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  • 75 Down Blocksby Rick Clark

    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...

  • Complete Shotokan Karateby Robin L. Rielly

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • The Essence of Okinawan Karate-Doby Shoshin Nagamine

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95

    A rich source on the technique and philosophy of traditional Okinawan karate, The Essence of Okinawan Karate-Do presents the teachings of legendary martial arts master Shoshin Nagamine, world famous as the founder of the Matsubayashi school of Shorin-ryu karate-do. Used for generations as a practical and pictorial guide, it contains over 1,000 photographs... more...

  • Japan's Complete Fighting System Shin Kage Ryuby Robin L. Rielly

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • Karate The Art of "Empty-Hand" Fightingby Hidetaka Nishiyama; Richard C. Brown

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95

    Karate: The Art of "Empty-Hand" Fighting has inspired hundreds of thousands of karateka, and it remains one of the finest texts available on the technique, art, and spirit of karatedo. This definitive volume is a systematic presentation of the art of traditional Japanese karate. An easily accessible martial arts manual illustrated with more than... more...

  • Judo Formal Techniquesby Tadao Otaki; Donn F. Draeger

    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 provides a history of this Japanese martial art and gives... more...

  • Essential Shorinjiryu Karatedoby Masayuki Kukan Hisataka

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    In Essential Shorinjiryu Karatedo , Masayuki Kukan Hisataka, ninth Dan Black Belt Karate master, introduces the highly innovative and effective Shorinjiryu Kenkokan Karatedo system. Though an integral system of Okinawan karate practiced for centuries, it is an evolving scientific martial art that incorporates elements from kung fu, Kudakajima Shishiryu... more...

  • The Last Wordby Paul Hansford; Al McKillop

    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...

  • Goju Ryu San Dan Giby Tom Hill

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 1.49

    This informative eBook features a step by step, guide for Students of Go Ju Karate or any Martial Art who wish to learn San Dan Gi (Three level Sequence). Written by martial arts expert Tom Hill, 7th Dan, this is a valuable addition to the bookshelf of any martial arts student. more...

  • Sort Out the UK Dan Gradesby Tom Hill

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 1.49

    The Dan Grade system in Karate is a mess! It is high time someone said so and not just complained about it, but offered up a sensible and workable solution that was both fair and intelligent. In this eBook, author and martial arts expert Tom Hill gives it a go. more...