Vital Point Strikes: The Art & Science of Striking Vital Targets for Self-Defense and Combat Sports: The Art and Science of Striking Vital Targets for Self-Defense and Combat Sports Paperback – 1 Jun 2008
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About the Author
Kim is a forty-something martial artist who has been practicing and teaching the popular arts of Taekwondo and Junsado for over thirty years.
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Summary: If the author decides to write and publish more books I would condider buying, but if he includes photo's etc he should have a serious word with his publishers to produce better quality print.
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Let me just say that I LOVE THIS BOOK!!!
It is the most thorough book I have ever seen on the subject. This knowledge is that of true martial arts masters. Sang H. Kim is a great author & martial artist, but he really out did himself with this work!
He obviously worked hard on this book. He clearly shows & describes the points & he also shows many excellent applications.
I don't often say this, but this book is worth much more than it is being sold for!
These are the secrets that the ancient masters guarded so closely.
You cannot put a price on this kind of knowledge!!!
Seems a good item to maximize strikes... The only thing that disapointed me is that some points are a bit vague... Without more references like "2 inches bellow collarbone" became "bellow the joint of collarbone and shoulder" Without a solid reference sometimes, it became hard to get the point..
Thinking in the past, it would be a highly treasured manual for striking some 100 or 150 years ago... Now its just as good... Just a little more care with the pictures and point descriptions would make it totally perfect... But that will surely be fixed in a second edition