Karate Science

Author: J. D. Swanson, PHD
Publisher: YMAA Publication Center, Inc.
ISBN: 1594394601
Size: 57.49 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.

Karate Science

Author: J. D. Swanson
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ISBN: 9781594394591
Size: 62.76 MB
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Draws on examples from several styles of karate and other martial arts to explain the biomechanics of dynamic movement and apply that knowledge to improve techniques.

Fight Like A Physicist

Author: Jason Thalken, PhD
Publisher: YMAA Publication Center, Inc.
ISBN: 1594393397
Size: 22.67 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 ...

Tsuku Kihon

Author: Luis Bernardo Mercado
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1477289275
Size: 45.16 MB
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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.

Sumo For Mixed Martial Arts

Author: Andrew Zerling
Publisher: YMAA Publication Center, Inc.
ISBN: 1594394105
Size: 75.97 MB
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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 ...

The Art And Science Of Staff Fighting

Author: Joe Varady
Publisher: YMAA Publication Center, Inc.
ISBN: 1594394121
Size: 80.91 MB
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NINE LEVELS, EASY TO EXPERT This book stands apart from other staff training manuals. While most titles focus on forms and twirling, The Art and Science of Staff Fighting emphasizes the dynamics of combat.

Perfection Of Character

Author: Teruyuki Okazaki
Publisher: Gmw Pub
ISBN: 9780978576325
Size: 43.76 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.

Biomechanics Of Human Motion

Author: Emeric Arus, Ph.D.
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466563230
Size: 29.39 MB
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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, ...

A Karate Story

Author: Seamus O'Dowd
Publisher: Nintai Publications
ISBN: 178301895X
Size: 53.39 MB
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The autobiography of international karate instructor, Seamus O'Dowd. The book chronicles his journey, over a period of thirty years, from complete novice to high-ranking and respected international instructor.