Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere: An Illustrated Introduction provides a complete foundation in the practice of one of the most distinctive and effective Japanese martial arts. Aikido was created in Japan in the 1920's by Morihei Ueshiba, also known as Osensei. To possess the skills, techniques and att..
An illustrated guide to the history, philosophy, and technique of this popular Japanese martial art. NUME CARTE: Aikido: Step by Step, HardcoverISBN: 0754828441PRET EDITURA: 52.99AUTOR(i): Peter BradyEDITURA: Lorenz BooksCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 2013DATA PUBLICARE: 2013FORMAT: 228..
The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us over and over again). Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth cen..
Contributor(s):Author: Sam FuryIllustrator: Diana MangobaLearn Basic Wing Chun Street Fight Techniques for Self DefenseBasic Wing Chun Training is Wing Chun martial arts training as modern self defense. It starts with Wing Chun techniques for beginners and advances up to sticky hands (Wing Chun Chi ..
Fully described and illustrated in this volume are the widely practiced Bassal and Kanku kata from the JFA recommended group. The student learns fast and slow techniques, the dynamics of strength, how to turn weakness into strength, changing directions, jumping and going to ground. NUME CARTE: Best ..
Voice of British boxing Steve Bunce looks across the trajectory of the sport over the course of his half century at the side of the ring, from Joe Bugner beating Henry Cooper in the seventies to Bunce's insight into the rise of Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua. NUME CARTE: Bunce's Big Fat Short History..
The title of this book: CAN I SEE YOUR HANDS refers to one of the key outcomes of this book-- being able to tell whether or not people want to cause us harm. To put it very simply, if you can see someone's hands and they are not concealing them, holding a weapon or positioning to strike you, one's l..
Contributor(s):Author: Sammy FrancoCANE FIGHTING TECHNIQUES FOR THE REAL WORLD Cane Fighting: The Authoritative Guide to Using the Cane or Walking Stick for Self-Defense is a no nonsense book written for anyone who wants to learn how to use the cane or walking stick as a fighting weapon for real-wor..
This comprehensive compendium covers all aspects of self-defense knives, including their history, development, and technology, as well as practice, training, and combat techniques. Learn about the historical development of modern self-defense knives and their various technical systems, designs, and ..
Contributor(s):Author: Liam O'RourkeWinner of the 2017 Wrestling Observer Award for Best Wrestling Book. "Outstanding" - Stone Cold Steve Austin "The best biography ever done on a wrestler" - Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer "May very well be the most compelling pro wrestling biography in the histor..
Creating the Mania takes fans backstage with an all-access pass to the behind-the-scenes stories of WrestleMania 34, which became the Mercedes-Benz Superdome's highest grossing entertainment event at $14.1 million and a sold-out crowd of 78,133 fans. Follow the yearlong life cycle of WWE's biggest e..
Contributor(s):Author: R. Shaw10 Lessons From The Coach Of The World's Baddest Man Principles, Techniques & Tactics From Cus D'Amato Are You Ready To Learn Lessons To Improve Your Life In All Aspects? If So You've Come To The Right Place... Here's A Preview Of What This Cus D'Amato Book Contains... ..
Contributor(s):Author: Johan HarmenbergContribution by: Arnd SchmittContribution by: Philippe BoisseJohan Harmenberg revolutionized epee fencing when he pioneered the New Fencing Paradigm that lets a fencer neutralize his opponent's superior technique. In this new, expanded edition of Epee 2.0, he h..
A guide to martial arts, the history of karate, and a wide range of karate techniques. NUME CARTE: Essential Karate Book, HardcoverISBN: 4805312971PRET EDITURA: 94.99AUTOR(i): Graeme LundEDITURA: Tuttle PublishingCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: August 2014DATA PUBLICARE: 2014..
WINNER -- SPORTS -- USA Best Books Award 2015 Fight Like a Physicist provides an in-depth, sometimes whimsical look into the physics behind martial arts for sport and self-defense. Whether you are an experienced martial artist or a curious enthusiast, this book can give you an ``unfair advantage`` b..
Contributor(s):Author: W. E. FairbairnThis book, by the man who taught them, shows how the British Commandos fought in the Second World War in unarmed hand-to hand combat. It shows how they won their fights - even against enemies who were bigger, stronger, and armed. Brute strength is not required...
