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Karate-do Kyohan, Facsimile reprint of the original 1935 edition By Gichin Funakoshi
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This identical reprint of Gichin Funakoshi’s Karate-Do Kyohan is one of the most awaited reprints of karatekas from all over the world. The book had been widely distributed through its Japanese... More > reissue during the 20th century. However, these modern editions had not been able to benefit from a revision by the author who died in 1957. Worse, the modernization of those editions had resulted in significant changes to the 1935 text. This book wants to go further, by offering in paper form, the facsimile as originally published. The project is driven by two convictions. First, that the Japanese language is no more of an obstacle than reading an ancient martial arts textbook: one can appreciate the iconography without grasping everything of the text that supports it. And then, the ultimate conviction: that, on balance, it is better to choose the original.< Less
Kata: Kata of Funakoshi Karate International By Gerhard Roos
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This book covers the first five kata of the Funakoshi Karate International syllabus, namely: Shisome, Kagami, Enkatsu, Kyouko and Kigai. Each movement in a kata is described in detail.
Karate: The Guiding Principles of Gichin Funakoshi sensei By Andrew Banks
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Within the pages of this book we explore the twenty guiding principles of Karate outlined by Gichin Funakoshi sensei with the understanding that these were never truly meant at face value but rather... More > that each one carried a better underlying understanding.< Less
Karate: The Guiding Principles of Gichin Funakoshi sensei By Andrew Banks
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Within the pages of this book we explore the twenty guiding principles of Karate outlined by Gichin Funakoshi sensei with the understanding that these were never truly meant at face value but rather... More > that each one carried a better underlying understanding.< Less
Karate: The Guiding Principles of Gichin Funakoshi sensei By Andrew Banks
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Within the pages of this book we explore the twenty guiding principles of Karate outlined by Gichin Funakoshi sensei with the understanding that these were never truly meant at face value but rather... More > that each one carried a better underlying understanding.< Less
Karate: The Guiding Principles of Gichin Funakoshi Sensei & The ABC of Martial Arts By Andrew Banks
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A combined collection of Karate: The Guiding Principles of Gichin Funakoshi sensei and The ABC of Martial Arts
Bunkai Strategies Newsletter 1-50 By John Burke
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John Burke (5th Dan) sensei's Bunkai Strategies Newsletter has the first 50 instalments collected here as one book as the temporary nature of e-mail meant that it was too valuable to lose...
Bunkai Strategies Newsletter 1-50 By John Burke
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John Burke (5th Dan) sensei's Bunkai Strategies Newsletter has the first 50 instalments collected here as one book as the temporary nature of e-mail meant that it was too valuable to lose...
SCOUTING OUT THE HISTORICAL COURSE OF KARATE: Collected Essays By Henning Wittwer
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The six essays in this volume are primarily based on Japanese sources and the original research of the author. Each of them provides valuable and unique insights into the history and teachings of the... More > martial art of the Ryūkyū Kingdom, today widely known as karate. Henning Wittwer takes a deep look at the following themes: - The 1867 „Programme of the Three-Six-Nine and of All Arts“: A New Translation and Explanation of its Martial Arts Sections - Asato Ankō – His Life, Teachings, & Descendants - Bodhidharma, Shaolin and Chinese Boxing in the Eyes of Japan’s Karate Pioneers - Jigen-ryū & its Influence upon Karate-Dō - The Karate of the Shōtōkan (1938–1945) - The Stick of the Shōtōkan – Considerations Concerning its History, Transmission and Teachings Karate practitioners, karate researchers, and martial arts enthusiasts, students of Japanese Studies and people with a general interest in Asian history and culture will find this book fascinating as well as interesting.< Less
Kata: The Folk Dances of Shotokan By Rob Redmond
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This is the information, history, and rumor that should have been included in every other book about kata. Rather than a catalog of pictures of people doing the movements from the kata, this work... More > contains descriptions, translations, and advice. Round out your understanding of Shotokan Karate kata by reading Redmond's fascinating and original work - both humorous and filled with good advice.< Less

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