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Mastering karate

Author: Jerry Beasley
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Put the nation's top karate instructor to work for you! Jerry Beasley, a ninth-degree black belt with more than 30 years of martial arts experience, shares his vast knowledge and keen insight in Mastering Karate." "Beasley focuses on the crucial components of advanced karate techniques that will help you develop through the intermediate and advanced ranks. Offensive and defensive tactics for sparring and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Beasley
ISBN: 0736044108 9780736044103
OCLC Number: 50002469
Description: xvi, 175 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: The roots of contemporary karate --
The development of American karate --
The hands as weapons --
Kicking --
Blocks, traps, and footwork --
Self-defense --
Competition and strategy --
Training methods of modern karate --
Teaching.
Responsibility: Jerry Beasley.

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This guide offers advice for enhancing individual performance in karate, as well as specific strategies for success in sparring situations. There are chapters on offensive and defensive tactics.  Read more...

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"""Mastering Karate "is set to become a classic in the field of martial arts instruction. Jerry Beasley approaches every undertaking with a thoroughness that is often lacking in the industry." Read more...

 
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