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Contents
Author: Salvatore Murgo
 
  Introduction
  History
  Styles of karate
  Aims of karate
  Kihon, kata, kumite
  Physical principes
  Bunkai
  Combat
  Aggression and stress
  Kumite in pratice
  Dangerous spots
  Japan, Buddhism & Zen
  Karate and emptiness
  Precepts
  Quotations
  Conclusions
  References
  Author
  Contact
  The book
   
Annexes
    JKA
    Shotokan kata
    Shitoryu kata
    Goju-ryu kata
    Kumite
    Takedown & MMA
    Physical training
    Links

 

 

- He is born in 1967 in Belgium and he begins to practice Shotokan Karate (JKA) in 1982 at the " Karate Club des 2 Haine" under the direction of André Pint and Eric Van Roode.

- He passes his kyu exams under the supervision of Raymond Honoré (karate club La Louvière).

- He practices English boxing and full contact between 91 and 96.

- He obtains the title of medical doctor with high distinction in 1992 at the Free University of Brussels.

- He presents his Shodan exam in 1993.

- He obtains the title of specialist in medical imaging with high distinction in 1997 at the Free University of Brussels.

- He begins to practice Shitoryu karate (Shitokai Mons) under the direction of Natale Zazzera and Bernard Pontegnie in 2010.

- He presents his Nidan exam (Shitoryu, GFK) in 2012.

- He presents his Nidan exam (Shotokan, JKA) in 2013.

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