Nunchaku, Karate Weapon of Self-defense

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Black Belt Communications, 1971 - Sports & Recreation - 143 pages
All-Japan karate champion Fumio Demura demonstrates the movements and fighting applications of the nunchaku. This book features gripping stances, blocking, striking, footwork, nunchaku and karate similarities, and more than 20 defenses against other weapons.
 

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Contents

History of the Nunchaku
11
Anatomy of the Nunchaku
12
Care of the Nunchaku
14
How to Grip the Nunchaku
17
Stances
18
Grasping Positions
26
Blocking
32
Striking
37
Choking
41
WarmUp Calisthenics
44
Movements
47
Karate and Nunchaku Similarities
55
Whipping Techniques
71
Footwork with Whipping Techniques
91
Applied Block and Counter Techniques
105
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Fumio Demura is the author of "Bo: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense" and "Sai: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense "and" "one of the most respected weapons masters in the world. He has appeared in a number of Hollywood films, including the "Karate Kid" series, "The Island of Dr. Moreau," "Mortal Kombat,"" "and "Rising Sun,"" "He lives in Santa Ana, California.

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