Tensho, which literally means 'turning hands', is one of the two main forms of the GoJu school of karate-do. This book covers 500 years of the history of this form together with 160 step-by-step illustrated instructions for its use today.
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Chris Rowen is highly regarded in the martial arts world, having qualified in Japan under the legendary 10th Dan Gogen Yamaguchi, and his direct karate lineage can be traced back to the fifteenth century. He is also the presenter of several martial arts DVD's.Review:
'Chris Rowen's thorough and engaging study reveals Tensho to not only be beautiful and fascinating but also accessible and relevant.' Jamie Clubb, Martial Arts Illustrated 'I've personally had the privilege of seeing Shihan Rowen perform Tensho and his mastery of the kata was revealed in every movement. I can honestly say it was one of the most impressive displays of kata I've ever seen! Not only was I taken aback by Shihan Rowen's physical skills, his in-depth explanation of the kata and its applications were equally inspring' Iain Abernethy, 5th Dan
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Book Description Summersdale, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1840244631
Book Description Summersdale, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111840244631
Book Description Summersdale Publishers. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1840244631 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1682025