Classical Kata of Okinawan Karate

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Ohara Publications, 1987 - Sports & Recreation - 255 pages
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A demonstration 11 kata through detailed photo sequences and a thorough history of Okinawan karate, including Chinese-Okinawan relations, the creation of styles, and the birth and spread of karate. It introduces the reader to 37 karate patriarchs through biographical sketches and rare portraits. The shorinji-ryu stylist also discusses the origins of kata, the five-form fist, the physical and nonphysical aims of kata training, qualities of movement, evolution of kata, and variations of Okinawan kata.

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