The Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicks

89 Kicks from Karate, Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Jeet Kune Do, and Others [DVD Included]

The Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicks

Illustrated by: Shahar Navot / Photographer: Guli Cohen
A well placed kick can mean the difference between victory and defeat in a fight. This encyclopedic guide to martial arts kicks provides the reader with a wealth of information on 89 different types of kicks from various styles. This martial arts book features kicks from Karate, Muay Thai, Taekwondo, Kung Fu, Kempo, Capoeira, Jeet Kune Do, and more. In a self defense situation there is no room for defeat. Readers will learn how to unleash a devastating barrage of kicks to throw their opponents off guard and leave every match in victory. The Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicks has one purpose: to help readers hone their kicking proficiency so that they can readily deploy the most powerful tool in the fighter's repertoire. The Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicks contains thousands of photos and diagrams to show readers exactly how to perform all of the 89 kicks inside this book.

This encyclopedic reference is the first of its kind to present the entire range of basic martial arts kicks. Packed with full color photos, detailed diagrams and a companion DVD featuring 50 of the most powerful kicks, this book is required reading for every martial artist who wants to sharpen and expand their kicking skills.

Chapters include:
  • Front Kicks
  • Side Kicks
  • Roundhouse Kicks
  • Back Kicks
  • Hook Kicks
  • Crescent Kicks
  • Tuttle Publishing | 
  • 256 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780804841221 | 
  • December 2010