KARATE This East Asian discipline focuses on kicking, striking, and blocking with the hands, feet, arms, and legs. Useful in: Tennis, racquetball, and baseball
AIKIDO This Japanese art of self-defense uses body twists and throwing techniques to turn an attacker's momentum against him. Useful in: Football, soccer, and golf
JUDO The objective is to cleanly throw, pin, or master an opponent through pressure-point holds. Useful in: Wrestling and mountain climbing
KUNG FU Traced back to 1111 b.c., it's based on the fighting styles of animals (including the dragon, frog, horse, and snake). Useful in: Surfing, snowboarding, and skiing.
Source Citation:Schipper, David. "Combat training." Men's Health 20.8 (Oct 2005): 186. Military and Intelligence Database. Gale. BROWARD COUNTY LIBRARY. 29 May 2009
Gale Document Number:A142477207
Disclaimer:This information is not a tool for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional care.
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