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Title:
Kick boxing
Author:
Cave, Eddie.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Lyons Press edition.
Publication Information:
Guilford, CT. : Lyons Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
95 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781585743810
Format :
Book

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Material Type
Home Location
Status
Central Library GV1114.65 .C38 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

An exciting, full-color guide to one of the most demanding sports in the world.


Table of Contents

1 Introductionp. 8
History and development of kickboxing
Kickboxing today
Benefits of kickboxing
And women in kickboxing
2 Technical Elementsp. 14
Basic techniques
Boxing techniques
Defence against punches
Kicking techniques
Knee kicks
Elbow strikes and sweeping techniques
3 Training and Sparringp. 46
Warm-up exercises
Stretching
Skipping
Shadow-sparring
Bag work
Pad work
Speedball
Floor-to-ceiling and medicineball training
Dynamic power exercises
Roadwork and nutrition
4 Sport Kickboxingp. 66
Amateur and professional kickboxing
Disciplines of kickboxing including full-contact low-kicks
Thai boxing
Semi- and light-contact
Musical forms and weapons
Code of dress for the disciplines
Equipment for competition and training
The role of the coach and training the mind
5 Kickboxing in Defencep. 80
Defence against punches and kicks
Multiple attackers
And attackers with weapons
Useful Contactsp. 92
Glossaryp. 93
Indexp. 94
Creditsp. 95

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