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Vital Point Strikes The Art and Science of Striking Vital Targets for Self-Defense and Combat Sports

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ISBN-10: 1934903051

ISBN-13: 9781934903056

Edition: 2008

Authors: Sang H. Kim

List price: $29.95
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Vital Point Strikes is a guide to pressure point striking for the average martial artist. Sang H. Kim demystifies the lore of vital point striking and shows you realistic applications of vital point strikes for self-defense and combat sports. For those new to the concept of vital points, he begins by examining the Eastern theory of acupoints, meridians and ki (qi) and the Western scientific concepts of the nervous and circulatory systems, pain threshold and pain tolerance, and the relationship between pain and fear. This synthesis of accepted Eastern and Western theories helps the reader understand what makes vital point striking work and why it can be not only useful in fighting, but…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Turtle Press
Publication date: 6/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 11.02" wide x 8.46" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 2.508
Language: English

Introduction To Vital Points
Vital Point Theories
Fighting Fundamentals
Bodily Weapons and Techniques
Plexus Strikes
Vital Points on the Head & Neck
Vital Points on the Trunk
Vital Points on the Arm & Hand
Vital Points on the Leg & Foot
Vital Point Striking Drills
Standing Fight Applications
Ground Fight Applications
Knife Defence Applications
Gun Defence Applications
Index