author is an active Brigadier General of the Austrian Armed Forces, an
aircraft pilot, as well as a teacher of physics at a technical college for
mechanical engineering and legally authorised trainer of Karate.
summarises in a very clear and pedagogically logical way the history of
this fascinating type of sport, its techniques, the methodes of training
and some useful examples for practical usage.
are, in particular, fotographs included and descriptions of all relevant
single techniques as well as examples for training with partners and for
from a number of common Japanese expressions the following Kata are
described in detail:
Jodan/Chudan/Gedan, Gekisai Dai Ichi, Gekisai Dai Ni, Sanchin, Tensho,
Saifa, Seienchin, Sanseiru, Shisochin, Seisan und Seipai.