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. "e;The Essential Karate Book"e; 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.
The Essential Karate Book
For White Belts, Black Belts and All Karateka in Between