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Published by Dragon Books in Thousand Oaks, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Japan,
  • Okinawa-ken.

Subjects:

  • Martial arts weapons -- Japan -- Okinawa-ken.,
  • Karate.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Japanese title on cover: Kama.

Other titlesKama.
StatementToshishiro Obata.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1101.5 .O23 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p. ;
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2746451M
ISBN 100946062145
LC Control Number86071814
OCLC/WorldCa18417700

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Okinawa Kobudo KenRyo Ryu Kai "Ancient Martial Art"Originating in Okinawa, Kobudo (koh'-boo-doe) is the study of weapons. Each volume in this 5 Volume set will cover the following. is a New York Domestic Not-For-Profit Corporation filed on Janu Kobudo is an Okinawan term that refers to Kobujutsu or, ancient weapon art. This work clearly defines and catalogues the fifty historical hand-held weapons that were used in Okinawa Prefecture and the Ryukyu Islands from the dawn of its history. It show the stages of development and introduction of these weapons to the islands .   Kama is one of many traditional Okinawa weapons used in Shorin-Ryu martial arts, and typically, kobudo is inseparable from karate. All students train in kobudo and karate - after all, both use the same stances, blocks and strikes. Even so, there are many Japanese systems that evolved after Shorin-Ryu karate was introduce to Japan by Gichin Funakoshi in , and few of them include . Kama: Weapon Art of Okinawa, by Toshishiro Obata is also a useful reference. (Though this might seem like a cop-out, no one can do a decent job of teaching kamajutsu without blatantly plagiarizing these books.) Tips on selecting kama. Kama are a standard .