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Author Di Marino, Stefano, 1961- author.
Title A complete guide to karate / Stefano Di Marino, Roberto Ghetti.
Pub Info New York, NY : Enslow Publishing, 2018.
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 796.81 DI     AVAILABLE
Descript 128 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Mastering Martial Arts
Mastering martial arts (Enslow Publishing)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 125) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The History and Spread of Karate -- Okinawa and the Martial Tradition of the Ryuku Islands -- Tang Hand -- Karate in the World -- The Objective of This Book -- A Karate Lesson -- Places, Divisions, Levels, and Trainings -- The Greeting -- Taiso -- The Basic Techniques of Karate -- Karate Weapons -- How to Hit With a Fist -- Positions and Moves -- Fundamental Techniques -- Tsuki: Punching Techniques -- Keri: Kicking Techniques -- Uchi: Striking Techniques -- Elbow Strikes -- Uke: Blocking Techniques -- Kumite (Combat) -- Kata (Form, Models) -- Kata, Heian, and Pinan -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Further Reading -- Index.
Audience Grade 9-12.
Summary Readers will learn about the history of karate and details on the different styles and belt categories. Charts and tables organize information in a visually appealing and easy-to-grasp way. Detailed step-by-step instructions and accompanying photographs help readers learn the positions and fundamental techniques followed by a demonstration of basic attacks and counterattacks. As the book progresses, the attacks become more and more varied and complex. Formal exercises encourage students to practice what they have learned, keep track of personal progress, and improve their mastery of karate.
Subject Karate -- Juvenile literature.
Martial arts -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Juvenile works.
Add Author Ghetti, Roberto, author.
ISBN 9780766085398 (library bound ; alkaline paper)
0766085392 (library bound ; alkaline paper)
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