Judo Martial Arts Basics

Judo Martial Arts Basics

by Roger Marks


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Part of a new Martial Arts Basics series of illustrated paperbacks designed to provide clear, expert advice for students of the most popular martial arts disciples. Each title in the series is written by a highly qualified master/teacher. The double-page spreads display clear step-by-step instructions for common techniques to aid in personalized practice sessions-making these books the ideal training supplement.

Judo develops mind, body and character and offers something for everyone. Using principles of movement and balance, this popular martial art teaches how to utilize your opponent's force to your advantage. Relying on skill and timing rather than sheer strength, Judo is ideal for all ages and abilities.

Judo: Martial Arts Basics is packed with practical advice to help you learn the techniques, as well as information on Judo philosophy and benefits and what to expect inside the dojo.

Contents include:
* Throws
* Grappling
* Holds
* Groundwork
* Stangles
* Joint Locks

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781859063330
Publisher: Connections
Publication date: 12/01/2011
Series: Martial Arts Basics Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,242,869
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Roger Marks, black belt 4th Dan, started Judo in 1961 at the Budokwai martial arts and Judo club in London. He has been a qualified coach since 1971.

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