Basic Karate Principles: In Search of the Original Martial Art goes beyond the classical Karate book, burdened with descriptions of hundreds of techniques. Basic Karate Principles unveils the working principles that will empower all your techniques, regardless of the style or physical makeup. the book explains in detail the wording elements of body structure, energy generation, stances, footwork, Kata analysis, Bunkai, etc. It also shows you how to train, in order to develop the desired abilities.
Illustrated with over 150 pictures, and accompanied by its own website, www.karateprinciples.com, where you can download and study filmed sequences of the book's important passages, Basic Karate Principles is one of the most comprehensive books on the market today.
Jorge F. Garibaldi was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. He now lives in Denmark with his wife and three daughters. He first started in martial arts in 1982 with goju ryu and boxing. In 1986 he began the study of the wado ryu style of karate and has stayed on that path ever since.
Now a 3rd. Dan blackbelt, he is the chief instructor of Ten Chi Jin Martial Arts Academy in Aarhus, Denmark.