The Essential Karate Book

The Essential Karate Book

For White Belts, Black Belts and All Karateka in Between

Book - 2010 | 1st ed.
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Baker & Taylor
Provides an in-depth reference to karate training and instruction for beginners and advanced martial artists, and includes a history of karate, its fundamentals, competition rules, and martial arts weapons.

Tuttle Pub
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 an in-depth reference that will assist students and instructors as they plot their course through karate instruction with 20 chapters covering practically every aspect of karate. A major strength of the book is the large number of diagrams provided in addition to the photographs. This is a comprehensive general karate reference for Western audiences.
"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 Magazine contributor and leading MMA and reality-based combat trainer


Simon and Schuster
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 an in-depth reference that will assist students and instructors as they plot their course through karate instruction with 20 chapters covering practically every aspect of karate. A major strength of the book is the large number of diagrams provided in addition to the photographs. This is a comprehensive general karate reference for Western audiences.

Publisher: North Clarendon, VT : Tuttle Pub., c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780804841115
Characteristics: 208 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm. + 1 videodisc (DVD : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)

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emmaza
Feb 26, 2018

If you're starting Karate and you're looking for more insight on what it is about, this book is for you.

If you want to improve your Karate, and specific elements of it, skip this book. It doesn't have a comprehensive explanation of the basics or covers what you need past first few belts.

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