Kabadaro, Martial Arts from the Alley
Author Travis Paul, originally born in Linden, Guyana, takes us into the sometimes dangerous world of street fighting. This is a book of martial arts real life application. The author has developed his own martial arts after 28 years of not being able to afford martial arts school but having to survive the gauntlet of street thugs of the 1980s and 90s New York City/New Jersey area. It combines the spiritual principles of martial arts with the physical training.
The book takes us through all the strategies that were developed through the author's experience with fighting. It leaves the reader with a deep insight into the many strategies the writer used to escape dangerous life threatening situations and to defeat many opponents. Kabadaro is the name of the martial art focused mainly on strikes and it was developed in the alley ways. However, it shows the originator's reverence for the spiritual side of martial arts which is all too often ignored.
The writing is based on the author's theory that no matter how big or small, old or young, weak or strong that one can defend themselves. Perfect for those who are looking to develop their striking strength and cope with grappling. The writing also contains well laid out philosophy for day to day living and well being.
- iUniverse, April 2012
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