Ancient Okinawan Martial Arts Volume 1

Ancient Okinawan Martial Arts Volume 1

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ISBN-13: 9781462903061
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 12/20/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Patrick McCarthy is, at 7th dan, hanshi, the highest ranking Westerner in the Dai Nippon Butokukai, Japan's elite traditional martial arts organization. A well-known historical researcher, instructor, and former tournament champion, McCarthy has written several books, including Tuttle's best-selling (10,423 copies) Bible of Karate: Bubishi. His writing has appeared in The Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Inside Kung Fu, Black Belt, Karate International, Australasian Martial Arts, Fighting Arts International, and Budo Dojo.

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Ancient Okinawan Martial Arts Volume 1 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is required in a library like mine. Espcially since I am a memebr of 'Ryukyu Kobudo Hozon Shinkokai'. The list of katas and the lineage of Taira Sensei is good. It is a liitle disapointing that almost every photo in the book is of McCarthy himself.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A great beginners book for the aspiring martial artist.