A rare and definitive book featuring the Japanese masters of the most popular style of Karate in the world. This outstanding compilation gathers the best Japanese Shotokan masters in one comprehensive volume; in their own words, they explain the philosophy, training and spirit of the art. Legendary masters of the teachings of Grandmaster and founder Gichin Funakoshi, like Tsutomu Ohshima, Masatoshi Nakayama, Taiji Kase, Hidetaka Nishiyama, Teruyuki Okazaki, Takayuki Mikami, Hirokazu Kanazawa, Keinosuke Enoeda and others contemporaries, openly talk about their struggles and training in the art of the “empty hand.” This excellent book provides fascinating insights into the true lives and times of the masters of Shotokan Karate.
# 121 – $19.95 – 6 x 9 – 160 pages – ISBN: 1-933901-15-2
Jose M. Fraguas is an internationally recognized martial arts authority well-known to the world’s top masters. He is a prolific writer and publisher, rooted in the desire to integrate martial arts philosophy and values into everyday thinking and life, the necessary motivation for writing. Originally from Madrid, Spain, he currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
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