All the facets of the demanding fighting art of Shotokan
karate are covered in this manual. The most important
Kihon techniques, the various Kumite forms, as well as
free fighting and basic Katas are described in detail.
The contents include: a history of karate from Funakoshi
up to today's Shotokan karate; training and preparation
for grading; a comprehensive introduction to the basic
postures and techniques; all the Kumite forms from the
Gohon-Kumite to Jiyu-Kumite; full explanations of the
Katas Heian 1-5, Tekki 1 and Bassai-Dai. There are over
400 photographs showing the enormously broad technical
spectrum of the fighting art of Shotokan karate.
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