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 Adducts arm extension biceps block blow blow’s Body drive Body twist brachialis brachioradialis calves Key Static chest deltoids developing core power Dynamic Muscles Arm elbow Enhances hip flexibility factors in power Flexes flexibility while developing front gluteus maximus gluteus medius hip flexors hip turn impact intoout Key Dynamic Muscles KEY EXERCISES Key Static Muscles Kinetic Chains Posterior latissimus dorsi leg extension martial arts medially rotates Muscles Rectus abdominis ofthe opponent opponent’s palm heel partner pectorals Plantarflexes Primary Kinetic Chains pronators unseen pushup quadriceps quads and shoulders rectus femoris roundhouse kick serratus anterior shinai shoulder stretch Stretches shoulder turn slap Spinning Heel Kick Static Muscles Rectus Strengthens legs Strengthens lower body Strengthens quads stretch Stretches hamstrings stretch Stretches shoulders Stretches hip stretches quads supination target technique there’s thigh at hip throw thrust tonfa trapezius triceps twist Enhances hip Vastus Warrior 1 Strengthens Wideleg forward bend wrist extensors