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Speed Training: How to Develop Your Maximum Speed for Martial Arts

3.77 of 5 stars 3.77  ·  rating details  ·  40 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Speed is the most important asset a fighter can have. Sure, strenght, courage, flexibility, endurance, and grappling ability are all important, but if you are not fast enough to block your opponent's attack or you are too slow to hit him, these will be of little value.

If you weren't blessed with natural quickness, are there ways to develop hands that move as rapidly as a s
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Paladin Press
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Miroku Nemeth
A very insightful and useful book drawn from the author's many years of martial arts training and teaching as well as police work. I found the overall philosophy put forth in the book to be practical and very much in line with the ideas of Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do--getting rid of useless excess to achieve maximum efficacy in combat training and performance. There are some excellent drills in the book--some of which I hope to try this weekend in the dojo.
Darin
Loren Christensen has written several books on improving martial arts performance. This one focuses on improving speed.
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Loren W. Christensen is a Vietnam veteran, retired police officer, a martial artist since 1965, and a prolific author of books and magazine articles.

As a writer, Loren has penned over 45 books and dozens of magazine articles on a variety of subjects. While his target audience is most often what he calls “the warrior community” – martial artists, cops, soldiers – his writing has become popular amon
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