One of the most demanding martial arts, karate combines physical fitness with mental and spiritual training. More and more people are now taking up the challenge, and this book is an essential companion to fortify any student’s study of Shotokan karate.
In this user-friendly approach, all of the basics are presented in easy-to-follow lessons. Each move is broken down into stages, the usage of step by step photography along with clear, concise instructions. And there are foot-position diagrams, so you’ll be able to be sure to are getting it exactly right. Handy hints and tips during allow you to avoid common pitfalls, and there is advice on taking your training further, once your karate is more advanced.
- Combination work
Karate: A Step-by-Step Guide to Shotokan Karate:
- Features clear step by step color photographs that illustrate all the techniques
- Covers all of the basics, from dojo (training hall) etiquette and grading, to the basic training itself
- Includes advice on performing kata–set sequences designed to develop particular areas of training
- Is perfect for both new students and those already in training