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Kusanku Kata Secrets Revealed by Javier Martinez
Kusanku Kata which is similar to that of Matsubayashi Ryu. Explores
the kata Kusanku and its bunkai using mainly Chin Na or Okinawan
Seiuchin Kata, Secrets Revealed by Javier Martinez
performed by Tatsuo Shimabuku, founder of Isshinryu. The book
is intended for third dan and above including advanced bunkai.
Looks at Chinese influences and the further development of this
kata by Okinawans.
Okinawa's Complete Karate System: Isshin Ryu
by Michael Rosenbaum History
of Isshinryu & Okinawan Karate. Explores the systems founding,
lineage & life of Soke Shimabuku.. Explains the Hard/Soft
elements of the system and gives insight into how the kobudo weapons
play a role in combat.