The Art of Hojo Undo: Power Training for Traditional Karate

The Art of Hojo Undo: Power Training for Traditional Karate
Language English
ISBN13: 9781594391361
Author: Michael Clarke
Goodreads Rating: 4.43
ISBN10: 159439136X
Pages: 201
Published: September 16th 2009 by YMAA Publication Center
Genre: Combat

Silver Winner 2010 IP'S Living Now Award 1st Runner Up 2010 Eric Hoffer Award Endorsement - 2010 IP's Highlighted Title Award Finalist 2010 Book of the Year Award by ForeWord Magazine Finalist 2010 USA Best Book Award Hojo Undo means supplementary training, and using these tools is the key for developing the devastating power of karate techniques.

Without Hojo Undo, a practitioner cannot reach the profound strength levels required for a lifetime of karate training. This book details how to construct and use many training tools; provides accurate mechanical drawings, comprehensive training methods, and an historical context to understand why Hojo Undo was created in old Okinawa. Warm up exercises Detailed construction drawings Build your own Hojo Undo tools! Learn how to use the tools to develop devastating power Link your increased power to fighting techniques Hear what Okinawan Masters say about Hojo Undo training"