Books by Sensei Donnelly
Sensei Donnelly wrote the first book on Isshinryu Karate and his passion & dedication to the teaching of traditional Isshinryu is demonstrated by his continuous production of top quality books and videos.
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This power packed book illustrates the essential requirements of Isshinryu from beginner to black belt. More than 1000 clear photographs detail the movements of the basic exercises, kicks, and katas in an easy-to-understand format. The book discusses history, stance, free spar, basic upper body exercises, kicks, kata, kobudo, and terminology. The layout is clear, crisp, and easy to understand. For the first time, there is a teaching manual with a non-political format. This is a truly technical reference for any serious student of Isshinryu and a perfect companion piece for the Virtual Dojo.
An in-depth look at all the moves of Seisan kata and the bunkai or application of the moves. More than 700 clear photographs detail the intricate movements in an easy-to-follow format. Each move is illustrated on the left page with several photographs to clearly define the movement. The right side page contains an example of the application of the move. There are examples of basic, intermediate, and advanced bunkai. This is truly a technical reference on Seisan kata.