GOJU-RYU KARATE-DO Volume 2
Fundamentals for traditional practitioners
This is the second of two books written at the request of the membership of the Goju-Ryu Karate-do Kyokai (GKK) by Motoo Yamakura, and also has a companion DVD available for purchase that compliments the book. Master Yamakura's second book is a continuation and expansion on the content of his first book and includes more about what karate is; a history of martial arts in China; martial arts influences on karate; oriental training philosophy; advanced Goju-Ryu kata; kumite; an introduction to the healing arts; a history of the Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Kyokai (GKK) and more. The basic concepts and philosophies exposed in this series are appropriate and often enlightening to both beginning and advanced students of martial arts in general. It applies to the novice and the experienced practitioner, to the student and to the instructor.
Witten by Motoo Yamakura, Chairman of the Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Kyokai, this book is valuable to both beginners and black belt practitioners.