The Martial Arts Book of Yoga

The Martial Arts Book of Yoga : Improve Flexibility, Balance and Strength for Higher Kicks, FFaster Strikes, Smoother Throws, Safer Falls, and Stronger Stances

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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 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 more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 190 x 244 x 10mm | 340.2g
  • Ulysses Press
  • Berkeley, CA, United States
  • English
  • 100 b&w photographs
  • 1569754721
  • 9781569754726
  • 206,944

About Lily Chou

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 more
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