“Warrior in the Garden" is a unique book about the ancient Bushido warrior code for modern times.Through famous stories of the samurai, samurai education, the origin of the art of Judo and Jiu Jitsu, and his own martial arts journey, Nobuo Yagai describes his world view of the timeless warrior code.This book was inspired by Hollywood martial arts guru Rigan Machado’s advice to Nobuo to write about his own unique journey. Nobuo left Japan with one backpack and followed his dream to explore the martial arts as a way of life.
“The martial arts academy is an extension of your home, of helping each other and creating friendships. Nobuo has the culture and the philosophy. He brings the discipline from Japanese culture and students will fall in love with the way he teaches the art.”—Rigan Machado, Jiu Jitsu Legend, 8th degree Coral belt
It will inspire today’s warrior to infuse ancient wisdom with modern times. “Warrior in the Garden” is not for just martial artists, it is for anyone who dares to be a life warrior. Ten percent of profits will go to Doctor without Borders.
About the Author: Nobuo was raised in the traditional art of Kendo. Deeply inspired by the way of Samurai, his passion is to follow this path in modern times. After he graduated university with a BA in Law and International Relations, martial arts called him to travel the world and challenge himself. In his twenties, he committed to a lifelong path in Jiu Jitsu. He has been invited to world class events. He currently operates Way of Jiu Jitsu in Denver and Aurora (Stanley Marketplace) Colorado. As a certified master trainer, he openly shares his experience in martial arts and physical education with the next generation.