The Essential Karate Book

The Essential Karate Book

For White Belts, Black Belts and All Karateka in Between

Book - 2010
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From the first enthusiastic kiai in the dojo to the solemn black belt presentation ceremony, students learn that karate is all about fitness, confidence, discipline and respect. The Essential Karate Book is an in-depth reference that will assist students and instructors as they plot their course through karate instruction with 20 chapters covering practically every aspect of karate. A major strength of the book is the large number of diagrams provided in addition to the photographs. This is a comprehensive general karate reference for Western audiences.
Publisher: North Clarendon, VT : Tuttle Pub., c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780804841115
Branch Call Number: 796.8153 LUN 2010 22
Characteristics: 208 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm. + 1 videodisc (DVD : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)


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Feb 26, 2018

If you're starting Karate and you're looking for more insight on what it is about, this book is for you.

If you want to improve your Karate, and specific elements of it, skip this book. It doesn't have a comprehensive explanation of the basics or covers what you need past first few belts.


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