The complete idiot's guide to martial arts
This action-packed Complete Idiot's Guide delivers a complete introduction to the world of martial arts, and is ideal for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. The guide features chapters on arts such as karate, kung-fu, tae kwon do, judo, aikido, jiu-jitsu, kobudo, and more. Borkowski explains the origins of the various martial arts; how to select the right martial arts style and the perfect school and instructor; as well as the keys to achieving a balance between physical, spiritual, and mental training. Training techniques, interesting anecdotes, and over 70 photographs illustrating eight different martial arts styles make this book a must-have for any martial arts enthusiast.