Complete Conditioning for Martial Arts by Sean Cochran
Improving fundamental martial arts skills like strength, flexibility, endurance, balance, speed, and agility requires a wide range of specific exercises, which have never been compiled into one easy-to-use resource until now.
Complete Conditioning for Martial Arts is the most comprehensive resource for preparing the body to excel in karate, taekwondo, judo, aikido, jujitsu, kempo, and other martial arts forms. Loaded with exercises designed specifically to improve the execution of martial arts techniques, this book supplies the workout prescriptions you need to excel as a martial artist.
Written by certified strength and conditioning specialist and black belt holder Sean Cochran, this book combines his expertise in both disciplines into one outstanding and widely applicable resource.
Develop the fundamental fitness and art-specific conditioning needed to master your discipline. With Complete Conditioning for Martial Arts, you’ll always be in peak form.
About the Author
Sean M. Cochran, a second-degree black belt in taekwondo and NSCA-certified strength and conditioning specialist, has served as a consultant for many professional baseball clubs, collegiate athletic organizations, and professional athletes from a wide variety of sports. He currently serves as the minor league strength and conditioning coordinator for the San Diego Padres baseball organization.
Cochran is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Chiropractic Rehabilitation Association. He is the conditioning coordinator for the Human Performance Group, which develops conditioning programs for both the public and for athletes. Cochran is also a member of the USA Weightlifting Federation and he coaches on the club level. He has been involved in several fitness videos and coauthored Stronger Arms and Upper Body with Tom House (Human Kinetics, 2000). Cochran lives in San Diego, California.