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- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95
Today people around the world are discovering the benefits of Tai-chi, an ancient Chinese system of exercise based on calm, graceful movements that condition the body from the inside out. With benefits like reduced stress and anxiety, plus improved flexibility and concentration, Tai-chi has become the ultimate form of exercise for relaxing and strengthening... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1999; US$ 12.95
Tai Chi Chuan: Form to Function is a detailed manual for the study of the martial techniques of tai chi chuan. It takes up where Sutton's earlier title, Applied Tai Chi Chuan , left off, by setting out step-by-step the training exercises necessary for the mastery of tai chi chuan as a true combative art. Sutton outlines a well-defined program... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1996; US$ 10.95
Tai Chi Chuan is a philosophical and martial discipline practiced daily by millions of people worldwide. Though its benefits as a means of enhancing health and relaxation are well known, it is also a viable and effective martial art. Nigel Sutton has devoted many years of his life to the study of Tai Chi's roots (its history, traditions, and basic... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1990; US$ 9.95
Shaolin Temple boxing is the father of all boxing forms in China and is a close ancestor of Japanese karate. Despite the widespread study of Shaolin boxing, however, the true origins and history of this exciting martial art have been obscured by wildly fanciful myths and legends that have arisen over the centuries, leading martial-arts authority Robert... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95
The Chinese secret for youthfulness, health and long life lies at least partly in T'ai Chi, the ballet-like calisthenics they've practiced for centuries. This rhythmical art stresses slow breathing, balanced and relaxed postures and absolute calmness of mind. The practice itself need take no more than ten minutes a day. This book is a complete step-by-step... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
Judo, the gentle way” based on an ancient Japanese jujutsu and now a premier modern Olympic sport, is systematically presented in The Sport of Judo . This volume, an invaluable resource for any beginning judoka or teacher, comprises a point-by-point demonstration and explanation of over fifty essential techniques, as practiced at the... more...
- NYU Press 1998; US$ 89.00
"A lot of people in the general public think female bodybuilding is gross and freaky . . . that that's not what a woman is supposed to look like." So says Michelle, a national bodybuilding judge. In fact, athletic women, especially those in sports where strength, muscle, and sweat feature prominently, are typically viewed by the public... more...
- John Blake 2009; US$ 9.99
Trying to keep ourselves fit and healthy is a challenge at the best of times. It seems that there is always someone ready to give us a piece of advice on how to exercise, lose weight, or have a more nutritious diet. But how much of what you are told can you believe and how do you know which pieces of advice to take seriously? If I exercise my tricep... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1990; US$ 11.95
This lucid introduction to Shoto-Kan Karate , a unique Japanese style of the popular ancient art of 'empty-hand' self-defense, explains and illustrates two of the major kata, or forms, in which all karate techniques are contained. more...