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Thomas Kurz

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Thomas Kurz is the author of Flexibility Express, Stretching Scientifically, Secrets of Stretching, and Science of Sports Training and co-author of Basic Instincts of Self-Defense. He is the president of Stadion Publishing Company, Inc. and of Real Self-Defense, LLC and its division Never-Thought-of-It Enterprises.

Thomas Kurz Flexibility Training

Thomas Kurz is the world's foremost expert on flexibility training, the author of Flexibility Express, Stretching Scientifically, Secrets of Stretching, and Science of Sports...

On Kettlebells and Tire Flips: Or When Good Things Go Fad

A good idea can be turned into a fad by mindless followers. Mindful people use whatever tools they come across to their best advantage...

Exercises in Martial Arts

So Many Exercise, So Little Time One reader wrote me an e-mail with questions about exercises: I have owned your books Science of Sports Training and...

After Surgery

Information on this Web page is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. Every attempt has been made for accuracy, but...

8 Stretch Yourself: Questions And Answers On Practicing the High Roundhouse...

This is the eighth installment of my column on training that appeared in May 2000 issue of TaeKwonDo Times. This article answers questions about...

7 Stretch Yourself: High Kicks with No Warm Up – Roundhouse...

High Kicks with No Warm-Up: The Right Body Alignment for Great Height and Power in the Roundhouse Kicks This is the seventh installment of my...

6 Stretch Yourself: High Kicks with No Warm Up – Side...

High Kicks with No Warm-Up: The Right Body Alignment for Side Kicks Stretch Yourself: High Kicks with no Warm up, The Right Body Alignment for Side...

5 Stretch Yourself: Right Stretches for High Kicks

Stretch Yourself: Right Stretches for High Kicks with No Warm-Up This is the fourth installment of my column on training that appeared in May 1999...

4 Stretch Yourself: Splits in Taekwondo, Karate, and Kickboxing

Stretch Yourself: Kinds of Flexibility and the Right Role of Splits in Taekwondo, Karate, and Kickboxing This is the fourth installment of my column on...

3 Stretch Yourself: Your Potential to Do a Front Split

Stretch Yourself: Testing Your Potential to Do a Front Split This is the third installment of my column on training that appeared in May 1999...

2 Stretch Yourself: Difficulties Doing a Side Split

Stretch Yourself: Difficulties With Doing a Side Split This is the second installment of my column on training that appeared in May 1999 issue of...

1 Stretch Yourself: Your Potential to Do a Side Split

Misconceptions on Stretching and Flexibility and the Method of Testing Your Potential to Do a Side Split This is the first installment of my column...