Get to Grips with Competition Karate (Play the Game)

Get to Grips with Competition Karate (Play the Game)

by Bryan Evans (Author), RonnieChristopher (Author)


A black belt instructor and a former national champion team up to take the enthusiastic beginner toward competition-level ability. Combining fitness, technique, and mental preparation, every move is fully explained. The traditional code of karate behavior is emphasized, as are the three K's -- kihon (basics), kata (forms) and kumite (sparring). Detailed descriptions are given of the key elements of power, breathing, and mental awareness, the various techniques of action, fitness and mobility, and the proven methods of preparing for competition. 80 pages, 38 b/w illus., 6 1/2 x 9.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 80
Edition: illustrated edition
Publisher: Cassell Illustrated
Published: 09 Jan 1997

ISBN 10: 0706375408
ISBN 13: 9780706375404