By Fumio Demura
Author Fumio Demura all started his education in martial arts in his early years. He studied kendo as a method of creating power and bettering healthiness, and later additional karate to his repertoire. whereas at school at Nihon college in Tokyo, he built an curiosity in kobudo (the use of guns just like the bo, sai, tonfa, kama and nunchaku). Demura grew to become one of many world’s most valuable karateka, and he wrote volumes approximately these types of guns.
If you're learning or perhaps drawn to martial arts, you'll want to learn Tonfa. The weapon, which is composed of a giant hardwood physique 15 to twenty inches in size and a smaller cylindrical grip secured at a correct attitude to the most physique approximately six inches from one finish, used to be utilized by early practitioners of the Okinawan martial arts who observed it as an extension in their hand suggestions.
Karate and kobudo are collectively supportive practices; the data of either abilities can tremendously increase the concepts of martial arts scholars. and not using a thorough wisdom of karate fundamentals, the tonfa scholar is critically constrained in his improvement. through an analogous token, development within the use of the tonfa extends the assaults and strengthens the blocks of the karate scholar. endured perform with the tonfa can assist increase stability, coordination and actual strength.
That truth makes Demura’s Tonfa: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense vital for martial arts scholars, in particular these learning kobudo. First published in 1982, Tonfa has been reprinted greater than two-dozen occasions. Now to be had in a electronic model, it comes with bonus fabric — 4 Black Belt journal articles approximately Demura and the perform of martial arts. purchase yours today!
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Tonfa: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense: Digital Edition With Bonus Content by Fumio Demura