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  1. Best Karate Basics: #2 Fundamentals

    Best Karate Basics: #2 Fundamentals

    $16.99

    As well as setting forth the basic rules that must be put into practice when performing kata or applying techniques in kumite, this volume pinpoints the underlying physical and psychological principles of karate: source and concentration of power; stance, form, stability and technique; movement in all directions; basic and comprehensive aspects of training. Learn More
  2. Best Karate Advanced Kata: #10 Unsu, Sochin, Nijushiho

    Best Karate Advanced Kata: #10 Unsu, Sochin, Nijushiho

    $16.99

    The Kata in this volume are at the advanced level and may be selected for examination above the grade of shodan. In Unsu, there are constant transformations, signified by the name meaning "Cloud Hands." All parts of the body are used as weapons, with feints and provocations leading to unique combination techniques and multidirectional kciks. Sochin is characterized by a certain solemnity and imperturbability. Using a very stable stance, muscular power is built up slowly in many movements, instantaneously in others, leading to a keen sense of timing for continuous attacks. Nijushiho offers training in the unique back-hand block (haishu uke). It requires integration of varying strengths and speed, and mastery can be seen in a smooth and unbroken flow of movements. Learn More
  3. Complete Cardiokickboxing

    Complete Cardiokickboxing

    $16.99

    The acts of punching, kicking, and blocking are broken down and explained so they can be performed safely and achieve maximum results. Nutritional guidelines, proper breathing techniques, and mind/body meditations are also discussed. 200 illustrations. Learn More
  4. Best Karate Kata: #8 Gankaku, Jion

    Best Karate Kata: #8 Gankaku, Jion

    $16.99

    Two Kata from the recommended list: Gankaku -crane standing ona rock- a name descriptive of this kata, which has techniques for striking upward or downward with either hand while standing on one foot. Here are dazzling techniques for counterattacking with the back-fist or side kick. In the Jion kata there are many crisp, flowing movements, but within these calm, harmonious movements are strong, spirited techniques appropriate for mastering shifting positions, changing directions and sliding the feet. Learn More
  5. Best Karate Basics: #4 Kumite 2

    Best Karate Basics: #4 Kumite 2

    $16.99

    This book complements volume 3 of this series and, like the earlier volume, includes writings of masters of the martiasl arts to guide the student toward spiritual awareness and mental maturity. It places kumite in perspective, relating it to training as a whole. Learn More
  6. Best Karate Advanced Kata: #11 Gojushiho Dai, Nijushiho Sho, Meikyo

    Best Karate Advanced Kata: #11 Gojushiho Dai, Nijushiho Sho, Meikyo

    $16.99

    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 equally long Gojushiho Sho to the serene and mellow Meikyo kata, both techniques learned in the basic kata and more sophisticated tactics call on the deepest reserves of balance, coordination, timing and technical skill. Learn More
  7. Best Karate Basics: #3 Kumite 1

    Best Karate Basics: #3 Kumite 1

    $16.99

    In kumite (sparring) basic techniques are sharened and body movement and distancing acquired through practical application. This volume explains the types and meaning of kumite and the relation between jiyu kumite and basic training in fundamentals. Demonstrated by instructors of the Japan Karate Association. Learn More
  8. Best Karate Basics: #1 Comprehensive

    Best Karate Basics: #1 Comprehensive

    $16.99

    All the basic points of karate arranged systematically for effective learning, step by step- the parts of the body used as natural weapons, the stances, how to block, how to attack, introduction to the kata and the kumite. The fundamentals are presented in this volume, briefly but accurately, are the distillation of the author's forty-six years' experience in this art of self defense. Learn More
  9. Best Karate Advanced Kata: #9 Bassai Sho, Kanku Sho, Chinte

    Best Karate Advanced Kata: #9 Bassai Sho, Kanku Sho, Chinte

    $16.99

    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 counterattacks to the upper level. Chinte has unique techniques, the rarely seen tateken, and is especially valuable for women's self-defense. Learn More
  10. The Complete Tae Geuk Hyung W.T.F.

    The Complete Tae Geuk Hyung W.T.F.

    $16.95

    Contains over 1,000 photographs which detail each move, step-by-step. It also covers the stances, hand techniques and kicks needed to master each pattern. Forms included are Tae-Geuk #1-8 and Koryo. Learn More
  11. The Essence of Self Defense

    The Essence of Self Defense

    $16.95

    A basic self-instructional manual that will enable students to defend themselves against most physical attacks. Learn More
  12. The Complete One and Three Step Sparring

    The Complete One and Three Step Sparring

    $16.95

    For almost forty years, one of the most influential voices in the martial arts has belonged to master Hee Il Cho. In addition to being a Ninth Degree Belt in Tae Kwon Do, author of 11 books, and creator of the most extensive video training program in the world (over 70 tapes), Master Cho is recognized as one of the most innovative martial artists alive. An inductee into the Hall of Fame, Master Cho Continues to train and refine the martial arts, passing his knowledge on to students in over twenty countries.
    " It is our aim to promote good will amongst all martial artists; to teach that it is peace, harmony and truth that are the guides to universal happiness. These basic, fundamental elements are found in the teachings of all systems of martial arts. By being aware of what we have to give, together we can help create a less violent, more understanding world." Learn More

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