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The Ah So Stories

Malcolm Phipps

Well I can sum this book up in one word really - FANTASTIC! I loved it. It is an amazing well written book aimed at the younger Martial Artist using easy to understand and follow, stories that help to explain the philosophies behind Karate and Martial Arts in general.

As an experienced Karateka and Martial Artist myself, and shall we say maturing in years, I found the stories in this book to be fascinating and certainly opened my eyes to a few things. So not just recommended for the younger reader. I have also found myself quoting some of these stories to my own students during training sessions if I need to explain the meaning behind something we do, or the way in which we train.

So to sum up - I personally think this book is excellent and a must read for any Martial Artist! Excellently set out and written with excellent illustrations to. Highly recommended!

Kevin Thurlow