75 Down Blocks: Refining Karate Technique

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Tuttle Publishing, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 185 pages
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Simple does not mean easy, or simplistic. In his new book, Rick Clark takes the down block, one of the most basic, yet subtle karate techniques, and teaches the reader how to evaluate the effectiveness of his or her practice. Working through the many variations and different applications of the down block, this book then shows the reader how to make changes and incorporate those changes in a daily routine. Known for his personable, easy-to-understand teaching style, Clark delves into the principles underlying the technique and empowers the reader to optimize the many variations, applications, and strategies for a complete array of self-defense skills.

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About the author (2003)

Clark is a journalist and musician who has been involved in the national music scene for many years. His articles have appeared in "Mix," "Rolling Stone" and "Billboard" magazine, among others. He has written liner notes for dozens of albums. In addition, he has performed on numerous releases by various artist. He lives in Nashville.

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