By Mas Oyama
Describes the necessities of the master's nonviolent karate options, with pictures and directions to be had, foot, and head activities augmented by way of sections on workout, nutrition, and self-defense.
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No one’s ever asked me before,’ replied the old woman, pulling back her hood to reveal a gruesomely scarred face… with two empty eye sockets.
All you have is the name of a village and a temple. Do you think we’ll simply drop in and find Dokugan Ryu and his ninja clan enjoying afternoon tea? Anyway, Orochi was a thief and probably lying. ’ ‘But this lead’s got to be worth chasing,’ insisted Jack. ‘It was fate when we bumped into that tea merchant. We were meant to find Orochi. ’ ‘No! We’re already in enough trouble with my father as it is. I can’t risk it again. He would never forgive me. ’ Yamato ended the conversation by turning his back on Jack.
In an instant Orochi was on top of him. ’ spat Orochi, raising his weapon for the fatal blow. As the spike plunged towards his head, Jack scrabbled at the earth to get away. His fingers came across a loose piece of bamboo and he snatched it up to protect his face. The point pierced the stem, stopping just short of his right eyeball. Orochi yelled in fury and pushed down on the spike. Jack’s arms shook as he kept the deadly tip away. Orochi leant his full weight to the task but Jack was stronger, and when Orochi had fully committed Jack twisted sideways, wrenching the spike out of Orochi’s hand and causing him to fall forward face first into the earth.
Mas Oyama's Essential Karate by Mas Oyama