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The Martial Artist's Book of Yoga: Improve Flexibility, Balance and Strength for Higher Kicks, Faster Strikes, Smoother Throws, Safer F
     

The Martial Artist's Book of Yoga: Improve Flexibility, Balance and Strength for Higher Kicks, Faster Strikes, Smoother Throws, Safer F

by Lily Chou, Kathe Rothacher, Norman G. Link
 

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The Martial Artist's Book of Yoga opens with a brief introduction describing the ancient connection between yoga and martial arts. Next the authors explains some limited but important background anatomy.

However, the vast majority of the book is the practice sections. Each of these sections focus on a specific martial art practice, such as kicks, strikes

Overview

The Martial Artist's Book of Yoga opens with a brief introduction describing the ancient connection between yoga and martial arts. Next the authors explains some limited but important background anatomy.

However, the vast majority of the book is the practice sections. Each of these sections focus on a specific martial art practice, such as kicks, strikes etc. Each section explains the varies elements that are needed to be successful with the particular practice and examines in depth specific movements from different traditions, such as a karate kick etc. Each of these sections then ends by teaching specific yoga poses that will help the reader better develop the strength, flexibility and mental focus to succeed in that area of practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569757659
Publisher:
Ulysses Press
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

Three-author team that combines editing, yoga and martial arts experience. Primary author Lily Chou has edited several Ulysses Press fitness books including Weights on the Ball and Yoga for 50 +. She has practiced yoga for several years, holds a 2nd-degree black belt in hankido and has competed in several national fighting tournaments. Author Kathe Rothacher has taught yoga for 30 years while Dr. Norman Link is a 6th degree black belt and a highly respected martial arts master.

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