24 Nov

Quote from Donn Draeger book

“The modern bujutsu are well defined, highly pragmatic forms of self defense, both armed and unarmed, that have been skillfully adapted to meet contemporary needs by experts in the classical traditions. In contrast according to the author, the study of the modern budo – and especially the sports oriented forms of kendo, judo, and karate – is one both of adaptation …………..of the classical ideas.”
Back Cover of Modern Bujutsu & Budo