Karate for Children: v. 1: Basics by John Van Weenen

Karate for Children: v. 1: Basics by John Van Weenen

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Written especially for children, this karate book contains over 200 colour photographs and illustrations. It covers forty basic techniques, and shows each one in a step by step format, building to the completion of the technique. It explains in simple terms how to perform each movement, and this is enhanced by a 'helpful hints' section.

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With 80 per cent of students practising Karate today being children, the need for a children's book was obvious and long overdue. Written in simple English, it sets out to answer the many questions asked by young people everywhere. Achieving this through delightfully illustrated short stories, each with its own important metaphors, is one of the book's strengths.All the techniques have been photographed using young people who are practising Karate-ka, and whose grades range from Blue Belt (4th kyu) to Brown Belt (1st kyu). In all, forty basic techniques are covered in detail. Each one is shown in an easy to follow, step by step format, building to the completion of the technique.Adequate text explains in simple terms how to perform each movement, and this is enhanced by a 'helpful hints' section. Applications (Bunkai) are dealt with separately throughout."Karate for Children Vol. 1 - Basics" is the first comprehensive book written especially for children and is enhanced by over 200 colour photographs and illustrations. "Karate for Children - Vol. 2" is to be published in Spring, 2008 (ISBN: 978 0 9555180 2 7).

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SKU GOR006088729
Title Karate for Children: v. 1: Basics
Author By (author) John Van Weenen
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher John Van Weenen
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 160
ISBN 10 0955518016
ISBN 13 9780955518010
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

With 80 per cent of students practising Karate today being children, the need for a children's book was obvious and long overdue. Written in simple English, it sets out to answer the many questions asked by young people everywhere. Achieving this through delightfully illustrated short stories, each with its own important metaphors, is one of the book's strengths.All the techniques have been photographed using young people who are practising Karate-ka, and whose grades range from Blue Belt (4th kyu) to Brown Belt (1st kyu). In all, forty basic techniques are covered in detail. Each one is shown in an easy to follow, step by step format, building to the completion of the technique.Adequate text explains in simple terms how to perform each movement, and this is enhanced by a 'helpful hints' section. Applications (Bunkai) are dealt with separately throughout."Karate for Children Vol. 1 - Basics" is the first comprehensive book written especially for children and is enhanced by over 200 colour photographs and illustrations. "Karate for Children - Vol. 2" is to be published in Spring, 2008 (ISBN: 978 0 9555180 2 7).
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR006088729
Title Karate for Children: v. 1: Basics
Author By (author) John Van Weenen
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher John Van Weenen
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 160
ISBN 10 0955518016
ISBN 13 9780955518010
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.