Karate : Japanese empty-hand combat
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Published:
Minneapolis, MN : Lerner Publications Company, c2012.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
32 pages : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
780L
Status:
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Description
Did you know that karate was invented in Okinawa, Japan? the native Okinawans developed karate as a way to fight without weapons. In modern times, karate is one of the world's most taught and practiced martial arts. Training, equipment, rules, and scoring systems make the sport safe for competitors and a great way to learn valuable self-defense skills.Enter the Martial Arts Sports Zone to learn about the history, gear, moves, competitions, and top athletes connected to karate. You'll discover:* What the different styles of karate are and how they've changed.* What some of the top karate punches and strikes are, including the forward punch and the knifehand.* What kata is and how practicing it helps karatekas show off their abilities.* What the main local, national, and international competitions are.Are you into sports? Then get in the zone!
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Language:
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ISBN:
9780761384595 (alk. paper), 0761384596 (alk. paper)
Reading Level:
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Level 5.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
780

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Description
Provides an overview of the martial art, focusing on its history and culture, equipment, basic moves, and competition rules.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wells, G. (2012). Karate: Japanese empty-hand combat. Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wells, Garrison. 2012. Karate: Japanese Empty-hand Combat. Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wells, Garrison, Karate: Japanese Empty-hand Combat. Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications Company, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wells, Garrison. Karate: Japanese Empty-hand Combat. Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications Company, 2012. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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