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- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Why You Should Elope Couples that've eloped can often pinpoint the exact moment when the idea hit them: the night they came home late from work and cringed at a stack of wedding planners on their bedside table; the phone call from Mom or Dad asking them how the invitation list was coming along; or the end-of-month bill-paying session when they just... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2006; US$ 21.95
Taekwondo is defined as a hard-style system of the martial arts? with penetrating kicks and punches, and forceful linear attacks. Dedicated practitioners know that advanced training means not only striving to master techniques, but also developing a deeper understanding of the history, philosophy, and concepts at the core of this martial art. In ... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
Hapkido, "The Way of Coordination and Internal Power," is one of the three major Korean martial arts. Founded in 1963 by Master Choi Young-Sul, it is a complete system of self-defense, encompassing, striking, kicking, and grappling techniques. Conceptually, Hapkido techniques more closely parallel those of Aikido than Taekwondo. In fact, as the author... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2003; US$ 12.95
Are you ready to learn taekwondo, but don't know where to begin? Are you intimidated by the unfamiliar terms or the flying kicks? With Taekwondo Basics you'll become an expert in this martial art in no time! You'll learn about: The origins of taekwondo ? philosophy, history, and different branches of the martial art What really happens in a... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2002; US$ 14.95
Nirvana is not to be found in the fulfillment of endless desires, the analysis of profound thoughts, or even hours, days, or years of meditative contemplation. In fact, it is the very act of seeking to obtain happiness, peace, and enlightenment that keeps them out of reach. Nirvana in a Nutshell offers 157 Zen meditations to help you discover... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 1999; US$ 16.95
In this book, Shaw draws upon his knowledge of Asian culture and years of study in the martial arts to show us how we, too, can achieve higher understanding through the tenets of Zen Buddhism. Iado - the meditative way of the sword becomes a path to enlightenment. The first step is to learn to control the physical body; once physical senses are honed,... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2000; US$ 14.95
This complete guide to "street smart" self-defense covers a wide range of subjects including: rapid assessment of potentially dangerous situations, fast and simple response to an attack, continuous flow of defensive techniques, vital strike points, first strike advantage, fighting techniques and body weapons, specific attack responses, grappling... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 1999; US$ 11.95
Imagine being able to step beyond the controlling hands of time to discover the mystical process that will give you an entirely new perspective of time. Inside this handy pocket-size book are insightful aphorisms that will help you live morepeacefully in the present. With each page, Scott Shaw, an expert in meditative consciousness, helps you throw... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2001; US$ 12.95
These are Zen meditations for modern times -- cold comfort, maybe, for some of us who might want platitudes and the promise of peacefulness being handed to us on a silver platter. Because, as Shaw points out, conflict is a part of life. Zen Buddhism was even founded in conflict. No one can give anyone else peace. Peace comes to those who seek it --... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 1997; US$ 18.95
Learn how to call up extra energy on demand! Shaw shows you how to strengthen the Ki you were born with, so you can harness the Ki around you to help you through the many periods of stress in daily life. He gives suggestions for changingyour diet to improve Ki flow, and discusses how to actively focus Ki into specific regions of the body or into... more...