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Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicks [With DVD]

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A well placed kick can mean the difference between victory and defeat in a fight. This encyclopedic guide to martial arts kicks provides the reader with a wealth of information on 89 different types of kicks from various styles. This martial arts book features kicks from Karate, Muay Thai, Taekwondo, Kung Fu, Kempo, Capoeira, Jeet Kune Do, and more. In a self defense situation there is no room for defeat. Readers will learn how to unleash a devastating barrage of kicks to throw their opponents off guard and leave every match in victory. andlt;iandgt;The Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicksandlt;/iandgt; has one purpose: to help readers hone their kicking proficiency so that they can readily deploy the most powerful tool in the fighter's repertoire. andlt;iandgt;The Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicksandlt;/iandgt; contains thousands of photos and diagrams to show readers exactly how to perform all of the 89 kicks inside this book.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; This encyclopedic reference is the first of its kind to present the entire range of basic martial arts kicks. Packed with full color photos, detailed diagrams and a companion DVD featuring 50 of the most powerful kicks, this book is required reading for every martial artist who wants to sharpen and expand their kicking skills.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; Chapters include: andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Front Kicksandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Side Kicksandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Roundhouse Kicksandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Back Kicksandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Hook Kicksandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Crescent Kicksandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;

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Learn to unleash a devastating barrage of kicks to throw your opponent off-guard!

Synopsis:

An effectively delivered kick can mean life instead of death in a self-defense situation, and glory rather than shame in the ring. When a larger or more powerful opponent is intent on inflicting harm, the superior strength of your legs can be used to tip the balance in your favor. However, gaining proficiency takes training and insight. Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicks has one purpose: to help readers hone their kicking proficiency so that they can readily deploy the most powerful tool in the fighter's repertoire.

Synopsis:

An effectively delivered kick can mean life instead of death in a self-defense situation, and glory rather than shame in the ring. When a larger or more powerful opponent is intent on inflicting harm, the superior strength of your legs can be used to tip the balance in your favor. However, gaining proficiency takes training and insight. andlt;iandgt;Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicksandlt;/iandgt; has one purpose: to help readers hone their kicking proficiency so that they can readily deploy the most powerful tool in the fighter's repertoire.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Marc De Bremaekerandlt;/bandgt; has been involved in martial arts for over forty-five years. Once a successful competitor renowned for flashy kicking, he has since been teaching and doing research into the common root and principles uniting martial arts. He holds black belts in several forms of martial arts.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Roy Faigeandlt;/bandgt; is currently the head of the Shi Heun style founded by his late father. He was a fierce competitor with numerous international tournament titles to his name, and held the positions of captain and then coach for the Israeli national team for more than ten years. Roy is also an officer in one of the most elite commando units of the Israeli Army.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Shahar Navotandlt;/bandgt; is a renowned illustrator and caricaturist published in leading periodicals. He is also an enthusiastic martial artist with a second degree black belt in Shi Heun Karate.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804841221
Author:
De Bremaeker, Marc
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Illustrator:
Navot, Shachar
Author:
Marc De Bremaeker
Author:
Cohen, Guli
Author:
Navot, Shachar
Author:
Navot, Shahar
Author:
Faige, Roy
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
self defense; martial arts; martial arts encyclopedia; Muay Thai; Jeet Kune Do
Subject:
self defense ; martial arts ; martial arts encyclopedia
Subject:
self defense; martial arts; m
Subject:
artial arts encyclopedia; Muay Thai; Jeet Kune Do;
Subject:
martial arts kicks; martial arts kicking; leg strike; roundhouse kick
Edition Description:
Paperback with DVD
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20101231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
includes DVD; 500 color photos, 1,500 di
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
11.00 x 8.50 in

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Learn to unleash a devastating barrage of kicks to throw your opponent off-guard!
"Synopsis" by , An effectively delivered kick can mean life instead of death in a self-defense situation, and glory rather than shame in the ring. When a larger or more powerful opponent is intent on inflicting harm, the superior strength of your legs can be used to tip the balance in your favor. However, gaining proficiency takes training and insight. Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicks has one purpose: to help readers hone their kicking proficiency so that they can readily deploy the most powerful tool in the fighter's repertoire.
"Synopsis" by , An effectively delivered kick can mean life instead of death in a self-defense situation, and glory rather than shame in the ring. When a larger or more powerful opponent is intent on inflicting harm, the superior strength of your legs can be used to tip the balance in your favor. However, gaining proficiency takes training and insight. andlt;iandgt;Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicksandlt;/iandgt; has one purpose: to help readers hone their kicking proficiency so that they can readily deploy the most powerful tool in the fighter's repertoire.
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