The story of karate: from Buddhism to Bruce Lee

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This thorough and lively history demonstrates how karate has been shaped into the demanding and rewarding pursuit that it is today.Karate began, hundreds of years ago, as a way of life that included mastering the mind as well as training the body. Buddhist monks learned exercises to stay fit and healthy, and fighting skills to protect themselves. Okinawan peasants gathered secretly in fields to learn how to disable attackers. This comprehensive and readable book traces the development of karate from the meditations of Chinese Buddhist monks to the dramatic power and flair of modern practitioners.
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subject_facet Hand-to-hand fighting, Oriental -- History -- Juvenile literature, Karate -- History -- Juvenile literature, Literature, Martial arts -- History -- Juvenile literature
title_display The story of karate : from Buddhism to Bruce Lee
title_full The story of karate : from Buddhism to Bruce Lee / Luana Metil and Jace Townsend
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title_sub from Buddhism to Bruce Lee
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