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Pocket Samurai, The

by William Scott Wilson

The samurai of Japan, who were the country's military elite from medieval times to the end of the nineteenth century, were synonmous with valor, honor, and martial arts prowess. Their strict adherence to the code of bushido ("the way of the ...

ISBN: 9781611802160

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Qigong Basics

The Basic Poses and Routines You Need to Be Healthy and Relaxed

by Ellae Ellinwood

<p></p><p><i>Qigong Basics&nbsp;</i>teaches you all the fundamentals of this ancient Chinese wellness discipline in a clear and easy-to-understand manner! This introductory book contains the following vital information:</p><ul><li>The origins of

ISBN: 9780804847582

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Richmond Unchained

The Biography of the World's First Black Sporting Superstar

by Luke G. Williams

<p>Today Bill Richmond is largely unknown to the wider public, but he was one of the most significant sportsmen in history and one of the most prominent celebrities of Georgian times. Born into slavery in Staten Island, Richmond won his freedom ...

ISBN: 9781445645094

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Ringside

A Treasury of Boxing Reportage

by Budd Schulberg

<p><em>Ringside</em> is a bountiful collection of the most memorable boxing stories by legendary fight-game writer Budd Schulberg.</p> <p>Schulberg takes us all the way back to an epic bare-knuckle contest in England 200 years ago; draws a ...

ISBN: 9781780577289

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Rise

Surviving the Fight of My Life

by Paige VanZant

ISBN: 9780316472265

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Secrets of the Sword

by Baron De Bazancourt

<p>This vintage book contains a fascinating, engaging, and thoroughly enjoyable book concerning fencing. A gentleman delivers a series of lectures over a period of eleven evenings on the subject of fencing, dealing with the fundamentals of the ...

ISBN: 9781473360747

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Shadow Box

An Amateur in the Ring

by George Plimpton

<p><strong>From the author of <em>Paper Lion</em></strong></p> <p>Stepping into the ring against light-heavyweight champion Archie Moore, George Plimpton pauses to wonder what ever induced him to become a participatory journalist. Bloodied but ...

ISBN: 9781473523234

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Spirit of the Empty Hand

by Stan Schmidt

<p>While the Japan Karate Association (JKA) was starting to send out pioneering instructors to teach karate around the world, Stan Schmidt became a pioneer of a slightly different kind. While the Japanese instructors wanted to show the world ...

ISBN: 9781782379515

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Strength and Conditioning for Combat Sports

by Darren Yas Parr

<p>The role of the strength and conditioning coach for a combat athlete is to perform a needs analysis in which both the fighter as an individual and the sport itself are assessed in order to develop a high-performance programme. This might ...

ISBN: 9781785004063

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Strength and Conditioning for Judo

by Andy Burns & Mike Callan

<p>Judo is a dynamic Olympic sport that requires a wide range of physical attributes and skills. It is the second largest participation sport in the world after football, and estimates suggest there are 20 million judoka (practitioners of judo) ...

ISBN: 9781785002571

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Strength Training: The Complete Step-By-Step Guide To A Stronger Sculptured Body

by Dk

<p><i>The complete step-by-step guide to a stronger, sculpted body.</i></p> <p>Build a better body with this essential handbook to strength training for men and women of all abilities. Step-by-step instructions and tailor-made programmes will ...

ISBN: 9781405344371

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Taekwondo Grappling Techniques

Hone Your Competitive Edge for Mixed Martial Arts [Dvd Included]

by Tony Kemerly

<p>The Korean martial art of Taekwondo (TKD) is practiced by nearly seventy million&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.45em;">people, making it one of the most popular martial arts in the world.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">With ...

ISBN: 9780804844093

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Taiji As Moving Meditation

Fundamental Principles and Practices

by Paul Fendos

<p>A clear introduction to Taiji, a slow and rhythmical martial art, this visual guide shows how it can be used as a 'moving meditation' that bestows strength, vigour and longevity.</p> <p>The book focuses on helping people apply the principles

ISBN: 9781787750449

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Ten Methods of the Heavenly Dragon

by Robert Sheaffer

<p>When he stumbles by chance into a backstreet teashop to shelter from the unrelenting Taipei rain, the author begins a journey that will lead him to the wisdom of the Adept Shun Yuan of the Heavenly Dragon sect, an order of esoteric Buddhism ...

ISBN: 9780857011046

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The Cambridge Companion to Boxing

by Gerald Early

<p>While humans have used their hands to engage in combat since the dawn of man, boxing originated in Ancient Greece as an Olympic event. It is one of the most popular, controversial and misunderstood sports in the world. For its advocates, it ...

ISBN: 9781108651035

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The Classic Guide to Boxing

by The American Sports Publishing Company

<p>Since the arenas of ancient Rome to modern-day bouts, a boxer’s success has been measured by his balance, strength and recovery. One of the things that The Classic Guide to Boxing teaches us is that boxing is not just a sport but a science. ...

ISBN: 9781445651019

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The Complete Guide to Training with Free Weights

by Graeme Marsh

<p>A key title in the successful <em>Complete Guides</em> series, this is the definitive text on using free weights for strength, conditioning and flexibility training.</p> <p>Free weights are the simplest and most effective pieces of equipment

ISBN: 9781408195505

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The Complete Musashi

The Book of Five Rings and Other Works

by Miyamoto Musashi

<p>Miyamoto Musashi (1584–1645) is the most famous Samurai who ever lived. His magnum opus, the <i>Go-Rin-Sho </i>or <i>Book of Five Rings </i>is a classic that is still read by tens of thousands of people each year—Japanese and foreigners ...

ISBN: 9784805314760

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The Definitive History of World Championship Boxing

Volume 4: Super Middle to Heavyweight

by Barry Hugman

<p>This epic book is the result of more than 30 years of research by world renowned boxing historian Barry J. Hugman, who has scoured libraries, newspapers and relevant institutions across several countries to pull together the most complete ...

ISBN: 9781782817529

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The Essential Karate Book

For White Belts, Black Belts and All Levels In Between

by Graeme Lund

<p>With 20 chapters covering practically every aspect of karate, this in-depth reference will assist students and instructors as they plot their course through karate instruction, benefiting those at all levels. The Essential Karate Book ...

ISBN: 9784805314944

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