Best Karate, Vol.8

The three kata in this volume are on the Japan Karate Association recommended list and are notable for the sticklike use of the arms--Jitte, the circular movements of hands and feet coordinated with breathing--Hangetsu, and easy, agile movements, combined into continuous techniques--Empi.

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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....

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The three advanced kata in this book are a challenge to the performer's level of maturity. From the smooth and flowing movements of Gojushiho Dai through the transformations in the...

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