Learn the way the hard-style karate that turned shotokan took form in nineteenth century Okinawa as an embattled king with an unarmed strength of bodyguards confronted an armed invasion from in a foreign country. during this new 328-page e-book, writer Bruce D. Clayton, Ph.D., makes use of infrequent sketches, footnoted old examine, archival lithographs, interval pictures and modern process demonstrations to bare shotokan’s lethal reason and suggest glossy useful purposes of such wisdom. in achieving a brand new point of theoretical figuring out and combating skill via studying Shotokan’s mystery for your self!
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