A fantastic-value three volume guide to Karate, the Kawasoe Way
In the first DVD of the series, Sensei Kawasoe demonstrates the basic stances and movements for the beginner. After an illustration of warm-up exercises he then provides detailed instruction of the first two katas in the syllabus - KIHON KATA and HEIAN SHODAN.
In the second DVD of this series, Sensei Kawasoe demonstrates further advanced striking and kicking techniques and introduces basic one-attack sparring. He also complete the HEIAN series of Katas with detailed instruction of NIDAN, SANDAN, YONDAN and GODAN.
In the final DVD of this series, Sensei Kawasoe introduces semi-free sparring and demonstrates training using kick bags. He gives further detailed instruction in TEKKI SHODAN and BASSAI DAI. He then demonstrates advanced stretching techniques and completes his in depth look at the brown belt katas - JION KANKU DAI, EMPI and HANGETSU.