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Gichin Funakoshi – Wikipedia

Marie Richter rated it really liked it May 02, Funakoshi developed osteoarthritis in and died of colorectal cancer in If you are looking for a place to start, this is probably it. Kevin rated it really liked it Jan 30, This article is beyond thought provoking.

My Way of Life. My Way of Life. There are no discussion funaoshi on this book yet. Different means just that, not better or worse which is only a judgment based on personal principles. Frank rated it it was amazing Mar 29, Any clue of where I could get that version?

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Product details Hardcover Publisher: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Funakoshi published several books on karate including his autobiography, Karate-Do: Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? The Spiritual Legacy of the Master. Great book for those interested in Karate from the founder of Shotkan. Fully illustrated demonstrations by the translator I cannot recall exactly but about a year ago I saw that a new comPlete translation of the original into English was tobe available.

Marie Mccarty rated it it was amazing Nov 11, Archived from the original on To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But Funakohsi Senseis son died in He had to develop instructors for those programs in the short term and in turn their responsibility with running each program would make it more difficult for them to receive advanced instruction and likely they were continually drilled in the basics to help develop their students.

Karate-Do Kyohan: The Master Text

Karate-do Kyohan is a book that lives up to its title: Feb 10, Nagyk is currently reading it. The author presents, besides kata that he himself originated, beginning and advanced kata from both funwkoshi Shorei school and the Shorin school, the former funwkoshi for their forcefulness and development of strength, the latter characterized by their gracefulness and lightning swiftness.


The JKA began formalizing Funakoshi’s teachings. This led to the introduction of the ancient martial art to the rest of Japan and subsequently to the rest of the world.

Purwo Nugroho rated it really liked it Nov 18, You can download your own copy at http: Return to Book Page. At this time trying to obtain a translation is beyond me means.

Even if someone’s practicing other arts than karate. He taught karate at various Japanese universities and became honorary head of the Japan Karate Association upon its establishment in Not a complete template, far too difficult for a book, but a more complete outline of the arts goals.

Nineteen “kata” “forms” of karate – the art of self-defense without weapons – are presented here in complete detail.