🇬🇧 eBook | Shōtōkan-Kata up to black belt | Volume 1

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Volume 1 is ideal for ...
all karateka as a reference book and training companion to learn, reinforce and internalize the Shōtōkan kata up to black belt.


Who has not experienced the following situation? You learn a kata, practice it a few times and then not again for a long time. So it happens again and again that in the middle of the kata uncertainties arise and the practitioner does not know how to continue. "If I had the opportunity to look somewhere, I would soon master the sequence again." This book is intended to be nothing more than exactly that desired reference book for all kata up to black belt. Thanks to the illustrations, additional graphics and precise explanations, all relevant details of each kata are presented in a simple and understandable way.


  • Karate-dōand kata
  • Kata information in comparison
  • Taikyoku shodan
  • Heian shodan
  • Heian nidan
  • Heian sandan
  • Heian yondan
  • Heian godan
  • Tekki shodan
  • Bassai dai
  • Empi
  • Jion
  • Hangetsu
  • Kankū dai

Additional information

  • Presentation of all techniques with three intermediate movements
  • Clear and detailed illustrations with all details
  • Additional compilation of all kata "at a glance
  • Supplementary text explanations for difficult passages
  • Explanation of Japanese terms with the help of illustrations

Product details

Author: Fiore Tartaglia
Publisher: Spectra Design & Verlag
Format: eBook
Original edition: 2000
Publication date Amazon: 08.2012
Publication date Kobo: 11.2013
Publication date Google: 11.2013
Publication date Apple: 08.2012
ISBN: 978-3-945583-14-2
Item number: SKB11EEN
Supplements: Over 1,700 illustrations intotal