Martial artists require a unique physical training
program, one that ensures that powerful attacking and rapid
counterattacking techniques can be used in self-defense
performed over the full course of any contest or practice.
Fitness for Full-Contact Fighters presents a fitness
training program expertly tailored to the martial arts.
The book, amply illustrated with spectacular photographs,
details the basics of martial arts fitness training and
offers an in-depth description of its various elements:
flexibility, stamina, and power. The exercises are described
in detail and presented step-by-step
by leading martial artists. The book focuses on planning
and monitoring one’s
training and includes complete training programs as well
as extensive advice on the proper diet. With this guide,
martial artists at all skill levels, from newcomers to
those at an advanced level, vastly improve their ability
to perform in training and competition.