Learn how to play your favorite sport or participate in your favorite activity in this exciting series from Compass Point Books. Each book in the For Fun series features bold, full-color photos, informative text, and all sorts of fun facts about your favorite pastime. A quick reference guide, timeline of important events, instructions on basic skills, biographies of notable people, glossary, and index are included.
Table of Contents
Introduction: martial arts are fun! Where martial arts are from: all around the world Types of martial arts: which one is for you? Equipment: get in gear Karate: what is is Karate: how to do it Karate: matches and competitions Tae kwon do: what it is Tae kwon do: how to do it Tae kwon do: matches and competitions Judo: what is is Judo: how to do it Judo: matches and competitions Kung fu: what it is Kung fu: how to do it Kung fu: matches and competitions Other martial arts: across the globe The Olympics: go for the gold Other major competitions: let the games begin! Timeline: what happened when? Trivia: martial arts trivia.