Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 May 2013

240 Pages | More than 3,000 b&w photos

7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9781568365176

Bookseller Code (02)



The Complete Kata

Hirokazu Kanazawa

A Publication of Kodansha USA

With Karate: The Complete Rata, Hirokazu Kanazawa, the foremost figure in today's karate world and a disciple of the father of modern karate, offers the definitive work on kata, the carefully choreographed and sequential patterns of movement that are key to the practice of karate. Kanazawa explains all the important kata in great detail; and his text is accompanied by thousands of photographs. He also goes into some of the other more difficult aspects of karate. Kata need to be practiced regularly on an individual basis, and this book is written with such training in mind. From the beginner to the most advanced practitioner, anyone interested in this revered martial art will want to add Kanazawa's book to his or her library.


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