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What Is Karate?1966

If anyone can find or has a copy of the following book, for a reasonable price that is, please let me know? What Is Karate?1966by Masutatsu OyamaISBN-10: 0870401475 Some are available at amazon starting around 125.00 which is too ridiculously high. Even a pdf copy would suffice.

Karate Quote - Once again we step into the fire ….

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Targeting, Timing and Power Generation in Kata

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Open Hands

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Drills for Self-Defense

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Drills for Self-Defense

Drills are great, a great teaching tool. But, what exactly are you teaching your students when you have them perform drills? Rory Miller’s book, “Meditations on Violence,” provides you a hint then he goes on to speak at length (actually write at length) on the flaw in the drill. Show More Summary

Relevance and Context

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My Blog Bibliography or The Blogs I Read Daily

Chiron: http://chirontraining.blogspot.com Cornered Cat (Scratching Post): http://www.corneredcat.com/scratching-post/ Kodokan Boston: http://kodokanboston.org Mario McKenna (Kowakan): http://www.kowakan.com Mokuren Dojo: http://www.mokurendojo.com...Show More Summary

Kata in Three’s

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Karate, Empty Hand [?? · ??]

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Martial Arts Terminology

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Knife Defense Rules

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Karate-den [???]

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Self-Defense is Layered Security

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Self-Defense Core Material

After a bit of time studying materials on conflict, violence and self-defense I have come to the conclusion that there are two that i would say are absolutely the two prerequisite toward understanding it all. They are, to me, the cornerstone that supports the entire world of self-defense. Show More Summary

Why One Kata is Enough or Why did the ancestors to Okinawan Ti teach only one or two kata?

The stories go something like this, “The masters of Ti taught one or two kata. These kata were a compilation of strategies, tactics, goals and techniques they found worked in combat (Note: actually, I felt that in those times it wasShow More Summary

Questioning the Principles

I often tout about the underlying fundamental principles of martial systems. In a nutshell it is about learning and applying those principles to achieve master or at least proficiency in martial arts as they are applied against an opponent...Show More Summary

Familiarity with Martial Systems/Styles

It is a very good thing to become familiar with other systems/styles. It becomes even easier if one can discern the underlying principles of martial systems within each of those systems/styles because they all are subject to them wholeheartedly. Show More Summary

Zanshin in Self-Defense

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Osu [??] in Martial Arts

The characters/ideograms mean, “greeting used between close male friends; Hi!; yes sir!; Yo!.” The first character means, “push; stop; check; subdue; attach; seize; weight; shove; press; seal; do in spite of,” the second character means, “endure; bear; put up with; conceal; secrete; spy; sneak.” This term is overused in martial arts circles. Show More Summary

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