|Author||: Schalk Holloway|
|Total Pages||: 57|
|ISBN 10||: 9798517780560|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
Striking and take-downs are the two primary tools in the martial arts or combatives practitioners arsenal. However, when we do not understand the fundamentals behind these tools they inevitably degenerate - strikes become less and less powerful and takedowns are ineffective and easily resisted or countered. In this concise treatment of the fundamentals you will learn the following: How all take-downs fundamentally work and how to fix take-downs that aren't effective. How you can perfect your own take-downs as well as identify which take-down to apply to an opponent and when. How to generate the maximal amount of force in your strikes. How to ensure that the force generated is actually applied to your opponent. How to stop the generated force from bleeding or dissipating before making contact with your opponent. And herein lies the purpose of this little book on Fundamentals. It is little in the sense that it means to offer a concise, easy to study and easy to assimilate, treatment on the topic of Fundamentals. Its aim, with a laser like focus, is on educating both the practitioner and instructor with the Fundamentals pertaining specifically to combatives and martial arts. Its goal is to assist the reader to not only sharpen up, but rather to excel, in all aspects of their fighting career. "I've had the privilege of being instructed by Schalk and assisting him instruct others over the years. He is one of the few people who are natural born teachers and has a remarkable ability to assimilate information and deliver it in a concise and easy to understand way. Even complicated technical subjects. This is what the Little Book of Fundamentals does. For someone like me who comes from a very informal Combatives background, I've always felt my understanding of fundamentals is lacking. A book like this goes a long way to patching up that fundamental information and gives some practical guides to troubleshooting any issues you may be having with takedowns or striking. A handy thing to have." - Gavin Coleman, co-author of The Maul Book and owner at Ironside Edgeworks The "Schalk's Little Book Series" is a collection of concise treatments on certain martial arts and combative related themes and topics. All the books are just under 10 000 words in length and purposefully designed to be easily digested and referenced.