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Title:
Weight training for martial arts
Author:
Lawler, Jennifer, 1965-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Hartford, CT : Turtle Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
201 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781880336236
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV1102.7.T7 L39 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

Weight Training for Martial Artists details the best way for martial artists to improve speed, strength and power without bulking up or losing flexibility. Lawler discusses common weight lifting theories and misconceptions, proper lifting techniques, use of free weights versus machines, injury prevention, motivation, and designing an individual training plan.


Author Notes

Jennifer Lawler, a full-time free-lance writer, was born in Silver Spring, Maryland, but spent most of her live in Kansas City area. For the past ten years, she has lived in Lawrence, Kansas. She earned a Ph.D. (medieval literature) from the University of Kansas in 1996. She had previously earned a MA and a BGS from that institution. For six years, she taught English at the college level, before pursuing a writing career. Since 1996 she has been a full-time free-lancer, and has written numerous books about sports, popular culture and travel.


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