This is a vintage copy of Karate Illustrated.
Released: June 1974 Vol. 5, No. 5
Condition: Overall good condition. Pages are good. Cover shows a some wear, but is in good condition.
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10 He Speaks Softly And Carries A Big Stick. Korean tae kwon do sensei gave up a college teaching post in his native country to stay in the U.S.
16 Tournament Karate's "Child Prodigy" Grows Up. "Kid Pass," the former 14-year-old "wonder boy" of karate, is all grown up now but he's still winning tournaments and well on his way to superstar status.
22 Internal Or External, An Eternal Question? Chinese historian Dr. William C. C. Hu investigates the original concepts of the two basic kung-fu schools.
26 Law Enforcement, Crime In The Streets and The Martial Arts. The Japanese Ministry's White Paper on Crime provides some startlingly low statistics on the Tokyo crime rate and in this article, we see how the law enforcement agencies effectively use the martial arts to keep them down.
28 Pounding Out A New Beat With The Baton. Tak Kubota, the Japanese Martial Artist who developed police baton techniques used all over the world, is definitely on the beat in Los Angeles.
34 The Mysteries Of Tao. Part seven of Rocky Giunn's historical narrative finds Shawn-tung in a secret mountain paradise, the reluctant lover of a powerful queen.
40 An Artist OnCanvas Or In The Tournament Ring.. Top-Ranked USKA competitor Pete Rubino's a hard-hitting fighter who feels that "karate's no game of tag."
47 Beginning Kung-Fu, Part 5: In this fifth of a series on the ancient Chinese martial art, sifu Kam Yuen illustrates open hand strikes and combinations with foot techniques.
About the cover: Young Kil Kim, a renowned tae kwon do practitioner, demonstrates his technique while breaking a brick in free-fall, considered by many to be the most difficult of all tae kwon do breaking techniques.