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Shotokan kata up to the black belt (1)

Fiore Tartaglia

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Short Description

Volume 1 of 4, format 17 x 24 cm, 108 pages in English and a total of over 1,700 drawings. A reference guide to karate kata of Shotokan style - recommended by the DKV.
weight: approx. 0.35 kg

Detail Description

Kata learning made easy!

-Representation of all techniques with three intermediate movements
-concise and detailed drawings with all details
-additional compilation of all Kata "at a glance"
-additional text explanations for difficult passages
-Explanation of the Japanese terms with the help 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. The not only Karatetechnische but also as graphical optimization offers the reader an unprecedented clarity and precision that leaves no questions.

Content with a total of over 1,700 drawings:

Taikyoku SHODAN
Heian nidan
Heian sandan
Heian å段
Heian Godan
Bassai Dai
Kanku Dai

From the contents:

The traditional aspect of karate-do is conveyed to us mainly 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 Dôjô 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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  • Customer Reviews,  Ø 4.50 (4 reviews)

  • ID# 1304100597

    Gutes Buch mit leichten Schwächen
    Das Buch schafft einen guten Überblick über die dargestellten Katas mit hervorragenden Zeichnungen der Bewegungen vom Beginn der Technik bis zur Ausführung. Die Techniken werden detailliert dargestellt.
    Einziger Schwachpunkt des Buches ist die Bindung. Bei der ersten Nutzung (aufschlagen auf volle Breite) zeigt diese bereits kleine Öffnungen. Ich vermute, dass im Laufe der Zeit das Buch zur "lo ... read more ...

    Nichts desto Trotz kann ich dieses Buch nur empfehlen." />
  • ID# 1276594790

    Sehr übersichtlich, viele Details
    Als Nachschlagewerk oder als Lernhilfe sehr gut geeignet. Besonders schön umgesetzt finde ich die Darstellungen der Zwischenbewegungen bis hin zur Endstellung. Ob eine schnelle Übersicht, detaillierter Ablauf, aktuelle Embusenposition, Art der Ausführung der Bewegung oder welcher Fuß nach wo uvm. Diese Buch kann viele Fragen beantworten. read more ...

  • ID# 1149008883
    publishedby Dr. Surena Ettefagh

    Übersichtlich und prägnant
    Die Kata werden übersichtlich und prägnant dargestellt. Das Buch hält, was es verspricht. Es dient zwar nicht dazu, die Katas zu erlernen (Diesen Anspruch stellt das Werk auch nicht), doch hilft es hervorragend als Gedankenstütze, um sich einmal erlernte Katas wieder in Erinnerung zu rufen. read more ...

  • ID# 1111173676
    publishedby tentschie

    Kurz, Prägnant
    Wunderbar. Die Zeichnungen sind sehr schön und absolut jeder kleine Schritt wird dargestellt! Unter jeder Technik der Name und eine Leiste für den Rhythmus. Man hat alles auf einen Blick.
    Vorab hat man ein Schrittdiagramm bebildert und nach jeder Kata zusätzlich eine kurze Beschreibung der wesentlichen Merkmale für das Verständnis.
    Also ich schwöre auf dieses kleine Schwarze! read more ...

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