Best Karate, Vol.6: Bassai, Kanku (Best Karate Series #6) (Paperback)

Best Karate, Vol.6: Bassai, Kanku (Best Karate Series #6) By Masatoshi Nakayama Cover Image
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Fully described and illustrated in this volume are the widely practiced Bassal and Kanku kata from the JFA recommended group. The student learns fast and slow techniques, the dynamics of strength, how to turn weakness into strength, changing directions, jumping and going to ground.

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…

"Best Karate puts it all together in a concise package." —The Japan Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9781568365350
ISBN-10: 1568365357
Publisher: Kodansha International
Publication Date: August 30th, 2013
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Best Karate Series