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As well as setting forth the basic rules that must be put into practice when performing kata or applying techniques in kumite, this volume pinpoints the underlying physical and physiological principles of karate: source and concentration of power; stance, form, stability and technique; movement in all directions; basic and comprehensive aspects of training.
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MASATOSHI NAKAYAMA carries on the tradition of his teacher, Gichin Funakoshl, the Father of Modern Karate. Long professor and director of physical education at Takushoku University, his alma mater (1937), he was chief instructor of the Japan Karate Association from 1955 until his death in 1987. A ninth degree black belt and a familiar face at tournaments, he was among the first to send instructors overseas and to encourage the development of karate along scientific lines.
"Karate-do analyzed in a logical, meaningful way. Full marks." —The Japan Times
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Book Description Kodansha USA, 1978. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd. Seller Inventory # DADAX0870113240
Book Description Kodansha USA, 1978. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0870113240
Book Description Kodansha USA, 1978. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110870113240