Karate-do: My Way Of Life Paperback / softback
Linking the time when karate was a strictly Okinawan art of self-defense shrouded in the deepest secrecy and the present day, when it has become a martial art practiced throughout the world, is Gichin Funakoshi, the Father of Karate-do.' Out of modesty, he was reluctant to write this autobiography and did not do so until he was nearly ninety years of age.
Trained in the Confucian classics, he was a schoolteacher early in life, but after decades of study under the foremost masters, he gave up his livelihood to devote the rest of his life to the propagation of'
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 144 pages
- Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc
- Publication Date: 25/03/2013
- Category: Oriental martial arts
- ISBN: 9781568364988