Four Shades of Black

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    ‘The secrets of karate are contained in the kata,’ said the masters of old. What did they mean? For many years, people have struggled to understand where padwork, grappling, ground-fighting and even high kicks fit into traditional karate.

    While many people understand the purpose of individual kata, this book demonstrates how the various kata work together to create a logical fight progression from stand-up striking to close-quarter grappling and groundfighting. Four Shades of Black decodes the kata in a radically different way, revealing how the traditional arts set out to develop a complete and rounded fighter. If you think you know karate, think again.

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    Number of Pages: 192
    Format(s): Ebook - ISBN: 9780857654076
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    Listed in: Oriental martial arts
    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers Ltd

    Books by Gavin Mulholland

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