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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Shotokan Karate

By Sensei Jon Hodge Shotokan Karate is a dynamic martial art style created by the late, great Gichin Funakoshi. The style is characterized by highly concentrated striking, forthright blocking, powerful stances, and a series of captivating kata.Shotokan is a form of self defense that’s built like a strong house – first a formidable foundation is molded …

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