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The Problem of Practical Karate By Andi Kidd
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This book explores the 'Problem of Practical Karate'. Fifteen essays by a variety of karate-ka delve into what practical karate is and what you need to do to train it. With the essays anonymised... More > this book makes you look at your own thought processes and motivations. Edited by Andi Kidd with a foreword by Peter Consterdine, this is a book to make you think, not just follow dogma.< Less
SHOTOKAN KARATE: PRACTICAL COMBAT KARATE FOR THE STREET By Joseph Truncale
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Shotokan Karate is one of the most effective forms of self-defense but it is this area that is most ignored in traditional Shotokan dojos. This modest manual is different from most Shotokan Karate... More > texts because it focuses on the self-defense application of karate. Traditional Shotokan karate concentrates on three primary areas. They are basics or Kihon, Kata or forms, and sparring or kumite. The sparring may consist of five times sparring, three times sparring, one time sparring, semi-free sparring and free sparring. Self-defense training is seldom practiced and this manual hopes to fill that gap for students of Shotokan and other traditional styles of Karate. This manual covers the basic principles of self-defense, use of force factors in self-defense, simple and effective self-defense techniques to counter arm grabs, body grabs, choke attacks, punching and kicking attack counters, club attacks, knife attacks, gun attacks, ground attacks and multiple attacker self-defense techniques.< Less
Karate Coaching. An Instructors Guide By ANDREW GENERY
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A guide Karate Coaching and running a club A useful and educational booklet to assist all levels of Karate Coach, with guidelines on all aspects of running a Karate club. Includes areas such as,... More > Administration, Record keeping, Safe practice, record sheets and more< Less
Kenpo Karate Techniques - Extensions By Mark Arnott
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All the techniques required for the extended American Kenpo Karate belts- 1st Brown, 1st Black, 2nd Black and 3rd Black. This is a manual, meant to be used on the mat as you work out. Each technique... More > is given a short description in a couple of sentences, followed by a detailed step-by-step description that allows you to easily realize the stance or step or punch that needs review to make the technique work. Then follows a discussion, a section of comments by teachers and students about what has worked for them. The print is large enough to stand a good chance of being readable if left open on the floor next to you as you work out. No description of a technique covers more than a page, so you don't need to turn a page while practicing (the discussions do cross page breaks). This manual has been written and formatted as a tool- not only to help you learn the technique, but to be able to practice it without reading through paragraphs of detail.< Less
Kenpo Karate Techniques - Extensions By Mark Arnott
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All the techniques required for the extended American Kenpo Karate belts- 1st Brown, 1st Black, 2nd Black and 3rd Black. This is a manual, meant to be used on the mat as you work out. Each technique... More > is given a short description in a couple of sentences, followed by a detailed step-by-step description that allows you to easily realize the stance or step or punch that needs review to make the technique work. Then follows a discussion, a section of comments by teachers and students about what has worked for them. The print is large enough to stand a good chance of being readable if left open on the floor next to you as you work out. No description of a technique covers more than a page, so you don't need to turn a page while practicing (the discussions do cross page breaks). This manual has been written and formatted as a tool- not only to help you learn the technique, but to be able to practice it without reading through paragraphs of detail.< Less
KARATE MULTIPLE STRIKE TECHNIQUES FOR SELF-DEFENSE:KARATE’S LEAST PRACTICED TECHNIQUES By Joseph Truncale
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There are numerous karate self-defense books on the market but there are few if any which focus on the use of multiple strikes and combinations of block and strike at the same time techniques. This... More > book explores the many karate techniques that are in several kata but are seldom practiced in the dojo. In fact, in all my years of practicing karate I have never seen any instructor include these multiple strike techniques except within a kata.< Less
KARATE KATA: FACTS, LIES, AND MYTHS By JOSEPH TRUNCALE
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This book explores the positive and negative aspects of karate kata practice. It also provides ideas on how to create own kata based upon realistic self defense scenarios. The three parts of this... More > manual cover the facts about the benefits of practicing traditional formal karate facts, lies and misconceptions of karate kata and how to make the practice of kata more meaningful.< Less
Kenpo Karate Techniques for Purple Belt By Mark Arnott
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A complete description of all American Kenpo Karate techniques required for Purple Belt. This is a manual; it is meant to be used on the mat as you work out. Each technique is given a short... More > description in a couple of sentences, followed by a detailed step-by-step description that allows you to easily realize the stance or step or punch that needs review to make the technique work. Then follows a discussion, a section of comments by teachers and students about what has worked for them. The print is large enough to stand a good chance of being readable if left open on the floor next to you as you work out. No description of a technique covers more than a page, so you don't need to turn a page while practicing (the final discussions do cross page breaks). This manual has been written and formatted as a tool- not only to help you learn the technique, but to be able to practice it without reading through paragraphs of detail.< Less
Kenpo Karate Techniques for Third Brown By Mark Arnott
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All the techniques required for American Kenpo Karate Third Brown Belt and Second Brown Belt. This manual is printed in color to make it possible to contrast the opponents of the two-attacker... More > techniques. Unfortunately that makes these manuals more expensive to print. Each technique is given a short description in a couple of sentences, followed by a detailed step-by-step description that highlights each stance or step or strike. Then follows a section of comments by teachers and students discussing what has worked for them. The print is large enough to stand a good chance of being readable if left open on the floor next to you as you work out. No description of a technique covers more than a page so you don't need to turn a page while practicing. This manual has been written and formatted as a tool- not only to help you learn the technique, but to allow you to practice without reading through paragraphs of detail.< Less
Kenpo Karate Techniques for First Black By Mark Arnott
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A complete description of all American Kenpo Karate techniques required for 1st Degree Black Belt. This is a manual, meant to be used on the mat as you work out. Each technique is given a short... More > description in a couple of sentences, followed by a detailed step-by-step description that allows you to easily realize the stance or step or punch that needs review to make the technique work. Then follows a discussion, a section of comments by teachers and students about what has worked for them. The print is large enough to stand a good chance of being readable if left open on the floor next to you as you work out. No description of a technique covers more than a page, so you don't need to turn a page while practicing (the discussions do cross page breaks). This manual has been written and formatted as a tool- not only to help you learn the technique, but to be able to practice it without reading through paragraphs of detail.< Less

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