My Journey With the Grandmaster: Reflections of an American Martial Artist on Okinawa",   by retired Marine Major Bill Hayes, originally published in 1997, is now in its fourth printing and is once again available for purchase.  This informative, emotional, award-winning, book presents an insider's unique view of the martial arts and culture of Okinawa based on the author's many years of training there.  Meet Grandmaster Eizo Shimabukuro, 10th Dan, Shorin-ryu, Karate-do, one of the most endearing, enduring, and skilled practitioners in all of Budo.  Learn how a young Marine's life was transformed by the "Way".  Become charmed by the place called "The Land of Propriety" - Okinawa, the birthplace of Karate cost per copy:  $23.00 (includes S&H)  For further information regarding "My Journey" and/or to subscribe to the Okinawan Shorin-ryu Karate-do Kenkyu-Kai's newsletter please contact:  

Bill Hayes  1105 Walker Drive, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401-2625. E-mail address is:

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