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Bo: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense

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Fumio Demura covers stances, striking, blocking, combinations, sparring, and an entire bo kata.
Paperback, 184 pages
Published May 1st 1976 by Black Belt Communications
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Jan 13, 2009 Survivors rated it liked it
Shelves: how-to
Written originally in 1976, it still is one of the very best in self-instruction of the 6-foot 1 1/4" "stick". Cold Steel sells a very affordable 4-foot wax wood stick (called a yon shaku-bo) that is a perfect selection, and is a completely legal item to carry hiking, traveling, in your car. The book is very easy to follow, comprehensive and a great source to get the fundamentals of kobu-do bo-jitsa katas.
Gizem Kendik
Oct 11, 2013 Gizem Kendik rated it really liked it
Sanırım youtube'daki tüm bo staff tutorial'larını izledim.
Hareket çeşitlerine göre listeledim, evde ve açık havada yapabileceklerime ve ekollerine göre (dövüş sanatı ve jugglinge kayanlar) kategorilendirdim. Bir de yazılı bişelere bakmam lazımdı.

tutorial izleyerek herşeyin yapılabileceğini kanıtlayacağım inşallah.
Steve Scott
Mar 22, 2013 Steve Scott rated it really liked it
Shelves: martial-arts
A good primer on the fundamentals of the bo. Like other books by the same author, this book maximizes the limited medium of print instruction, and gives the viewer quite a bit of information in a small volume.
Ronald Hoepfl
Jul 09, 2013 Ronald Hoepfl rated it it was amazing
For beginners in martial arts, a good start. For advanced martial artists there is detail and explanation to create an entire Bo curriculum. Master Demura is the real deal.
Sep 27, 2010 D M rated it really liked it
most informative of all demura's books
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