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Author Lund, Graeme John.

Title The essential karate book : for white belts, black belts and all karateka in between / Graeme John Lund.

Imprint North Clarendon, VT : Tuttle Pub., c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 1st Floor DVD Collection  796.8153 L971e 2010    ---  Available
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Edition 1st ed.
Description 208 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm. + 1 videodisc (DVD : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents History -- Dojo etiquette -- Fundamentals of karate -- Stances, movement, and blocks -- Strikes and kicks -- Warm-up and stretching -- Training exercises -- Kata origins -- Kata competition rules -- Kumite -- Kumite competition rules -- Body hard points -- Pressure points -- Training aids -- Kubodu -- Dojo language -- Body conditioning -- Improving your fighting skills -- Karate and mixed martial arts -- Karate and self-defense.
Summary "This comprehensive manual covers practically every aspect of karate and is sure to be a benefit to instructors and students at all levels"--P. [4] of cover.
Subject Karate.
ISBN 9780804841115 (pbk.)
080484111X (pbk.)

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