This is the second translation of the written works of Kenwa Mabuni, entitled The Study of Seipai: The Secrets of Self-defense Karate Kenpo (Seipai no Kenkyu Goshin Jutsu Hiden Karate Kenpo). Like... More > his previous work, Karate Kenpo: The Art of Self-defense, The Study of Seipai was intended as a general introduction to the newly imported martial art of Karatedo on the Japanese mainland during 1930s.< Less
Karate Kenpo: The Art of Self-defense is one of Kenwa Mabuni's early written works on the fledgling art of Karatedo and was intended as a general introduction to this art of self-defense.
Karate... More > Kenpo provides a rare glimpse of Mabuni's ideas about the history and development of Karatedo on Okinawa. It also introduces the fundamentals of his art including warm-up, basic techniques, stances, training equipment and the fundamental kata San Chin, and the advanced kata Seiunchin.< Less