By Al Weiss.
Authored by Al Weiss, founder & publisher of Official Karate magazine from 1968 - 1986. This book covers the recent history of karate in the United States. Primarily reprints from issues of the magazine; with biographical information on those determined by the magazine to be leaders in American martial arts. Photographs show self-defense; board breaking; and karate forms. This book is divided into nine chapters that include biographies of American Masters and Women Warriors. There is a chapter devoted to Favorite Fighting Techniques. 374 pages.