Achieving Kicking Excellence: Front Kick
Chikara Kan, Inc., Jan 1, 2005 - 200 pages
The exact reason why you have decided to begin utilizing the kicking skills taught in this book depends upon your own personal needs and interests. You may enjoy it because of the stress reduction and physical fitness benefits, or simply because you enjoy the physical challenge that kicking correctly presents. While others enjoy the sporting, or competition aspects of the tournament arena.However, for most people, their primary reason for practicing these kicking skills is for self-defense. Regardless of the reason, the materials presented in this book are beneficial to anyone who wants to improve their kicking ability, whether it is the martial artist, tournament competitor, aerobic kickboxing enthusiast, or the self-defense advocate.While the book and the material presented within it are invaluable to the individual who does not have the opportunity to learn in a formal setting, it is also a tremendous benefit to those who are fortunate enough to have access to a qualified and competent instructor. A privilege and an honor one should never take for granted.
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Basic Anatomy of the Front Kick
Warm Up and Stretching
Variations of the Back Leg Front Kick
Training and Practice Methods
Trouble Shooting Guide
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