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Ancient Okinawan Martial Arts Volume 2: Koryu Uchinadi by Patrick McCarthy,Yuriko McCarthy

By Patrick McCarthy,Yuriko McCarthy

In Ancient Okinawan Martial Arts: Koryu Uchinadi readers have entry, for the 1st time, to an intensive selection of crucial files written via and approximately Okinawa's most renowned karate and kobudo masters and their arts, in addition to to images of kobujutsu katas of old significance.

This two–volume anthology contains formerly untranslated texts via Chojun Miyagi (founder of Goju Ryu Karate), Kenwa Mabuni (founder of Shito Ryu Karate), Shinken Taira (founder of Ryukyu Kobudo), Choshin Chibana (founder of Kobayashi Shorin Ryu Karate), and Choki Motobu (the infamous scrapper who in his adulthood went directly to train many that turned nice masters of their personal right). Patrick McCarthy–with the capable suggestions of his spouse, Yuriko McCarthy–provides specialist translation and remark in response to his wide examine into those masters and the platforms they based, in addition to into the institution of the Okinawan karate culture normally islands of Japan.

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