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➽ [Download] ✤ Chojun By Goran Powell ➲ – Songuarachando.co.uk A typhoon brings the renowned karate master Chojun Miyagi into the life of young Kenichi Ota who must prove himself before he can enter the master’s inner circle As once peaceful Okinawa prepares foA typhoon brings the renowned karate master Chojun Miyagi into the life of young Kenichi Ota who must prove himself before he can enter the master’s inner circle As once peaceful Okinawa prepares for war master and st.

Udent venture to China in search of the deepest meaning of karate After the destruction of Pearl Harbor the tides of war turn against Japan and an American invasion fleet approaches Okinawa Kenichi is conscripted as a r.

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Chojun Kindle µ ✓ eBook songuarachando.co.uk Goran is a writer who holds a 5th Dan in Goju Ryu Karate He lives in London and teaches and trains at Daigaku Karate Kai one of the UK's strongest clubs In 2006 his first book Waking Dragons was an instant bestseller on 's martial arts listing and is now in its second edition In 2008 he co produced the highly acclaimed Four Shades of Black written by his Sensei Gavin Mulholland Goran's

chojun book Chojun eBookUdent venture to China in search of the deepest meaning of karate After the destruction of Pearl Harbor the tides of war turn against Japan and an American invasion fleet approaches Okinawa Kenichi is conscripted as a r.

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  1. Shomeret Shomeret says:

    Chojun Kindle µ ✓ eBook songuarachando.co.uk chojun book, Chojun eBookLike many people I have seen The Karate Kid movies without realizing that there was a real Okinawan karate master named Miyagi I am also interested in the history and culture of Okinawa Returning to Okinawa with a novel about a student of the real Miyagi was definitely appealing for me My copy of Chojun by Goran Powell is an ARC from Net GalleyChojun Miyagi 1888 1953 was the founder of Goju ryu Karate He was born in Naha the capital of Okinawa prefecture on the main island This book is largely the memories of his fictional student Kenichi Ota There is an amazingly compelling description of how Kenichi first encountered Miyagi practicing karate during a typhoon I was transfixed by the majesty of that moment It was the point where this book grabb


  2. Charmaigne Charmaigne says:

    Chojun Kindle µ ✓ eBook songuarachando.co.uk chojun book, Chojun eBookI loved this book as it gives a personal insight into the Pacific war that was fought after the bombing of Pearl Harbour How it affected the founding father of Goju karate his students and the island of OkinawaAn amazing moving and very thought provoking bookRreally looking forward to books by this author


  3. Basho Basho says:

    Chojun Kindle µ ✓ eBook songuarachando.co.uk chojun book, Chojun eBookExcerpt of my reviewIt is said that you can only truly know someone by fighting them for in the stress of combat the mind of the other is laid bare their intentions their fears and their mental balance However this is when facing an untrained mind The master’s mind is like the void states of Zen Buddhism known as Mushin and Zanshin the flowing stream and the rock in its centre from which actions flow without recourse to any thing not even a simple desire for victory When fighting someone with such a mind state it becomes impossible to discern his intentions and thereby incredibly difficult to defeat himHis mind is emptyAn “Empty” mind is the true meaning of the word “Kara” in “Karate” and not as is commonly repeated “unarmed” A master’s mind is so “in the moment” that there is no thought before action at all; he just doesWhere does that ability come from? What are the teachings that explain this? It is an oft repeated belief whispered betw


  4. Viviane Crystal Viviane Crystal says:

    Chojun Kindle µ ✓ eBook songuarachando.co.uk chojun book, Chojun eBookMany years ago thousands of viewers enjoyed the movie character Miyagi in The Karate Kid But Chojun is the story of the real karate sensei or teacher Chojun Miyagi and his story is a worthy very human and therefore real account of what it is like


  5. Janice Janice says:

    Chojun Kindle µ ✓ eBook songuarachando.co.uk chojun book, Chojun eBookAn excellent read that reaches beyond its World War II genre Beginning in pre war Okinawa the story introduces a fictional young boy determined to become a student of Chojun Miyagi real life famed karate master and loose inspiration for same named Karate Kid movie character As the boy achieves his wish we learn about Okinawa of its natural beauty and its once independent history and how both shape the katas uniue to what was once considered a minor and backwater form of martial arts Then World War II happens converging on the island with one of the most devastating battles of the Pacific with full and brutal force Ov


  6. JR JR says:

    Chojun Kindle µ ✓ eBook songuarachando.co.uk chojun book, Chojun eBookFantastic book Even better if you like Martial Art andor History The best compliment I can give the book and its author I stayed up until 232am to finish the book


  7. Alain Burrese Alain Burrese says:

    Chojun Kindle µ ✓ eBook songuarachando.co.uk chojun book, Chojun eBook“Chojun a novel” by Goran Powell is an engaging well spun tale based on the martial arts master Chojun Miyagi who lived from 1888 to 1953 Powell weaves fact and fiction together in a believable and highly entertaining story about the renowned Okinawan karate master who founded Goju Ryu Karate and the fictional student Kenichi Ota who's point of view shares the adventure in this fictional memoirAny martial artist interested in history will be delighted with the way historical


  8. Simon Howard Simon Howard says:

    Chojun Kindle µ ✓ eBook songuarachando.co.uk chojun book, Chojun eBookAn interesting look at the history of Okinawa and an influential character in the world of Martial Arts and modern day Karate in paticular Well worth a read If you have an interest in the subject matter


  9. Olaf Olaf says:

    Chojun Kindle µ ✓ eBook songuarachando.co.uk chojun book, Chojun eBookWowGoran Powell's done a wonderful job of writing up the story of the real Mr Miyagi As someone who has practised karate albeit a different style I found his descriptions of Karate to be spot on and his descriptions of life in Japan in the 40s ring true based on other materials I've readThe pace of the book is also very good the chapters have a good flow to them and the breaks ar


  10. Sunflower Sunflower says:

    Chojun Kindle µ ✓ eBook songuarachando.co.uk chojun book, Chojun eBookI was unable to put this book down Goran Powell has intertwined the lives of two people Chojun Miyagi a real person and Kenichi Ota a fictional one It's a powerful absorbing story of life before during and after the invasion of Okinawa in World War II The historical background is the battle of this island by the Japanese and American forces But the powerful


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