The seminal treatise on the code of the samurai--now available as a Shambhala Pocket Classic. Hagakure is a treatise on the samurai code written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, an eighteenth-century samurai. It's a guide, organized as a loose collection of thoughts, on how samurai should conduct themselves...
Contributor(s):Author: Nick HughesPreface by: Marcus WynneA book about self protection from someone who's protected clients for over twenty years in hostile environments. Instead of assuming the fight has already begun the book focuses primarily on awareness and avoidance strategies of the professio..
Contributor(s):Author: Clement Schrepfer"How to fence Epee - The fantastic 4 method" is an explanatory concentration method to perfect his practice of fencing. It is the fruit of a reflection on several years of practice of epee fencing in competition at the highest level. A practical manual to help..
Contributor(s):Author: Master James McNeilAuthor: Andrew JacksonHsing-I is one of the true treasures of the internal martial arts. Based on ancient Taoist philosophy, it has both the capacity to be used as a devastating martial art alongside its ability to improve the health of a practitioner by pro..
With foreword by Ted Wong, apply the combat science of Bruce Lee's revolutionary martial art. NUME CARTE: Jeet Kune Do, PaperbackISBN: 0804847797PRET EDITURA: 70.99AUTOR(i): Teri TomEDITURA: Tuttle PublishingCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Decembrie 2016DATA PUBLICARE: 2016..
Are you planning to learn Karate, but don't know where to begin? Are you looking for a teacher? Are you taking a class but confused by the technical terms used to describe the punches? Karate Basics teaches you all the fundamentals of this ancient martial art form in a clear and easy-to-understand m..
Contributor(s):Author: Gichin FunakoshiTranslator: Harumi Suzuki-JohnstonEditor: Paul Lewis ArgentieriThis classic Shotokan Karate Master Text has been printed for the explicit purpose of providing an exact reproduction of the complete original 1935 Japanese publication, preserving a historically ac..
Dynamics, motion, and sensation are karate's connective tissue--and they are the heart of this book. As a lifelong student of martial arts, J. D. Swanson, PhD, had searched through piles of books on form and function. Stand here, they said. Step there. But where movement was concerned, not one of th..
Contributor(s):Author: Sean Oliver"Sean's story, beginning as a renegade, outlaw company and evolving to redefining the shoot video genre, is extremely fascinating. Who knew that the man asking the questions was as fascinating as his subject matter?" -Justin Barrasso, Sports Illustrated "Kayfabe bri..
This detailed book will be of value to all those interested in kickboxing; whether they simply want to train for fun or have higher goals, the techniques and drills in this book will be of enormous assistance to them. NUME CARTE: Kickboxing, PaperbackISBN: 1847970370PRET EDITURA: 99.99AUTOR(i): Just..
Contributor(s):Author: Sammy FrancoUNLOCK THE FULL POWER OF THE KUBOTAN KEYCHAIN With over 290 photographs and step-by-step instructions, Kubotan Power: Quick and Simple Steps to Mastering the Kubotan Keychain is the authoritative resource for mastering this devastating self-defense weapon. In this ..
Contributor(s):Author: Patrick McCarthyTranslator: Patrick McCarthy"Legend of the Fist" is a wonderful compilation of Japanese-to-English translations, surrounding rare and original works by early Okinawan Karate pioneers, carried out by Patrick and Yuriko McCarthy over the past thirty years. It is ..
Martial Arts After Forty is the first book ever to explore the needs and advantages of the over-forty martial artist. It takes an in-depth look at the realities of training in mid-life including: What type of exercises are beneficial and which ones are dangerous? What are the effects of aging and wh..
In recent years, the grappling arts have proven to be the most effective form of combat in mixed martial arts (MMA) and no-holds-barred (NHB) competitions. Above all others, the Gracie brand of Brazilian jujitsu has become recognized as the preeminent fighting style in unarmed combat. Now Renzo Gra..
Contributor(s):Author: Paulo GuillobelPhotographer: Teresa De La CruzPhotographer: Homero Villa"On 'Mastering The 21 Immutable Principles Of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu', Paulo Guillobel wears a hat of a scholar and proves that, in more than 26 years of practicing, he has not only trained, taught and compet..
Divided into four parts, this book describes the developmental stages of the internal martial artist. The first requirement lies in the constant cultivation and maintenance of proper posture and breathing habits, both in the stillness of sitting and standing and in the movement of the body. The next..
