HANSHI STEPHEN F. KAUFMAN
EFFECTIVE UNIVERSAL STRATEGIES
FOR EVERYDAY LIVING
Stephen F. Kaufman is acknowledged and recognized as a Founding Father and the Grand Patriarch of American Martial Arts. He is, along with his rank and title, Hanshi 10th dan, Shodai Soke, 1st generation founder of Hebi - Ryu Budo (Dojo no Hebi - School of the Snake), considered by many international masters to be one of the most formidable and realistic martialist methods in the world.
Hanshi Kaufman is the author of the world-famous, phenomenal version of Musashi's Book of Five Rings, the Definitive Interpretation. The book has been translated into numerous languages and continues to influence almost every martial artist in the world. He has also written Sun Tzu's Art of War, The Shogun's Scroll, The Living Tao, The Sword in the Boardroom, and many other titles considered to be essential reading. Visit the BOOK page for a complete listing of Hanshi Kaufman's books.
He has also founded Self-Revealization Acceptance ®, the profound reality facilitation system being recognized world-wide that brings about instantly desired results. He has been awarded a Doctor of Divinity Degree and is an ordained minister.
With nearly sixty years of experience, he lectures and presents his teachings to audiences in many venues, including martial arts and business communities worldwide. His voice is rooted in the timeless traditions of the ancient masters, and he brings a contemporary mindset to modern audiences that is timely, relevant, unique and cutting edge.
His Manhattan Cable TV show, mnn.org, Hanshi's World ™, features interviews with world-class martial artists, authors, musicians, and performance artists. Video show archives may be viewed at his YouTube channel.
I am the recipient of the Canadian World Wide Winners Hall of Fame membership and will represent them in the US as International Technical Advisor and Director of the organization's Intel Director of Sports in New York. The organization recognizes my contributions to American Martial Arts as a Founding Father and also as Grand Patriarch of same. Special thanks to G/M Riaz Baig ad G/M Dwayne Watkins.