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Jul.20.2011
Available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Art-Stick-Fighting-Stephen-Kaufman/dp/1610045157/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1311161022&sr=8-1 Also, watch the book trailer video in the Media section of my author homepage.
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Jul.08.2011
                              Paladin-Press has begun shipping my newly edited version of The Art of Stickfighting. ISBN 978-1-61004-515-5 Check it out: http://www.paladin-press.com/product/The_Art_of_Stick_Fighting/...
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Jul.03.2011
I actually wrote this short story in 1986 after deciding not to work it into a full length novel. There was mention of the Twin Towers looming into the night, but having updated it in 2005, I changed the scenario. Have fun.   Final Port The Esmerelda lay at anchor in the Narrows between...
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Jun.17.2011
Thanks to the fine response I have had with the original version of Self-Revealization Acceptance and the comments that have come from readers and practitioners, there is now a revised edition (including book cover) to alleviate some of the pain that many readers have had with the exposition of...
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Jun.12.2011
  Hanshi Kaufman was inducted into the World Karate Union's 16th Hall of Fame annual awards ceremony on June 11, 2011 and where he received recognition as Martial Arts Book Author of the Year. He was presented with a superb plaque indicating same. The prestigious organization founded by Grandmaster...
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Apr.28.2011
  “Denigrate the enemy constantly and with great spirit. Do not acknowledge the possibility that the enemy is stronger than you are. Do not accept the possibility that the enemy is smarter than you are in any way whatsoever. If you are aware of the Way of the warrior, you are aware of the...
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Mar.31.2011
  NEW YORK, NY, March 31 – The officers and board of directors of the International Okinawa Seishinryoku Karate Do Kobudo Jutsu Assn. in Athens, Greece have expressed their deep appreciation to Hanshi Kaufman for his support and dedication to the ideal of the martial arts for over five decades of...
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Sep.12.2010
One of the beauties of being an author and a philosopher is the random thought process put down on paper. When I began to put together apothegms, I didn't know they were apothegms, essentially worthy little words of insight from a poetic perspective. I thought they were just “hip”, if you will, one...
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Aug.25.2010
from The Sword in the Boardroom Knowing the manner in which people carry themselves is of utmost importance to a person's overall poise: mentally and physically. I personally depise slothful and shoddy attitudes because I am aware that the mind and body maintain an individual's demeanor. This...
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Aug.22.2010
from the Book of Five Rings-The Definitive Interpretation of Miyamoto Musashi's Classic Book of Strategy The name of this book is Five Rings. Buddhist teachings contain the five elements of the universe: Earth, Water, Fire, Wind, and No-thing-ness. In the Book of Earth, the strategy of my school is...