Classical Kata of Okinawan Karate

Classical Kata of Okinawan Karate
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Pages:
256
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ISBN13:
9780897501132
Goodreads Rating:
3.85
Published:
June 1st 1987 by Black Belt Communications
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ISBN10:
0897501136

Presents a demonstration of 11 kata through photo sequences and history of Okinawan karate, including Chinese-Okinawan relations, the creation of styles, and the birth and spread of karate. This title introduces 37 karate patriarchs. It discusses the origins of kata, the five-form fist and the physical and nonphysical aims of kata training.