Shotokan Karate: Free Fighting Techniques
Keinosuke Enoeda/Charles Mack
Paul H. Crompton
88 pag. paperback 21 x 28 cm
Shotokan Karate is the most widespread style in the world today. Its charismatic instructors have kept a high standard of technical excellence, and this is reflected in Shotokan Karate: Free Fighting Techniques. It will take any beginner through the basic techniques of the art, which are fundamental to free fighting training. Step by step photographs and clear, detailed captions ensure that the meaning of the technique is clear. Sensei Keinosuke trained under Master Gichin Funakoshi, and Master Masatoshi Nakayama. He was appointed the official representative in Britain of the Japan Karate Association in 1968 and trained many champions. He is a Japanese Karate Champion. Sensei Charles Mack is a Black Belt in Judo, 5th Dan Kodokan; Karate, 3rd Dan, JKA.; and Aikido, 1st Dan, Uyeshiba. His martial arts record is based of proven technical and combat capabilities. For many years he has taught at his own schools in England. This book is recommended to any karate enthusiast aspiring to skill in this most challenging brand of the art.