Thanks to everyone who saw our note that we are buying again.
The response has been huge.
So huge that we need to slow down in order to get all the books
we have bought over the last 2 weeks on the shelf for you to buy.

We are still buying but selectively.
So, please call if you have more than 3 boxes.
Some sections are overflowing, particularly children’s, detective and cooking.

On a similar note if you are looking for
Children's books, detective novels or cook books, we have heaps of new stock.

Karate Basics - Everything You Need to Get Started in Karate
Karate Basics - Everything You Need to Get Started in Karate
Rielly, Robin
Are you planning to learn Karate, but don't know where to begin? Are you looking for a teacher? Are you taking a class but confused by the technical terms used to describe the punches? Karate Basics teaches you all the fundamentals of this ancient martial art form in a clear and easy-to-understand manner! This karate book contains the following vital information: The origins of Karate—its philosophy, history, and different schools; How to find a teacher and a class that are right for you; Getting ready for your first class—what actually happens in a Karate class?; The essential elements—stances, blocks, thrusts, strikes, punches, and kicks; How to complement your Karate training with sparring drills and kata; Effective ways to succeed in Karate—how to create a training program, test for belt promotion, and an overview of competitions and tournaments; Resources to help you develop your knowledge and understanding of Karate. Whether you're just getting started, or have already been training for a year or two, 'Karate Basics' offers an easy, yet comprehensive introduction to the sport that will make you feel more confident.
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