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Okinawan karate : teachers, styles and secret techniques

Author: Mark Bishop
Publisher: London : A & C Black, 1989.
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This book looks at the development of each Okinawan karate style and describes the techniques which comprise the various methods of self defence. Also included are breathing and relaxation exercises  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bishop
ISBN: 0713656662 9780713656664
OCLC Number: 19262983
Description: [192] pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 Styles based on Chinese boxing systems: Jukendo; Ryuei-ryu, Goju-ryu, Uechi-ryu, Pangainoon-ryu; Kojo-ryu. Part 2 The Shorin styles: Matsumura orthodox Shorin-ryu, Ishimine-ryu; Tomari-te; Shorinji-ryu, Matsubayashi-ryu, Chubu Shorin-ryu, Isshin-ryu, Shorin-ryu (shaolin), Ryukyu Shorin-ryu; Shorin Ryu (Kobayashi), Kushin-ryu, Kenwa Mabuni Shito-ryu, Shinpan Shiroma Shito-ryu, Tozan-ryu, Okinawa Kenpo. Part 3 The Kobudo and the Ti styles: Honshin-ryu, Yamani-ryu, Uhuchiku Kobudo, Ryukyu Kobudo, Matayoshi Kobudo; Motobu-ryu, Bugeikan. Appendices: maps; glossary of Japanese, okinawan and Chinese words used in the text; kata glossary; list of kobudo weapons; vital information on the heads of styles.
Responsibility: Mark Bishop.

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