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History of Japanese Martial Arts By Allen Woodman
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Turn of the century 1900`s Japan. Many people were turning toward the western ways and progressing toward a more united front. In the midst of all this change came many great teachers of Martial... More > arts. Aikido, Judo, Jujitsu and Karate in its many forms all started in Japan. These Arts are thriving in society today due to the rigid adherence of Japanese culture and tradition. Renshi Sensei Allen Woodman has spent nearly 40 years training in multiple forms of martial arts with 20 years training in Japan. A certified 6th degree black belt, he has devoted his life to learning the many facets that comprise traditional Japanese martial arts of Aikido, Karate, Judo, Karate and Jujitsu. Reading this book will give you a better understanding of the beginnings of all traditional Japanese martial arts from a unique perspective. Learn the foundation of the traditional arts, who started them and why.< Less
Martial Arts Training: The Science Behind Martial Arts By Louis Johnson
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The martial arts are widely perceived in North America as a form of sport. Parents enroll children in karate classes to instill a sense of discipline. Adults train in martial arts to learn... More > self-defense techniques. Many in the western world strive to obtain a black belt, thinking that this is the pinnacle of their training and education. In eastern countries, the martial arts are much more than sport. They are history, culture, philosophy, and respect. Grab this ebook today to learn everything you need to know.< Less
WORLD OF MARTIAL ARTS ! By ROBERT HILL
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The martial arts are various methods of armed and unarmed combat, originally used in warfare in the Far East and shaped by Oriental philosophical concepts. The history of martial arts is challenging... More > to document precisely, because of the lack of historical records, secretive nature of the teacher-student relationships and political circumstances during much of its history. The martial arts are popular in many parts of the world today as forms of self-defense, law enforcement tactics, competitive sports, and exercises for physical fitness. Among them are KARATE , Kung fu, jujitsu, JUDO, aikido, Tai chi chuan, Sumo wrestling, and kendo. This informative book takes it's reader on a journey throughout time and across the globe for a close up look at the history of many martial arts styles .< Less
WORLD OF MARTIAL ARTS ! By ROBERT HILL
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The martial arts are various methods of armed and unarmed combat, originally used in warfare in the Far East and shaped by Oriental philosophical concepts. The history of martial arts is challenging... More > to document precisely, because of the lack of historical records, secretive nature of the teacher-student relationships and political circumstances during much of its history. The martial arts are popular in many parts of the world today as forms of self-defense, law enforcement tactics, competitive sports, and exercises for physical fitness. Among them are KARATE , Kung fu, jujitsu, JUDO, aikido, Tai chi chuan, Sumo wrestling, and kendo. This informative book takes it's reader on a journey throughout time and across the globe for a close up look at the history of many martial arts styles .< Less
The Origins of Martial Arts: Pankration By Italo Morello
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Pankration Athlima, an ancient martial art and a modern sport. The book examines the history of this noble martial art, and offers a new sports discipline associated with it, especially for athletes... More > participating in WPAC/FILA competitions, with over 250 photographs and illustrations.< Less
The Origins of Martial Arts: Pankration By Italo Morello
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Pankration Athlima, an ancient martial art and a modern sport. The book examines the history of this noble martial art, and offers a new sports discipline associated with it, especially for athletes... More > participating in WPAC/FILA competitions, with over 250 photographs and illustrations.< Less
The Origins of Martial Arts: Pankration By Italo Morello
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Pankration Athlima, an ancient martial art and a modern sport. The book examines the history of this noble martial art, and offers a new sports discipline associated with it, especially for athletes... More > participating in WPAC/FILA competitions, with over 250 photographs and illustrations.< Less
The Martial Arts Directory 2014 By Allen Woodman
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International Who's Who in martial arts. SIDEKICK Publications team up with the best martial artist from around the world to bring you the best of the best for 2014 Learn the history and biographies... More > of the masters and instructors that shape the world of martial arts in America today. Legends like Cynthia Rothrock, Eric Lee, Jason Lau and many, many more are all in one book. Great Masters past and present share their stories of success and training in the world of martial arts. Read the true history of some of the greatest martial artist of all time. Master and instructors from every martial art imaginable. Arts like Won Hop Kuen Do, Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Kung Fu, Wing Chun, White Lotus Kung Fu, Wushu, Isshin Ryu, Jujitsu, Sandokan, Tang Soo Do, Tu Kong Mu Sul Won and many , many more. This is the International Edition of the Martial Directory 2014< Less
Bubishi Martial Art Spirit By George Alexander
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Finally! The secrets of the Bubishi translated for the first time! Shrouded in mystery, the Bubishi - Martial Art Spirit is the secret karate text of the Okinawan masters. This book inspired the... More > modern developers of karate such as Chojun Miyagi, the founder of Goju Ryu Karate, Kenwa Mabuni, the founder of Shito Ryu Karate and Gichin Funakoshi, the founder of Shotokan Karate. Guarded for centuries, this mystical book was completely translated into English by Masters George Alexander and Ken Penland. It includes the history of the White Crane System, the Sanchin, Happuren and Nipaipa kata, "The Secret of the Blood" know as Dim Mak, Meridian Theory & Chinese Acupuncture, Pressure Points, Set up & Multiple Strikes, White Crane Fighting Techniques, Knockout & Killing Techniques, an explanation & illustration for 48 essential resuscitation techniques and much, much more! A one of a kind book that every serious karate student and instructor must have.< Less
Martial Arts of the World An Encyclopedia of History and Innovation By akmad nichols
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In November 2001, ABC-CLIO published Martial Arts of the World: An Encyclopedia. In 2002, New York Public Library named the book “Best of Reference,” and the Reference and User... More > Services Association of the American Library Association named it an “Outstanding Reference Source.” After the book went out of print, the publisher asked whether we would be interested in doing a second edition. One thing led to another, and the result is this book, in which the organization is entirely different, and about 75 percent of the text is original. If the first book was so good, why did we feel the need to rewrite it? Let’s begin by discussing the organization. In Martial Arts of the World, the structure was alphabetical. This is a traditional format for an encyclopedia, but it did not seem to provide a logical way of discussing everything we wanted to discuss.< Less

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