Review of Traditional Karate-Do: Okinawa Goju Ryu, Vol. 2: Applications of the Kata by Morio Higaonna
Traditional Karate-Do: Okinawa Goju Ryu, Vol. 2: Applications of the Kata is the second book in a series by Morio Higaonna, a renowned master of Okinawan Goju Ryu karate. The book focuses on the practical applications of the kata, or forms, of this style of karate, which traces its roots to the ancient martial arts of China and Okinawa.
The book covers 12 kata in detail, explaining their history, meaning, and purpose. Each kata is illustrated with clear photographs and diagrams, showing the movements, stances, and techniques. The book also provides examples of bunkai, or analysis of the kata, demonstrating how to apply the kata in realistic self-defense situations. The book also includes a glossary of karate terms and a list of recommended books for further study.
This book is a valuable resource for anyone who practices or is interested in Okinawan Goju Ryu karate. It offers a deeper understanding of the kata and their applications, as well as the philosophy and culture behind this traditional martial art. The book is written in a clear and concise style, with a respect for the original sources and masters of karate. The book is suitable for beginners as well as advanced practitioners who want to improve their skills and knowledge.
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The author of the book, Morio Higaonna, is one of the most respected and influential karate masters in the world. He is the founder and chief instructor of the International Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate Do Federation (IOGKF), which has branches in over 50 countries. He is also the successor of Chojun Miyagi, the founder of Okinawan Goju Ryu karate. Higaonna has dedicated his life to preserving and promoting the authentic karate of Okinawa, and has received many honors and awards for his contributions to the martial arts community.
Traditional Karate-Do: Okinawa Goju Ryu, Vol. 2: Applications of the Kata is a must-have book for anyone who wants to learn more about the essence and spirit of Okinawan Goju Ryu karate. It is a rare opportunity to learn from a living legend and a true master of karate. The book is available in paperback and PDF formats from various online and offline retailers.
In conclusion, Traditional Karate-Do: Okinawa Goju Ryu, Vol. 2: Applications of the Kata is a comprehensive and insightful guide to the practical aspects of Okinawan Goju Ryu karate. It covers 12 kata in depth, showing their movements, meanings, and applications. It also provides a glimpse into the history and culture of this ancient martial art, as well as the wisdom and experience of its master, Morio Higaonna. The book is highly recommended for anyone who wants to learn more about the true karate of Okinawa. 29c81ba772