Karate Science

Author: J. D. Swanson, PHD
Publisher: YMAA Publication Center, Inc.
ISBN: 1594394601
Size: 11.72 MB
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Dynamics, motion, and sensation are karate’s connective tissue—and they are the heart of this book. As a lifelong student of martial arts, J. D. Swanson, PhD, had searched through piles of books on form and function.

Fight Like A Physicist

Author: Jason Thalken, PhD
Publisher: YMAA Publication Center, Inc.
ISBN: 1594393397
Size: 76.75 MB
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An in-depth look into the physics behind martial arts Whether you are an experienced martial artist or a curious enthusiast, this book gives you an “unfair advantage” by unraveling the complex science of effective fighting techniques ...

Sumo For Mixed Martial Arts

Author: Andrew Zerling
Publisher: YMAA Publication Center, Inc.
ISBN: 1594394105
Size: 55.37 MB
Format: PDF
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This book features • In-depth demonstrations of 48 sumo kimarite (winning moves) with step-by-step instructions • Over 300 photos • Case studies of famous rikishi (sumo wrestlers) • Discussion of sumo’s development, rules, and ...

Biomechanics Of Human Motion

Author: Emeric Arus, Ph.D.
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466563230
Size: 20.16 MB
Format: PDF
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Divided into four parts, the book covers: The musculoskeletal anatomy of the major muscles, their functions, and the different roles of the muscles in human mechanics The biomechanical and physiological foundations of human motion, ...

The Textbook Of Modern Karate

Author: Teruyuki Okazaki
Publisher: Kodansha Amer Inc
ISBN:
Size: 79.31 MB
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Demonstrates basic stances, punches, striking techniques, blocks, and kicks, and suggests training procedures and drills

Tsuku Kihon

Author: Luis Bernardo Mercado
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1477289275
Size: 21.21 MB
Format: PDF
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This second edition of Tsuku Kihon is expanded to include several more exercises that will help practitioners improve their skills in this art form.

Tai Chi Chuan Martial Applications

Author: Jwing-Ming Yang
Publisher: YMAA Publication Center, Inc.
ISBN: 1594393044
Size: 38.30 MB
Format: PDF
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This book includes • Martial applications for the Yang-style long form • Martial applications for Yang-style tai chi pushing hands • The complete Yang-style tai chi fighting set For any style of tai chi chuan, this book will be ...

Essential Book Of Martial Arts Kicks

Author: Marc De Bremaeker
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462905587
Size: 41.14 MB
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A well placed kick can mean the difference between victory and defeat in a fight! This illustrated guide to martial arts kicks provides the reader with a wealth of information on 89 different types of kicks from various styles.

Perfection Of Character

Author: Teruyuki Okazaki
Publisher: Gmw Pub
ISBN: 9780978576325
Size: 80.77 MB
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This is the message that Master Okazaki's own teacher, Master Gichin Funakoshi, the father of modern karate, most wanted to emphasize as well. To this end, Master Funakoshi articulated two sets of principles, the Dojo Kun, and the Niju Kun.