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Post Offices of the Phiippine and Ryukyu Islands under U.S. Administration By Richard Small
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The Post Offices of the Philippines (1898 - 1946) and the Ryukyu (1944 - 1972) Islands under United States Administration. 1900 and 1917 roster of Philippine Postmasters and a map.
Introduction to Nisei Yoshu Ryu Kempo By Dr. Carlos Febres
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NISEI YOSHU RYU KEMPO IS A MODALITY OF THE ORIGINAL SYSTEM OF KEMPO AS IT WAS PRACTICE IN THE RYUKYU ISLANDS, It combines both old and new elements to offer a more balance approach to the martial... More > arts of Okinawa and Japan. THIS BOOK IS AN INTRODUCTION TO THIS METHOD OF OKINAWAN KEMPO.< Less
Karate 1.0: Parameter of an Ancient Martial Art By Andreas Quast
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This masterpiece represents the results of nearly twenty years the author invested in demystifying the convoluted genealogy of Karate. The central theme of this work is the search for causal triggers... More > of a holistic system of unarmed and armed martial traditions. By analysing the origin and transformation of the military and security organization of the Ryūkyū Kingdom, the author identified the superordinate security related royal government organizations and functions responsible. In this way describing the enigmatic parameters of the Ryūkyū Kingdom’s ancient fighting arts, or KARATE 1.0, a common historical basis of the countless fragmentary traditions of modern Karate and Kobudō were discovered. “KARATE 1.0: Parameter of an Ancient Martial Art” should be embraced by the international Budō community and enjoy the recognition and success it so richly deserves.< Less
The Essence of Naha-te By Joe Swift
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This presentation brings together a series of rare historical documents, photographs and insights into the origins of Goju-ryu and other Naha-te derived modern Karate styles. It will make a perfect... More > addition to any serious martial artist's library.< Less
Karatedo - An Overview By Mario McKenna
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This is the PAPERBACK version of "An Overview of Karatedo". This is the first English translation of Genwa Nakasone's 1938 Karate-do Taikan. It is one of the most comprehensive books... More > published during the golden age of Karate-do. The book contains chapters of a veritable who's who of Karate-do luminaries including: Shiroma Shimpan, Hanashiro Chomo, Mabuni Kenwa, Otsuka Hironori, and Taira Shinken. The book is richly illustrated and goes into detail about Karate-do history, philosophy, techniques and kata.< Less
An Overview of Karate-dó By Mario McKenna
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This is the HARDCOVER Version. This is the first English translation of Genwa Nakasone's 1938 Karate-do Taikan. It is one of the most comprehensive books published during the golden age of... More > Karate-do. The book contains chapters of a veritable who's who of Karate-do luminaries including: Shiroma Shimpan, Hanashiro Chomo, Mabuni Kenwa, Otsuka Hironori, and Taira Shinken. The book is richly illustrated and goes into detail about Karate-do history, philosophy, techniques and kata.< Less
Okinawan Weaponry, Hidden Methods, Ancient Myths of Kobudo & Te By Mark Bishop
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Okinawan Weaponry - Hidden Methods, Ancient Myths of Kobudo & Te, is the long-awaited sequel to the author's best selling title "Okinawan Karate - Teachers, Styles & Secret... More > Techniques" This work meticulously details the history, development and training principles of some fifty hand-held weapons utilised within Okinawan Te & Kobudo practice and contains over 400 photographs and illustrations from the author's personal collection and historical sources. Discovery the highly lucrative and secret trade of firearms controlled throughout the South Pacific by Okinawa; a gunpowder plot that blows away the previous perceptions and for the first time reveals why Okinawa Has player such a fated role in world conflicts. Mark Bishop is considered the leading expert on Okinawan martial arts. He continues to travel, write, reasearch and teach extensively on various areas of these, especially Te, its related bodywork (shiatsu) and zen.< Less
Okinawan Weaponry, Hidden Methods, Ancient Myths of Kobudo & Te By Mark Bishop
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Okinawan Weaponry - Hidden Methods, Ancient Myths of Kobudo & Te, is the long-awaited sequel to the author's best selling title "Okinawan Karate - Teachers, Styles & Secret... More > Techniques" This work meticulously details the history, development and training principles of some fifty hand-held weapons utilised within Okinawan Te & Kobudo practice and contains over 400 photographs and illustrations from the author's personal collection and historical sources. Discovery the highly lucrative and secret trade of firearms controlled throughout the South Pacific by Okinawa; a gunpowder plot that blows away the previous perceptions and for the first time reveals why Okinawa Has player such a fated role in world conflicts. Mark Bishop is considered the leading expert on Okinawan martial arts. He continues to travel, write, reasearch and teach extensively on various areas of these, especially Te, its related bodywork (shiatsu) and zen.< Less
Tuite Pocket Reference By Lee Richards
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A Pocket Reference book of start positions of Tuite for use in picking through training topics in the dojo. There are NO explanations for these techniques, see larger book "The Six Basic... More > Principle of Tuite".< Less
The Six Basic Principles of Tuite - Paperback By Lee Richards
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Paper back book of theories, principles and tuite techniques, as taught at Ryushinkan - Kenshukai.