The Anatomy of Martial Arts: An Illustrated Guide to the Muscles Used for Each Strike, Kick, and Throw
THE ULTIMATE TRAINING SUPPLEMENT FOR MARTIAL ARTISTS
With detailed anatomical drawings, this book precisely illustrates the inner workings of your body during key martial arts moves. Its color drawings, helpful photos and clear text make it easy to identify the specific muscles you need to train for maximum speed, power and accuracy. More than just an anatomy book, each section is accompanied by exercises and stretches to strengthen muscles, prevent injury and improve form.
The Anatomy of Martial Arts is designed for a variety of disciplines, including:
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Accuracy adductors Anconeus arm extension Biceps femoris block blow blow’s Body drive Body twist Brachialis brachioradialis chest developing core power dynamic muscles Arm elbow enhances hip flexibility exerCIses Key dynamic External oblique factors in power fall femoris Vastus lateralis flexes flexibility while developing forearm forward front Gastrocnemius Soleus COmmenTs gluteus maximus gluteus medius groin hamstrings hand strikes hip turn impact Key dynamic muscles Key exerCIses Key Key static muscles kick’s kicking leg Kinetic Chains Posterior knee latissimus dorsi leg extension martial arts movement muscles Rectus abdominis opponent opponent’s out-to-in palm heel Pectoralis major pectorals Posterior deltoid Primary Kinetic Chains pull push-up quadriceps Rectus femoris Vastus reverse punch roll sartorius serratus serratus anterior shoulder turn side kick slap static muscles Rectus Strengthens legs Strengthens quads Stretches hamstrings Stretches hip supination supporting leg target technique there’s thigh at hip thrust tonfa trapezius Triceps brachii upper body Vastus lateralis Vastus medialis