Mas Oyama’s Karate Paperback – by Bobby Lowe

Mas Oyama's Karate Paperback – by Bobby Lowe

Written with full cooperation of Karate Master Masutatsu Oyama, 8th dan, the founder and Chairman of the Japan karate-do Kyokushinkai, this fully illustrated volume completely explains and demonstrates the various forms of Karate, as perfected by Master Oyama, winner of the All-Japan Karate Championships, 1947. Mas Oyama, who was responsible for introducing Karate to the United States for the first time in 1952, considers the author his best Karate instructor outside Japan. Step-by-step instructions – each step illustrated by photographs especially taken for this book – lead the student through a complete course of Karate. Chapters cover: Warm-up Exercises; Stances; Nerve Centers; Karate Punching and Striking Techniques; Defensive Blocking; Kicking Techniques; Breathing Coordination Exercises; “Katas”; Training in Pairs; One-Blow Sparring (“Ippon Kumite”); Defense Against Grabbing; Knife and Club Defense; Freestyle Sparring (“Jiyu Kumit”); Board, Brick and Stone Breaking (“Tameshiwari”); Defense Against Multiple Attackers. — from book’s back cover

Product Details
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Arco Pub (June 1983)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0668011408
ISBN-13: 978-0668011402
Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 4.1 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces

Mas Oyama’s Essential Karate Paperback – by Masutatsu Oyama

Mas Oyama's Essential Karate Paperback – by Masutatsu Oyama

Overview
The techniques and philosophy of the world-renowned master. More than 1,300 photos make this the world’s most complete guidebook. “A comprehensive manual of the entire art.”—LJ. “Exceptionally illustrated.”—Booklist. 256 pages, 8 X 10.

Product Details
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Sterling; Ex-Library edition (1978)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0806941200
ISBN-13: 978-0806941202
Product Dimensions: 10 x 8.1 x 1 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds