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You can't do the same thing day after day and expect different results. Do something different.
With these words, author Loren Christensen puts his money where his mouth is and shows you over 300 ways you can add variety to your daily martial arts training routine.
Whether you're a student looking for fun new solo drills to spice up your home training or an instructor in search of new ways to pump up your classes, you won't be disappointed. This incredible collection of drills, techniques and exercises will take your workouts to the next level.
• Organize your solo workouts to the get maximum results from even the shortest training session
• Improve your speed and power with dozens of inside tips and tricks
• Beat boredom and get excited about your solo training sessions
• Become a well rounded fighter by adding essential skills that your instructor may not be teaching you
• Safely experiment with new techniques to find your ideal personal style of training
• Get an edge on your opponents with training methods that will make you unstoppable in the ring or on the street
Not only will you learn enough new training strategies and methods to keep you busy for years, but Loren Christensen's no-nonsense writing style will get you up and moving even on the days you'd rather skip your solo workout.
Packed with solid advice and kick-butt motivation, Solo Training: The Martial Artist's Guide to Training Alone will become your favorite training partner.
Other books by Loren W. Christensen:
The Fighter's Body: Your Guide to Diet, Nutrition, Exercise and Excellence in the Martial Arts
The Fighter's Fact Book
The Fighter's Fact Book 2: Street Fighting Essentials
Solo Training: The Marital Artist's Guide to Training Alone
Solo Training 2
Timing in the Fighting Arts
Street Stoppers: The Martial Arts Most Devastating Trips Sweeps and Throws for Real Fighting
How to Fight the Pain Resistant Attacker
Total Defense - Grappling and Striking Defenses Against Common Street Attacks
Fight Back - A Woman's Guide to Self-defense that Works
Self-defense Against a Dog Attack e-book
Solo Training 2 Book
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Pierre Maegaard Knudsen
Since I am an instructor at a Taekwondo school, most of my own training is done at home by myself. And over the years, I have come up with a lot of drills and exercises for training alone. But I was truely surprised by this book. It is without any doubt the best buy ever, in a martial arts book. There are so many new things to work on, and new ways to do it. So I certaintly know have to spent my sommer.
I found this book to be a thorough,clever, and frequently funny approach to an important aspect of martial arts training. How many of us have been forced to spend hours training alone? I would guess that most of us have been in this situation at one time or another. That's what makes this book such a worthwhile purchase for martial artists. I don't think Christenson would say his book is exhaustive, but it will serve as a launch pad for you to create your own great solo workouts. Give it a try!
I needed a pick me up in my solo training and this book has got what I need and more. It has a bunch of in sights that really come in handy knowing. It is great.
What an amazing teacher Loren Christensen is; he is the martial arts instructor you have always dreamed about. And while his previous books set a new standard in martial arts writing, Solo Training may yet be his masterpiece. This book is an exciting (yes, his writing is that good!) and enthusiastic exploration of training methods and techniques for training alone, outside of class time. Christensen's exercises and drills are easy to learn, and are the key to becoming excellent in your sport. Within a very short amount of time, you will find yourself surpassing any personal goals of fitness and competency. You will also be surprising your fellow students and instructor with your incredibly enhanced improvement. No matter what style, no matter what belt, and no matter how many years you have practised, you will never have been able to grasp the whole picture of martial arts without reading Solo Training. This is one hell of a book, one you will find yourself turning to again and again. Thank-you Loren Christensen!
Dr. Susan Eisenstein
This book is the answer to a prayer. Many times a martial artist must practice by themselves. But how to stay motivated. How to find the ways to keep you on track. Loren Christensen has provided an easy reading, thorough, and just absolutely great book to help you tain solo. You will keep this book handy and refer to it continuously. It is always thought provoking, informative, and just one book you will never be finished with!
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