Karate power! learning the art of the empty hand
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Karate power! learning the art of the empty hand by George R. Parulski

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Published by Contemporary Books in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Karate.

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Includes index.

StatementGeorge R. Parulski, Jr. with Frankie "Dr. Speed" Mitchell and the East Coast Demo Team ; foreword by Fumio Demura ; introduction by Dan Ivan.
ContributionsMitchell, Frankie.
LC ClassificationsGV1114.3 .P37 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3025565M
ISBN 100809252953
LC Control Number85005946

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