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The Martial Arts Athlete: Mental and Physical Conditioning for Peak Performance

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The Martial Arts Athlete answers questions that today's competitors must know to succeed - should you do push-ups or lift weights? Are energy bars and sports drinks any good? Are traditional forms a waste of your time? How do you eat to win? Discover powerful mind/body training for peak performance and incredible physical conditioning.Imagery for better strikes, kicks & ...more
Paperback, 244 pages
Published September 18th 1998 by YMAA Publication Center
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Amanda Setasha Hall
Mar 23, 2017 Amanda Setasha Hall rated it it was amazing
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This book is fairly detailed and I enjoyed it a lot. It's directed at training to train in martial arts - and not any specific ones. It's designed to help you enjoy the sport more and avoid injury. It had plenty of stretching and strength building exercises. The only thing I didn't care for is that there's a number of partner workouts - which I mostly train solo.
Alain Burrese
Aug 04, 2012 Alain Burrese rated it really liked it
"The Martial Arts Athlete: Mental and Physical Conditioning for Peak Performance" by Tom Seabourne, Ph.D. is a short book (150 pages with many photographs), but a book that has many useful ideas and sound information for the martial artist of any style. I enjoyed the book and discovered within it's pages some sound advice on peak performance and suggestions on how to train for peak martial arts performance for both competition and daily practice. It's a motivating quick read.

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