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- McBooks Press 2011; US$ 9.99
This compilation of boxing-related commentary, criticism, reportage, and analysis represents the decade's best from award-winning sports journalist George Kimball. With selections culled from a wide array of publications including Boxing Digest , the Irish Times , ESPN.com, and TheSweetScience.com, this is a hard-hitting look at the current state... more...
- Running Press 2011; US$ 14.95
What were the ten most fantastic knockouts in boxing history? Which pugilist had the greatest jab of all time? What were the sport?s most intense rivalries? Who scored the biggest upsets in the sport?s annals? Which fighters have the best nicknames? These questions and many others are answered in this bold collection of ranked lists from two of boxing?s... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
Two veteran martial arts instructors and a renowned comic book illustrator deliver the ultimate course in self-defense More than three million Americans are involved in a violent physical encounter every year. In these situations, knowledge is power, and few teachers are better equipped to deliver that knowledge than Lawrence Kane and Kris Wilder.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 39.95
Born to former slaves on St. Croix in 1860, Peter Jackson made his name as a boxer with his smooth, fast style and a dangerous one-two combination. After immigrating to Australia, Jackson became that country's national heavyweight champion in 1886 before moving on to the United States and claiming the title of Colored Champion of the World in 1888.... more...
- Black Belt Communications 1987; US$ 10.99
Originally published in 1963, this book includes personal testimonies regarding the author and his art from James Y. Lee, the legendary Ed Parker, and jujutsu icon Wally Jay. Through hand-drawn diagrams and captioned photo sequences, Lee?s text comes to life as he demonstrates a variety of training exercises and fighting techniques. Topics include... more...
- Black Belt Communications 1975; US$ 13.99
Compiled from Bruce Lee?s notes and essays and originally published in 1975, Tao of Jeet Kune Do is the best-selling martial arts book in the world. This iconic work explains the science and philosophy behind jeet kune do—the art Lee invented—and includes hundreds of Lee?s illustrations. Topics include Zen and enlightenment, kicking, striking, grappling,... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 15.98
Few sports polarise public opinion as boxing does. Some contend that it is repugnant and barbaric, for others a legitimate, regulated contest of skill, strength and willpower. What cannot be denied is that the fight game has produced some of sport's greatest icons. Many more are content to make a decent living or at least supplement their income... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 11.18
365 days, 7 fights, 4 Kos, 3 decisions, 2 scandals, 1 missing ear, 1 wild yearChris Jones did not know what he was getting himself into. He looked for a sport to call his own when he was hired as a rookie reporter. He found boxing. Over the course of the year that followed, the dark trade would creep deeply inside him, set his heart pumping one... more...
- Black Belt Communications 2010; US$ 15.95
Beginning with a thorough historical analysis of its 19th-century origins, the lore behind the art of Shotokan karate is dissected in this revised handbook. Describing how this style was invented by the world?s only unarmed bodyguards in Okinawa, this account depicts the impossible odds these men endured in order to protect their king and avoid... more...
- Tracks Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
Going beyond the standard workout for boxers, this innovative manual introduces a diverse set of training methods, integrating them into drill sets that build the athletic attributes for which past and present fighters are known. From Leroy Jones sparring with chickens and Ken Norton?s 15 combined rounds of shadow boxing, sparring, and bag work... more...