A masterful and comprehensive treatment of one of the most widespread styles of karate by the son of its founder, Kenzo Mabuni. In addition to the basic techniques it includes: the five principles of defense (Uke no Go Gensoku), the eight directional responses (Tenshin Happo), the five elbow striking methods, ( Hiji Ate Goho), application (Hokei Kumite) and kata Bassai Dai, Shinsei, Chintei, Seipai, Juroku, Shinokosokun, Rohai, Tensho and Seyunchin.
The excellent historical section, excusive interview with the son of the founder of Shito Ryu, and the demonstrations by Teruo Hayashi transform this acknowledged technical masterpiece by Kenzo Mabuni and Hideharu Igaki into a rich educational experience!
Yuki Nakai is a guy that I've admired for a long time. Not only is he a Kosen Judo and BJJ black belt, he's a fearless warrior who went against Rickson Gracie despite being blinded in one eye from a... read more
Five Grappling Super League update July 2nd 2015
3 Announcements this week for the Five Grappling Super League. In the mens division we welcome Murilo Santana. Murilo joins Hector Lombard, James Puopulo, Yuri Simoes and Joao Assis. That leaves 2 more athletes to be announced in the next... read more
Five Grappling Super League update 6.23.15
Two new athletes have been added to the Five Grappling Super League. This week we welcome Checkmat black belt Karen Antunes in the women's gi bracket as well as Judo champion and MMA veteran, Hector Lombard to the men's no... read more