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Shotokan's Secret: The Hidden Truth Behind Karate's Fighting Origins

Shotokan's Secret: The Hidden Truth Behind Karate's Fighting Origins

Clayton, Bruce D.

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ISBN10: 0897501446
ISBN13: 9780897501446
Publisher: Black Belt Communications
Published: Jul 1 2004
Pages: 312
Weight: 0.96
Height: 0.69 Width: 6.00 Depth: 8.80
Language: English
Learn how the hard-style karate that became shotokan took shape in 19th century Okinawa as an embattled king with an unarmed force of bodyguards faced an armed invasion from overseas. In this new 328-page book, author Bruce D. Clayton, Ph.D., uses rare sketches, footnoted historical research, archival lithographs, period photographs and contemporary technique demonstrations to reveal shotokan's deadly intent and propose modern practical applications of such knowledge. Achieve a new level of theoretical understanding and fighting ability by learning Shotokan's Secret for yourself!

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