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Binding: Paperback Dewey Decimal Number: 796.8153 EAN: 9780870113246 ISBN: 0870113240 Label: Kodansha International Manufacturer: Kodansha International Number Of Items: 1 Number Of Pages: 144 Publication Date: 1978-07-15 Publisher: Kodansha International Studio: Kodansha International
As well as setting forth the basic rules that must be put into practice when performing kata or applying techniques in kumite, this volume pinpoints the underlying physical and physiological principles of karate: source and concentration of power; stance, form, stability and technique; movement in all directions; basic and comprehensive aspects of training.
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Customer Rating: Summary: Not the best karate... Comment: The foundations of Traditional Karate make no more sense (at least in the modern civilization). Principles and methods must be rationalized. Sensei Kenji Tokitsu, a living ledgend in Japan and France, is carrying a supberb work towards Quality. The best Karate indeed. Customer Rating: Summary: A great series to start your personal library with Comment: I recommend Nakayama sensei's Best Karate series as a must have for any personal library. Individually, each book is not the be all-end all of karate knowledge, but taken as a set, it offers a wide range of information and motivation for the beginning karateka. Plus...its a classic with the little men jumping and kicking all over the pages! Customer Rating: Summary: A MUST FOR THE MOST SERIOUS KARATE-KA!!! Comment: Sensei Nakayama provides readers with a no-nonsense in-depth study of what is required to develop solid fundamentals in Karate! This book is very easy to visualize and comprehend. Traditional Japanese instruction from a great master! Customer Rating: Summary: The serious students starting point. Comment: The Best Karate series is THE definitive reference
for the praticing karataka. Fundamentals covers
the basic blocks, strikes and stances.