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Karate for Kids : Martial Arts for Kids Series - Robin L. Rielly

Karate for Kids

Martial Arts for Kids Series

Hardcover

Published: 15th July 2004
For Ages: 4 - 9 years old
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For Ages: 4 - 9 years old
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The "Martial Arts for Kids series will help kids to start learning about specific disciplines and prepare them for practice at home. It includes thorough introductions to the history and philosophy of the techniques, what to expect in the first few classes, how to warm up and practice, and advice on setting goals. With over 50 full-color illustrations, including 40 clearly diagrammed exercises, these books are the perfect introduction for the younger martial artist.

What is Karate?p. 4
History of Karatep. 4
Why Should I Learn Karate?p. 5
Getting Ready for Karatep. 5
The Uniformp. 6
What You Should Wearp. 6
How to Tie the Beltp. 7
What the Different Belt Colors Meanp. 7
The Dojop. 9
Description of a Dojop. 9
The Rules and Etiquettep. 9
How to Act Toward the Teacherp. 11
How to Act Toward Other Studentsp. 11
The Classp. 12
Before Class Startsp. 12
A Typical Classp. 12
The End of Classp. 14
What's Next?p. 14
Warming Upp. 15
Warming Upp. 15
Cooling Downp. 18
Practicing Karatep. 19
Stancesp. 19
Parts of the Hand and Arm Used in Karate Techniquesp. 24
Blocksp. 26
Thrusts and Strikesp. 32
Parts of the Foot Used in Kicksp. 37
Kicksp. 37
Practicing What You've Learnedp. 43
Advancing in Karatep. 45
Testing for Belt Promotionp. 45
Entering a Tournamentp. 46
Is Karate Good for Me?p. 47
Physical Benefitsp. 47
Emotional Benefitsp. 48
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ISBN: 9780804835343
ISBN-10: 0804835349
Series: Martial Arts for Kids Series
Audience: General
For Ages: 4 - 9 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 15th July 2004
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.35 x 28.45  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.5