Mastering Karate: Kumite with Hirokazu Kanazawa
- Format: DVD
- Rated: NR
- Release Date: 12/20/2011
Get ready to improve your karate skills with Master Hirokazu Kanazawa (Kancho), Manabu Murakami (SKI World Champion 1991 & 1994), and Nobuaki Kanazawa (SKI World Champion 2000). on this DVD you be instructed on the most common combinations as well some of the more complex combinations Kancho teaches. You will also watch the masters perform at full speed plus rare footage of their matches in Tokyo at the World Championships. Kancho Kanazawa was the first-ever karate champion when he won (with a broken right hand!) the Karate Tournament in 1957 at Tokyo's Metropolitan Gymnasium and the next year he repeated his triumph, but this time in both kumite and kata. This DVD is a terrific learning tool as well as a great study of the past karate masters.