Author Darryl A. Perkins gives the reader an intimate glimpse into the intense psyche and training of this magnificant predator.
"Reading Understanding Goshawks is a unique experience -- like... More > taking live classes with a master who also has a sense of humor. It is the best book on the greatest accipiter I have ever read. If you can't apprentice yourself to Darryl, do yourself a favor and read this book. Goshawks will never be easy, but the title delivers on its promise."
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IN 1899, E.W. Barton-Wright devised the martial art of Bartitsu as a process of cross-training between jujitsu, boxing, savate and stick fighting, designed to beat the fearsome street gangsters of... More > Edwardian London at their own game. The second volume of the Bartitsu Compendium provides resources towards continuing Barton-Wright’s experiments. It combines extensive excerpts from fifteen classic Edwardian-era self defence manuals, including well over four hundred illustrations.Volume II also offers an extensive collection of long-forgotten newspaper and magazine articles on Bartitsu exhibitions and contests; original articles on Bartitsu history and training; a complete course of Edwardian-era “physical culture” exercises; personality profiles, essays and more besides. The Bartitsu Compendium, Volume II is a must-have companion piece for the first volume in this series, and offers further fascinating insight into the world of “antagonistics” in Edwardian England.