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TitleThe Anatomy of Martial Arts: An Illustrated Guide to the Muscles Used for Each Strike, Kick
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Table of Contents
                            Title Page
Dedication
PART 1: OVERVIEW
INTRODUCTION
ANATOMY AND MARTIAL ARTS
	LINES OF POWER FOR MOVEMENT: KINETIC CHAINS
	CONSEQUENCE OF IMPACT AND MISUSE
	STEROIDS
	THE PHYSICS BEHIND A HIGH-ENERGY STRIKE
HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
PART 2: TECHNIQUES
HAND STRIKES & BLOCKS
	FRONT PUNCH
	REVERSE PUNCH
	PALM HEEL
	LEAD-HAND BACK KNUCKLE
	KNIFEHAND CHOP
	FRONT ELBOW
	DOWNWARD BLOCK
	UPPER BLOCK
	IN-TO-OUT BLOCK
	OUT-TO-IN BLOCK
	PALM HEEL BRICK BREAK
	HANDSTAND BRICK BREAK
KICKS
	KNEE LIFT KICK
	LOW SCOOP KICK
	FRONT SNAP KICK
	FRONT THRUST KICK
	ROUNDHOUSE KICK
	AXE KICK
	IN-TO-OUT CRESCENT
	OUT-TO-IN CRESCENT
	SIDE KICK
	BACK KICK
	JUMPING ROUNDHOUSE KICK
	SPINNING HEEL KICK
	LOW SPINNING HEEL KICK
THROWS
	STOMACH THROW
	MAJOR OUTER REAP
	MINOR OUTER REAP
	FORWARD BODY DROP
	SHOULDER THROW
	SNAPOVER
	SWEEPING HIP THROW
	RICE BALE THROW
	FRONT FIREMAN’S THROW
GROUNDWORK
	GUARD
	SCARF HOLD
	SIDE MOUNT
	BRIDGE & SHRIMP
	SINGLE-LEG TAKEDOWN
	DOUBLE-LEG TAKEDOWN
ROLLS & FALLS
	FORWARD ROLL
	BACKWARD ROLL
	BACK FALL
	SIDE FALL
	FACE FALL
	AIR FALL
WEAPONS
	SHINAI STRIKE
	CANE THRUST
	TONFA THRUST
	SHORT STICK STRIKE
APPENDIX 1: INSTRUCTIONS FOR MARTIAL ARTS-SPECIFIC EXERCISES
APPENDIX 2: MUSCLES (ALPHABETIZED) & THEIR MOVEMENTS
APPENDIX 3: MUSCLE ACTIONS BY JOINT
GLOSSARY
INDEX
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
ABOUT THE MODELS
Copyright Page
                        

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