A karate master explains the central role of ki or "life energy" in the Asian martial traditions.
Kenji Tokitsu was born in Japan and began studying martial arts when he was a child. He has taught karate in Paris since 1971. In 1984 he founded the Shaolin-mon school, where he teaches a synthesis of the original combat arts of Japan and China. In 2001 he established the Tokitsuryu Academy to teach and promote his method. For more information, visit www.tokitsu.com. Tokitsu also holds doctorates in sociology and in Japanese language and civilization. He is the author of numerous books.
"In this text the author explains how his unique style was developed, and in doing so, reveals the important workings and goals of the internal world of martial arts."- Journal of Asian Martial Arts