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The Fighting Spirit of Japan: The Esoteric Study of the by E. J. Harrison

By E. J. Harrison

This is often Gold to Martial Artists. an grand piece of insightful writing and a vintage contribution to the center knowledge of Japan’s Martial Arts. Harrison was once a Western journalist who spoke fluent jap and lived in Japan from approximately 1900. This makes his remark, reviews and writing unique.

Harrison turned passionate about the non secular dynamics of Japan’s Martial Arts and its impact on human power and services. He was once very skilful himself and was once graded through the main tough of Japan’s Masters. He received their recognize simply because he understood the esoteric pondering that was once universal to the entire supremely skilful best Grades, of their software of sophisticated profitable techniques.

Harrison asserts, for example, that till Westerners study the teachings of harnessing the nice stomach powers open to us, the japanese will continuously defeat a Westerner in a struggle to the end. He writes, “This isn't really a technical exposition of jap Martial Arts. My self sufficient learn, entry to such nice jap minds and the very top of the range of my unique resource fabrics is most unique. i've got attempted to exploit it to give an explanation for the key of unquestionable jap combating superiority.

this can be a less than excellent try to clarify the esoteric considering, which in flip produces their entire combating rationale.” It used to be on the outbreak of the Russo–Japanese conflict in 1904 that Harrison moved to Tokyo and joined the Kodo kan. in the course of his existence there, he met and befriended Suichi Nagaoka, Kyuzo Mifune, Sakujiro Yokoyama, Nobuyuki Kunishige and Dr Jigoro Karo – founding father of the Kodo Kan. them all have been towering figures within the respected global of jap Martial Arts and its philosophies.

Harrison’s own relationships with the old giants of Judoka make his knowing and information completely valuable. He offers a distinct glimpse of a interval of jap heritage and tradition that used to be an entire secret to the West.

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No Holds Barred Fighting: The Kicking Bible: Strikes for MMA by Mark Hatmaker

By Mark Hatmaker

Essentially the most feared and necessary guns in combined martial arts (MMA) competition is dissected and mentioned during this fully-illustrated consultant to either perfecting and protecting opposed to the low kick. Many competitors view this system as a unmarried software of their arsenal, proscribing themselves after they may be taking this low-line method of attack and editing it to slot way more kicking occasions than these familiar. This quantity demonstrates easy methods to extend the low-kicking arsenal, displaying how an easy alteration in leg focusing on can strongly problem an opponent's safety, and how to hone low-line kicking energy and velocity in order that rapid-fire low-line kicking becomes a strong virtue. those innovations are major for MMA rivals and a person who desires to enhance either their self-defense and festival talents with the simplest empirical information available.

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Jeet Kune Do: The Principles of a Complete Fighter by Ron Balicki

By Ron Balicki

A conceptual advisor to the martial arts, the publication positive factors Jeet Kune Do, Bruce Lee's wonderful martial artwork, which makes use of components from many actual artwork types: Western boxing, muay Thai Boxing, kali, shoot wrestling and Brazilian ju-jitsu. as well as the philosophical and functional bases for the martial arts, Balicki covers:

* apparatus education: Thai pads, concentration gloves, the dummy, kickshields

* guns and guns training

* battling a number of opponents

* mental training

* Trapping: education, disagreement, grappling and groundfighting

* education for the disabled

* criminal concerns For the fighter, the trainer or the involved observer, those ideas are more than the sum of themselves, supplying perception right into a mythical self-discipline.

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Tsai Lee Fo. Chin Pao Ping Cheng Chuan by Hui Tin Hing

By Hui Tin Hing

Цайлифо (кит. 蔡李佛), чойлифут или чой ли фут — стиль южно-китайского ушу, выработанный мастером Чэнь Хэном (1805-75). Для этого стиля характерны размашистость и амплитудность мощных ударов кулаком и предплечьями (влияние школ юга).
В книге «Цай Ли Фо - золотой леопард, широко раскрыв глаза, проявляет беспристрастность»,
автор разъясняет один из классических комплексов (тао, таолу) данного направления ушу - описание движений приводится на китайском и английском языках..

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Young samurai: The way of the dragon by Chris Bradford

By Chris Bradford

It's June 1613. Japan is threatened with struggle and Jack is dealing with his maximum conflict but. Samurai are taking facets and, because the blood starts to circulation, Jack's warrior education is placed to the final word attempt. His survival - and that of his neighbors - will depend on him studying the 2 Heavens, the key sword means of the mythical samurai Masamoto Takeshi. yet first Jack needs to recuperate his father's prize ownership from the lethal ninja Dragon Eye. Can Jack defeat his ruthless enemy? Or will the ninja entire his venture to kill the younger samurai...

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Martial Arts by Cezar Borkowski

By Cezar Borkowski

The whole Idiot's consultant to Martial Arts provides useful education guidance and proposals for choosing the suitable martial paintings for you. 13 speedy and straightforward proof approximately martial arts disciplines. Down - to earth recommendation concerning the actual and psychological advantages of martial arts for kids, youth, and adults. it is a nice learn!

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Street E & E Evading, Escaping, And Other Ways To Save Your by Marc Animal MacYoung

By Marc Animal MacYoung

Right here Animal tells you ways to outlive while youre outflanked and outgunned. instead of clashing head-on with each challenge that comes alongside, you must discover ways to observe hit-and-run strategies, make the most of the surroundings and use your enemies weaknesses opposed to them.

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The Sword Exercise by Henry C.Wayne

By Henry C.Wayne

Учебник фехтования на шпагах (рапирах) середины XIX века.
Описываются основные действия фехтовальщика.
Описываются восемь защит (в классическом фехтовании - девять защит), нумерация позиций соответствует современной.
Стойка - правой ногой вперед, левая рука не используется.
Несмотря на краткость учебника достаточно подробно описываются основные связки.

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Shaolin Chin Na Fa: Art of Seizing and Grappling. by Liu Jin Sheng, Andrew Timofeevich

By Liu Jin Sheng, Andrew Timofeevich

The ebook ''CHIN NA FA'' used to be written through Liu Jin Sheng in collaboration with Zhao Jiang. the 1st version of the ebook used to be issued in July of 1936 as a guide for the Police Academy of Zhejiang province. The publication was once published by means of the publishing condominium Shan Wu in Shanghai. ''...If you're answerable for this method, you could sway the future of the enemy. you could kill your enemy, reason insufferable ache, tear his muscular tissues and sinews, holiday his bones or make him subconscious for it slow and entirely disable him to withstand. Even a lady or a bodily vulnerable guy who mastered this method can minimize a robust enemy. this system calls for deftness and talent, now not brute strength. it is crucial to coach oneself day-by-day to make the physique versatile and nimble, yet ''hardness'' needs to be hidden inside of this ''softness.'' /Author Liu Jin Sheng. The Police Academy of Zhejiang province. 1-st of might of the 24-th 12 months of the chinese language Republic (1935)/

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