A Girl's Guide to the Martial Arts (Ener-Chi Books)
This easy to read and understand guide introduces girls to the physical moves and mental disciplines of six martial arts styles -- Kung Fu, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Jujitsu, Aikido and Tai Chi Chuan.
It gives step-by-step written and illustrated directions on basic blocks, kicks, punches and more. This book is also great because it stresses the importance doing each move correctly to avoid injury. It also explains the history of martial arts and gives readers guidelines for choosing the style that's best for them as well as choosing the right school and instructor.
A Girl's Guide to the Martial Arts also includes a glossary that explains new terms and a handy index that can be used for a quick check of just about anything having to do with the martial arts. This book can help guide your teen into a fun new fitness routine and overall better health!