By Charles Daniel. Taijutsu, literally means Body Techniques. It is a basic form of martial art techniques and refers to the optimization of natural human abilities. Author Charles Daniel details how Taijutsu is executed by directly accessing the user's physical and mental energies, relying on the stamina and strength gained through training. Taijutsu is simply put: hand-to-hand combat. Used by nearly all ninja, Taijutsu is the right choice for those who wish to rely on their physical attributes. The pages of this great volume are chocked full of hand-to-hand combat techniques used in Ninja training, including everything from Basic techniques to tactics and intuition, plus, for those with no teacher, how to train on your own to discover the way of the Ninja - the well-renowned assassins of seventeenth century Japan. 160 pages. 7" x 10".