The Kicking Bible

Strikes for MMA and the Street

Author: Mark Hatmaker

Publisher: Tracks Publishing

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

View: 157

Features a training guide for competition and fitness using little or no gear with greater results in less time and includes a variety of exercises.

No Holds Barred Fighting

The Kicking Bible

Author: Mark Hatmaker

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 247

View: 849

One of the most feared and useful weapons in mixed martial arts (MMA) competition is dissected and discussed in this fully-illustrated guide to both perfecting and defending against the low kick. Many competitors view this technique as a single tool in their arsenal, limiting themselves when they could be taking this low-line method of attack and modifying it to fit far more kicking situations than those commonly used. This volume demonstrates how to expand the low-kicking arsenal, showing how a simple alteration in leg targeting can strongly challenge an opponent's defense, and how to hone low-line kicking power and speed so that rapid-fire low-line kicking becomes a powerful advantage. These techniques are prime for MMA competitors and anyone who wants to improve both their self-defense and competition skills with the best empirical information available.

Boxer's Bible of Counterpunching

The Killer Response to Any Attack

Author: Mark Hatmaker

Publisher: Tracks Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

View: 932

Boxing is more about what you do in resonse to punches than punching prowess itself. This guide is an encyclopedia of counter boxing and includes every effective defense, response and follow-up combination to every attack.--Publisher.

Boxing Like the Champs

Lessons from Boxing's Greatest Fighters

Author: Mark Hatmaker

Publisher: Tracks Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

View: 535

How did the old school, all time champs — like Jack Dempsey, Kid McCoy, Sonny Liston and Stanley Ketchel — do it? This manual examines some of the best and most interesting fighters in boxing history and gets inside the historical import of what they accomplished. Examining the training, technique and tactics of past champions, this book provides readers with recreated templates to drill and box precisely as the greats did. Here are five benefits a reader will gain from this book: 1. Gain historical perspective on one of mankind's most riveting and oldest sports. 2. Hone boxing skills via historical recreation modeling. 3. Create bonding with the material through historical perspective and physical execution. 4. Transform your boxing game as you learn to shift gears through champion mindsets. 5. Learn the valuable skill of immersion training versus simulacra training.

Boxing for MMA

Building the Fistic Edge in Competition & Self-Defense for Men & Women

Author: Mark Hatmaker

Publisher: Tracks Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 144

View: 313

Although dramatic head kicks and garrote-tight submissions may get most of the airplay in highlight reels, the stats show that punching combinations and knockouts reap more MMA victories than any other fighting technique. This boxing primer not only covers the basics, including stance, footwork, punches, and combinations, it takes these boxing skills and views them through an MMA prism that addresses the realities of the mixed martial arts game. While there are some must-know fistic skills for MMA, there are also more than a few boxing tactics that will get you smashed in MMA. Boxing for MMA builds on the good and tosses the bad, discussing the differences in strategy and tactics when it comes to facing likely MMA scenarios. Matchups covered include Boxing vs. Wrestling, Boxing vs. Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing vs. Muay Thai, Boxing vs. the Slugger, Dirty Boxing Inside the Clinch, and Boxing off of the Fence. All the techniques are illustrated in hundreds of action-sequence images, making this guide the go-to resource for blending boxing skills into your fighting arsenal.

Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

Author: Peter Mark Roget

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 1232

View: 865

Suitable for speakers and writers of English, this thesaurus groups words thematically, thus offering the writer and speaker a creative and subtle means of finding new ways to express their thoughts.