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- Tuttle Publishing 1993; US$ 19.95
Karate Breaking Techniques is the first book devoted solely to the art and techniques of breaking. The author, a highly experienced martial arts instructor and former Green Beret, explains clearly and systematically how to break boards, bricks, and other objects, and discusses practical applications of these techniques for self-defense. With over... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95
Complete Shotokan Karate is actually two books in one: a thorough history of Japanese karate in Asia and the United States, and an instructional manual for students of the Shotokan method. Part One outlines the history of karate from its probable origins in India (or perhaps Greece), and its transmission from China through Okinawa to Japan.... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95
Shoshin Nagamine was the last of the legendary pre-war karate masters and a well-known disciple of peaceful non-violence. His classic work, The Essence of Okinawan Karate-do, documents eighteen of the Okinawan karate kata and seven partner exercises (kumite), as well as a number of basic techniques, transmitting the secrets of Okinawan karate from... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00
Shin Kage Ryu jujutsu has existed as a fighting system since the nineteenth century, and the literal meaning of the three Chinese characters is "spirit shadow way." Originating in J apan and influenced by Okinawan fighting systems, the art has evolved into one that ip.corporates karate-like kicks, punches, and strikes, as well as the throwing, grappling,... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 26.95
This comprehensive manual on the basic formal techniques of Kodokan Judo, the Randori no Kata, provides the fundamental instruction in nage and katame no kata (throwing and grappling) that is essential to effective judo. With over 600 photographs and 400 drawings, Judo Formal Techniques gives complete step-bystep descriptions of the roles of both... more...
- Potomac Books Inc. 2008; US$ 16.95
No one gave James Buster Douglas much of a chance when he faced Iron Mike Tyson on February 11, 1990, in the Tokyo Dome. Tyson was Godzilla, and Buster wasnt expected to be anything more than a moth for Tyson to swat away, much less Mothra. Douglas had four losses already and 42-1 odds against him in this bout. One reporter,... more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Are you hard enough? Mixed martial arts - just an excuse for a fight or a real fighting skill? Two contenders mixing up wrestling, boxing, judo, jiu-jitsu, karate, Muay Thai and any other fighting skills they know, trying to beat the hell out of each other. Where's the glory? Where's the money? Are there any rules or does anything go? Does... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 18.95
This is Kendo is a fully illustrated introduction to the traditional art of Japanese fencing--its essential nature and its basic techniques. It is the first book in English to describe and analyze this famous sport. Features include: over 100 photographs and drawings origin and history of kendo basic kendo principles and techniques... more...