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- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2014; US$ 14.95
Tae Kwon Do is more than just a fighting style: it combines self-defense, exercise, meditation, philosophy, and self-awareness to improve oneself physically, mentally, and spiritually. Over 400 million students in more than 188 countries have embraced the way of life that Tae Kwon Do provides. Tae Kwon Do, Third Edition combines a complete explanation... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 22.95
Effective martial arts training, especially for a demanding sport like Muay Thai, requires a prudent training plan. In Muay Thai Training Techniques , professional trainer Christoph Delp shows amateur as well as advanced fighters how to best utilize their training time, whether at home or in the gym, alone or with a partner or coach. A comprehensive... more...
- American Bar Association 2013; US$ 19.99
Jiu Jitsu Jurisprudence provides lawyers with an alternative way to balance their busy and stressful lives?both in and out of the courtroom?through the sport and meditational practices of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It incorporates a total body workout while enhancing mental faculties (awareness, concentration, reaction) with emotional benefits (confidence,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
The late Victorian and Edwardian officer class viewed hunting and big game hunting in particular, as a sound preparation for imperial warfare. For the imperial officer in the making, the ?blooding? hunting ritual was a visible ?hallmark? of stirling martial masculinity. Sir Henry Newbolt, the period poet of subaltern self-sacrifice, typically considered... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 21.95
Journey to the Heart of Aikido presents the teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei, one of the few remaining direct students of Morihei Ueshiba, the legendary founder of Aikido. After a lifetime of practice and teaching in Japan, the United States, and Europe, Anno Sensei conveys through his teachings Aikido's essential spirit of love, harmony, gratitude,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 22.69
FIGHTERS BY TRADE brings vividly to life the boxing world of historical heroes and modern-day gladiators. From the brutish beginnings of cobble street fighting on the squalid streets of London in 1700 to the illegal bare-knuckle fighting of colonial Australia to the spectacular stadium events that attract stars and celebrities in the 21st century,... more...
- Anthem Press 2013; US$ 99.00
Fighting Scholars presents insightful ethnographic research on a range of different martial arts and combat sports. Taking the habitus as a central theme of analysis, the different contributions of this volume are aligned within the same project that began to crystallize in Loïc Wacquants Body and Soul: the construction... more...