Titolo: Hapkido: Traditions, Philosophy, Technique
Casa editrice: Weatherhill
Data di pubblicazione: 2000
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "This book is in my experience the most comprehensive ever written on a single martial art. It is superbly organized, highly informative, and contains thousands of outstanding photographs. An authoritative presentation of basic principles and techniques, integrated with modern innovations, makes this work indispensable to martial artists of virtually any style."-Professor Wally Jay, founder and grandmaster of Jujitsu America "Hapkidois an overwhelming achievement. Its comprehensiveness and the quality of the writing and design are unmatched in martial arts literature. The author's integration of history, philosophy, and technique into the larger framework of martial arts as a whole makes this book invaluable to any martial artist. Tedeschi's treatment of weapons techniques is honest, practical, and well worth studying."-Nicklaus Suino, author ofThe Art of Japanese Swordsmanship. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0834804441
Riassunto: 1136 Pages - 9000 Photos - 2000 Techniques ----- The most comprehensive text ever written on a single martial art. Superbly organized, highly informative, profusely illustrated. Indispensable to martial artists of virtually any style. ----- 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 9,000 photographs introduce over 2,000 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.
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martial arts history, anatomy, meditation, healing, and pressure point fighting, as well as in-depth, previously unpublished interviews with the world's preeminent Hapkido Grandmasters and renowned Grandmasters of related martial arts.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 a classic of martial arts literature. View sample pages, read book reviews, or get more information at marctedeschi.com -----
L'autore: Marc Tedeschi is an internationally respected designer, photographer, educator, and martial arts master. He has studied Eastern philosophy, healing arts, and combatives for more than 40 years, training extensively in Hapkido, Taekwondo, Jujutsu, Judo, and Karate. A prolific writer, Mr. Tedeschi's landmark publications rank with the finest ever produced on the healing and martial arts. He is the author of over a dozen works, including the 1136-page Hapkido, the 896-page Taekwondo, Essential Anatomy for Healing and Martial Arts, and a unique series of general martial arts books that provide an in-depth look at the core concepts and techniques shared by a broad range of martial arts.
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