martial arts conditioning

Martial Arts Conditioning
Guide To Resources & Links About Fitness & Martial Arts

Martial Arts Conditioning

Popular martial arts include: karate, Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu, Judo, Aikido, Hapkido, Capoeira, Jujitsu and Kickboxing. These methods of fitness training help to build muscle and improve strength. In addition, these martial arts workouts improve body flexibility and posture.

Martial Arts Fitness Information

Karate (“empty hands”) martial art is a Japanese form of self defence. Punching, striking and blocking techniques are used, incorporating laws of physics to increase power.

Tae Kwon Do martial art is a Korean method of self defence. Similar to karate, Tae Kwon Do workouts place stronger emphasis on footwork.

Kung Fu is a Chinese martial art. Similar to karate, kung fu workouts entail the use of fists, weapons, kicking, hitting, throwing, holding, chopping and thrusting.

Judo, is a Japanese sport and method of training similar to wrestling. Judo workouts use the principle of balance and leverage adapted from Jujitsu.

Aikido is a Japanese martial art that resembles the fighting methods of Jujitsu and Judo in its utilization of twisting and throwing techniques.

Hapkido is a Korean martial art. It aims to redirect your opponent’s aggressive force by using circular motions. It uses locking, throws, take-downs and dynamic kicking techniques similar to those of Tae Kwon Do.

Cardio Karaticise
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Koo Self Defense
A unique complete total body cardiovascular workout program for health, fitness, physical therapy, self defense, street fighting and martial arts training developed by Master Roger Koo. A home training video series is available.

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