Weight Training for Martial Arts: The Ultimate Guide is the most comprehensive and up-to-date martial arts-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes worldwide. This book features year-round martial arts-specific weight-training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results.
No other martial arts book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book is the most informative and complete resource for building muscles, speed, and stamina to enable the body to excel in judo, karate, aikido, kung fu, jujitsu, taekwondo, kempo, muay thai, and all other martial arts forms. The book provides martial artists with an abundance of easy to follow training techniques needed to be effective in the martial arts, such as flexibility, joint stabilization, balance, and muscle development.
Katalin Rodriguez-Ogren is an international martial arts and fitness expert/presenter with black belts in karate, kung fu, and tae kwon do. She has starred in 14 professional martial arts and fitness videos and has written more than 100 internationally published articles and five industry manuals. Katalin has been featured in Shape, Allure, Self, Instyle, Women’s Sports and Fitness, Home Gym and Fitness as well as the highest circulating martial arts and boxing magazines in Mexico, the United States, and Greece. She is also the owner of Chicago Krav Maga™ and POW! Martial Arts & Fitness, the largest combat sports training center in Chicago where she offers a full boxing, kickboxing, muay thai, jiu jitsu, kung fu, tai chi, kali, karate, and krav maga program. With 27 years in martial arts, 19 years in boxing, and 11 years as a fitness professional, Katalin has become one of the world’s most prominent experts to successfully integrate athletics, martial arts, and conventional fitness. Katalin resides in Chicago, IL.