The Karate Dojo: Traditions and Tales of a Martial Art

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KARATE is not only a means of self-defense; it is also a sport and a philosophy.The Karate Dojo: Traditions and Tales of a Martial Art examines each of these aspects—through the colorful legends, tales, and traditions that are associated with the art—and explains why educators and parents are becoming increasingly interested in karate. This book shows how karate training can change the lives of those who practice it, by giving them health, self-confidence, both physical and ...

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Overview

KARATE is not only a means of self-defense; it is also a sport and a philosophy.The Karate Dojo: Traditions and Tales of a Martial Art examines each of these aspects—through the colorful legends, tales, and traditions that are associated with the art—and explains why educators and parents are becoming increasingly interested in karate. This book shows how karate training can change the lives of those who practice it, by giving them health, self-confidence, both physical and mental discipline, as well as calm maturity.

Discusses in detail the school where karate is taught. Stories of the history of karate, its beginnings, and the role it has played.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804817035
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/28/1991
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 632,711
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.25 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Peter Urban studied Goju Ryu in Japan as a disciple of Gogen Yamaguchi and brought the style to the U.S. He subsequently founded American Goju Ryu Karate and has taught widely in this country, introducing Goju Ryu karate methods and techniques into the training curricula of many police academies.

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    Posted November 15, 2013

    NEED

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    Posted November 18, 2012

    Rain

    Fine.*gathers her stuff and runs to clouds hose*

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    Dont mind me. Just crashin here

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2001

    Dynamite reading

    An exceptionally well written book by an Amercian legend. Sensei Peter Urban captures and elequently explains the very essence of karate. A must read for every serious student of any martial art.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2000

    Peter Urban a True GrandMaster

    I have read this book many times over and over again. This is karate in it's true form as a Karate Instructor in the USA Style of Karate-Do, I highly recommend it! Enjoy it!!

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