Fumio Demura: Karate Weapons of Self-Defense

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Written by master of kobudo (ancient self-defense weapons) Fumio Demura, this book collects his separate works on karate weapons in one volume
As one of the most highly respected and influential karateka in the world, Fumio Demura has written several books on karate weapons, including tonfa, sai, nunchaku, kama, and bo. Their importance to the world of martial arts has not diminished and his edition retains all the illustrations, photos, and martial arts techniques of the original individual volumes and brought them together in one important volume. It includes a history of each of these weapons and demonstrates how they can be used in modern self-defense fighting scenarios. It a must-have special edition for martial artists, students of karate and their instructors, and anyone interested in the history of personal weapons.


Fumio Demura is one of the most highly respected karateka in the world today. He has won several championships and has been awarded certificates of recognition from Japanese Cabinet officials for his contributions to the art of karate. He has appeared as a stuntman in films, including Bring ’Em Back Alive, The Island of Dr. Moreau, and The Karate Kid. He is the author of several books, including Advanced Nunchaku, Bo, Kama, Nunchaku, Sai, Shito-Ryu Karate, and Tonfa. He lives in Santa Ana, California.