Jogo do Pau

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About the author:
Coach Luis Preto is a certified instructor in Jogo do Pau, Karate & Wrestling. Additionally, he holds an undergrad in physical education and two masters in sport sciences (the first in teaching strategies and another in coaching). He is also a certified fitness trainer by the ISSA. Other training resources coach Preto has authored include the books a) The forgotten art of fighting against multiple opponents, b) Development of technique & tactical skill: A practical guide for coaches, parents and athletes, c) Coaching combat tactics: Counter attack selection, d) Understanding physical conditioning: A movement based approach ... and the DVDs 1) Combat tactics: 1) Decision making in weapon based martial arts, 2) From battlefields to duelling: The evolution of Jogo do Pau

Jogo do Pau

The ancient art & modern science of Portuguese stick fighting

Authored by MSc Luis Preto
Edition: 2

As Jogo do Pau is progressively getting more well known internationally, this book offers an extremely comprehensive analysis of this fine art, including:

* How it has been Influenced by:
o Portugal's history
o The distinct social dynamics of rural and urban environments

* How it has been preserved by a long lineage of extremely dedicated instructors

* The different techniques and tactics employed within:
o Outnumbered and single combat
o Double and single handed weapons

* The author's take on what makes up competent teaching, as well as an introduction to his innovative and scientifically based teaching methods for martial skill development

Publication Date:
Feb 01 2013
1480228141 / 9781480228146
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8" x 10"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Sports & Recreation / Martial Arts & Self-Defense

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