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The essential karate book : for white belts, black belts and all karateka in between

Author: Graeme John Lund; Morne Swanepoel
Publisher: Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book   Visual material : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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From the first enthusiastic kiai in the dojo to the solemn black belt presentation ceremony, students learn that karate is all about fitness, confidence, discipline and respect. "The Essential Karate Book" is a guide to martial arts, the history of karate, and a wide range of karate techniques. With 20 chapters covering practically every aspect of karate, this in-depth reference will assist students and instructors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Book, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme John Lund; Morne Swanepoel
ISBN: 4805312971 9784805312971
OCLC Number: 883824828
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 28 cm + 1 DVD video
Responsibility: Graeme John Lund ; [foreword by Morné Swanepoel].

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"Mr. Lund's book appeals to instructors, students and enthusiasts whose aim it is to learn and teach the full potential of the body and mind in the art of combat."--Morne Swanepoel, " Black Belt  Read more...

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"Mr. Lund's book is one of the few books I would consider complete in providing an overall and detailed aspect of traditional Japanese karate. It's well outlined with pictures (too many to count), Read more...

 
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