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Roundhouse Kick: Achieving Kicking Excellence, Vol. 9 Shawn Kovacich

Roundhouse Kick: Achieving Kicking Excellence, Vol. 9

Shawn Kovacich

Published February 14th 2007
ISBN : 9780970749680
Paperback
256 pages
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This book is the ninth volume in the extremely well written and fully illustrated, Achieving Kicking Excellence series of books.This book, like all the other books in the series, goes into intricate detail over all aspects of executing the primaryMoreThis book is the ninth volume in the extremely well written and fully illustrated, Achieving Kicking Excellence series of books.This book, like all the other books in the series, goes into intricate detail over all aspects of executing the primary kick, which in this case is the Back Leg Roundhouse Kick, and several of its main variations.Starting with a basic anatomical analysis of this kick, you quickly progress to the basic principles associated with the Roundhouse Kick, and then you dive right into learning the proper execution of the primary kick, Back Leg Roundhouse Kick.Once you have finished with this section, you are taken to the variations chapter which builds upon the primary kick, Back Leg Roundhouse Kick, by teaching you 10 of its main variations. From here you are taken to the Training and Practice Methods chapter for a look at some very simple, yet effective methods for adding speed and power to your kicks.Your next chapter takes a question and answer approach to some of the most common problems people have executing these kicks and the solutions to correct them.The next chapter in this book deals with a brief application section for each of the kicks previously detailed in this book. Please be advised that a second ten volume series of books is currently being written which deals strictly with the combat and tournament applications of each kick.The book then gives you a sneak preview of the next volume in the series, which in this case is the Side Kick.This series of books is written by Shawn Kovacich, who is not only a high ranking black belt in both Tae Kwon Do and Karate,but he is also a two-time world record holder for endurance high-kicking as certified by the Guinness Book of World Records.