3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Lots of good stuff - but also a lot of filler,
This review is from: Solo Training: The Martial Artist's Guide to Training Alone (Paperback)
I'm a bit undecided about this book - it holds many good ideas and surgestions to drills and execises you can do alone or with a partner.
Unfortunately it also holds some very veird stuff - execises I would not waste time on.
Its devided up in sections covering punches, kick and other stuff - but its written for the expeirinced martial artist - if you don't have trained in a karate club or similar - this is not the book for you.
The authour assumes that you are familiar will all the basic kicks and punches and therefor mostly deals with the more "veird and funny stuff".
What I would have liked more of was more combinatiosn work on bags and the like.
All in all its a good read - but its more like a catalogue over exercises than a cohenent book on fighting.
I think it would have been better if the book had been 20% shorter and more structured about building you up for more specific goals.
Still if you have practised martial arts for a couple of years - there are lots of good stuff here.