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Karate Basics - Everything You Need to Get Started in Karate
Karate Basics - Everything You Need to Get Started in Karate
Rielly, Robin
Are you planning to learn Karate, but don't know where to begin? Are you looking for a teacher? Are you taking a class but confused by the technical terms used to describe the punches? Karate Basics teaches you all the fundamentals of this ancient martial art form in a clear and easy-to-understand manner! This karate book contains the following vital information: The origins of Karate—its philosophy, history, and different schools; How to find a teacher and a class that are right for you; Getting ready for your first class—what actually happens in a Karate class?; The essential elements—stances, blocks, thrusts, strikes, punches, and kicks; How to complement your Karate training with sparring drills and kata; Effective ways to succeed in Karate—how to create a training program, test for belt promotion, and an overview of competitions and tournaments; Resources to help you develop your knowledge and understanding of Karate. Whether you're just getting started, or have already been training for a year or two, 'Karate Basics' offers an easy, yet comprehensive introduction to the sport that will make you feel more confident.
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