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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 work outlines the essential principles and techniques that define armed and unarmed self defense involving common weapons More than outstanding photographs introduce over practical techniques spanning seven basic classes of weapons knife short stick staff cane rope common objects and defense against handguns the mastery of which provides practitioners with a range of skills that will allow them to wield almost anything as a weapon Each weapons chapter provides an authoritative overview of important technical principles tactics weapon types grips stances and fundamental strikes and blocks followed by numerous self defense applications Introductory chapters cover weapons philosophy energetic concepts pressure points and a visual comparison of different martial arts making 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 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 work is the first to comprehensively document the traditions philosophy and techniques of one of the world s most varied exciting and practical martial arts Hapkido More than photographs introduce over martial techniques including strikes kicks blocks avoiding movements holds joint locks chokes throws falls tumbling ground fighting and weapons Numerous closeups show precise grips leverage methods pressure points hitting surfaces and direction of force br br In addition to self defense techniques chapters are included on East Asian philosophy martial arts history anatomy meditation healing and pressure point fighting as well as in depth previously unpublished interviews with the world s preeminent Hapkido Grandmasters and renowned Grandmasters of related martial arts Because of similarities between Hapkido and many other martial arts including Taekwondo Jujutsu Aikido Judo and Tai Chi Chuan this book is a useful reference for practitioners of all martial arts styles from novices to masters This unique work of exceptional quality is the definitive text on Hapkido and destined to become a classic of martial arts literature, This illuminating work outlines the essential principles and techniques that define the art of striking in most martial arts More than outstanding photographs introduce over practical techniques encompassing all types of strikes hand strikes elbow strikes standing kicks aerial kicks ground kicks head and body strikes advanced combinations avoiding and blocking skills defenses against punches and kicks and pressure point attacks Comprehensive introductory chapters provide an authoritative overview of important technical principles East Asian energetic concepts and fundamental skills encompassing hitting surfaces stances footwork and common methods of 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 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 throwing in most martial arts More than outstanding photographs introduce over practical techniques encompassing all types of throws shoulder throws hip throws hand throws leg throws sacrifice throws kick counter throws advanced combination throws and transitions and defenses against throws 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 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