LEGEND OF THE FIST .... Vol #1
Definitive Historical Proof Separating Truth from Myth, “Legend of the Fist” is a Classic Book of Timeless Knowledge Containing the MOST Influential Work of the Karate Pioneers … No Serious Student or Instructor Should be Without it.
A wonderful compilation of Japanese-to-English translations, surrounding rare and original works by early Okinawan Karate pioneers, carried out by Patrick and Yuriko McCarthy over the past thirty years. It is a totally unique book of knowledge filled with insightful wisdom and a plethora of vintage photos that is sure to bring you closer to understanding both the original Okinawan art and its early personalities.
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Since the publication of this work, we have now discovered the "Itosu" photo is actually Miyake Sango/三宅三五 [DOB 1847] ... a noted fencing instructor, originally from Miyazaki Prefecture, who was brought to Okinawa to teach at the police academy and in the school system. Interestingly, although not yet confirmed, it's likely that Itosu Ankoh is actually in the said photo, but simply another person; New details will appear in the forthcoming revised edition.