Master the techniques and theory of Japanese Karate with this easy-to-follow, illustrated martial arts guide.
"e;Karate: The Art of "e;Empty-Hand"e; Fighting"e; has inspired hundreds of thousands of karateka, and it remains one of the finest texts available on the technique, art, and spirit of karatedo.
This definitive volume is a systematic presentation of the art of traditional Japanese karate. An easily accessible martial arts manual illustrated with more than 1,000 photographs, this comprehensive karate book gives step-by-step explanations and thorough analysis of all the basic movements and techniques of karate.
Topics of "e;Karate the Art of "e;Empty-Hand"e; Fighting"e;"e; include: The history of Karate The theories and principle of Karate The best training and exercise methods Karate techniques like stance, blocking and attacks Defenses against weapons