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The First Mixed Martial Art: Pankration from Myths to Modern Times
     

The First Mixed Martial Art: Pankration from Myths to Modern Times

by Jim Arvanitis
 

Detailing the evolution of the Hellenic combat arts, this handbook chronicles the history behind the art of pankration. Beginning with the myths and traditions behind the art’s development, this examination also touches on pankration's modern methodology and techniques, fully explained in illustrative photographs and easy-to-follow captions. Revealing and

Overview

Detailing the evolution of the Hellenic combat arts, this handbook chronicles the history behind the art of pankration. Beginning with the myths and traditions behind the art’s development, this examination also touches on pankration's modern methodology and techniques, fully explained in illustrative photographs and easy-to-follow captions. Revealing and informative, this exploration is a must-have for mixed martial arts and pankration practitioners as well as Ultimate Fighting Championship fans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897501828
Publisher:
Black Belt Communications
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Pages:
230
Sales rank:
1,371,745
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Jim Arvanitis is a worldwide pankration instructor. He is the author of Game of the Gods and Pankration. He has received myriad awards and has been honored by numerous organizations, including the World Martial Arts Alliance. He lives in Florida.

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