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  • The Xingyi Boxing Manual, Revised and Expanded Editionby Jin Yunting; John Groschwitz

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 16.95

    Famed for promoting health and longevity, as well as for its effectiveness as a fighting art, Xingyi is practiced by enthusiasts in China and in the West. Designed as a primer or introductory reader and filled with photos, illustrations, and descriptive text, this authentic manual introduces the Five Elements of Xingyi?Splitting Fist, Drilling Fist,... more...

  • How to Defend Yourselfby Martin J Dougherty

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 10.99

    MARTIN J DOUGHERTY is Director of Coaching to the All-Styles Martial Arts Association and a Senior Assessor with the Self-Defense Federation, holding black belts in two styles of Ju-Jitsu as well as self-defense. His martial arts career has encompassed ju-jitsu, kickboxing and self-defense as well as military combative systems. Martin has worked in... more...

  • An Approach to Ip Man Style Wing Chunby Wayne Belonoha

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    An Approach to Ip Man Style Wing Chun is a practical new beginner's guide to Wing Chun by a certified instructor in the Ip Man lineage. Pan American Triple Gold Medalist Wayne Belonoha provides the fundamentals of the art as a comprehensive mind/body training program. Written in accessible language and including more than 400 full-color photos, the... more...

  • Japanese Jiu-jitsuby Darrell Max Craig

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 16.95

    The original Japanese martial art developed by the elite samurai class during Japan's feudal era, Jiu-jitsu is the forerunner of Judo and the precursor of today's ultimate fighting styles, such as mixed martial arts (MMA). For centuries, this method of unarmed self-defense proved so successful in combat that it was kept secret and taught only to a... more...

  • Taekwondo Poomsae: The Fighting Scrollsby Kingsley Umoh

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    This martial arts book digs deep into the standard Taekwondo patterns to extract proven fighting methods that unite ancient philosophy and strategy to teach effective, tactical self-defence. The book follows the history of the Korean people, starting with the myths of its origins dating from 2333 BC, and its culture, focusing on the important historic... more...

  • Kata Bunkaiby Helmut Kogel

    Meyer & Meyer 2012; US$ 17.29

    Geheime Techniken werden im Karate oft angesprochen, bleiben jedoch weitgehend unerschlossen. Dieses Buch führt systematisch in die Geheimnisse der Kampfkunst ein und orientiert sich dabei an den Techniken aus den traditionellen Karate Kata. Langjährige Studien bei Meistern aus Japan und Okinawa und bei Spezialisten aus anderen Ländern liegen dem aktuellen... more...

  • Judomethodik im Wandel der Zeitby Svenja Dickhaut

    Meyer & Meyer 2012; US$ 15.13

    In diesem Buch, dem zweiten Band der offiziellen Lehrreihe des Deutschen Judo-Bundes e. V., werden die wichtigsten Lehrsysteme und Methoden, die zur Entwicklung des JudO-Sports im DJB beigetragen haben, aufgezeigt und kritisch beleuchtet. Erst dieser geschichtliche Rückblick lässt die systematische kontinuierliche Weiterentwicklung hin zu modernen... more...

  • Vollkontakt-Karate-Trainingby Jürgen Höller; Axel Maluschka

    Meyer & Meyer 2010; US$ 16.21

    K1, UFC, Kyokushinkai und Muay Thai erfreuen sich immer größerer Beliebtheit. Kampfkünstler, die im Vollkontaktmodus trainieren und kämpfen möchten, finden in diesem Buch eine systematische Anleitung zur Gestaltung und zum langfristigen Aufbau ihres Trainings. Dieser Leitfaden bietet ein Konzept für das Vollkontakt-Training und eine effektive Selbstverteidigung.... more...

  • Shotokan Karateby Joachim Grupp

    Meyer & Meyer 2012; US$ 15.26

    Kontinuierliches Üben der Katas erschließt das große Spektrum der im Karate enthaltenen Möglichkeiten. Katas besitzen eine faszinierende Vielzahl von Techniken, die die Verteidigung in kurzer, mittlerer und langer Distanz ermöglichen. In der Kata zeigt sich die Besonderheit eines Karatestils. Die in diesem Buch enthaltenen Katas gehören zum fortgeschrittenen... more...

  • The Secret Karate Techniques - Kata Bunkaiby Helmut Kogel

    Meyer & Meyer 2010; US$ 15.26

    This book is aimed at both the experienced Karate student and those just starting up in finding their way through the theoretical and historical background of Karate and in the practice of the so-called "secret techniques".   Biographische Informationen Helmut Kogel learned a modern system of Karate fighting combinations from a western... more...