Libro GOJU RYU KARATE - A VISUAL GUIDE TO KUMITE, Goshi Yamaguchi, inglese BOK-202
Libro GOJU RYU KARATE - A VISUAL GUIDE TO KUMITE, Goshi YAMAGUCHI, 14,5 x 21 cm, 175 pag., inglese. Background of Kumite. Basic Practice of Kumite. Yakusoku Kumite. Jiyu Kumite. Traditional Kumite Techniques.
Libro JKF official KATA book GOJU KAI, Fed. Giapponesa di Karate, inglese e giapponese New edition 2013
Libro JKF ufficiale KATA book GOJU KAI, inglese e giapponese. Japan Karatedo Federation (JKF). Formato: 18 x 26 cm, 291 pag. - Inglese/Giapponese. Teaching book for Official Kata Goju Kai: Preliminary exercises, Basic stances and waza, Chishi, Sashi, Tan, Kami, Kongoken, Sanchin, Gekisai 1+2, Saifa, Seiyunchin, Sanseru, Shisochin, Seipai, Seisan, Kururunfa, Suparinpei, Tensho, Vital Points. Clear fotos step by step for all Kata. From all angles of view, with clear instructions and examples of Kata Bunkai.
Libro THE ART OF HOJO UNDO, Michael CLARKE, inglese
Libro THE ART OF HOJO UNDO, Power Training for Traditional Karate, Michael CLARKE (7º Dan), inglese, 222 pag., 360 illustrazioni. Hojo Undo means ‘supplemental training’, and using these tools is the key for developing the devastating power of karate techniques. This book details how to construct and use many training tools; provides accurate mechanical drawings, comprehensive training methods, and an historical context to understand why Hojo Undo was created in ‘old’ Okinawa. Warm up exercises. Detailed construction drawings. Build your own Hojo Undo tools! Learn how to use the tools to develop devastating power. Link your increased power to fighting techniques. Hear what Okinawan Masters say about Hojo Undo training.
Libro GOJU-RYU KATA SERIES vol.1, Japan Karatedo Gojukai Association, inglese e giapponese BOK-203
Libro GOJU-RYU KATA SERIES vol.1, Japan Karatedo Gojukai Association (J.K.G.A.), Formato: 18 x 26 cm, 231 pag. - Inglese/Giapponese. Teaching book published for the 100th anniversary of the birth of Gogen Yamaguchi Sensei, founder and grand master of J.K.G.A.: Sanchin incl. bunkai, Taikyoku: Jodan 2, Chudan 2, Gedan 1, Kakeuke 1, Mawashiuke 1, Gekisai Dai-ichi incl. bunkai, Gekisai Dai-ni, incl. bunkai, Saifa incl. bunkai, Seinchin incl. bunkai, Sanseru incl. bunkai. Clear fotos step by step for all official kata from all angles of view, with clear instructions and examples of Kata Bunkai.
Libro GOJU-RYU KATA SERIES vol.2, Japan Karatedo Gojukai Association, inglese e giapponese BOK-204
Libro GOJU-RYU KATA SERIES vol.2, Japan Karate-do Gojukai Association (J.K.G.A.), Formato: 18 x 26 cm, 232 pag. - Inglese/Giapponese. Teaching book published for the 100th anniversary of the birth of Gogen Yamaguchi Sensei, founder and grand master of J.K.G.A.: TENSHO con Kakeawase, SEISAN, SHISOCHIN, SEIPAI, KURURUNFA e SUPERRINPEI con Bunkai. Clear fotos step by step for all official kata from all angles of view, with clear instructions and examples of Kata Bunkai.
Libro CHRIS DENWOOD - Respecting the Old, Creating the New, inglese
Libro CHRIS DENWOOD - Respecting the Old, Creating the New, inglese, 180 pagine. A collection of lessons, thoughts & beliefs on the analysis of traditional karate for self-protection and personal growth'. This book is an accumulation of around five years work and is comprised of a selection of the authors articles and short philosophical thoughts on the analysis of traditional karate for civilian self-protection and personal growth. Heavily illustrated with over 230 pictures, covered in this book are 22 thought-provoking chapters on history, kata bunkai (analysis), training methods, theoretical study, pragmatic application, overarching concepts, in addition to some of the author's personal insights, experiences and stories.
Libro Gogen Yamaguchi (The Cat): Emperor of the Scarlet Fist 1909-1989, paperback, inglese Paperback Edition
Il libro di Gogen Yamaguchi, "Emperor of the Scarlet Fist", inglese, 284 pagine, 15 x 23 cm, in Paperback Edition. Comprende più di 145 fotografie inedite che sono stati donati per questo progetto. Written by Don Warrener. Filled with biographies of his top students and as well unwritten biographies of his teachers and their teachers teachers. Stuffed full of rare and some never before seen photos of the founder of Japanese Goju and his students plus a complete unbiased history of him from the womb to the tomb. The author Don Warrener has come up with yet another masterpiece on the man who brought America to its knees by his unusal charisma and his ability to mesmerize people. He was a very very special man and this book is the once and for all analysis of a truly great master of the martial arts.
Libro THE WAY OF KATA, Lawrence KANE + Chris WILDER, inglese
Libro THE WAY OF KATA - A Comprehensive Guide To Deciphering Martial Applications by Lawrence A. Kane and Kris Wilder, inglese, 310 pag., The Principles for Understanding Kata are Largely Unknown – Until Now. The ancient masters developed kata, or "formal exercises," as fault-tolerant methods to preserve their unique, combat-proven fighting systems. Unfortunately, they deployed a two-track system of instruction where an 'outer circle' of students unknowingly received modified forms with critical details or important principles omitted. Only the select 'inner circle' that had gained a master's trust and respect would be taught okuden waza, the powerful hidden applications of kata. The theory of deciphering kata applications (kaisai no genri) was once a great mystery revealed only to trusted disciples of the ancient masters in order to protect the secrets of their systems. Even today, while the basic movements of kata are widely known, advanced practical applications and sophisticated ...
Libro SHIN GI TAI - Karate Training for Body, Mind and Spirit, Michael CLARKE, inglese
Libro SHIN GI TAI - Karate Training for Body, Mind and Spirit, Michael CLARKE (7º Dan), inglese, 300 pag., 339 illustrazioni.Prepare to have your beliefs challenged about what karate really is.Within these pages, you will discover traditional karate; along the way, perhaps many of your own beliefs about karate will be confronted. You might have a body capable of mastering karate’s physical techniques, but do you have a mind with a level of awareness that is able to grasp the true spirit of karate?For adults only. Regardless of how many people you can defeat in combat, the deeper aim of karate has always been to conquer your own ego, and by doing so, you increase the likelihood of avoiding conflict. When you can control your ego, you have a chance to establish peace in your life: this is the tradition of budo karate.Shin Gi Tai has a literal translation: mind–technique–body. A karate-ka’s mind (shin) must be developed ahead of his technique (gi) if he is to discover a sense of balance ...