The comprehensive special KARATE-book which will inform and inspire you

Goju-Ryu Karatedo

The history, the way and the aim

Author       Dr. Friedrich Gsodam

Quality       195 pages, 600 photographs bw cover concealed with foil

ISBN          3 900856 02 8, Published by the author in 1992


The author is an active Brigadier General of the Austrian Armed Forces, an aircraft pilot, as well as a teacher of physics at a technical college for mechanical engineering and legally authorised trainer of Karate.

He summarises in a very clear and pedagogically logical way the history of this fascinating type of sport, its techniques, the methodes of training and some useful examples for practical usage.

There are, in particular, fotographs included and descriptions of all relevant single techniques as well as examples for training with partners and for self-defence.

Aside from a number of common Japanese expressions the following Kata are described in detail:

Taikyoku Jodan/Chudan/Gedan, Gekisai Dai Ichi, Gekisai Dai Ni, Sanchin, Tensho, Saifa, Seienchin, Sanseiru, Shisochin, Seisan und Seipai.

Price per copy:14 Euro – 15 USD
Discount:5% when ordering 5 copies, 10% when ordering 10 copies,
special arrangements when ordering more than 10 copies
Ordering:use E-Mail by [email protected]
or write to Dr. Friedrich Gsodam, PO Box 40, A-1152 Vienna, Austria
Delivery costs :for one copie:Europe: 5 Euro, USA: 7 USD
when ordering up to 4 copies:Europe: 12 Euro, USA: 19 USD
Delivery:via mail, within two weeks after payment
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