To-Te Jitsu by Gichin Funakoshi was originally published in Japanese, just as Karate was being introduced to Japan from Okinawa. Masters Publication was first to translate this original Japanese work into English. This book gives the reader an idea of what Karate was like in 1922, when it was brand new, and the long kept secrets and mysteries were finally unveiled. There are lots of photos of Gichin Funakoshi, demonstrating his style. The reader is also sure to get a real feeling for who Gichin Funakoshi was through his beautifully written phrases and insights. 318 pages.