The Master TextBook
In the tradition of oral instruction of karate technique and character development, this text explains formal kata exercises in detail. Nineteen kata' ('forms') of karate - the art of self-defense without weapons - are presented here in complete detail. They are the ones selected by the great master and teacher, Gichin Funakoshi, to give comprehensive training in Karate-do, the way of karate.'
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International ; [S.l.] : Distributed in the U.S. by Kodansha America, Inc., 1973
Edition: 1st ed
Call Number: 796.8153 F962km
Characteristics: ix, 256 p. : ill. ; 27 cm