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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Frank rated it it was amazing Mar 29, Joseph Vincente rated it really liked it Nov 22, There are not many martial Arts “Karate” books that truly stand out but this one does. Well worth a read! Oversized, will exceed standard shipping rates for international and airmail options. In fact; I would run to our local library weekly just to read it.

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This is a must have for anyone who is serious in understanding the fundamentals of Okinawan Karate. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. He emphasized always the spiritual aspects of Karate-do, and it is significant that through his influence the Chinese characters for karate were changed from “Chinese” hand to “empty” hand.


Jay rated it kraate it Sep 19, Sign up to receive offers and updates: A reference book on kata. May not include supplemental items like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc.

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About this product Synopsis In the tradition of oral instruction kylhan karate technique and characterevelopment, this text explains formal kata exercises in detail. Kevin rated it really liked it Jan 30, Kata is explained and the pictures are very detailed.

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Find Rare Books Book Value. Jun 22, Pedro Lima rated it it was amazing. Marie Mccarty rated it it was amazing Nov 11, May not contain Access Codes or Supplements.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. 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.


Very Good Condition Edition: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Blue cloth boards with a large embossed symbol of tiger on front board. Nineteen “kata” “forms” of karate – the art of self-defense without weapons – are presented here in complete detail.

Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with photographs of katas or patterns and techniques. This is a masterful instructional textbook.

Karate-Do Kyohan : The Master Text by Gichin Funakoshi (1973, Hardcover, New Edition)

Born in Shuri, Okinawa Prefecture,he studied Karate-do from childhood and organized the the first public demonstrations. Books by Gichin Funakoshi. Kodansha Amer Inc, pp.

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