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Bubishi: The Classic Manual of Combat
Bubishi: The Classic Manual of Combat
by Patrick Mccarthy
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Treasured for centuries by karate's top masters, Bubishi is a classic Chinese work on philosophy, strategy, medicine and technique as they relate to the martial arts. Referred to as "the bible of karate" by the famous master Chojun Miyagi, for hundreds... (read more)

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Iron & Silk (Vintage Departures)
Iron & Silk (Vintage Departures)
by Mark Salzman
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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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The Art of War: The Definitive Interpretation of Sun Tzu's Classic Book of Strategy for the Martial Artist
The Art of War: The Definitive Interpretation of Sun Tzu's Classic Book of Strategy for the Martial Artist
by Sun Tzu
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Sun Tzu's Art of War is perhaps the best known and highly regarded treatise on strategy ever written. Although its wisdom is over two thousand years old, its principles are timeless for today's boardroom battlefields. Thirteen sections present incisive... (read more)

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Best Karate, Vol.11: Gojushiho Dai, Gojushiho Sho, Meikyo (Best Karate)
Best Karate, Vol.11: Gojushiho Dai, Gojushiho Sho, Meikyo (Best Karate)
by M. Nakayama
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The three advanced kata in this book are a challenge to the performer's level of maturity. From the smooth and flowing movements of Gojushiho Dai through the transformations in the equally long Gojushiho Sho to the serene and mellow Meikyo kata, both the... (read more)

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Black Medicine #4: Black Medicine: V4 Equalizers
Black Medicine #4: Black Medicine: V4 Equalizers
by N. Mashiro
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Learn how to utilize the intimidation and shock force even of unfamiliar weapons in this long-awaited fourth volume of the acclaimed Black Medicine series. Dr. Mashiro shows you how to pick up and operate modern spray and electric shock weapons, firearms,... (read more)

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Winning on the Ground: Training and Techniques for Judo and MMA Fighters
Winning on the Ground: Training and Techniques for Judo and MMA Fighters
by Annmarie De Mars
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A variety of winning judo techniques developed over years of teaching are presented in this guide that prepares mixed martial artists for transcending numerous scenarios. Based on the same training methods that have produced multiple Olympic medalists... (read more)

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Mugai Ryu
Mugai Ryu
by Darrell Max Craig
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 309) and index.... (read more)

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Essence of T'ai Chi CH'uan : the Literary Tradition (79 Edition)
Essence of T'ai Chi CH'uan : the Literary Tradition (79 Edition)
by Benjamin Pang J. Lo
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A handbook of the classical Chinese literature on which the art of t'ai chi is based. First English translation of the classic texts of T'ai Chi Ch'uan. This is required reading for practitioners of every style.... (read more)

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Krav Maga
Krav Maga
by David Kahn
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Master the moves of krav maga—the international self-defense and physical fitness sensation Increasingly popular around the world, krav maga is the renowned hand-to-hand Martial Arts defense fighting designed by the Israeli military forces... (read more)

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Martial Arts-Internal #8: Tai Chi Chuan Martial Applicat
Martial Arts-Internal #8: Tai Chi Chuan Martial Applicat
by Jwing-ming Yang
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For beginners and advanced tai chi players, the 24 and 48 postures.... (read more)

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The Spirit of the Sword: Iaido, Kendo, and Test Cutting with the Japanese Sword
The Spirit of the Sword: Iaido, Kendo, and Test Cutting with the Japanese Sword
by Nakamura Taisaburo
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Nakamura Taisaburo's landmark book on the art of the sword includes technical information, thoughtful analysis, and fascinating recollections of his own training and teaching. One of the most famous Japanese swordsmen of the twentieth century, Nakamura... (read more)

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Aikido Principles: Basic Concepts of the Peaceful Martial Art
Aikido Principles: Basic Concepts of the Peaceful Martial Art
by Stefan Stenudd
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Aikido is the peaceful martial art. Its defense techniques should be so gentle that even the attacker is delighted. There's no competition, since each participant should be a winner. It's an art that lasts a lifetime, getting increasingly fascinating by... (read more)

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Krav Maga for Women: Your Ultimate Program for Self Defense
Krav Maga for Women: Your Ultimate Program for Self Defense
by Darren Levine
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LEARN THE ULTIMATE DEFENSE SYSTEM FOR WOMEN With its emphasis on instinctive movements and efficient counterattacks, Krav Maga is the ideal self-defense system for any woman regardless of strength, size or age. Targeting its easiest-to-learn and most... (read more)

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Martial Arts Teaching Tales of Power and Paradox: Freeing the Mind, Focusing Chi, and Mastering the Self
Martial Arts Teaching Tales of Power and Paradox: Freeing the Mind, Focusing Chi, and Mastering the Self
by Pascal Fauliot
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By reading--and comprehending--the tales in this book, we can acquire the same essential knowledge that these masters had--that extraordinary forces are within the grasp of those who have achieved inner peace and self-mastery.... (read more)

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Police Kung Fu: The Personal Combat Handbook of the Taiwan National Police
Police Kung Fu: The Personal Combat Handbook of the Taiwan National Police
by Man Kam Lo
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A comprehensive approach for the use of traditional kung fu by law enforcement, Police Kung Fu maximizes personal safety while minimizing the necessary use of force. Used extensively by police in Taiwan, kung fu has enabled officers to safely apprehend... (read more)

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The Judo Textbook: In Practical Application (Japanese Arts)
The Judo Textbook: In Practical Application (Japanese Arts)
by Hayward Nishioka
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Details virtually everything the judoka needs to know—from the arts throws, chokes and grappling techniques to the mental preparation it takes to be a champion. Originally published in 1979, this seminal work is still considered one of the best... (read more)

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Small-Circle Jujitsu
Small-Circle Jujitsu
by Wally Jay
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The complete presentation of the system developed by Wally Jay, this book brings together elements from different arts, Jays broad-based yet focused and effective system incorporates theories, principles, and techniques essential to the development of... (read more)

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In the Dojo: A Guide to the Rituals and Etiquette of the Japanese Martial Arts
In the Dojo: A Guide to the Rituals and Etiquette of the Japanese Martial Arts
by Dave Lowry
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Beginning students in Japanese martial arts, such as karate, judo, aikido, iaido, kyudo, and kendo, learn that when they are in the dojo (the practice space), they must don their practice garb with ritual precision, address their teacher and senior... (read more)

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Book of Knives: A Practical and Illustrated Guide to Knife Fighting
Book of Knives: A Practical and Illustrated Guide to Knife Fighting
by Hank Reinhardt
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Definitive and compulsively readable for layman and expert alike—an illustrated guide to the use of fighting knives by long-time Blade columnist Hank Reinhardt.  Definitive and compulsively-readable—an illustrated guide to the use of... (read more)

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