The Samurai Sword Workout : Kick Butt and Get Buff With Hihg-intensity Sword Fighting Moves
Montagnani, Ilaria (eBook - 2005 )

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First the author teaches basic sword movements: thrusts, slices etc. Although she keeps it fun, she draws on her years of martial arts training to teach the true movements that combine balance, focus and precised muscle control. Then the author explains the benefits of each movement and her sword fighting program as a whole. In part three of the book she brings it all together showing how to string movements together into a heart-pounding, full-throttle workout.
Authors: Montagnani, Ilaria
Title: Forza
the Samurai sword workout : kick butt and get buff with hihg-intensity sword fighting moves
[electronic resource]
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ulysses : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2005
Characteristics: 140 p. :,ill
Statement of Responsibility: Ilaria Montagnani ; photographs by Bill Morris
Additional Contributors: ebrary
ISBN: 1569754780
Branch Call Number: Electronic Book
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
Subject Headings: Swordplay Samurai Physical fitness Exercise
Genre/Form: Electronic books
Topical Term: Swordplay
Physical fitness
LCCN: 2005922405
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This book discusses the basics of sword training: some background, warm-ups, exercises and routines. This workout does require a bokken (wooden training sword).

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