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Essential Shorinjiryu Karatedo

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In "Essential Shminjiryu Karatedo, " Masayuki Kukan Hisataka, ninth Dan Black Belt Karate master, introduces the highly innovative and effective Shorinjiryu Kenkokan Karatedo system. Though an integral system of Okinawan karate practiced for centuries, it is an evolving scientific martial art that incorporates elements from kung fu, Kudakajima Shishiryu bo jutsu, and ...more
Paperback, 219 pages
Published August 1st 1994 by Tuttle Publishing
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Geoff
Dec 12, 2012 Geoff rated it it was ok
This is a book intended for practitioners of the art, and will most likely not be of interest to anyone that does follow this or a similar school of karate. It's both a rushed overview and history of the style, and a technical manual that explains several of the kata.

The most interesting part of the book was the discussions of theory, history and philosophy, but in other regards it was the most problematic. It's extremely hard to distinguish the difference between history and mythology here, som
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