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Traditional Martial Arts Philosophy By Tom Thurston / C.K.Choi
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Drawing from their many decades of experience as traditional martial arts practitioners, competitors, teachers, demonstrators and advocates, Grand Master C.K. Choi and Master Tom Thurston succinctly... More > and effectively present the essence of what it means to be a true and dedicated traditional martial artist. Through an eloquent balance of poetry, parables, insights, quotations and muses, Choi and Thurston clearly reveal that becoming and remaining a true and complete traditional martial artist requires more than just the mastery of physical movements and fighting strategies. It is not the style of art that decides the degree of success a practitioner experiences. Rather, it is the practitioner’s individual strength of will, coupled with his or her noble and persistent desire to achieve the highest, broadest and most positive results that we can on this plane of existence that, in the end, makes the difference.< Less
Meditations on Zen and Martial Arts Philosophy By Jason Kunen
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Martial arts, meditation, and Zen are hot topics in today’s age. The compilation of essays here attempt to connect these practices and ideas together to elucidate their concepts for those not... More > involved in such practices, and to augment the understanding of those who are. Although martial arts, as their very nature should be, are geared towards giving people a skill that will help protect themselves and their loved ones, the objective of such practices must adapt to these changing times and cater to the internal and spiritual element of the human being. Incorporating Zen philosophy and meditative practices, we experience a profound shift from our ordinary self- centered ego-mindset to a holistic meditative consciousness that not only transforms our own life, but enriches the lives of others.< Less
PHILOSOPHIES By MICHAEL P. FARADAY & KYOSHI PROFESSOR MICHAEL P. FARADAY
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PHILOSOPHIES OF LIFE IN RELATION TO THE TEACHINGS OF KYOSHI PROFESSOR MICHAEL P. FARADAY. FROM THE SYSTEM OF TAIKYOKUKEN KEN SHO RYU.
PHILOSOPHIES By MICHAEL P. FARADAY & KYOSHI PROFESSOR MICHAEL P. FARADAY
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PHILOSOPHIES OF LIFE IN RELATION TO THE TEACHINGS OF KYOSHI PROFESSOR MICHAEL P. FARADAY. FROM THE SYSTEM OF TAIKYOKUKEN KEN SHO RYU.
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
Pammachon, Martial Art of the West By Kostas Dervenis
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From ancient times through to the Second World War, martial arts were practiced in Greece. Long before Bodhidharma travelled to the Shaolin Temple or the celebrated Samurai of Japan even existed, the... More > warriors of ancient Greece achieved legendary status on the battlefield. Over the millennia Pammachon, the Western art of Close Quarter Combat, evolved, its historical course following the development of weaponry and the necessary responses new weapons dictated for hand-to-hand fighting and melee combat. More than just a means of close quarter combat, this art was also a means of strengthening character and fortifying the mind, body and spirit. From reclaiming the Western battlefield heritage to explaining in scientific terms some of the greatest mysteries of the esoteric tradition, the author provides the reader with guidance and insight on how to thrive in the turmoil of the modern world, and how to grow as a person for the benefit of society as a whole.< Less
The Homing Beacon of Martial Arts By Adrien Breton
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This book presents a harmonized approach to three major martial arts namely, karate, jiu-jitsu, and judo while also including occasional references to aikido. The first part deals with the... More > philosophical aspect of life and looks at how balance should be achieved between opposites such as soft and hard, hot and cold, violence and non-violence, masculine and feminine, etc. (yin-yang) which are found in nature, rather than adopting the modern tendency which is to try to favour only one side of the equation to the detriment of the other. It illustrates how martial arts can help us develop "mastery" of these so-called opposites so as to live in harmony with our spiritual being instead of ignoring it and favouring the development of the ego, source of all our misery. The second part of the book covers the basic technical aspect of gross and fine motor skills and is addressed to advanced practitioners. It stresses the need to keep an open mind with reference to cultures and provides an extensive trilingual glossary.< Less
Black Magic Martial Arts By Joseph Varner
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This book is an introductory guide into the art of black magic, manipulation, and power; it takes you on a journey into the word of the occult with a unique blend of psychology and the esoteric.... More > Varner explains the powers of the dark with unique clarity and simplicity, and without the usual amount mysticism associated with the genre.< Less
Black Magic Martial Arts By Joseph Varner
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In this age of technological enlightenment we humans find ourselves in a dire situation. With global tragedy always lurking around the corner and governments plotting and backstabbing, the modern... More > thinker knows very little certainty. Over stimulation from the media and our new high tech way of life is keeping us bedazzled by flashy lights but leaving us with little spiritual gain. We walk about subjected to a myriad of invisible forces unknown to us and unwittingly lead our nations, our people, and our world to destruction.< Less
The Martial Arts Delusion By James Wallhausen
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There are millions of practicing martial artists around the world in our globalised age, yet each is a member of schools separated by concepts such as ‘style’. The Martial Arts Delusion... More > presents a modern paradigm of combat and the martial arts based upon a Risk Model, to penetrate through traditional divides. It was once cited that true martial art was about discovering the causes of ignorance. Using scientific principles from such fields as Philosophy, Cybernetics, Psychology and Sociology, The Martial Arts Delusion outlines the factors which obscure truth, and how one may reach the truth of not only the martial arts, but any subject. The path to overcoming the causes of ignorance is essential to become a perfected martial artist, where one must overcome the product of inherited information from small local groups; The Martial Arts Delusion.< Less

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