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- The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 10.19
'As boxing books go, this is a masterpiece' - Barry McGuigan. Jack Doyle (1913-1978) was a 6ft 5in Irishman with a giant appetite for life. In 1933 he drew 90,000 to London's White City to see him fight and was making £600 a week on stage as a singer. He was nineteen. By the age of thirty he had earned and squandered a £250,000 fortune... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.99
lt offers easy-to-learn karate responses in typical self-defense situations. Diligent practice at home will equip one with more than instinct in an emergency situation." Mainichi Shimbun newspaper Practical Karate: Self-Defense in Special Situations is the final volume of the classic six-volume series by Masatoshi Nakayama and Donn Draeger.... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.99
This martial arts guide could actually be considered two books in one: a thorough history of Japanese karatedo and a profusely illustrated instruction manual for students of the martial art who have advanced beyond the beginning stages. Part One: Concerned about the misinterpretation of Japanese culture in general and karate in particular by many... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2003; US$ 6.99
Illustrated with over 250 photographs, Practical Self-Defense offers an in depth look at self defense techniques with tips strategies, and scenarios that can help new students to develop the skills they need. Based on Kyokushin Karate, this martial arts guide presents basic techniques including: Throws and takedowns Punches, kicks, and strikes... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.49
This excellent guide, written by Tom Hill (7th Dan and chief martial arts instructor) helps students or instructors of Karate - or any Martial Art - who wish to set up their own martial arts club. It contains both useful information about how to make the club exciting for students, and also sample forms for health and safety and training purposes. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 24.99
The Complete Martial Arts Training Manual is a complete guide for anyone who has an interest in the martial arts. Having a broad knowledge of the various techniques of the martial arts gives a martial artist an expanded ability to counteract a variety of attacks and overwhelm an opponent's defenses. Author Ashley Martin shares with the reader his... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 18.99
A well placed kick can mean the difference between victory and defeat in a fight! This illustrated guide to martial arts kicks provides the reader with a wealth of information on 89 different types of kicks from various styles. This martial arts book features kicks from Karate, Muay Thai, Taekwondo, Kung Fu, Kempo, Capoeira, Jeet Kune Do, and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 39.95
Born into extreme poverty in 1914, Jersey Joe Walcott began boxing at the age of 16 to help feed his hungry family. After ten years, without proper training and with little to show for his efforts beyond some frightful beatings, Walcott quit the ring. A chance meeting with a fight promoter who recognized the potential in his iron chin and hard punch... more...
- Crowood 2011; US$ 16.03
Ninjutsu: The Secret Art of the Ninja covers all aspects of this remarkable martial art, including the hidden details within the Ninjutsu forms. It reveals the secrets of how to develop power through body movement, how to effectively remove an opponent's balance, and how to unify the mind, the body and technique. The author's objective is to improve... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 29.99
Apply the combat science of Bruce Lee's revolutionary martial art! In a natural progression from the author's earlier work: The Straight Lead: The Core of Bruce Lee's Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do , Teri Tom takes the mechanics and strategies covered in that book and applies them to the rest of the JKD repertoire. With a foreword by Ted Wong, Bruce Lee's... more...