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- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 18.99
T'ai Chi Ch'uan (or tàijíquán), a Chinese internal martial art, is best appreciated in the West for its health and fitness benefits, as an art of self-defense, and as a spiritual path. In classical T'ai Chi, these aspects form an inseparable unity. In this guide to the classical Yang style, Petra and Toyo Kobayashi present the foundations of T'ai... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 26.95 US$ 21.56
Feel strong, toned and terrific with the latest moves in strength training Whether you're a beginner who doesn't know a barbell from a chocolate bar, a fitness junkie looking to expand your knowledge on weight training, or you're recovering from an injury and need to rebuild strength, this book is for you. Find out how to use exercise machines... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2010; US$ 6.95
The Feel Good Factory on The Body Beautiful contains simple, no-nonsense ideas to help you tone up, fight the flab and achieve your ideal figure. In thirty practical and down-to-earth chapters you'll discover the secrets to shifting those unwanted pounds and firming up your problem areas. You'll find quizzes which point you in the right direction,... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 12.99
Learn the background of Japanese Karate along with the ins and outs of belonging to a dojo with this readable martial arts guide. The Japanese martial art of Karate is not only a means of self-defense; it is also a sport and a philosophy. The Karate Dojo: Traditions and Tales of a Martial Art examines each of these aspects?through the colorful... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
Karate means "emptyhand," but the one who masters this book will never be emptyhanded. In fact, he will be a master of the ultimate in selfdefense, for here are the martial arts fundamentals, the basic katas and techniques as taught by Robert Trias, holder of the eighth degree Black Belt. These movements and techniques are vividly brought to life... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
The Secrets of Judo is a revealing Japanese martial arts manual that focuses primarily on the scientific principles at work in judo. It offers clear-cut explanations of the numerous techniques involved in throwing and grappling. In addition to the precise detailing of judo's physical aspects, this book provides insights into the psychological... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1998; US$ 18.99
Master the sport of Judo with this illustrated martial arts manual. The Techniques of Judo is a fully illustrated and authoritative manual, providing step-by-step explanations, practical pointers, and thorough analyses of all the most commonly used judo techniques, or "wazas." Illustrated with over 550 black and white photographs, this martial... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 14.99
Master Korean Karate, also called Tae-Kwon Do, with this expert martial arts guide. This book is one of the first of its kind on Tae-Kwon Do (Korean Karate). Karate practitioners who recognize this to be the only work to cover Free Fighting techniques recognize this as a vital resource Illustrated with nearly 1,000 photographs, the systematic... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00
Arthur Barnes--"The 100 Somersault Man"--was the world's greatest acrobat, a legend of the circus. He toured for 23 years with the biggest companies in Britain, Europe and the United States, performing for all the crowned heads, as well as for Abraham Lincoln. This book traces his story as a bright thread of triumphs and tragedies running... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
"Simple, clear, easy to learnDispenses with hours of needed to practice for the professionalOutstanding primer on selfdefense." Marine Corps Gazette Practical Karate: Fundamentals of SelfDefense is the first volume in the classic sixvolume series by Masatoshi Nakayama and Donn Draeger. Written for those too busy to devote hours a day to Karate... more...