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Essential Karate Book: For White Belts, Black Belts and All Levels In Between [DVD Included] Graeme Lund

Essential Karate Book: For White Belts, Black Belts and All Levels In Between [DVD Included]

Graeme Lund

Published August 12th 2014
ISBN : 9784805312971
Hardcover
208 pages
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 About the Book 

From the first enthusiastic kiai in the dojo to the solemn black belt presentation ceremony, students learn that karate is all about fitness, confidence, discipline and respect. The Essential Karate Book is a guide to martial arts, the history ofMoreFrom the first enthusiastic kiai in the dojo to the solemn black belt presentation ceremony, students learn that karate is all about fitness, confidence, discipline and respect. The Essential Karate Book is a guide to martial arts, the history of karate, and a wide range of karate techniques.With 20 chapters covering practically every aspect of karate, this in-depth reference will assist students and instructors as they plot their course through karate instruction, benefiting those at all levels. The Essential Karate Book contains 200 diagrams mapping out moves, 300 color photographs, and a DVD, making it a comprehensive general karate reference for Western audiences.Readers of this karate guide will learn about:The origins and history of karateRequired behavior, clothing and etiquette, as well as the fundamentals of karate and the different styles that share themStances, blocks, strikes and kicksPreparing your body through warm ups, stretching, and conditioning through karate-specific exercisesKata grading and fighting (kumite) techniques and competition rulesMartial arts weapons (kobudo), and MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) applicationsThe Essential Karate Book is a must-have for any martial arts enthusiast, from beginner to black belt!