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Karate-do Kyohan is a book that lives up to its title: The Last Temptation of Rick Pitino. Marie Richter rated it really liked it May 02, Read it Forward Read it first. The only karate book you s hould ever really need. After you read this, you will undoubtedly want to find a much smaller book, “Karate, My Way of Life” also by Funakoshi, to read a fascinating narrative autobiography, the story of his life in his own, humble words.

The author presents, besides kata that he himself originated, beginning and advanced kata from both the Shorei school and the Shorin school, the former remarkable for their forcefulness and development of strength, the latter characterized by their gracefulness and lightning swiftness. When I first gathered a interest in Karate back in ninteen seventy- three this book was the one that I couldn’t put down.


When karate is more than an activity to you. He emphasized always the spiritual aspects of Karate-do, and it is significant that through his influence the Chinese characters for karate were changed from “Chinese” hand to “empty” hand.

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Karate-Do Kyohan : The Master Text by Gichin Funakoshi (1973, Hardcover, New Edition)

Can they actually be performed by a weaker person which, after all, is a prerequisite for any effective Karate technique? They are the ones selected by the great master and teacher, Gichin Funakoshi, to give comprehensive training in Karate-do, the way of karate.

Save on Textbooks, Education Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Books by Gichin Funakoshi. They are the ones selected by the great master and teacher, Gichin Funakoshi, to give comprehensive training in Karate-do, the way of karate.

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Buy the selected items together This item: The Kata illustrations fnuakoshi applications are some of the fundamental building blocks and are well defined in this work. If you practice Karate,this book is an excellent reference point to going back through your movements and improving what you are already doing in class.


We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Born in Shuri, Okinawa Prefecture,he studied Karate-do from childhood and organized the the first public demonstrations. Learn not to do harm but to improve your self for it is only you you’re most daring oppon ent!!!!

I give this book a kykhan star out of 5!!!

If you are a student of any of the Okinawan styles, a nd particularly Shotokan or Wado Ryu, this important book is essential to your martial arts library. Contact us Home Privacy Cart contents. Karate do Exelent book,is a necessary text for all serious funakkoshi of karate do.

Karate-Do Kyohan There are not many martial Arts “Karate” kyohah that truly stand out but this one does. How We Did It. This is the book to have if you are a serious Shotokan student. Are they really that useful? The World of the Rock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.