Itosu's Legacy - The Mysteries of the Pinan & Naihanchi Katas Revealed (Volume 1)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, November 2012. Oversize Softcover. Used - Good. Item #231886
Kata has been an integral part of karate training since its inception. After 1900, much of the meaning of the applications has been lost to antiquity...until now. In this volume, Prof. Dan Anderson strips away the mysteries of the Pinan & Naihanchi kata and presents their applications in a way that can be utilized by both beginner and master. Motion Application of the Pinan & Naihanchi katas contain the template by which one can decipher the movements of any kata for self-defense against any kind of grab or striking attack.
Signed and dedicated by the author on the half title page.