Best Karate, Vol.9: Bassai Sho, Kanku, Sho, Chinte

Best Karate, Vol.9: Bassai Sho, Kanku, Sho, Chinte

by Masatoshi Nakayama

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Overview

These advanced kata may be selected for testing above shodan level. The techniques in Bassai Sho, using sword hand, ridge hand and tiger mouth, make good defenses against stick attacks. In Kanko Sho are many counter-attacks to the upper level. Chinte has unique techniques, the rarely seen tateken, and is especially valuable for women's self-defense.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781568364681
Publisher: Kodansha USA
Publication date: 11/09/2012
Series: Best Karate Series Series , #9
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 437,896
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

MASATOSHI NAKAYAMA carries on the tradition of his teacher, Gichin Funakoshl, the Father of Modern Karate. Long professor and director of physical education at Takushoku University, his alma mater (1937), he was chief instructor of the Japan Karate Association from 1955 until his death in 1987. A ninth degree black belt and a familiar face at tournaments, he was among the first to send instructors overseas and to encourage the development of karate along scientific lines.

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