KarateFor Beginners And Advanced

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, 2005 - 344 pages
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Ever Since The Evolution Of Human Civilization, People Have Developed Some Or The Other Self-Defense Skills. Karate Is One Such Skill That Is Growing In Popularity With The Passing Of Years. But Unfortunately, Only Few Are Acquainted With The True Nature Of Karate; For Them It Is Associated With Sport Competitions, Smashing Boards Or Tiles, And Fight With Bulls. The Present Book Karate Aims At Providing The Readers With A Proper Theoretical Exposition Of Karate And Rendering Help In Its Practice. It Provides A Wider Perspective On The Varieties Of Karate And Their Related Techniques, Strategies And Tactics, And Also The Ways Of Its Learning And Training Methodology. Since The Classification Of Karate Is Complex As It Is Based On Style That Differs In Steering, Techniques And Training Methodology, In The Present Book A Chosen System Tsunami Has Been Evolved Under Which The Common Features In Various Styles On The One Hand And The Underlying Differences Among Them Have Been Enumerated And Entensively Explained. The Varied Ways For Improving The Art Of Fighting Have Also Been Systematically Suggested. The Tsunami Art Of Karate, Aiming At Achieving Versatile Physical Development Is Unique In A Sense That It Makes Use Of Various Instruments Like Stick, Nunchaku, Tonfa, Sickle Or Knife. A Regular Participation In Tsunami May Enable One To Become A Master Or Instructor Of Karate, Thus Offering Scope For Earnings.The Present Book Will Prove A Great Help In Mastering Tsunami. It Will Not Only Help Or Appeal The Beginners Or Advanced Learners Of Karate But Also Motivate The General Readers To Obtain Training In This Arena. The Lucid And Simple Language And The Rich Illustrations Of The Book Make It Easily Accessible To The Average Reader.
 

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Contents

Karate
1
The History of Karate
5
Karate Styles
11
Tsunami
25
Initiation Degrees
52
Practice Uniform
58
Ceremonies
62
Karate Techniques
68
Tactical Defensive Solutions
175
Kime and Kiai
193
Training of Karate
202
Warm Up
206
Training of Techniques
219
Learning of Fight
225
Rata Forms
235
Kumo
239

Karate Stances
70
Shifting in Karate
77
Our Body Our Weapon
81
Vital Points
89
Thrusts
93
Strikes
99
Kicks
105
Blocks
133
Falls Down
145
Cuts Down
151
Fight on the Ground
163
Strategy of Fight in Tsunami
171
Fight Tactics in Tsunami
173
Learning of Fight with Various Instruments
251
Generally Developing and Relaxing Exercises
263
A Place of Training
273
Mental Development
279
Meditation Exercises
281
Woman in Karate
285
Age and Results in Karate
287
Ways of Practicing Karate
293
Origin and Development of Tsunami System
298
Summary
331
Pronunciation Japanese Terms and Other Ones
333
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