The Overlook Martial Arts Handbook

The Overlook Martial Arts Handbook

by David Mitchell
     
 

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This is the most readable and complete martial arts survey available. Covering Karate, Kendo, Kung Fu, Judo, and Aikido as well as the lesser known disciplines of Budo, Hapkido, and the Thai martial arts, it provides a thorough overview, including the history, basic moves, principles, equipment, and terminology of each, illustrated with 150 superb line drawings.

Overview

This is the most readable and complete martial arts survey available. Covering Karate, Kendo, Kung Fu, Judo, and Aikido as well as the lesser known disciplines of Budo, Hapkido, and the Thai martial arts, it provides a thorough overview, including the history, basic moves, principles, equipment, and terminology of each, illustrated with 150 superb line drawings. For those wishing to pursue a martial arts discipline, a full list of addresses for clubs and organizations is provided.

The study of these ancient disciplines provides an opportunity to develop mind and body to a perfect pitch of mental fitness. The Overlook Martial Arts Handbook is quite simply the most arthoritative, accurate, and reliable guide to the sport ever produced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879517595
Publisher:
The Overlook Press
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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