The Martial Arts Athlete: Mental and Physical Conditioning for Peak Performance (Paperback)

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The Martial Arts Athlete answers questions that today's competitors must know to succeed - should you do push-ups or lift weights? Are energy bars and sports drinks any good? Are traditional forms a waste of your time? How do you eat to win? Discover powerful mind/body training for peak performance and incredible physical conditioning.

  • Imagery for better strikes, kicks, and takedowns.
  • Meditations for a sharper mind.
  • The power of relaxation.
  • Mental skills to manage pain, improve discipline, and feel great

Incredible physical conditioning to get you in the best shape of your life:

  • Step-by-step strength training for powerful arms and shoulders.
  • Killer ab-work for a lean torso and washboard stomach.
  • Plyometrics for strong legs and explosive kicks.
  • Three kinds of stretching for dynamic flexibility.
  • Simple breathing techniques to power you up.

Discover the most effective workouts, nutrition secrets, and mind/body training for peak martial arts performance in competition and daily practice.

About the Author

Tom Seabourne, Ph.D. has been a two-time All-American member of the United States Taekwondo Team and a National International AAU Taekwondo Champion. He was an ESPN Professional Karate Association full-contact karate winner, varsity tennis player at Penn State, and a USPTA tennis pro. Dr. Seabourne currently holds 4 ultra-distance cycling World Records.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781886969650
ISBN-10: 1886969655
Publisher: YMAA Publication Center
Publication Date: October 15th, 1998
Pages: 244
Language: English