Shotokan Myths: The Forbidden Answers to the Mysteries of by Kousaku Yokota PDF

By Kousaku Yokota

even supposing there was loads of heritage and data released and written approximately Shotokan karate, in lots of instances, it really is incomplete and infrequently faulty. it's the author's trust that invaluable info will be handed down appropriately and compiled in a single position for simple reference.

In this ebook, Shotokan Myths, the writer has commonly assembled a plethora of data when it comes to the ancient, philosophical, technical, and primary features of Shotokan karate. He provides easy solutions to questions that anybody drawn to the japanese martial arts want to recognize in addition to extra considerate and thought-provoking solutions to questions which are extra insightful. the fabric lined during this ebook is easy and simple sufficient for rookies to appreciate but different and finished adequate for skilled martial artists to take pleasure in. The coated issues galvanize all martial artists to consider what they recognize and problem them to additional reconsider or discover their knowing to extend their knowledge.

The writer has knowledgeable with many Shotokan karate masters of outdated. they'd a profound effect on his karate education, and he brings with him this dwelling heritage. through sharing his ideas and evaluations during this e-book, he hopes to go on a correct historical past, his personal adventure, and the information that he received via his a long time of educating and instructing to the following new release of karate/martial arts practitioners.

The writer believes that to check karate isn't really to simply perform its actual events but additionally to appreciate and appreciate its background and philosophy in addition to to always problem oneself mentally and intellectually. He doesn't anticipate you to accept as true with every thing he says yet to have an open brain and never settle for every little thing at face worth. He expects you to examine issues from an educated viewpoint and make your individual decisions.

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