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- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
A highly effective and well-rounded Filipino martial art, Cabales Serrada Escrima uses basic stick-fighting movements whose applicability extends into both unarmed engagement and knife fighting. In Secrets of Cabales Serrada Escrima , Mark V. Wiley offers not only a clear presentation of the strikes, blocks, counters, and disarms unique to this style,... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
Are you ready to learn karate, but don't know where to begin? Are you intimidated by the unfamiliar terms of the powerful punches? With Karate Basics you'll become an expert in this martial art in no time! You'll learn about: The origins of karate?philosophy, history, and different branches of the martial art What really happens in a karate... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 15.95
Born in Hong Kong in 1941, Paul Eng began studying Kungfu at age 6 and has been teaching it since 1960. He has studied a range of Kungfu systems, specializing in Seven Star Praying Mantis. He has taught in New York, in Vietnam, while serving in the US Army, and in California, where he currently has a Kungfu school. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2006; US$ 21.95
Taekwondo is defined as a hard-style system of the martial arts? with penetrating kicks and punches, and forceful linear attacks. Dedicated practitioners know that advanced training means not only striving to master techniques, but also developing a deeper understanding of the history, philosophy, and concepts at the core of this martial art. In ... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2006; US$ 19.95
Chinese Internal Boxing: Techniques of Hsing-I and Pa-kua is the classic guide to two soft-style Chinese martial arts with ever-increasing popularity in the West. Chinese internal boxing and other internal martial arts do not depend on muscular strength. Instead, their power is drawn from the cultivation and practical application of internal energy,... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 15.95
"The Bubishi is like reading a translation of Musashi's Go Rin No Sho (Book of Five Rings) or Sun Zi's, Art of War ; the more it's read, the more one gets from it." —Patrick McCarthy Treasured for centuries by karate's top masters, the Bubishi is a classic Chinese work on philosophy, strategy, medicine, and technique as they relate to... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 11.95
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 2011; US$ 12.95
Hapkido, "The Way of Coordination and Internal Power," is one of the three major Korean martial arts. Founded in 1963 by Master Choi Young-Sul, it is a complete system of self-defense, encompassing, striking, kicking, and grappling techniques. Conceptually, Hapkido techniques more closely parallel those of Aikido than Taekwondo. In fact, as the author... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1993; US$ 18.95
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 2003; US$ 14.95
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...