Patrick McCarthy's Bible of Karate Bubishi PDF

By Patrick McCarthy

ISBN-10: 0804820155

ISBN-13: 9780804820158

This accomplished translation of the Bubishi—the historic handbook of karate—is the main whole available.

Karate historian and authority Patrick McCarthy spent over ten years studying and learning the Bubishi and the humanities linked to it. The English translation of this extraordinary tome comprises a number of reasons and notes. McCarthy's paintings additionally contains groundbreaking examine on Okinawan and chinese language background, in addition to the battling and therapeutic traditions that built in these international locations, making it a gold mine for researchers and practitioners alike.

For the ultimate at the real origins and spirit of vintage Okinawan martial arts, one desire glance no extra. No different vintage paintings has had as dramatic an influence at the shaping and improvement of karate because the Bubishi.

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