Karate-Do Kyohan has ratings and 8 reviews. Donnie said: This book outlines all Shoto-kan kata and their applications. Great reference when you get s . : Karate-Do Kyohan: The Master Text () by Gichin Funakoshi and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books. Karate-do Kyohan: The Master Text by Gichin Funakoshi, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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RowlingHardcover May 29, Donnie Mayes rated it it was amazing Shelves: Additional Details Number of Volumes. It really is “The Master Text” as the subtitle says.

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The Kata illustrations and applications are some of the fundamental building blocks and are well defined in this work.

Karate-Do Kyohan: The Master Text by Gichin Funakoshi

Born in Shuri, Okinawa Prefecture,he studied Karate-do from childhood and organized the the first public demonstrations. Harry Potter Years by J. As time passed I eventually purchased my own copy of Karare-Do Kyohan and used it along side my study of Shotokan. This book outlines all Shoto-kan kata and their applications. May not include supplemental items like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc.

This led to the introduction of the ancient martial art to the rest of Japan and subsequently to the rest of the world. Inno Dubelaar Books Published: Great reference when you get stuck on one!

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The Master Text by Gichin Funakoshi. Translated by Tsutomu Ohshima. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing.

Well a lifetime later I realized how karatr that book ment to karare and how I enjoyed reading it, if one looks enough, all of Karate is with-in this book, by the one and only Gichin Funakoshi.

This is probably the definitive technical work on Shotokan Karate, and an invaluable addition to the training library of anyone practicing Okinowan or Japanese styles. I saw a very old version of this book that contains a detailed explanation for knife and katana defense, it also contains a section for women’s self defense.


Karate-do Kyohan: The Master Text

Showing best matches Show all copies. Save on Textbooks, Education Trending price is based on mastet over last 90 days. This is a masterful instructional textbook. Dark blue cloth stamped in silver. Description Nineteen kata forms’ of karate-the karxte of self-defense without weapons-are presented here in complete detail.

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. See all 5 pre-owned listings.

Very Good Condition Edition: Contain history and instruction for be a good Karateka. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Aug 30, Luke Crocker rated it it was amazing. Ships with Tracking Number!

Denton Island Books Published: A reference book on kata. Front inner flap price clipped. Dj is not clipped, light edge-wear, no tears.

Fully illustrated demonstrations by the translator cover not only every technique of the kata but also the fundamentals and applications: Most relevant reviews See all 12 reviews.