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Aikido is a highly developed martial art form. It is based on standardized principles. In this book, Aikido: The Basics, you are offered numerous examples of movements that will help explain the standardized principles. Both the theoretical background and the method of learning Aikdo are clearly explained. For example chapters are dedicated to hand movements, foot movements, learning the role of Uke, and so much more. In this way, Aikdo: The Basics will hold the interest of advanced pupils in addition to extending help to beginners students alike. This book is loaded with photographs demonstrating proper positioning and movement.
KRAVolution—the official trainer for the French Foreign Legion.
Krav Maga is a modern and proven self-defense system. Easy to learn because it is based on natural reflexes, it is extremely efficient to use against one or more attackers. There is only one goal: to survive violent conflicts as unscathed as possible. Developed by the Israeli army and formerly an insider tip in military training, this close combat system is booming worldwide. Krav Maga is not a traditional or competitive martial art but pure self-defense. It’s all about survival. Its techniques are constantly developed and adapted to current threat situations.
Taekwondo Kids is the first practical guide to the Korean Martial Arts System of Taekwondo and has been specially written with children and youths in mind. It serves as an accompaniment to training as well as providing an introduction to this particular sport. Using simple, easily understood language and numerous appropriate illustrations suitable for children and youths, all the exercises can be carried out or practiced without any difficulty.
The readers are introduced to special characters who will be with them throughout the book. They will meet 9 year old Kira, 12 year old Mike, Joanne who is 11 years old, 10 year old Farid, and Suko, who is the oldest at 13 years. Because these characters are all at different training levels, they will be able to show the reader different techniques based on their level and which ones will take them to the next grade. Taekwondo Kids is beautifully illustrated and four-color throughout.
The Secrets of Kyusho: Pressure Point Fighting explains how every action in Martial Arts and self defense aims at discovering the opponents’ weak points, exploiting them and finally disabling him/her without injury or to bring him/her under control.