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An Introduction to Applied Karate

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This FREE e-book provides the fundamental information needed to begin practicing karate as the wide-ranging and pragmatic fighting system it was supposed to be. 'An Introduction to Applied Karate' covers a four-stage approach that progresses from the practice of solo kata to the live application of the techniques and concepts 'hidden' within them.
This e-book provides information on:
Practising kata in a meaningful way; The key mental and physical components of kata; Kata Applications (Bunkai); The fourteen rules that will allow you to unlock the techniques 'hidden' within kata; The underlying concepts and essence of kata; Kata-Based Sparring (sparring methods that will enable you develop real combative skill); And More!

The Application of the Pinan/Heian Katas

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A week after having subscribed, you'll automatically be sent an email with a link that will allow you to download a second FREE e-book called 'The Application of the Pinan / Heian Katas'. This e-book shows how these 'basic katas' do in fact represent a complete fighting system!
This e-book provides information on:
The background of the Pinan / Heian series; The Pinan / Heian Katas as a fighting system; The combative progression that is central to the series; Pragmatic applications from all five of the Pinan / Heian katas; The grappling techniques 'hidden' in the katas; Strikes, Joint-Locks, Counters, Takedowns, Throws, Combinations, Transitions; Pre-emptive Striking and its relationship to the Pinan / Heian Series etc.
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