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The Physics of Karate Strikes (Journal of How Things Work)
     

The Physics of Karate Strikes (Journal of How Things Work)

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by Jon Chananie
 
In recent years, the ancient eastern art of Karate-Do (a Japanese word, literally translated as “the way of the empty hand”) has become popular in the western world. Karateka—practitioners of Karate—often break boards, cinderblocks, and other solid materials in order to demonstrate the strength that their training develops. Much can be said

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In recent years, the ancient eastern art of Karate-Do (a Japanese word, literally translated as “the way of the empty hand”) has become popular in the western world. Karateka—practitioners of Karate—often break boards, cinderblocks, and other solid materials in order to demonstrate the strength that their training develops. Much can be said of the history and culture associated with the expansion of martial training, but this essay—it is, after all, a physics paper—will examine the collision mechanics of a hand strike to a solid target like a board.

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BN ID:
2940011870682
Publisher:
BuyNick, LLC
Publication date:
11/26/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
519 KB

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