrior Path of Togakure (1983)
(not out of print)
Ninja, Volume IV: Legacy of the Night Warrior (1984)
Wisdom from the Ninja Village of the Cold Moon (1984)
Tulku, a tale of modern Ninja (Fiction, 1985)
The Mystic Arts of the Ninja, Hypnotism, Invisibility, and Weaponry (1985)
The Ancient Art of Ninja Warfare, Combat, Espionage, and Traditions (1988)
Ninjutsu, The Art of the Invisible Warrior
Ninja, Volume V: Lore of the Shinobi (Feb, 1990)
I think his book Ninpo is the best beginners book out! Get it!
Tantojutsu, a Ninja Defense Technique (1986)
Ninpo, Living and Thinking as a Warrior (1988)
Ninja Warrior : Bojutsu Defense Techniques
Glenn J. Morris
On "far out" ninja. Want to find out about the "way out". Get this now!
Path Notes of an American Ninja Master (Nov, 1993)
Shadow Strategies of and American Ninja Master (Feb, 1996)
Martial Arts Madness : Light and Dark in the Esoteric Martial Arts (Feb, 1999)
He wrote the first ninja book I know of. He tells who is real. If he is not in this book then where was he? Buy Today
Ninja, The Invisible Assassins (1970)
Kirtland C. Peterson
Can you say Ph.D.? Never learn this stuff in Stephen K Hayes's books. Buy It Today!
Mind of the Ninja : Exploring the Inner Power (1986)
R. Kelly Hill, Jr., M.D.
Odd but real. Do you have it yet?
Ninja Knife Fighting (1985)
Art of the Ninja (1988)
(Cool Book, a bit of flash but it has texts that you will hear as rumors of history. I would bet that it is mostly wrong.)
Other Good Books for Ninja That You Can Buy Now!
Tao Te Ching
Machiavelli for Women, recommended by Nona Simakis
The Book of Leadership & Strategy
Thick Nhat Hanh
All his books about war and peace
, this is boring but it is also the corner stone of western war and politics. READ IT!
Roshi Philip Kapleau
The Three Pillars of Zen (learn how to meditate)
Donald Michael Kraig
Modern Magick (may give insight into Kuji and Juji.)
Samuel B. Griffith
Sun Tzu, The Art of War
(All ninja should read this)
Go Rin Po, Book of Five Rings
. I am not saying this is the best version. What do you thinkg is the best version? Please email me and let me know if you have a better translation.
Translated by Hiroaki Sato
The Sword and the Mind
(out of print)
Tom Brown Jr.
All his books
The Warrior Athlete (I would highly recommend this book but only this book of his!)
Did I miss a great book? E-mail the name and title and I will post it.
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