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Karate-do Nyumon: The Master Introductory Test by Gichin Funakoshi
First published in Japan 1943. Historical information of the teachers of Funakoshi the founder of Shotokan. Insites into the karate of Okinawa, power generation and the correction of fundermentals.
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Gichin Funakoshi has often been credited with the popularization of karate in Japan. He was trained, however, in the "old style" during his childhood on Okinawa. This book affords the reader a glimpse of what type of person that training produced
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The Twenty Guiding Principles of Karate: The Spiritual Legacy of the Master by Gichin Funakoshi

Gichin Funakoshi, said that the ultimate aim of karate lies not in victory nor defeat, but in the perfection of the character of its participants. These are his legendary twenty principles.

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Available via amazon.co.uk Notes on Training by Tsutomu Ohshima
There are no photo-instruction sequences in this book instead this gives insight into his memories of Gichin Funakoshi, gives a plethora of information about the kata, basics, strategy, focus, evading, break falling, fighting and many of the concepts of Shotokan.
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Mike Clark 1997-2004.