Karate: The History and Practice of the Art
This book is about the development of karate, from its first roots in the Far East to its modern worldwide practice. We will cover all the major styles, discussing how and why they evolved.
Part 1: The History of Karate
- Early Beginnings
- The First Masters
- Arrival in Japan
- Transformation from Self Defence to Sport
- Migration to the West
- Modern Styles
Part 2: Karate in Action
Part 3: A Catalogue of Techniques
Part 4: Additional Information
This book is dual licensed under the GFDL and Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.