With only a few original texts still existing
in the world, we immediately realized the importance of preserving this
true work of art in its entirety forever!
Now, everyone with an interest in Master Gichin Funakoshi, martial arts history, or Shotokan karate can experience the Master Text in its complete and original form, not only for curiosity reasons, but for the benefits of the experience itself!
The entire work has been translated and reproduced with over 300 original digitally re-mastered photos, 250+ application and technique notes, original art, ancient texts, and numerous supportive documents from Japanese dignitaries of the day!
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This special book binding (8 1/2" x 11" format) consists of a Smyth sewn, gold-leaf embossed, two-tone cloth hardcover and box dust cover, with the original 1936 kanji and tiger designs of Hoan Kosugi.
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Section 1: Intro
Section 2: Construction of Karate
Section 3: Basic Kata
Section 4: Kumite
Section 5: Women's Self Defense
Section 6: Vital Points
Appendix 1: How to Make a Straw Bundle
Appendix 2: Karate Theory Collection
*Also contains previously unpublished material
A Hard To Find Text - Not in Stores
Hardback: 264 pages. First Edition - September 2005
Publisher: Neptune Publications.
ISBN: no ISBN listed
Size: (8 1/2" x 11")
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