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Martial Arts & Self-Defense

  • Kyudo The Japanese Art of Archeryby William Acker

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 8.99

    Learn the ancient art of Japanese archery or Kyudo with this illustrated guide. The Japanese Art of Archery , is deeply rooted in tradition. It not only continues to enjoy widespread popularity in Japan, but is also attracting the interest of more and more foreigners, in much the same manner as Japan's other distinctive sports, such as judo,... more...

  • Eternal Springby Michael Acton

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 21.95

    This book, written for a Western audience, explains the essential theories and strategies of Taijiquan and Qi Gong in an insightful way. It expounds their value in our daily lives as an effective means of combating stresses, strains and illnesses, positioning these disciplines as comprehensive strategies for health, happiness and rejuvenation. more...

  • Tai Ji Dancing for Kidsby Chungliang Al Huang

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 16.95

    Showing kids how Tai Ji can be fun, this book gives a simple and charming introduction to Tai Ji. Covering the five elements and some of the basic sensations, it will help children to get in touch with their bodies and minds. more...

  • Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountainby Chungliang Al Huang

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 22.95

    Written with true passion and eloquence, the book richly conveys the subtle yet profound principles underlying Tai Ji. Movement, stillness, joyfulness, and the ability to live in the moment are the threads running through the text, as well as the humor and compassion to acknowledge the impossibility of human perfection. more...

  • Essential Tai Jiby Chungliang Al Huang

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 19.95

    Chungliang Al Huang shares the basic movements of Tai Ji - and its relationships with nature, space and time - alongside stunning, inspirational photography by Si Chi Ko. The book promotes strength, relaxation and clarity, as Master Huang teaches how to unify mind and body, achieving a healthier and more fulfilling state of being. more...

  • Bagua Daoyinby David Alexander; Jinghan He

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 19.95

    In this highly illustrated guide, Master He, a fifth generation practitioner of Bagua, introduces the ancient Daoist principles on which it is based and the approach to life it nurtures. Photographs illustrate a programme of sequences, showing the beauty of the movements, and the positions and transitions the practitioner is aiming for. more...

  • Striking Beautyby Barry Allen

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    The first book to focus on the intersection of Western philosophy and the Asian martial arts, Striking Beauty collapses the boundaries between Eastern and Western thought, comparatively studying the historical and philosophical traditions of martial arts practice and their ethical value in the modern world. Expanding Western philosophy’s global outlook,... more...

  • 47 Roninby John Allyn; Stephen Turnbull

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    Now a major motion picture starring Keanu Reeves! 47 Ronin is the unforgettable tale of a band of samurai who defied the Emperor to avenge the disgrace and death of their master, and faced certain death as a result. This set off a chain of events that led to one of the bloodiest episodes in Japanese history. In the process, it also created a... more...

  • The School of Fencingby Domenico Angelo

    Frontline Books 2017; US$ 14.39

    Domenico Angelo's book, complete with diagrams, embodies the ideas of an era. Philip Stafford in The Times Literary Supplement This is a fascinating read and surprisingly up to date. Every fencer will learn from it . . . Very highly recommended. The Sword If there is one book on smallsword technique that a person should have in their collection,... more...

  • Biomechanics of Human Motionby Emeric Ph.D. Arus

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 87.95

    Biomechanics of Human Motion: Applications in the Martial Arts delineates the general laws governing the human biomechanics through an extensive review of martial arts techniques and references to fundamental theory. Using straightforward mathematics and physics, the book covers in depth the anatomical foundation of biomechanics, the biomechanical... more...