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The end result is I’ve Skimmed through it in an hour or two. A few good ideas, well-written passages, interesting characters, or the like.

Stretching Scientifically: A Guide to Flexibility Training by Thomas Kurz

This book was quick to read, but also went into quite a bit of detail. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Aug 07, Preben Hafnor rated it it was amazing Shelves: I would deduct marks for being a little light in content, although what was there was dense and adequately delivered.

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And it comes with routines to help you improve flexibility. But if you can, then you are probably pretty flexibility already. A key foundation of martial arts and in fact many sports is flexibility. It was that particular “test” I find odd. Achieving that position, leg up on a chair with a neutral pelvis is just as hard as the splits.


There’s a variant I use to asses if people can obtain a totally flat side split or an over side split.

Ok, so it doesn’t go into novels A few weeks ago, someone from that forum site passed away and one of the old core group made a Facebook group for us to kura reconnect and that acronym quickly resurfaced. A Guide to Flexibility Training 4th Revision ed.

That said, here are certain aspect of Kurz’s approach that, I feel, is outright incorrect. Ass to mouth filter.

Stretching Scientifically: A Guide to Flexibility Training — book review

The external rotation in particular he explained well. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

It’s been extremely helpful for me. Unknown Bindingpages. Check out the Challenges Page. Jan 04, Daniel rated it it was amazing. His main things seem to be: It’s so short it serves best as a reference manual to be reread as often as needed.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Kurz has a reputation in the martial arts community as being the foremost expert on the subject of flexibility. Click here to learn more about this month’s sponsor! Open Preview See a Problem?

Com rated it really liked it Jul 17, Barbu rated it really liked it Apr 30, Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Note the difference in the external rotation of the femur in TK’s demo and the one you found.


I have done yoga for a while now, but the approach here is a bit different not so much on static and long holds for flexibility and just after one week of following the recom This is considered to be one of the definitive books sgretching stretching, so, when I luckily got a used but not worn out copy for only 4 bucks, I couldn’t resist it.

A Guide to Sceintifically Training 4th Rev. Books by Thomas Kurz. Thanks for the detailed response! Which is great, we can clearly see that his right hip is replicating a middle split. It then gives recipes for a workout and examples scientificallu several strftching sports, including not only martial arts but weightlifting, gymnastics, swimming and more.

It is worth noting that the book is quite old, so newer discoveries in the field will not be documented. Mykola rated it it was amazing Jun 01,