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- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95
This martial arts manual is a comprehensive guide to the basic forms and principles of Wing Chun kung-fu. In over 300 black-and-white photographs, Wing Chun Kung-Fu: A Complete Guide leads the reader step-by-step through the beginning forms of Wing Chun kung-fu, including Chi gerk, Chi sao and Wing Chun sticky-hand and sticky-leg techniques, as... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
The Chinese fighting technique described in this book is believed to have developed from a form devised at the Shaolin Temple by the Indian monk Bodhidharma. Called Shih-pa lohan shou (Eighteen Arhat Hands), it was the original Lohan form. Its purpose was to provide monks with exercises that would not only strengthen their bodies and minds, but... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
Escrima is a highly effective self-defense technique and one of the three major Filipino martial arts. It prepars the warrior for both armed and unarmed combat. Secrets of Cabales Serrada Escrima is a revised, expanded, and updated version of Filipino Martial Arts: Cabales Serrada Escrima, . Writing with the encouragement and assistance of one... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2006; US$ 24.95
Taekwondo is defined as a hard-style system of the martial arts with penetrating kicks, punches, and forceful linear attacks. In Advanced Taekwondo , Scott Shaw presents an in-depth look at the complete art of Taekwondo-from the underlying philosophies that drive the techniques and strategies to advice on mastering basic and advanced techniques... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2006; US$ 19.95
Perfect for people of all ages and nearly any level of health, Chinese internal boxing does not depend on muscular strength. Instead, its power is drawn from the cultivation and practical application of internal energy, or ch'i. Chinese Internal Boxing: Techniques of Hsing-I & Pa-Kua is an in-depth guide to the practice of two styles of Chinese... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 12.95
Here is a book crammed full of secret fighting techniques never before divulged in print: the Oriental delayed death touch, the destruction wrought on by the fingertips of an obscure Mexican; the shout of doom; the method so terrible it is practiced only in Russian torture chambers, the niceties of Thugee strangulation; and many more vicious fighting... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1996; US$ 12.95
Kobudo, the famous armed Okinawan fighting art that utilizes common farming implements in combat, and Te, the ancient Okinawan art of armed and unarmed combat, are two of the world's most widely practiced yet least-understood martial arts. This book studies the individual Kobudo and Te systems as they are practiced in Okinawa today and discusses their... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2003; US$ 19.95
Every style of karate, tae kwon do, kung fu, or other martial art includes the down block as part of its kata, or forms. The forms are similar enough that martial artists will recognize them as down blocks, even though the specific block looks different from their own style. Taken together, these blocks make up a "universe of hundreds" of different... 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...
- 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...