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The Path of the Ninja

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By turns thrilling, funny and spiritually enlightening, this is a real-life Kick-Ass. Martin Faulks grew up in a Norfolk village. Returning from the rec with a friend one day they were attacked by a gang of older boys. Martin ran away leaving his friend to be beaten up. He vowed that would never happen again. He trained in the martial arts and in his teens he began to hear intriguing rumours of two local Norfolk Ninjas said to have been in the special forces and to have trained in Japan. They proved highly elusive but one day Martin was watching a stage magician in a club, and realised that the man on the stage was one of the guys he had been looking for. So began a series of initiations that would take him eventually to being trained by the Dalai Lama's bodyguard and living with the Yamabushi, the most secretive of the Ninja sects, living in the mountains of Japan.

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The Path of the Ninja by Martin Faulks

By turns thrilling, funny and spiritually enlightening, this is a real-life Kick-Ass. Martin Faulks grew up in a Norfolk village. Returning from the rec with a friend one day they were attacked by a gang of older boys. Martin ran away leaving his friend to be beaten up. He vowed that would never happen again. He trained in the martial arts and in his teens he began to hear intriguing rumours of two local Norfolk Ninjas said to have been in the special forces and to have trained in Japan. They proved highly elusive but one day Martin was watching a stage magician in a club, and realised that the man on the stage was one of the guys he had been looking for. So began a series of initiations that would take him eventually to being trained by the Dalai Lama's bodyguard and living with the Yamabushi, the most secretive of the Ninja sects, living in the mountains of Japan.

About the Author

Martin Faulks is a martial arts champion and Mystical adventurer. He has a black belt in Japanese Ninjutsu (Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu) and the Korean martial art, Kuk Sool Won and is proficient in the spiritual disciplines of China, including Tai Chi, Qi Gong and the legendary form of Yi Jin Jing. He is a three time national martial arts champion* and a regional fencing champion. Martin has travelled extensively and trained with some of the world's most skilled martial arts masters, including such famous masters as Bo ou Mander, Grand Master Masaaki Hatsumi, Noguchi Sensei, Stephen Hayes and Michael Pearce. He won gold medals at the (Kuk Sool Won) National Korean Martial Arts Association tournament 1993, 1994, and 1995. For Martin the Ninja arts are about secret knowledge. Knowledge that can lead to enlightenment and can allow you to aid your fellow man, through which he feels he gains a complete and balanced view of the spiritual mysteries. His previous works include: Gateways to Health: Secrets of Rejuvenation and Butterfly Tai Chi: Health, Energy and Tranquility in 10 Minutes a Day

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Publication date

30th November 1999

Author

Martin Faulks

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9781444764406

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