- Paperback: 160 pages
- Publisher: Black Belt Communications (1 Aug. 1974)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0897500105
- ISBN-13: 978-0897500104
- Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 0.9 x 22.9 cm
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 845,707 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Sai: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense (Literary Links to the Orient) Paperback – 1 Aug 1974
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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.
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the only problem i have with the book is that it does not contain any sai kata. just short excersices of 10-15 different moves.
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1st Class transaction, very pleased all round, Recommend Cheers !Published 22 months ago by Mr. K. Holt
Another great book by Fumio Demura. A good introduction for the beginning student. Importantly he shows Karate Sai similarities which makes it easier for someone with solid Karate... Read morePublished on 20 Jun. 2013 by Amazon Customer