Now for the first time on video! Go Rin No Sho - A Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi, Japan's greatest samurai swordsman, as interpreted by noted marital arts authority and historian George W. Alexander, Ph.D. Musashi, who lived during the 16th and 17th centuries in medieval Japan fought 60 duels during his lifetime but was never defeated. Two years before his death he retired to a cave in Kyushu, Japan and wrote his classic text, "A Book of Five Rings". In this book he explains his "way of strategy". The book was intended as a guide to strategy for the swordsman but it has become a source of enlightenment for the philosopher and the modern businessman. Musashi tells us "Stategy is the craft of the warrior". Dr. Alexander has taken this classic text and interpreted it for everyday life in our modern era. He gives practical examples of Musashi's philosophy as applicable to personal relationships and the world of business. Additionally, this video takes this classic text on strategy and applies it to modern martial arts and self defense. In this video you will learn why this classic text has stood the test of time and is considered on of the world's leading books on military strategy.