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xiv, 161 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Make physics your advantage in the ring and on the street. See through the illusion of safety provided by gloves and helmets. Reduce traumatic brain injury in contact sports. Give the esoteric side of martialarts a reality check."--Cover.
An in-depth, sometimes whimsical look into the physics behind effective fighting techniques and examining the core principles that make them work: momentum, energy, center of mass, levers and wedges. It also exposes the illusion of safety provided by gloves and helmets, aiding the reader in reducing traumatic brain injury in marital arts, boxing, and other contact sports.--Publisher.