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funakoshi book picture Karate Do Kyohan
by Master Gichin Funakoshi
Master Gichin Funakoshi’s legacy to mankind!
Recommended by Sensei Hidetaka Nishiyama

Softcover Edition - 8.5 x 11 - English

This classic Shotokan Karate Master Text has been printed for the explicit purpose of providing an exact reproduction of the complete original 1935 Japanese publication, with photos and artwork, preserving an historically accurate archive replica in the English language that now can be experienced and enjoyed by all who can appreciate its significance.

This book is a comprehensive guide for the study of karate and is credited as the foundation document of the modern day karate movement. Inner strength and personal character development are stressed through an active daily regimen of physical exercise and martial technique.

Kara-te Do Kyohan is Master Funakoshi's gift to mankind. An informed study will reveal that his focus in life was to share his knowledge and the benefits he acquired and experienced through a life of conscious self-discipline rooted in the principles of Karate Do.

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Picture of Funakoshi book Karate - The Art of "Empty Hand" Fighting
by Hidetaka Nishiyama
First published in 1959, “The Art of Empty Hand Fighting”, by Sensei Hidetaka Nishiyama (Translation by Richard Brown) was and still is the most authoritative manual on Traditional Karate. In his foreword, Sensei Nishiyama expresses his wish that the book will adequately introduce the reader to true karate. Filled with illustrative photographs, this book is a must read for the avid karate practitioner. It is the first complete and authoritative book to give a systematic overview of this fascinating martial art.

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photo of book of rules for karate ITKF Traditional Karate Competition Rules
by International Traditional Karate Association
Publication Date: June 23, 2009
ISBN/EAN13: 1442152109 / 9781442152106
Page Count: 160
Binding Type: US Trade Paper
Trim Size: 5.5" x 8.5"

Language: English Color: Black and White
Related Categories: Sports & Recreation / Martial Arts & Self-Defense

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