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Karate Basics: Everything You Need to Get Started in Karate - from Basic Punches to Training and Tournaments

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Karate Basics: Everything You Need to Get Started in Karate – from Basic Punches to Training and Tournaments

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Are you planning to learn Karate, but don’t know where to begin? Are you looking for a teacher? Are you taking a class but confused by the technical terms used to describe the punches?

Karate Basics teaches you all the fundamentals of this ancient martial art form in a clear and easy-to-understand manner! This book contains the following vital information:

The origins of Karate – its philosophy, history, and different schools

How to find a teacher and a class that are right for you

Getting ready for your first class – what actually happens in a Karate class?

The essential elements – stances, blocks, thrusts, strikes, punches and kicks

How to complement your Karate training with sparring drills and kata

Effective ways to succeed in Karate – how to create a training program, test for belt promotion and an overview of competitions and tournaments

Resources to help you develop your knowledge and understanding of Karate

Whether you’re just getting started, or have already been training for a year or two, Karate Basics offers an easy, yet comprehensive introduction to the sport that will make you feel more confident and enable you to become successful much more quickly.

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Dimensions 152 × 229 mm
Author

Robin Rielly

Author Bio

Robin Rielly holds a seventh-degree black belt in Shotokan Karate from the International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF) and a second-degree black belt in Shin Kage Ryu Jujutsu from the Kobukan School in Yokohama, Japan. A graduate of the (ISKF) Instructors' Training Institute, he is qualified as an official instructor, examiner, and tournament judge. He is the author of Complete Shotokan Karate, Secrets of Shotokan Karate, and Japan's Complete Fighting System: Shin Kage Ryu.

ISBN

9780804845892

Book Type

Paperback / softback

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