Kata: The Essence of Bujutsu Karate (Book)
Kenji Ushiro sensei explores the deep meaning of five Shindo-ryu kata and the wisdom and experience they represent. Discussions of one's psychological state, the essential role of breathing, and the concept of "zero power" in martial arts are presented. Step-by-step photo sequences with complete explanations depict the execution of the kata, variations and applied techniques. This book is in bilingual, Japanese-English format for international distribution.
Issued on September 01, 2003