TITLE

KUNG PHOOEY

AUTHOR(S)
Phooey, D. Keith
PUB. DATE
May 1980
SOURCE
National Review;5/2/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p546
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the context and principles of karate. There is a stylistic and cultural hook of karate. It remains attractive. It can turn into pretentious anti-Western egg-role-playing. Costume is essential: even though the white karate uniform goes better with a GI series than with fighting. As a sport, karate is insipid as a sheetrock casserole. It contains a serious combat reduced to formalism.
ACCESSION #
6070575

 

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