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Shotokan kata from black belt (volume 2)

Fiore Tartaglia

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Short Description

Volume 2 of 4, format 17 x 24 cm, approx. 144 pages in English and over 2600 drawings. A reference guide to karate kata of Shotokan style - recommended by the DKV
weight: approx. 0.4 kg

Detail Description

Kata learning made easy!

  • Representation of all techniques with three intermediate movements
  • clear and detailed drawings with all details
  • additional compilation of all Kata "at a glance"
  • supplementary text explanations for difficult passages
  • Explanation of the Japanese terms with the aid of drawings
  • handy size and rugged construction for the sports bag

The happy and rare combination of his professional graphic designers and a decades-long practice in karate, the author of uniting, allowed the emergence of this kata book, that differs from all the works already on the market. Not only karate technical but also graphical optimization offers the reader an unprecedented clarity and precision that leaves no questions.

Content with a total of 2,600 drawings:
  • Tekki nidan
  • Tekki sandan
  • Bassai sho
  • Kanku sho
  • Jitte
  • Gankaku
  • Chinte
  • Brett
  • Nijushiho
  • Sochin
  • Wankan
  • Meikyo
  • Gojushiho Dai
  • Gojushiho sho
  • Unsu

From the contents:

The traditional aspect of karate do conveyed us especially through the kata. In it, even the different karate styles are to recognize, whereas there are no such differences in the Kumite. ...

... Kata is also fighting. A fight against several imaginary opponents attacking from different directions. A Very much more important aspect of the kata is the learning of some unusual defense, attack and close combat techniques, which are applied not in the competition, however To find a variety of ways in the self defense. ...... Three years is "Kata hitotsu Vogels" - to learn a kata. This Japanese phrase makes it clear a kata is how challenging and How much time and heart we should invest us, truly to learn a kata.

About the author:

The author Fiore Tartaglia was born in Eboli, South Italy, in 1958. He started karate at the age of 16 and was 1979 in Sicily his examination for the 1st Dan. Shortly thereafter, with two friends, he founded a judo and karate dojo. The end of 1980 he moved to Germany and continued his training in karate dojo Nippon in Göppingen (later karate dojo Dokan, Boynton Beach). He, also runs together with a friend, a karate school (karate dojo Taikikan). Today, he wears the 4th Dan and is B Inspector of the DKV.

Professionally he has worked since 1982 as a graphic designer in Germany, and in his own advertising agency in Göppingen, Germany since 1985. The combination was crucial for this book designer and Karateka, because it made possible the realization of the present professional form.


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