Books

RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ TESSHINKAN (textbook)

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For the first time the background, techniques, kata and fighting exercises of the RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ TESSHINKAN have been released to the public in a very clear and vivid way.

From the content:

  • a preface written by Kaichô Tamayose Hidemi himself
  • the history of Okinawa and the RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ
  • weapons of RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ (kinds, maintenance, German weapon law)
  • the traditional DÔJÔ, practising clothes, graduating system
  • gymnastics with BÔ, exercises which improve the handling of the BÔ
  • stances, use of the hip, teaching methods, KIHON / KATA / KUMITE
  • BÔ, TEKKÔ, NUNCHAKU, SAI, TUNFÂ: basic knowledge, KIHON and KUMITE which goes with it, KATA, KATA-BUNKAI
  • examing programme

A5 size, hardcover
512 pages
about 1500 b/w photographs and sketches
only in German language
ISBN:  978-3-7375-1126-1
price: 42,00 EURO + shipping


RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ TESSHINKAN – volume 2 (textbook)

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By the release of the second part of the book series “RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ TESSHINKAN” this KOBUDÔ-school seems to bet he best documented one world wide. A lot of single and partner exercises as well as KATA are described in this book which enable one`s further progress. In order to support hundreds of photographs and additional historical information are included.

From the content:

  • forewards by Kaichô Tamayose Hidemi, Kyôshi Donald Shapland and Sensei Frank Pelny
  • a short introduction including historical facts, technical characteristics and a summary of the teaching systemseparate chapters for BÔ, NUNCHAKU, SAI, TUNFÂ, TINBÊ&RÔCHIN and NICHÔGAMA
  • a huge load of methodical exercises
  • KATA-programme 4th and 5th DAN and additional KATA of the RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ
  • various kinds of KUMITEtraining aids (mirror, MAKIWARA, KUMI-BÔ, protection gear)
  • appendix with additional information, historic and recent photographs
A5 size, hardcover
456 pages
about 1400 b/w photographs and sketches
only in German language
ISBN:  978-3-7375-1128-5
price: 42,00 EURO
+ shipping

RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ TESSHINKAN – volume 3 (textbook)

The third part completes the book series “RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ TESSHINKAN”. For the first time in 40 years, since the release of the trilogy “RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ” (JÔKAN, CHÛKAN, GEKAN) by INOUE MOTOKATSU (1918-1993) in 1972-1974, a complete description of an Okinawan weapon- based martial art has been made available – this is the second time ever.

From the content:

  • forewards by Kaichô Tamayose Hidemi and Sensei Frank Pelny
  • introduction including historical facts: KOBUDÔ-weapons, KOBUDÔ-styles, RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ organizations
  • separate chapters for BÔ, TEKKÔ, NUNCHAKU, SAI, ÊKU und SURUJIN
  • many of methodical exercises
  • KATA-programme 6th to 8th DAN and additional KATA of the RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ
  • appendix with additional information, historic and recent photographs, Japanese letters and a small Okinawa travel-guide

A5 size, hardcover
428 pages
ca. 1000 b/w photographs and sketches
ISBN:  978-3-7375-0991-6
price: 42,00 EURO + shipping


RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ TESSHINKAN – Compendium (KATA-Lexicon)

This book, for the first time ever worldwide, contains the entire curriculum of the traditional weapon-based martial art RYÛKYÛ TESSHINKAN from Okinawa. All sequences are displayed clearly displayed on figures step-by-step. Additionally it includes a brief historical overview, as well as rank requirements, test and competition regulations. Being coil bound this book is a quite handy compendium for training, tests and competition.

A5 size, soft cover, coil binding
344 pages
170 figures with hundreds of b/w photographies
German / English / Russian
ISBN:  978-3-7375-0994-7
price: EURO 42,00 + shipping


RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ – weapons / TEKKÔ (textbook)

Based on the book trilogy “RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ TESSHINKAN” by Frank Pelny all information about the Okinawan fistfight weapon TEKKÔ were bundled in this book:
  • history
  • fundamentals
  • basic techniques
  • KATA
  • partner exercises
  • terminology
A5 size, hardcover
344 pages
about 50 b/w photographs and sketches
German / English / Russian
ISBN:  978-3-7375-0993-0
price: EURO 29,00
+ shipping

RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ – weapons / NUNCHAKU (textbook)

Based on the book trilogy “RYÛKYÛ KOBUDÔ TESSHINKAN” by Frank Pelny all information about the Okinawan weapon NUNCHAKU were bundled in this book:
  • history
  • fundamentals
  • basic techniques
  • KATA
  • partner exercises
  • terminology
A5 size, hardcover
380 pages
about 60 b/w photographs and sketches
German / English / Russian
ISBN: 978-3-7375-0995-4
price: EURO 29,00 + shipping