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References
Suggested Reading (Yomu Koto O Teian Suru)
The following is a list of books that will give you more exposure to the philosophy, history, and techniques of Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu. You will also find topics of interest that relate to martial arts in general. Some may be hard to find, but are worth the search.

Hatsumi, Masaaki
Ninjutsu: History and Tradition, 1981, Unique Publications, Burbank, CA
The Grandmasters Book of Ninja Training, 1988, Contemporary Books, Chicago, IL
Essence Of Ninjutsu: The Nine Traditions, 1988, Contemporary Books, Chicago, IL
Ninja Secrets from the Grandmaster, 1987, Contemporary Books, Chicago, IL

Daniel, Charles
Taijutsu: Ninja Art of Unarmed Combat, 1986, Unique Publications, Burbank, CA

Hoban, Jack
Tantojutsu: A Ninja Defense Technique, 1986, Contemporary Books, Chicago, IL
Ninja Warrior: Bojutsu Defense Technique, 1987, Contemporary Books, Chicago, IL
Ninpo: Living and Thinking as a Warrior, 1988, Contemporary Books, Chicago, IL


Lao Tzu
Tao Te Ching Many translations available

Musashi, Miyamoto
A Book of Five Rings, 1974, The Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY
Other translations available Note: This book was not written by Miyamoto Musashi but by his students and after his death.

Sun Tzu
The Art of War Many translations available