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Nunchaku: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense

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In this classic text, martial arts icon Fumio Demura demonstrates with hundreds of detailed photographs and illustrations the fluid striking, blocking, twisting, and pinching techniques of this simple but versatile weapon. He delves into the nunchaku's history, explores its complex relationship with karate, and explains how to care for the weapon. No study of karate would ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published July 1st 1971 by Black Belt Communications
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D M
Sep 27, 2010 D M rated it liked it
good place to start
Davin
Mar 06, 2014 Davin rated it really liked it
pros: instruction kept my brother and I from accidentally killing each other with nunchaku by showing us how to do it properly.

cons: lack of crime in local area suitable for 12 year old vigilante justice proved disappointing.

pros: mom still made sweet ninga masks for us. Matt got a sword from a flea market which was sweet.

cons: sword broke on a tree. Matt cried.

pros: I'm surprisingly good at spinning nunchaku in my 30's. kids think it's cooler than beatboxing.

cons: my kids found the book...
Serge Pierro
Aug 26, 2012 Serge Pierro rated it liked it
Shelves: martial-arts
When I first wanted to learn how to use Nunchucks, this was the book that I studied. It is a good book for learning the basics, and building a solid foundation for future studies.
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