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Got Fight?: The 50 Zen Principles of Hand-To-Face Combat
Got Fight?: The 50 Zen Principles of Hand-To-Face Combat
by Forrest Griffin
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A New York Times Bestseller, Got Fight? is an hysterical, entertaining, and in-your-face guide to fighting from the most enigmatic and unpredictable fighter in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Forrest Griffin is the light-heavyweight champion of the Ultimate... (read more)

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Kickboxing for Women
Kickboxing for Women
by Jennifer Lawler
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Whether you learn how to kickbox on your own or through classes offered by experienced instructors, a book for home study is a useful tool for improving your skills. While you can, of course, benefit from material written for men, it is even more useful... (read more)

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The Ancient Art of Strangulation
The Ancient Art of Strangulation
by Haha Lung
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In this controversial look at strangulation, the author chronicles the history of the Thuggee, a cult of assassins that has stalked India for centuries. Find out how they caught and dispatched their victims, what their tools of terror were, how elements... (read more)

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The Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Martial Arts, T'ai Chi & Aikido
The Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Martial Arts, T'ai Chi & Aikido
by Fay Goodman
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A step-by-step teaching plan with more than 1200 photographs and illustrations... (read more)

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Capoeira : Roots of Dance - Fight - Game (02 Edition)
Capoeira : Roots of Dance - Fight - Game (02 Edition)
by Nestor Capoeira
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Capoeira is simultaneously a dance, a fight, and a game. Created by the Africans brought to Brazil as slaves beginning in 1500, capoeira was forbidden by law but survived underground. When open practice was allowed in the 1930s it soon became very... (read more)

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The Warrior's Path: Wisdom from Contemporary Martial Arts Masters
The Warrior's Path: Wisdom from Contemporary Martial Arts Masters
by James Sidney
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“Budo is religion. It’s not something you dilly-dally with, practice, and go home. It’s part of your life. All martial arts should become that way, part of your life.”–Pat Yoshitsugu Murosako, from The Warrior’s Path... (read more)

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Gravity Never Stops: The Life and Training of a Martial Artist
Gravity Never Stops: The Life and Training of a Martial Artist
by Ron Sieh
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There may be no one in the world better at teaching martial arts to pre-teens and teenagers than Ron Sieh. Not just martial arts but values, heart, courage, a sense of humor, a way to turn bullying and teasing into reconciliation and fun. And that's... (read more)

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Dynamic Stretching & Kicking
Dynamic Stretching & Kicking
by Bill Wallace
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Dynamic Stretching and Kicking is structured into two easy-to-follow sections. The first deals with stretching and agility as the key element for developing skill, strength, and health. The second section covers his kicking techniques and sparring... (read more)

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Martial Arts Made Easy
Martial Arts Made Easy
by Peter Lewis
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100 cool moves from a range of martial arts disciplines. Martial Arts Made Easy allows readers to teach themselves skills from such martial arts as karate, kung fu, judo, tae kwon do and ninjutsu. Each featured move is illustrated with step-by-step line... (read more)

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Training and Fighting Skills
Training and Fighting Skills
by Benny Urquidez
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Two things make a champion -- ability and know how. Benny "The Jet" Urquidez is one of the world's best karate practitioners because he possesses these qualities. In his first book on professional karate, Urquidez instructs the student in the techniques... (read more)

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The Essence of Martial Arts: Making Your Skills Work in Practice
The Essence of Martial Arts: Making Your Skills Work in Practice
by John Hennessy
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In this guide, author John Hennessy presents a concise, to-the-point volume on martial arts written from the perspective of prospective students to help make sense of complicated routines that remained reserved for senior martial arts students. The... (read more)

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Ufc's Ultimate Warriors: The Top 10
Ufc's Ultimate Warriors: The Top 10
by Jeremy Wall
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Everyone fights for something. These guys fight best. UFC's Ultimate Warriors profiles some of the world's most phenomenal athletes in a sport that combines finesse and sportsmanship — and brutality and violence like nothing you've ever seen. Jeremy... (read more)

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Wrestling for Fighting: The Sport of Mixed Martial Arts
Wrestling for Fighting: The Sport of Mixed Martial Arts
by Randy Couture
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Randy "The Natural" Couture is the most respected and celebrated MMA combatant in the history of the UFC. A UFC Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight World Champion, and a UFC Hall of Famer, Randy Couture's reputation and fighting style are among the best in... (read more)

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Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicks [With DVD]
Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicks [With DVD]
by Marc De Bremaeker
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An effectively delivered kick can mean life instead of death in a self-defense situation, and glory rather than shame in the ring. When a larger or more powerful opponent is intent on inflicting harm, the superior strength of your legs can be used to tip... (read more)

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Martial Arts Today: Conversations with Leading Authorities on the Martial Arts
Martial Arts Today: Conversations with Leading Authorities on the Martial Arts
by Mark V Wiley
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Featuring interviews with a wide range of the best-known names in the modern martial arts world, "Martial Arts Talk" offers a close look at the people behind the most famous and most important of the modern martial art styles. 36 photos.... (read more)

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The Shaolin Workout: 28 Days to Transforming Your Body and Soul the Shaolin Kung Fu Way
The Shaolin Workout: 28 Days to Transforming Your Body and Soul the Shaolin Kung Fu Way
by Sifu Shi Yan Ming
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In his loft in New york Citys Greenwich Village, Sifu Shi Yan Ming trains men and women of all ages, body types and backgrounds in the fundamentals of kung fu. A 34th generation Shaolin Warrior monk from Chinas Shaolin Temple—the birthplace of Chan... (read more)

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Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training & Real World Violence
Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training & Real World Violence
by Rory Miller
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A Comparison of Martial Arts Training & Real-World Violence Experienced martial artist and veteran correction officer Sgt. Rory Miller distills what he has learned from jailhouse brawls, tactical operations and ambushes to explore the differences between... (read more)

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Fitness for Full-contact Fighters: Training for Muay Thai, Karate, Kickboxing, and Taekwondo (06 Edition)
Fitness for Full-contact Fighters: Training for Muay Thai, Karate, Kickboxing, and Taekwondo (06 Edition)
by Christoph Delp
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Martial artists require a unique physical training program, one that ensures that powerful attacking and rapid counterattacking techniques can be used in self-defense performed over the full course of any contest or practice. In Fitness for Full-Contact... (read more)

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Guide to Martial Arts
Guide to Martial Arts
by John Goldman
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Brings together the best known martial arts in one fascinating volume.... (read more)

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The Complete Martial Arts Training Manual: An Integrated Approach
The Complete Martial Arts Training Manual: An Integrated Approach
by Ashley Martin
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The Complete Martial Arts Training Manual is for beginners who want to explore options in terms of disciplines and veteran martial artists looking to expand their knowledge into other martial arts arenas. Author Ashley P. Martin provides a catalog of the... (read more)

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