Karate, Reinventing the Technique is the first study on the subject explaining the homogeneous nature of karate techniques. It features new ideas and methods revealing internal aspect of karate techniques that have not been explored before. The book is an in-depth exploration of energetic aspect of movement that includes breathing, use of physics and synchronized action of mind-body system.
Karate, Reinventing the Technique is an essential guide for more advanced karate practitioners as well as other martial artists interested in deeper exploration of movement's principles. It also outlines the benefits of transferring the knowledge to different sports and routines in regards to improving performance.
Karate, Reinventing the Technique offers the following:
Explains how all techniques are based on the same principle
Provides practical guidelines for generating more speed, power and explosiveness
Explains the function of stances and why they look the way they look
Explains why moving the hips may actually reduce the power of your techniques
Over 300 photographs
Includes many interactive exercises that bring instant feedback.
Kamil Kroczewski has been studying karate for over twenty five years. He was a student of Sensei Hidetaka Nishiyama and an instructor at the National Karate Institute in Los Angeles, which at that time was considered the most prestigious Traditional Karate Dojo in the world.
Keywords: Karate, Martial Arts, Karate Shotokan, Shotokan, Fighting Strategy, Timing, Traditional Karate, Mixed Martial Arts, Internal Karate, Sports, Professional sports, Conditioning, Internal conditioning.