Description - Karate Masterclass by Fay Goodman
This is a clear and sensible guide to popular martial arts disciplines for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. The step-by-step techniques combined with specialist advice are clearly explained by qualified experts. It features over 350 color photographs that demonstrate exercises and movements from each discipline. The fascinating philosophy of each martial art is explored, to help you to choose the one best suited to your needs. The popularity of martial arts has grown tremendously in recent years as the many benefits that such disciplines can offer have become well-known. There is a wide range of disciplines to choose from and this book will introduce you to some of the most popular forms. The fascinating history and philosophy of each art is clearly explained, followed by photographic step-by-step instructions that guide you through important exercises and techniques. Whether you are a beginner or experienced practitioner, this comprehensive guide will help you to develop your skills at every stage.
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(300mm x 233mm x 9mm)
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Author Biography - Fay Goodman
Fay Goodman is internationally qualified to an exceptionally high level in many martial arts and is a leading exponent of shinto ryu (8th-dan) and iaido (6th-dan). In 1995 she was awarded the gold medal at the European Iaido championships, becoming one of the highest graded female martial artists in the world. She is a coach with the British Kendo Association and an international coach in various other martial arts, including karate, aikido and ju-jitsu. Previous publications include Beating Crime in Your Business and Be Streetwise.