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Okinawan karate : teachers, styles and secret techniques

Author: Mark Bishop
Publisher: Boston : Tuttle Publishing, [1999] ©1999
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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From their roots in China, the historical development of each karate and kobudo system Okinawa's greatest cultural export is presented here via the teachers who formulated them into the many fragmented styles practiced today throughout the world. Okinawan Karate: Teachers, Styles and Secret Techniques, written by one of the foremost writers on Japanese martial arts, specifically Okinawan, presents important elements  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bishop, Mark.
Okinawan Karate : Teachers, Styles and Secret Techniques.
New York : Tuttle Publishing, ©1999
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bishop
ISBN: 9781462901630 1462901638
OCLC Number: 893683444
Notes: "Revised and expanded"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (210 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface to first edition; Preface to second edition; Introduction; Part I Styles based on Chinese boxing systems; Chapter 1 Jukendo; Chapter 2 Ryuei-ryu; Goju-ryu; Uechi-ryu; Pangai-noon-ryu; Goju-ryu; Uechi-ryu; Pangai-noon-ryu; Chapter 3 Kojo-ryu; Part II The Shorin styles; Chapter 4 Matsumura Orthodox Shorin-ryu; Ishimine-ryu; Ishimine-ryu; Chapter 5 Tomari-te; Chapter 6 Shorinji-ryu; Matsubayashi-ryu; Chubu Shorin-ryu; Isshin-ryu; Shorin-ryu (Shaolin); Ryukyu Shorin-ryu; Matsubayashi-ryu; Chubu Shorin-ryu; Isshin-ryu; Shorin-ryu (Shaolin). Ryukyu Shorin-ryuChapter 7 Shorin-ryu (Kobayashi); Kushin-ryu; Kenwa Mabuni Shito-ryu; Shinpan Shiroma Shito-ryu; Tozan-ryu; Okinawa Kenpo; Kushin-ryu; Kenwa Mabuni Shito-ryu; Shinpan Shiroma Shito-ryu; Tozan-ryu; Okinawa Kenpo; Part III The kobudo and the ti styles; Chapter 8 Honshin-ryu; YamanUryu; Uhuchiku kobudo; Ryukyu kobudo; Matayoshi kobudo; Yamani-ryu; Uhuchiku kobudo; Ryukyu kobudo; Matayoshi kobudo; Chapter 9 Motobu-ryu; Bugeikan; Bugeikan; Appendices; Appendix A Maps of the Ryukyu Islands and of Okinawa and surrounding islands.
Responsibility: Mark Bishop.

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From their roots in China, the historical development of each karate and kobudo system Okinawa's greatest cultural export is presented here via the teachers who formulated them into the many fragmented styles practiced today throughout the world. Okinawan Karate: Teachers, Styles and Secret Techniques, written by one of the foremost writers on Japanese martial arts, specifically Okinawan, presents important elements of the fighting arts as a whole, along with the ""ins"" and ""outs"" of health-oriented training and the ""secrets"" of developing intrinsic energy (ki) circulation. This updated and.

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"...a great classic."-Bugeisha "...fascinating...informative..."--Fighting Arts International

 
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