Published in 2018
Funakoshi Gichin was one of the most important pioneers for the worldwide spread of modern karate. He was the first to bring Okinawan Karate to Japan and he was therefore largely responsible for the popularity of karate in Japan.
After Funakoshi Sensei, other pioneers such as Mabuni Kenwa, Motobu Choki, Miyagi Chojun, Uechi Kanbun have settled in Japan and have further influenced and promoted the popularity of karate.
Today there are countless books about the teachings and biographies of these masters. About a great pioneer, about Toyama Kanken Sensei, one finds however only few information.
For those who are already familiar with Toyama Sensei's teachings, this book will provide new insights, and for all others, it offers the opportunity to learn about this master's extensive heritage.
This book is the first to take a deep insight into Toyama Sensei's life, his teachings in the Shudokan Dojo, and the later worldwide influence of his students.
Simply said ... this book belongs in the library of every martial arts enthusiast.
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Further information: https://www.toyama-book.org/the-book.html