Essence Of Okinawan Karate Do

Author: Shoshin Nagamine
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462902480
Size: 47.33 MB
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This book is a precise and easily accessible pictorial guide to performance and perfection of traditional karate.

Entering Through The Gateway Of Gojuryu

Author: C. Michial Jones
ISBN: 1257979388
Size: 44.81 MB
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Mike is the second generation of his family to study Goju-Ryu Karate-do. Over the
years he has also been a direct student of Glenn Keeney Sensei. Mike is married
and has been with his wife (Amber) for 21 years. Together they have three sons,
Curtis Tatsu, Alecsander Torai and Nicholas Tsuru, all three are active karate-ka
and train on a regular basis, comprising a third generation of Jones karate men.
Mike has over 34 years of personal training and history in traditional martial arts ...

Karate Do Way Of The Empty Hand

Author: Ferrie
Publisher: Crowood Press (UK)
ISBN: 9781861261717
Size: 45.28 MB
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The dan grades take a lot longer to achieve and in many styles there are
minimum time limits between one dan grade and the next, such as two years from
first dan to second dan, three years from second dan to third dan, four years from
third dan to fourth dan ... So, to get to fifth dan takes a minimum of seventeen
years' training. ... In most traditional systems in the beginning, a student training
two to three times a week is allowed to take a grading examination every three

Dynamic Karate

Author: Masatoshi Nakayama
Publisher: Kodansha USA Incorporated
ISBN: 9781568364131
Size: 53.64 MB
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A fully-illustrated guide to karate techniques and their application by a Japanese expert.

Classical Kata Of Okinawan Karate

Author: Pat McCarthy
Publisher: Black Belt Communications
ISBN: 9780897501132
Size: 68.86 MB
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Pat McCarthy, a shorinji-ryu stylist and triple-crown winner of the North American Karate Championships in 1974, demonstrates 11 karate kata.

Japanese Martial Arts And American Sports

Author: Minoru Kiyota
Size: 20.53 MB
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Thus, enrollment-to-space ratios are best served by catering to children rather
than adults; simply put, since children are smaller more paying students can be
accommodated at any given training session. ... For example, Oyama notes that
less than 10 percent of beginning karate students make it to the rank of second-
degree black belt (nidan).29 In this context, the more traditional styles of karate
training have become less viable from a business standpoint. Traditional styles
and dojo ...

Chinese Martial Arts Training Manuals

Author: Brian Kennedy
Publisher: Blue Snake Books
ISBN: 9781583941942
Size: 16.20 MB
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This collection introduces Western readers to the rich and diverse tradition of these influential texts, rarely available to the English-speaking reader.