Living the Samurai Ideal in the 21st Century. The Way of the Modern Warrior is an explanation of the samurai philosophy of Japan's fiercest warriors, practiced for over 1000 years. The author, Hanshi Stephen Kaufman, has been a warrior for 50 years, first as a member of the military, then as an advisor to the military, and finally as one of the world's most distinguished martial artists. In his years of experience he has collected the wisdom that comes from practicing martial arts through countless lessons learned and lessons taught.The 55 precepts in his new book are result of those years of experience and they will guide the modern day warrior as they devote energy and creativity to their lives. These principles and philosophies include Kaufman's insights about: - Arrogance" - "Ease and Grace" - "Wise Men and Evil" - "Being Genuine" - "Shame and the Glory"The Way of the Modern Warrior is an essential handbook for the modern-day samurai warrior who lives by honor, duty and service."