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A life guide- philosophical musings
on 7 December 2003
Gichin Funakoshi is known as the father of modern karate, and in this book he explores the mental side of karate, as opposed to the techniques. 'The Twenty Guiding Principles' are explored, more discussed than explained. Master Funakoshi did not plan to tell people what the twenty guiding principles meant, in black and white, but wrote the book to guide people, and let them decide for themselves.
It is a book that makes you think, as a person, whether you practise shotokan, or another martial art, or not, about your principles and what you do. I recommend it.