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Kungfu Basics (Tuttle Martial Arts)

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andlt;bandgt;Get your training off to a great startand#8212;from basic kicks to training and tournamentsand#8212;this book is a perfect introduction to kung fu for beginners. It's everything you need to get started in kung fu!andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Are you eager to learn kung fu, but don't know where to begin? Are you intimidated by the unfamiliar terms or the variety of styles? With andlt;iandgt;Kungfu Basicsandlt;/iandgt; you'll become an expert in this Chinese martial art in no time!andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; Whether you are considering taking up this martial art, or you've already started, andlt;iandgt;Kungfu Basicsandlt;/iandgt; offers an easy, yet comprehensive introduction to everything you need to know to feel confident and be successful.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;You'll learn about:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;andlt;bandgt;The origins of kung fuandlt;/bandgt;and#8212;philosophy, history and different stylesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;andlt;bandgt;What really happens in a kung fu classandlt;/bandgt;and#8212;invaluable tips on choosing the right school, getting ready for your first class, and basic training methodsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;andlt;bandgt;The essential elements of the styleandlt;/bandgt;and#8212;stances, footwork, kicks, and hand techniques, with tips on common mistakes and how to get the most power out of each moveandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;andlt;bandgt;Drill and conditioning exercisesandlt;/bandgt;and#8212;exercises to compliment your trainingandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;andlt;bandgt;Effective ways to improve your kung fu techniqueandlt;/bandgt;and#8212;traditional teaching advice of Chinese mastersandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;andlt;bandgt;Resourcesandlt;/bandgt;and#8212;help further develop your knowledge and understanding of kung fuandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;

Synopsis:

Another welcome addition to the bestselling Basics series.

Synopsis:

Let the books in the "Tuttle Martial Arts Basics series take you through your first six months of training--and beyond! Here, beginning students get everything they need to gain a complete understanding of the martial arts from the very beginning, helping them progress faster. Within the pages of "Kungfu Basics is a complete and comprehensive introduction to this ancient Chinese fighting art. In its in-depth study of kungfu, the book includes patterns and sets, the training of internal force, and strategies for victory. In easily understood language, the book highlights the basic elements of the style--stances, footwork, kicks, and hand techniques. Drills and conditioning exercises to develop speed, power, endurance, flexibility, and balance lend focus and power to this regimen. The book also shows students how to devise a training program and gauge their progress. These elements, designed specifically with the student's interests in mind, truly set "Kungfu Basics far ahead of the martial arts pack.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780804834940
Author:
Eng, Paul
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Martial Arts - Kung Fu
Subject:
Kung fu
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
kung fu; kung fu for beginners; kung fu techniques; kung fu books; martial arts
Subject:
Kung Fu; Learn kung fu; kung fu training; Kung fu techniques; Chinese martial art; Kung fu for beginners
Subject:
Kung Fu ; Learn kung fu ; kung fu training
Subject:
Kung fu for beginners
Subject:
kung fu; martial arts; martial arts techniques; kung fu book; kung fu guide; kung fu techniques;
Subject:
kung fu exercises; beginners kung fu; Chinese martial arts;
Subject:
kung fu exercises; kung fu for beginners; Chinese martial arts;
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Tuttle Martial Arts Basics
Series Volume:
3144
Publication Date:
20040731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
50 bandamp;w photos
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
3400x3400

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"Synopsis" by , Another welcome addition to the bestselling Basics series.
"Synopsis" by , Let the books in the "Tuttle Martial Arts Basics series take you through your first six months of training--and beyond! Here, beginning students get everything they need to gain a complete understanding of the martial arts from the very beginning, helping them progress faster. Within the pages of "Kungfu Basics is a complete and comprehensive introduction to this ancient Chinese fighting art. In its in-depth study of kungfu, the book includes patterns and sets, the training of internal force, and strategies for victory. In easily understood language, the book highlights the basic elements of the style--stances, footwork, kicks, and hand techniques. Drills and conditioning exercises to develop speed, power, endurance, flexibility, and balance lend focus and power to this regimen. The book also shows students how to devise a training program and gauge their progress. These elements, designed specifically with the student's interests in mind, truly set "Kungfu Basics far ahead of the martial arts pack.
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