Overview:The Essence of Okinawan Karate-Do - The Essence of Okinawan Karate-Do presents the teachings of legendary martial arts master Shoshin Nagamine, founder of the Matsubayashi school of Shorin-ryu karate-do. Used for generations as a practical and pictorial guide, it contains over 1,000 photographs to document eighteen classic karate kata (preset forms) and seven yakusoku kumite (prearranged partner exercises), as well as basic techniques. This book is a precise and easily accessible pictorial guide to performance and perfection of traditional karate. The only book in English with photos of one of the great prewar masters demonstrating the proper execution of Okinawan karate, The Essence of Okinawan Karate-Do is a bridge between karate's legendary past and the practitioners of today. This intelligent and imaginative text explains the historical landmarks in the development of style, vividly outlines its leading forms and techniques, and recalls noted Okinawan karate men of the past, including the author's teachers Ankichi Arakaki, Choki Motobu, and Chotoku Kyan.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725642-9780804821100. It was written by the following authors: Shoshin Nagamine. Book The Essence of Okinawan Karate-Do, which can be read online, published by the company: Tuttle Publishing. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 1998-11-27 00:00:00. It has 280 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 449 g. File for download The Essence of Okinawan Karate-Do has PDF format and is called the-essence-of-okinawan-karate-do.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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