The Anatomy of Martial Arts

The Anatomy of Martial Arts

An Illustrated Guide to the Muscles Used in Key Kicks, Strikes & Throws

Book - 2011
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Baker & Taylor
"With detailed anatomical drawings, this book precisely illustrates the inner workings of your body during key martial arts moves. Its color drawings, helpful photos and clear text make it easy to identify the specific muscles you need to train for maximum speed, power and accuracy. More than just an anatomy book, each section is accompanied by exercises and stretches to strengthen muscles, prevent injury, and improve form."--P. [4] of cover.

Perseus Publishing
THE ULTIMATE TRAINING SUPPLEMENT FOR MARTIAL ARTISTS


With detailed anatomical drawings, this book precisely illustrates the inner workings of your body during key martial arts moves. Its color drawings, helpful photos and clear text make it easy to identify the specific muscles you need to train for maximum speed, power and accuracy. More than just an anatomy book, each section is accompanied by exercises and stretches to strengthen muscles, prevent injury and improve form.


•Kicks


•Strikes


•Takedowns


•Throws



The Anatomy of Martial Arts is designed for a variety of disciplines, including:


•Hapkido


•Jiujitsu


•Judo


•Karate


•Kendo


•Kung Fu


•Muay Thai


•Taekwando

Guide details muscles used during common martial arts moves and how to more effectively prevent injury and gain strength. Features more than 100 comprehensive illustrations. Includes examples of stretches to protect specific muscles in each move.


Baker
& Taylor

Uses color anatomical drawings to illustrate the inner workings of the body during key martial arts moves, helping to identify the specific muscles that need to be trained for maximum speed, power, and accuracy.

Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Ulysses, c2011
ISBN: 9781569757871
1569757879
Characteristics: 135 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Kasturia, Suman
Chou, Lily

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