Karate: The Art of 'Empty-Hand' Fighting
by Hidetaka Nishiyama and Richard C. Brown
A systematic presentation of the 'empty-hand' art of karate. An easy-to-follow manual illustrated with over 1,000 photographs, it gives step-by-step explanations and analysis of all the basic movements and techniques of karate. It features a full description of the sport, including history, organisation, training methods and basic principles and it contains pointers of competitive karate.