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A shuriken (Japanese: 手裏剣; literally: "hidden hand blade") is a Japanese concealed weapon that was used as a hidden dagger to distract or misdirect.

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Shuriken in Aikido

During the Hell Dojo times of Ueshiba, he was known to teach shuriken throwing. After a famous incident, this stopped. Is there any records of how this was thought? What style of shuriken was thrown? ...
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What are the differences between traditional shurikenjutsu and more generic knife throwing (i.e. Gil Hibben)?

I recently picked up a book out of a bargain bin: https://www.amazon.com/Complete-Knife-Throwing-Guide-Hibben/dp/B0006Z08YM I'm curious what the significant differences are between this and ...