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Karate Do Kyohan Gichin Funakoshi

Karate Do Kyohan

Gichin Funakoshi

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ISBN : 9788493540074
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Nineteen kata (forms) of karate - the art of self-defense without weapons - are presented here in complete detail. They are the ones selected by the great master and teacher, Gichin Funakoshi, to give comprehensive training in Karate-do, the way ofMoreNineteen kata (forms) of karate - the art of self-defense without weapons - are presented here in complete detail. They are the ones selected by the great master and teacher, Gichin Funakoshi, to give comprehensive training in Karate-do, the way of karate.Fully illustrated demonstrations by the translator cover not only every technique of the kata but also the fundamentals and applications: how to make a fist- the correct form of the open hand- preliminary training in blocking, striking and kicking- the seven stances- and sparringThis book, the most comprehensive and authoritative ever published, was being revised by the author shortly before his death in 1957, at the age of eighty-eight, and is translated for the first time. Through his advice on both practical and spiritual aspects of training, the master guides the student from techniques to the way of karate.