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Arm Wrestling for Beginners By P.J. Davenport
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Most people see arm wrestling as a battle of strength, but champion arm wrestlers know that technique is critical. The following steps won't help you win against someone who's twice as strong as you... More > (nothing will!) but they might help you beat someone who's a little bit stronger, or who's a lot stronger but has no technique and is unprepared for the tricks up your sleeve. Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your iPad or other reading device.< Less
GEORGE ANTON SCHAEFFER: Arm Wrestling With Kamehameha By Lee B Croft
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In this, the second book of a trilogy about German Dr. George Anton Schaeffer (1779-1836), George leaves Russia on a Russian-American Company circumnavigation, and winds up trying to take over Hawaii... More > on behalf of Russian Tsar Alexander I.< Less
GEORGE ANTON SCHAEFFER: Arm Wrestling Kamehameha By Lee B Croft
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In this, the second book of a trilogy about German Dr. George Anton Schaeffer 1779-1836), George leaves Russia on a Russian-American Company circumnavigation, and winds up trying to take over Hawaii... More > on behalf of Russian Tsar Alexander I.< Less
Scientific Wrestling By Paul Prehn
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Prehn, a member of the Wrestling Hall of Fame, was one of the early 20th Century "Big Names." He dedicated a good portion of his life to promoting Wrestling including acting as a... More > professional wrestling coach for the Illini, successfully placing in top 10 matches such as the 1928 NCAA Collegiate Championship. As a G.I., he was a hand-to-hand instructor and won the 1918 Middle Weight Inter-Allied Games championship. He was Chairman of the Illinois Athletic Commission. Prehn was elected President of the National Boxing Association in 1928 which added wrestling to its responsibilities. Possibly his most important contribution is his wrestling manual. It includes many techniques which are now illegal, such as arm-bars and neck-cranks. Packed with more than 70 photographs, this manual, faithfully transcribed by Kirk Lawson, is one of the best "Scientific Wrestling" manuals of the early 20th Century and is an indispensible reference for modern wrestlers and historians alike.< Less
Scientific Wrestling By Paul Prehn
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Prehn, a member of the Wrestling Hall of Fame, was one of the early 20th Century "Big Names." He dedicated a good portion of his life to promoting Wrestling including acting as a... More > professional wrestling coach for the Illini, successfully placing in top 10 matches such as the 1928 NCAA Collegiate Championship. As a G.I., he was a hand-to-hand instructor and won the 1918 Middle Weight Inter-Allied Games championship. He was Chairman of the Illinois Athletic Commission. Prehn was elected President of the National Boxing Association in 1928 which added wrestling to its responsibilities. Possibly his most important contribution is his wrestling manual. It includes many techniques which are now illegal, such as arm-bars and neck-cranks. Packed with more than 70 photographs, this manual, faithfully transcribed by Kirk Lawson, is one of the best "Scientific Wrestling" manuals of the early 20th Century and is an indispensible reference for modern wrestlers and historians alike.< Less
The Complete Science of Wrestling By George Hackenschmidt
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Winning most of his matches in under 10 minutes with a career record of over 2000 wins 5 losses, the "Russian Lion" as he was known, was considered the top wrestler of his day and is still... More > thought one of the top Catch-as-catch-can wrestlers of all time. First published in 1909, this manual, lavished with 70 photographs, introduces what Hackenschmidt thought was the most important elements of Catch-as-catch-can wrestling, with particular attention to what was not included in competing manuals. Though he had earned a reputation as a true gentleman, his manual includes details on trips, leg-locks, arm-locks, chokes, skirting the rules, "punishing" holds, and various "tricks" that could be used in a match. This manual, faithfully transcribed from the original, contains a wealth of information for modern Catch-as-catch-can wrestlers and remains an important and valuable wrestling resource to this day.< Less
The Complete Science of Wrestling By George Hackenschmidt
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Winning most of his matches in under 10 minutes with a career record of over 2000 wins 5 losses, the "Russian Lion" as he was known, was considered the top wrestler of his day and is still... More > thought one of the top Catch-as-catch-can wrestlers of all time. First published in 1909, this manual, lavished with 70 photographs, introduces what Hackenschmidt thought was the most important elements of Catch-as-catch-can wrestling, with particular attention to what was not included in competing manuals. Though he had earned a reputation as a true gentleman, his manual includes details on trips, leg-locks, arm-locks, chokes, skirting the rules, "punishing" holds, and various "tricks" that could be used in a match. This manual, faithfully transcribed from the original, contains a wealth of information for modern Catch-as-catch-can wrestlers and remains an important and valuable wrestling resource to this day.< Less
The Complete Science of Wrestling By George Hackenschmidt
eBook (ePub): $2.00
Winning most of his professional matches in less than 10 minutes and a claimed career record of more than 2,000 wins and 5 losses, George "the Russian Lion" Hackenschmidt, was considered... More > the top wrestler of his day and is even now considered one of the top Catch-as-catch-can wrestlers of all time. First published in 1909 and lavished with 70 photographs, provides an introduction to what Hackenschmidt thought was the most important elements of Catch-as-catch-can wrestling, with particular attention to what was not included in competing manuals. Though he had earned a reputation as a true gentleman in the ring, his manual includes details on trips, leg-locks, arm-locks, chokes, skirting the rules, "punishing" holds, and various "tricks" that could be used in a match. This manual, faithfully transcribed by Kirk Lawson from the original, contains a wealth of information for modern Catch-as-catch-can wrestlers and remains an important and valuable wrestling resource to this day.< Less
Boy Scouts Master at Arms Badge By James Brown & Son
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The Boy Scouts long have issued a Master at Arms Badge. In the U.S., the Badge was retired in 1911. In England the badge lives on and can be fulfilled with many great sports such as Target... More > Shooting, Archery, or after-school Asian martial arts. However, to many western martial artists, it lives on as a pale shadow of its former self, consisting all too often of “a note from the boy’s Sensei saying, ‘yes, he attends class regularly’.” Ah, but in “the good old days,” when politicians represented the will of the people and the grass was greener, the Master at Arms Badge reflected a more western heritage by requiring skill in any two of Singlestick, Fencing, Boxing, Quarterstaff, Ju Jitsu, Wrestling, or Gymnastics. While myth, as usual, overshadows reality, I was excited to read the post by Robert Reinberger of http://www.budoforum.net when he made the 1925 English text available in raw scans. I am grateful that he has preserved this text and given me permission to republish.< Less
Boy Scouts Master at Arms Badge By James Brown & Son
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The Boy Scouts long have issued a Master at Arms Badge. In the U.S., the Badge was retired in 1911. In England the badge lives on and can be fulfilled with many great sports such as Target... More > Shooting, Archery, or after-school Asian martial arts. However, to many western martial artists, it lives on as a pale shadow of its former self, consisting all too often of “a note from the boy’s Sensei saying, ‘yes, he attends class regularly’.” Ah, but in “the good old days,” when politicians represented the will of the people and the grass was greener, the Master at Arms Badge reflected a more western heritage by requiring skill in any two of Singlestick, Fencing, Boxing, Quarterstaff, Ju Jitsu, Wrestling, or Gymnastics. While myth, as usual, overshadows reality, I was excited to read the post by Robert Reinberger of http://www.budoforum.net when he made the 1925 English text available in raw scans. I am grateful that he has preserved this text and given me permission to republish.< Less