Cracking the Kata Code

Cracking the Kata Code

by Tony Annesi

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Cracking the Kata Code by Tony Annesi

The benchmark in understanding karate kata! The first book of its kind and there has never been another quite like it: a detailed explanation of the study of kata in karate that applies to any system. Make your kata study infinite!
Chapters include: What You See is Not What you Get; Why Methods Die Out; Change of Structure, Change of Meaning; All Kata is Training; The Value of the Kata Training Method; Kata, Waza, Bunkai and Oyo; The Map is Not the Territory; Other Analogies to Kata; The Kata of Code; Cracking the Code; Types and Modes of Bunkai.
Over 150 photographs.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158323485
Publisher: Anthony C. Annesi
Publication date: 04/21/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 885,653
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Tony Annesi has studied the martial arts since 1964 and has received black belts in judo, aiki-ju-jutsu, and karate. His writing started with poetry and short fiction (the first stories of 1969: Loss of Innocence were drafted in 1969) and then followed his martial arts career with columns for INSIDE KARATE MAGAZINE (Tales of the Dojo and The Dojo Files) and articles for MARTIAL ARTS MASTERS, SELF-DEFENSE WORLD, INSIDE KUNG-FU, THE INTERNATIONAL FIGHTER, and BLACK BELT. He has authored the privately published Cracking the Kata Code, The Road to Mastery, Principles of Advanced Budo, Sudden Attack Defense, Elevated Elementals, and Comparative Aiki in Action. In 2015, Tony completed a fantasy novel trilogy entitled The Shangrilla Artifacts.

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