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- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 18.95
[In The Ninja Defense, the classic art of the ninja is updated for maximum effectiveness in modern day situations. Stephen K. Hayes is a Black Belt Hall of Fame member and acknowledged ?Father of American Ninjutsu.? He has distilled and refined the knowledge he has built studying and teaching ninjutsu for decades into a comprehensive self-defense... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 28.58
Hauptbeschreibung Was ist Gewaltkompetenz? Die Fähigkeit, körperliche und psychische Gewalt ausüben zu können wird negativ gesehen, während die Fähigkeit, ihr zu widerstehen als eine Tugend gilt. Eine solche Bewertung ist tatsächlich nichts weiter als eine Frage der Perspektive. Individuum und Staat sind nicht identisch. Auch in demokratischen Staaten... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 19.95
The noncompetitive self-defense technique known as Krav Maga originally began in the Israeli Defense Force, of which author Boaz Aviram has been a long-standing member. Krav Maga combines fighting techniques from a wide range of martial arts, from boxing to jiujitsu to judo, and teaches its students invaluable lessons in optimizing self-defense, maintaining... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
The book considers the universal question posed by both martial artists and practitioners of eastern religions regarding the origins of each style or school. It delineates the ancestries of the most famous and popular martial arts worldwide and identifies the legends and the known historical facts regarding the roots of the mainstream arts of Shaolin... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
In his day, Jack Johnson?born in Texas, the son of former slaves?was the most famous black man on the planet. As the first African American World Heavyweight Champion (1908?1915), he publicly challenged white supremacy at home and abroad, enjoying the same audacious lifestyle of conspicuous consumption, masculine bravado, and interracial love wherever... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 26.99
From a tough Toronto childhood as the only son of immigrant parents, through a twenty-three-year career that earned him induction into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, to the public tragedies that decimated his family long after the cheering stopped, George Chuvalo tells his life story as only he can. Chuvalo traded punches with several all-time greats—Joe... more...
- Tracks Publishing 2010; US$ 9.99
Debunking the sport?s rumored reputation of being outdated, this newly revised edition explores the ancient yet powerfully rich and entertaining art of fencing. Covering Olympic-style foil, epee, and saber methods, this comprehensive guide also features tips on safety, etiquette, and technique. With a brief history on the sport and an updated resource... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
Beast. Monster. Savage. Psycho. The glowering menace of Mike Tyson has spooked us for almost two decades. And still we remain fascinated. Why? Ellis Cashmore's answer is disturbing: white society has created Tyson as vengeance for the loss of privilege produced by civil rights. Cashmore's eviscerating analysis of Tyson's life and the culture in which... more...
- Edition Raetia 2014; US$ 14.51
Luis Seebacher erzählt facettenreich sein Aufwachsen als Laubengassler im Bozen der Zwanziger- und Dreißigerjahre: von Lausbubengeschichten, der faschistischen Schule und seiner Leidenschaft für den Boxsport. Hautnah erlebte er als junger Bub den Besuch des italienischen Königs auf dem Waltherplatz oder den Brand des Vogelweider-Verlages unter den... more...