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Title:Ki and the Way of the Martial Arts
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Kenji Tokitsu
Publisher:Shambhala
ISBN:1570629986
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:128
Category:Martial arts, Non fiction, Japan

Ki and the Way of the Martial Arts by Kenji Tokitsu

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Ki and the Way of the Martial Arts While technical prowess and physical power are essential characteristics of a martial artist true mastery of the art comes by cultivating one s inner strength Here Kenji Tokitsu an authority on Japanese and Chinese combat arts and a respected karate teacher shows how cultivating ki life force and understanding the principles of budo the martial path of self development can make training in martial arts more meaningful effective and personally and spiritually rewarding .

Tokitsu emphasizes the mental aspects of martial arts practice including .

The importance of ki development Seme or capturing your opponent s mind Understanding ma the spatial relationship in combat .

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Studying these concepts he explains gives martial artists the tools to train for a lifetime and at the very highest level Tokitsu also gives a historical and cultural survey of budo and explains how the Western view of budo training is different than the Japanese a perspective rarely available to Western martial artists

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