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Welcome To Karate: Unlocking the Wisdom of the Beginner's Mind

by Bruce Costa

Welcome to Karate offers what you need to begin successful martial arts training.

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Release date: 
September 1, 2021
Paperback: 168 pages
Dimensions: 
9 × 6 × 1 in
ISBN: 9781594398414

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Release date: 
September 1, 2021
Paperback: 168 pages
Dimensions: 
9 × 6 × 1 in
ISBN: 9781594398414
This item is eligible for free shipping (Conditions apply).
Average: 4.5 (6 votes)
Skill Level: 1 2 3

Welcome To Karate offers what you need to begin successful martial arts training

Welcome To Karate is a curricular guide and sourcebook for new karate students.

We will introduce you to dojo principles, traditions, etiquette, and involvement along  with technical support for the variety of materials that you will encounter during your first months in a traditional karate dojo.

  • Stances 
  • Kicks
  • Blocks 
  • Body Shifting
  • Strikes
  • Sparring

All of the techniques relevant to your rank are clearly explained and accompanied by anecdotes, history, humor, and encouragement.

Inside this book discover: 

  • How to prepare before your first visit to a dojo 
  • Technical descriptions and drills for self-training 
  • Reinforcement of experiences
  • Contemplative reasoning, funny stories, and empathy for your challenges
  • A fundamental karate glossary and pronunciation guide 
  • And much more 

Sensei Costa will arm you with necessary insights before a class—and reinforce your training experiences after class—to drive your enthusiastic return to the dojo time and time again.

Welcome To Karate keeps you focused on your goals each step of the way.

Reviews

USA Best Books Award - Finalist - 2021


About the Author

Bruce Costa

Bruce Costa is a fifth degree black belt, an active member of the International Shotokan Karate Federation’s rigorous Instructor’s Training program, and a tournament champion.