Most books on karate usually do not provide complete, detailed instructions and illustrations-the fundamentals plus the fine points-that readers hope for. This book fills the gaps left by others.
The author of the book, A.Tanzadeh reveals his great experience as a karate practitioner and teacher, describing and illustrating in detail all the correct movements involved in the particular block, punch, or kick you want to perfect.
This book is suitable for all Shitoryu Karateka whether they are beginners, advanced students or coaches. This standard work offers assistance to all Shitoryu practitioner, whether they are beginners or advanced students, pupils or coaches. Starting with history of Shitoryu Karate with some rare photos of Master Kenwa mabuni as well as Kenei Mabuni Sensei and Manzo Iwata Sensei. The most important Kihon techniques, the various way of performing techniques and basic Katas as well as 4 shitoryu mandatory katas are described in detail. This is a complete package for anyone who wishes to improve themselves in this martial art. Contents of this title include: A comprehensive introduction to the Tachi Kata, Zuki Waza, Uchi Waza, Uke Waza, Keri Waza, Hiji Ate Go ho, Uke no Go Gensoku, Kihon Kumite, Hokei Kumite or Yakusoku Kumite of Heian Katas, Kihon katas, Heian Katas (Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan and Heian Godan), Juroku, Matsumora ha Rohai, Bassai Dai, Seienchin and Nipaipo and with a complete and accurate list of Shitoryu Katas with their poses performed by Sensei Tanzadeh.
There are approximately 1400 photographs and graphics and detailed descriptions, which allow a deeper understanding of the Kata and Kihon of Shitoryu Karate and it should be easy now for the Karateka to be able to improve himself in his routine training, grading tests and competition.
Single Volume, Soft cover with 472 pages
Size: 7 inches x 9 inches
Price: $49.99 Canadian Dollars + Shipping