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The Essential Karate Book : For White Belts, Black Belts and All Levels in Between [online Companion Video Included]
by Graeme Lund and Morne Swanepoel




Overview -
The Essential Karate Book is an illustrated, informative guide to the techniques, philosophy and practice of karate.

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 karate
  • Required behavior, clothing and etiquette, as well as the fundamentals of karate and the different styles that share them
  • Stances, blocks, strikes and kicks
  • Preparing your body through warm-ups, stretching, and conditioning through karate-specific exercises
  • Kata grading and fighting (kumite) techniques and competition rules
  • Martial arts weapons (kobudo), and MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) applications
The Essential Karate Book is a must-have for any martial arts enthusiast, from beginners to black belts

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Overview

The Essential Karate Book is an illustrated, informative guide to the techniques, philosophy and practice of karate.

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 karate
  • Required behavior, clothing and etiquette, as well as the fundamentals of karate and the different styles that share them
  • Stances, blocks, strikes and kicks
  • Preparing your body through warm-ups, stretching, and conditioning through karate-specific exercises
  • Kata grading and fighting (kumite) techniques and competition rules
  • Martial arts weapons (kobudo), and MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) applications
The Essential Karate Book is a must-have for any martial arts enthusiast, from beginners to black belts

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9784805314944
  • ISBN-10: 480531494X
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publish Date: December 2018
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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