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This volume is one of a series presenting all karate and kumite' practiced by the Japan Karate Association. Each chapter contains photographs of an instructor of the Association executing a certain technique. Kata, the formal exercises of karate training, were the essence of practice in Okinawa and China, and are the core training method even today. Detailed here in 1500 sequential photos are the five Heian and three Tekki kata, mastery of which is necessary to attain first dan. Demonstrated by the author and Yoshiharu Osaka.'
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Book Description Kodansha USA, 1979. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0870113798
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