Best Karate, Vol.9: Bassai Sho, Kanku, Sho, Chinte (Best Karate Series #9) (Paperback)

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These advanced kata may be selected for testing above shodan level. The techniques in Bassai Sho, using sword hand, ridge hand and tiger mouth, make good defenses against stick attacks. In Kanko Sho are many counter-attacks to the upper level. Chinte has unique techniques, the rarely seen tateken, and is especially valuable for women's self-defense.

About the Author


MASATOSHI NAKAYAMA carries on the tradition of his teacher, Gichin Funakoshl, the Father of Modern Karate. Long professor and director of physical education at Takushoku University, his alma mater (1937), he was chief instructor of the Japan Karate Association from 1955 until his death in 1987. A ninth degree black belt and a familiar face at tournaments, he was among the first to send instructors overseas and to encourage the development of karate along scientific lines.

Praise For…


"Recommended to the competitor and ... colleges supporting karate teams." —Choice


Product Details
ISBN: 9781568364681
ISBN-10: 1568364687
Publisher: Kodansha International
Publication Date: November 9th, 2012
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Best Karate Series