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Black Belt Karate by  Chris Thompson - First Edition, 1st Printing - 2008 - from after-words bookstore and Biblio.com

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Black Belt Karate

by Thompson, Chris

Condition: Very Good -/Good +


London: New Holland, 2008. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Color photos and instructions throughout. This is an oversized book and may require extra postage.. First Edition, 1st Printing. Oversized Hardcover. Very Good -/Good +. Mylared.

Born in 1954, Chris Thompson began studying karate at the age of 15. In 1978 he formed the Washinkai Karate Renmei (now known as the British Traditional Karate Association), and helped develop the Washinkai style and teaching program. Thompson is also the Technical Director of the English Karate Governing Body. He lives in Havant, Hampshire, UK.




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