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Geschichte und Lehre des Karatedô


2nd revised and extended edition of "Die Lehre des Karatedô"
with a new chapter about the history of
Karatedô




By Webmaster - Thursday, 21. September 2017
Released 2012 
An article about Shimizu Toshiyuki

Karatedô pionier in Toyama prefecture and one of the highest ranked students of Funakoshi Gichin. The life and work of Shimizu!

in
Henning Wittwers book:
"Shôtôkan - überlieferte Texte & historische Untersuchungen. Band II"

This book is German language and deals with the history of Karatedô

Now available from
Henning Wittwer or here at this site.

By Webmaster - Friday, 15. June 2012
Working on a new article:
About the life and work of  Shimizu Toshiyuki
 
One of the highest ranked students of Funakoshi and Karatedô pionier in Toyama prefecture.
Release this year!

By Webmaster -
Monday, 14. March 2011
 
Released in 2010:
Heiko Bittmann:
Erwin von Baelz and physical education and traditional martial arts
in Meiji-Period Japan

in German and Japanese Language

This book deals with German doctor Erwin von Baelz and his influence on Japanese physhical eduction and traditional martial arts


By Webmaster - Tuesday, 24. August 2010

Sold out:
The book "Karatedô: Der Weg der Leeren Hand" is sold out
 
Thank you for your support!
Please check: "Die Lehre des Karatedô" or the English version!

By Webmaster -
Monday, 24. Januar 2010
 
New release:
Erwin von Baelz and physical education and traditional martial arts in Meiji-Period Japan
by Heiko Bittmann
 

Coming in Spring 2010

By Webmaster - Wednesday, 23. December 2009

 
Released in 2006:
Heiko Bittmann, Andreas Niehaus:
Schwert und Samurai (Sword and Samurai)
German Language

Besides an introduction to the history of the Japanese sword and the samurai, this book includes three texts about Japanese swordsmanship in translation.

Miyamoto Musashi: "Heihô sanjûgokajô" (1641). Japan’s most famous swordsman gives insights into his school.

Kotôda Toshisada: "Ittôsai Sensei kenpôsho" (1664) out of the Ittôryû tradition, one of the main influences on modern Kendô.

Kokenken Ryokusui: "Geijutsu futaba no hajime" (1787). This is a general introduction for beginners of Japanese swordsmanship.

By Webmaster - Tuesday, 7. November 2006
 
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By Webmaster - Wednesday, 25. October 2006
 
English Version
Heiko Bittmann: The Teachings of Karatedô

It’s done! The English short version of the doctoral thesis on Karatedô (1998) is published!
This book is a thorough study of the history, development and teachings of Karatedo. It includes new, and in some cases, the only translations into English of key texts with explanations, together with biographies of key figures in the development of Karatedo. Included are comprehensive notes, an extensive bibliography and a glossary.

By Webmaster - Monday, 1. Januar 2006
 
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