Volume 1: Warm Up, Stretching, and Conditioning Exercises.
Shihan Kenneth Funakoshi is your teacher for a series of ten DVDs dealing with the style of Shotokan Karate. Volume 1 will start you off with those all important, and often neglected warm-up exercises. Shihan Funakoshi next demonstrates stretching techniques to keep you healthy, prevent injury during class and keep your body soft and supple. Learn how to gently loosen up your arms and legs, ending in a slow jog. You will also learn the best times to stretch, how to keep the elasticity in your muscles, and how to warm down slowly from a workout. Shihan Funakoshi discusses the many different stretches you will discover on this DVD, which will provide you with the maximum benefits when practiced at home or at the dojo. Shihan Funakoshi also demonstrates ballistic stretching, dynamic stretching, active stretching and much more. He makes sure that if you are a beginner you will be comfortable, while practicing every move and persevere. Digitally remastered from the original Century/Panther Productions instructional video.
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