A thoroughly detailed and authoritative guide to the background and theory of the Chinese Martial Art of Xing Yi Quan. NUME CARTE: Mysterious Power of Xingyi Quan, PaperbackISBN: 1848191405PRET EDITURA: 188.99AUTOR(i): C S TangEDITURA: Singing DragonCOPERTA: BrosataFORMAT: 254 x 192 x 23..
Contributor(s):Author: Ellis AmdurKoryu, literally, 'old flow from the past, ' refers to Japanese martial traditions that predate the sweeping cultural changes that followed the Meiji Restoration of 1868. They generally have a very different character and tone from modern martial arts, such as kendo..
Contributor(s):Author: Joyce Carol OatesA reissue of bestselling, award-winning author Joyce Carol Oates' classic collection of essays on boxing. NUME CARTE: On Boxing, PaperbackISBN: 0060874503PRET EDITURA: 88.99AUTOR(i): Joyce Carol OatesEDITURA: Harper PerennialCOPERTA: BrosataDATA PUBLICARE: -1N..
Contributor(s):Author: Scott MeredithIf your mind is not projected into your hands, even ten thousand techniques will be useless - Tesshu Yamaoka (Bodyguard to the Meiji Emperor) Dozens of incredibly effective methods for streaming the internal power of "ki" to and through your arms and hands, for..
Contributor(s):Author: Rory MillerRory Miller is one of the leaders in the modern self-defense industry. His previous books, especially Meditations on Violence, Facing Violence and Conflict Communications, have changed the dialogue on violence and conflict. His ability to clarify seemingly complex p..
Describing the principles and techniques that define Japan s most popular style of swordsmanship, this martial arts manual gives practitioners master-level instruction. This book is a collection of the most effective and proven fighting methods spanning from the feudal to the modern eras. It illumin..
Includes explanations of the methods of catch-as-catch and is accompanied by clear illustrations that show how to use them most effectively, and the background of this unique sport is traced through America, Japan, England, and Ireland. NUME CARTE: Say Uncle!: Catch-As-Catch-Can Wrestling and the Ro..
``Get tough, get down in the gutter, win at all costs... I teach what is called 'Gutter Fighting.' There's no fair play, no rules except one: kill or be killed.`` - W.E. Fairbairn Learn self-defense from one of the most badass hand-to-hand combat experts the world has ever seen W. E. Fairbairn is a..
Contributor(s):Author: David SeiwertThe karambit has become extremely popular in recent years, spread by practitioners of Southeast Asian martial arts such as Silat, KunTao and the Filipino arts of Kali and Escrima, but there is very little information on the subject outside of these arts. More and ..
First published in the 1870s by Colonel Monstery, a master swordsman, this explains the ethos and culture of 19th century fighting gentlemen. Includes both armed and unarmed methods for use against a variety of fighting styles and weapons. 42 b/w photos. NUME CARTE: Self-Defense For Gentlemen And La..
Former US Navy SEAL and FBI Special Agent Jonathan T. Gilliam brings his unique professional perspective to teach you the art of awareness and attack avoidance by sharing unconventional warfare techniques and how to think like an attacker. Fight back, because we are sheep no more This personal safe..
Contributor(s):Author: Phil Pierce"Essential Knowledge for any Karate Student"- Grab your copy now Discover how to develop speed and strength The Three Pillars of Shotokan and Grading Requirements, Including; Sparring and self-defense requirements (Kumite) Practical and floor work (Kihon) Japanes..
In the sequel to the first volume, which introduced the long sword, Herbert Schmidt explains single-handed sword fighting techniques with a buckler, or small shield. ``Single-handed sword`` here refers to the sword wielded in one hand, as used throughout almost the entire Middle Ages. This book anal..
Contributor(s):Author: Robert PoytonMany martial arts use fixed movement patterns or kata for solo training, but the Russian Martial Art of Systema has no set moves. How, then, can you train alone in Systema? This book has the answers It covers the basic methods of Systema solo practice, including:..
Contributor(s):Author: Phil Pierce"An expert, easy-to-use guide with the facts you need to Ace your next grade " This expert guide has been compiled to help you blast through the belts, and pass each grade at the highest mark This book has been developed with the input of Instructors, Referees, a..
Strengthen Your Body, Improve Your Balance and Rejuvenate Your Spirit The ancient Chinese health system of tai chi is now practiced throughout the world more regularly than any other form of exercise. It promises all the benefits of a strong body, and it is also noted for calming the mind and impro..