Once a student of karate obtains his or her black belt, what s next? For too many students, the black belt marks the end of serious training. In Black Belt Karate, noted karate instructor and 8th-dan black belt Chris Thompson explains that real yudansha (black belt level) is not just about physical prowess but about self-improvement, and that because of this, further study is vital for all students. The rank should not be the goal, Thompson says everyone has something more they can learn. Neither a beginner s guide nor ...

Black Belt Karate 2008, Blue Snake Books, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9781583942543

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