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Hanshi Tony Annesi

• Advisory council, Nippon Kobudo Renmei (NKR)

• Steering Committee, International Society of Okinawan/Japanese Karate-do

• Member of 3 Martial Arts Halls of Fame

A martial artist since 1964

9th dan, Takeshin Aiki

8th dan, Takeshin Karate

6th Dan, Shotokan Karate

2nd dan, Judo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday with Sensei's Journal

Sunday with Sensei's Journal 1Volume 1: Welcome to the Dojo >>>

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From www.bushido-kai.net’s weekly blog, popular with martial artists all over the world, this first volume is comprised of essays originally published between 2009 and 2010.   
   Part one, “Welcome to the Dojo” is about the dojo experience. Some essays are geared to prospective students that have never entered a dojo (place to study the way: training hall), others are intended for beginners, still others for intermediate and advanced students.
   In part two, “Reflections on Budo in the Contemporary West“, Hanshi (master instructor) Annesi opines on Mixed Martial Arts and several other subjects.
   What was originally intended as a stimulus for prospective martial artists to take action and make a reasonably decision about where and what art to study, has become a stimulus for martial artists around the world to think more deeply about the arts they already study and the martial world of which they are a part.


Sunday with Sensei's Journal 2<<< Volume 2: Martial Arts Myopia

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Hanshi (master instructor) Annesi opines on training in traditional martial arts from a unique and often philosophical point of view. These essays, from his weekly offerings on www.bushido-kai.net, offer an original perspective on dozens of subjects, sometimes taking unexpected, but always well-conceived positions that will both entertain and stimulate martial artists of all kinds.


Sunday with Sensei's Journal 3Volume 3: Invisible Service >>>

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Comprised of over 100 short essays originally published between 2013 and 2014 on the blog page of www.bushido-kai.net, this volume covers a wide range of subjects inspired by diverse stimuli from Zhu Xi (Chinese) to King Sejong (Korean), Yukichi Fukuzawa to Michi Suzuki (Japanese), Rosco Pound (former dean of Harvard Law) to Johannes Scotus Eriguena (the Irish thinker), Goethe to Kafka, and Francis Bacon to William James. Sunday with Sensei’s Journal has become a stimulus for martial artists around the world to think more deeply about the arts they already study and the martial world of which they are a part.


Sunday with Sensei's Journal 4<<< Volume 4: Masters & Choices

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Comprised of 100 short essays originally published between 2015 and 2016 on the blog page of www.bushido-kai.net, this edition covers Hanshi Annesi’s experiences with many well-known senior instructors and the choice he (and many martial artists) make in their lifetimes of self-development.


Sunday with Sensei's Journal 5Volume 5: Preserve and Improve >>>

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Traditional Asian martial arts seem to have secured a permanent place in Western culture, but seldom are they taken as seriously as, in my opinion, they should be. Too often they are taught as fun activities to exercise or to entertain. They are more than that.
As with any activity that is taught, the teacher determines the quality of the student, but the sincere student, at some stage, self-educates. The teacher preserves the teachings while the student, at least the sincere student, improves them without changing the essential nature of the wisdom that has been handed down.