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Read online Essential Anatomy: For Healing and Martial Arts.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Essential Anatomy: For Healing and Martial Arts This unique book will familiarize healing practitioners and martial artists with basic concepts of the human body as defined by both Western and Eastern medical traditions allowing those engaged in healing and martial arts to develop a more complete holistic and scientifically forward looking understanding of the body Overviews of philosophical and conceptual underpinnings are followed by detailed drawings and diagrams of the body s internal systems as seen by both traditions Written in a clear and concise style this beautiful and informative book presents information previously unavailable in any single text making it an essential work for students healing professionals and martial artists This lavishly illustrated book includes .

Over color drawings and duotone photographs .

An easy to understand overview of Western anatomical concepts .

A detailed overview of Eastern medical principles including information previously available only in specialized costly medical texts .

A comprehensive listing of Oriental pressure points and meridians in English Chinese Japanese and Korean cross referenced to nerves blood vessels and other anatomical landmarks .

Twenty essential self massage and revival techniques .

Detailed principles of pressure point fighting as used in traditional Asian martial arts by Marc Tedeschi

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Essential Anatomy: For Healing and Martial Arts
Title:Essential Anatomy: For Healing and Martial Arts
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ISBN:0834804433
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Number of Pages:144
Category:Martial arts, Reference
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This unique text is the first to offer a detailed comprehensive presentation of Taekwondo s three most widely practiced forms systems including those sanctioned by Taekwondo s largest governing organization the World Taekwondo Federation More than photographs and drawings spanning pages document i i individual forms that make up the P algwae T aeguk and WTF Black Belt forms systems br br Detailed introductory chapters provide a brief overview of Taekwondo s structure review the historical origins of forms outline general principles of execution and interpretation and thoroughly describe the underlying philosophical concepts and meanings associated with each individual form and form system In subsequent chapters each of the forms begins with summary pages for quick reference followed by a detailed breakdown of each movement which includes larger photos descriptive text alternate views closeups of complex actions Korean nomenclature precise footwork drawings pattern diagrams on every page for constant reference and examples of select movements applied to practical self defense Since forms training is intended to be a reflection of actual combat descriptive text also outlines the combative purpose behind each movement as well as common alternate interpretations br br While many books on forms have been produced over the years none offer the level of detail accuracy and technical description provided by this text, This illuminating work outlines the essential principles and techniques that define the art of ground fighting in most martial arts More than outstanding photographs introduce over practical techniques encompassing all types of ground skills chokes head locks joint locks pins ground kicks sacrifice techniques and defenses and counters from seated reclining and kneeling positions Comprehensive introductory chapters provide an authoritative overview of important technical principles East Asian energetic concepts and fundamental skills encompassing body positions stances footwork ground movement transitional movement and common methods of tumbling and falling Precise anatomical illustrations and descriptions of common Oriental pressure points and a visual comparison of different martial arts make this an invaluable resource for all martial styles br br Expertly written and designed by the author of the page i Hapkido i widely acclaimed as the most comprehensive book ever written on a single martial art this exceptional work is designed to stand alone or function as a companion text with the author s other works on martial techniques and anatomy Regardless of the style you practice these books will enrich your training improve your technique and deepen your understanding of the unique qualities embodied in your own martial art, This illuminating work outlines the essential principles and techniques that define the art of holding in most martial arts More than outstanding photographs introduce over practical techniques encompassing all types of holds joint lock holds chokes head locks nerve holds pressure point attacks takedowns ground pins advanced combination holds and transitions and defenses against chokes and joint lock holds Comprehensive introductory chapters provide an authoritative overview of important technical principles East Asian energetic concepts and fundamental skills encompassing stances footwork grips and methods of tumbling and falling Precise anatomical illustrations and descriptions of common Oriental pressure points and a visual comparison of different martial arts make this an invaluable resource for all martial styles br br Expertly written and designed by the author of the page i Hapkido i widely acclaimed as the most comprehensive book ever written on a single martial art this exceptional work is designed to stand alone or function as a companion text with the author s other works on martial techniques and anatomy Regardless of the style you practice these books will enrich your training improve your technique and deepen your understanding of the unique qualities embodied in your own martial art, This ground breaking text is the first to offer Taekwondo in its totality documenting the traditions philosophy and techniques of the world s most widely practiced martial art In more than photographs spanning pages renowned Taekwondo masters and elite competitors demonstrate over core Taekwondo techniques including stances footwork hand strikes elbow strikes standing kicks jump kicks ground kicks avoiding and blocking skills step and self defense sparring Olympic Style sparring breaking techniques and solo forms and patterns Techniques are named in both English and Korean throughout br br Detailed introductory chapters provide an authoritative overview of Taekwondo s history philosophy current structure and contemporary issues and thoroughly review breathing and meditation warmups and flexibility exercises and vital targets To address the highly specialized and constantly evolving needs of sport competitors in depth chapters on Olympic Style sparring cover basic concepts current trends core techniques tactics and strategies terminology competition rules referee signals and more than core attacking and counterattacking techniques used by world class competitors For forms enthusiasts plus pages provide a comprehensive overview of forms and patterns embraced by major federations such as the WTF and ITF br br Inclusive of virtually all Taekwondo styles this unprecedented work integrates traditional and modern approaches sport and self defense in a single text Written and designed by the author of the page i Hapkido i widely i i acclaimed the most comprehensive book ever written on a single martial art this indispensable work is the definitive text on Taekwondo and destined to become a classic of martial arts literature