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The Anatomy of Martial Arts

An Illustrated Guide to the Muscles Used for Each Strike, Kick, and Throw

Published by Ulysses Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Unlock the power of the takedowns, strikes and defenses in martial arts from Kendo and Karate to Jiujitsu and Judo with this illustrated guide to the muscles and anatomy behind each movement.

With detailed anatomical drawings, this book precisely illustrates the inner workings of your body during key martial arts moves. Its color drawings, helpful photos and clear text make it easy to identify the specific muscles you need to train for maximum speed, power and accuracy. More than just an anatomy book, each section is accompanied by exercises and stretches to strengthen muscles, prevent injury and improve form.


The Anatomy of Martial Arts is designed for a variety of disciplines, including:

•Kung Fu
•Muay Thai

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Ulysses Press (February 15, 2011)
  • Length: 136 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781569757871

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