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Martial Arts & Self-Defense

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  • 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...

  • The Secret Karate Techniques - Kata Bunkaiby Helmut Kogel

    Meyer & Meyer 2010; US$ 14.52

    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...

  • Aikido Toho Iaiby Michael Russ

    Meyer & Meyer 2009; US$ 13.61

    O Sensei Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of Aikido, often said to his students that training for Aikido without using the sword is not enough. For the first time, this book introduces a system founded by Shoji Nishio Sensei called Aikido Toho Iai, which is the connection between the art of sword drawing and Aikido techniques. The sword is the origin of... more...

  • Self-Defenseby Christian Braun

    Meyer & Meyer 2009; US$ 14.52

    In the introductory section, you will find a wealth of valuable tips on how to defend yourself in everyday situations, thus making you feel more secure at all times. Techniques on how you can protect yourself against a determined attacker are demonstrated. Concerning human attacks, we have comprehensively gathered tips together, describing some of... more...

  • Shotokan Karate Kata Vol.1by Joachim Grupp

    Meyer & Meyer 2009; US$ 13.61

    The Kata are the backbone of Karate. Continually practising them allows the whole spectrum of possibilities contained in Karate to be revealed. The Kata consist of a fascinating multitude of techniques that permit defence in close contact as well as at medium- and long- distance from your partner. Situations where the Kata can be applied are comprehensively... more...

  • Shotokan Karateby Joachim Grupp

    Meyer & Meyer 2009; US$ 12.70

    This manual offers assistance to all Shotokan Karateka to use when training or intensively preparing skills - for beginners as well as advanced students. All the facets of this demanding fighting art are covered in an easily understandable manner. The most important Kihon techniques, the various Kumite forms as well as free-fighting and basic Katas... more...

  • Aikido - The Basicsby Bodo Roedel

    Meyer & Meyer 2010; US$ 18.52

    Aikido is a highly developed martial art form based on standardized principles which the book explains by numerous examples of movements. The basics of the foot and hand movements are also covered. The details of the basic techniques of Aikido are not merely described; the reader also learns their implementation. A close look is taken on the roles... more...

  • Judo - Nage No Kataby Ute Pfeiffer; GŁnther Bauer

    Meyer & Meyer 2009; US$ 10.89

    The book is aimed at providing the newcomer to Kata as well as the Kata club instructor with up-to-date lessons that can be used immediately on the mat without any other preparation. Nage-no-Kata - the forms of throwing - deals with throwing techniques used in Judo. The Kata are divided into five groups and each of these has three throwing techniques... more...

  • Shotokan Karate Kataby Joachim Grupp

    Meyer & Meyer 2003; US$ 12.70

    A Kata is fighting, self-defence, precision and dynamic force all in one. It represents a fascinating multitude of logical, sequential techniques, with which the Karateka can demonstrate what he can do regarding his body control, powers of persuasion, perfection and fighting spirit. The repertoire of Shotokan Karate contains 26 Kata in all. The Master... more...

  • Kobudo Sai Jutsuby Helmut Kogel

    Meyer & Meyer 2009; US$ 14.52

    Sai-Jutsu is one of the traditional Japanese martial arts. This special martial art has its origin on the Ryu Kyu islands of Okinawa. In this book, the beginner will find a systematic introduction into the basics of Sai-Jutsu fighting techniques. The advanced student will get important insights into training instructions and will learn detailed patterns... more...