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Sai

Karate Weapon of Self-Defense

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Sai: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense by Fumio Demura
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The basics of sai anatomy, history, and technique are presented in this critically acclaimed vintage text that demonstrates a variety of warm-up, gripping, handling, flipping, striking, blocking, and sparring techniques--as well as footwork, stances, and combinations--through detailed photographic sequences and illustrations. The author's clear and concise explanations foster an understanding of the weapon as an extension of the body, making this a perfect book for the new martial artist or for the veteran seeking to expand his or her repertoire.

Author Biography

Fumio Demura is a Black Belt Hall of Fame member and one of the most respected weapons masters in the world. His books on sai, bo, tonfa, and nunchaku are among the most popular in martial arts instructional literature. He has appeared in a number of Hollywood filmsincluding "The Island of Dr. Moreau"," " the "Karate Kid" series, "Mortal Kombat," and "Rising Sun"and his strenuous demonstration schedule has made him an ambassador in the world of karate."
Release date NZ
August 1st, 1974
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Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
b/w photos
Imprint
Black Belt Communications
Pages
160
Dimensions
152x228x13
ISBN-13
9780897500104
Product ID
2966812

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