What a great way to fill a few hours with enjoyable reading. Sensei Donnelly teaches some of Karate's best lessons by cleverly disguising his teaching in a story format. While you read stories about Isshinryu in the early days before safety equipment, you are being exposed to the logic of what makes some students successful in Isshinryu while others fall by the way side. You will be entertained and come away with a feeling of learning and understanding that you didn't have before.
Dojo is produced in a 6" x 9" format, the perfect size for pocket or purse. It contains an excellent history of the development of Isshinryu Karate in the Detroit area. This book contains historical photographs of Master Angi Uezu, Master Ken Pittaway, Master Willie Adams, Master Harry Acklin, Sensei Doug Noxon, and many others. The stories were selected from years of events and many will have you laughing so hard you'll just bust a gut. The stories are factual and the history is an excellent addition to any Isshinryu library. Check out the titanic battles that Sensei Donnelly had with Bill "Super Foot" Wallace, Everett "Monster Man" Eddy, and many others. You don't want to miss this book.