Author:Okazaki, Teruyuki; Milorad V Stricevic

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Textbook of Modern Karate-by Teruyuki Okazaki & Milorad V Stricevic (inc. Training; Body Positions; Arm Techniques; Leg Techniques; Kata ; Glossary; Bibliography )( Martial Arts )

By: Okazaki, Teruyuki; Milorad V Stricevic / Kodansha International Publishers ( Foreword By Masatoshi Nakayama )

Price: $145.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Kodansha International, 1984, 1st Edition, First Printing (stated): 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164708

ISBN: 0870114611

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in an Near Fine price clipped dustjacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 376 pages, b&w photos throughout, ---"Karate has been undergoing a slow transformation since 1922, when Master Gichin Funakoshi introduced this once secret system of Okinawan fighting techniques to Japan as a whole. Certain predictions made by Funakoshi have subsequently been scientifically verified, as this book shows, while others require further study. Karate today, instead of being viewed solely as a method of self~defense, has come to be appreciated for i... View more info