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Karate: Technique and Spirit (Tuttle Martial Arts)

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The true essence of karate-do is integrated training of the body, mind, and spirit to fully achieve human potential. andlt;iandgt;Karate: Technique and Spiritandlt;/iandgt; describes in detail all the steps necessary to attain this goal. It is a book of Karate technique, a guideline for training, and a patient exposition of moral philosophy. Kaicho (grand master) Nakamura takes us from the basicsand#8212;warmups, punches, blocks, and kicksand#8212;to the advanced practice of traditional weapons and kumite (sparring), all the while grounding the physical expression of karate-do in its rich history and philosophy.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;With over 700 photos, andlt;iandgt;Karate: Technique and Spiritandlt;/iandgt; vividly conveys the essence of karate-do and how it can bring deeper meaning to our daily lives. Chapters include: Foundations of Karate; Basics of Karate-Do; Postures and Stances; Natural Weapons; Kata (Formal Exercises); Kumite (Fighting) and more!

Synopsis:

This volume teaches a integrated training of the body, mind and spirit, emphasizing the true essence of karate-do. With over 70 dojos and 20,000 students throughout the world, Seido karate has grown increasingly popular in the West under its founder Tadashi Nakamura.

Synopsis:

Karate: Technique and Spirit teaches a unique integrated training of the body, mind, and spirit that points you toward the true essence of karate-do. The book covers both the techniques of Seido (sincere way) karate, including warm-ups; basic punches, kicks, and blocks; and weapons (Bo, Jo, Sai), and the schoolÆs history and philosophy.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780804832823
Author:
Grill, Tom
Author:
Grill, Tom
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
North Clarendon, VT
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Karate
Subject:
Martial Arts - Karate
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Karate -- Training.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
martial arts; karate books; karate techniques; Seido karate; martial arts books
Subject:
karate; sparring; kumite; karate-do; basics of karate; karate technique
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1457559
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
107-200
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 700 bandw illus and 16 pp color ins
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
12 x 8.25 in 25 oz

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Product details 168 pages Tuttle Publishing - English 9780804832823 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This volume teaches a integrated training of the body, mind and spirit, emphasizing the true essence of karate-do. With over 70 dojos and 20,000 students throughout the world, Seido karate has grown increasingly popular in the West under its founder Tadashi Nakamura.
"Synopsis" by , Karate: Technique and Spirit teaches a unique integrated training of the body, mind, and spirit that points you toward the true essence of karate-do. The book covers both the techniques of Seido (sincere way) karate, including warm-ups; basic punches, kicks, and blocks; and weapons (Bo, Jo, Sai), and the schoolÆs history and philosophy.
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