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Martial Arts - Legends and Truths By Simone Marini
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The world of martial arts has always been surrounded by an aura of mystery, fueled by the legends and myths that have come down to us. We know, however, that in every story there is a grain of truth,... More > but how to distinguish? In the book I will analyze various aspects of these disciplines, from the most practical as the fighting techniques to the most mysterious as the use of inner energy, all seen with rational and analytical eyes. In addition a section on how the oriental arts have influenced our culture through films and comics. A guide for people who want to have a broader view on the martial arts, a trip between legend and truth.< 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
Journal of Traditional Oriental Fighting Arts, Volume 3 By Bradford Tyrey
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Over 50 old photos and drawings in 26 packed pages. Sha Guo-Zheng’s Classical Bagua from Jiang Rong-Chiao. Three Rings Encircle the Moon ~ Swallows Enters Nest ~ Dragon Dots Water by Chen... More > Wei-Ming (disciple under Yang Cheng-Fu).Ming (disciple under Yang Cheng-Fu). Emptiness & Fullness in Internal Boxing by Chen Wei-Ming. Long & Short Bagua Weaponry by Liu Xing-Han. The Art of Stretching According to Taoist Yoga & Martial Principles by Jin Yi Ming (early 1930s). Moving Qi Among Three Points & The Skill of Nurturing the Small by Madam Sun Jian-Yun (daughter of Sun Lu-Tang). Old Portrait Photo of Chen Wei-Ming (1930s). Please note: Some of the articles in the Journal were originally extracted, in partial or complete form, from books that we offer. However, there are some articles, old photos and drawings only found in Journal editions. Each edition is offered at a low cost so that readers can sample the writings of old masters.< Less
Journal of Traditional Oriental Fighting Arts, Volume 1 By Bradford Tyrey
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Contents include: Over 40 old photos and drawings – 24 packed pages. The Study of Classical Sword by Madam Sun Jian-Yun (Sun Lu-Tang’s daughter). Developing Inner Force by Jue Hau... More > (disciple of Sun Lu-Tang). Vital Dim-Mak Cavities: Traditional Hitting Methods. The Old Practices of Cheng Style Baguazhang from Liu Xing-Han. Baguazhang’s Striking/Colliding Palm by Yan De-Hua. Early 20th Century Jiu-Jitsu Teaching of Yae-Kichi Yabe: Part 1. Taijiquan’s Secret Sword Practices by Chen Wei-Ming (disciple under both Yang Cheng-Fu and Sun Lu-Tang). Two rare large portrait photos of Master Wu Jian-Quan (1870-1942) demonstrating traditional Wu style taijiquan. Please note: Some of the articles in the Journal were originally extracted, in partial or complete form, from books that we offer. However, there are some articles, old photos and drawings only found in Journal editions. Each edition is offered at a low cost so that readers can sample the writings of old masters.< Less
Journal of Traditional Oriental Fighting Arts, Volume 2 By Bradford Tyrey
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Contents include: Over 40 old photos and drawings – 24 packed pages. Taiji Long Staff & Spear of the Yang Family. Early 20th Century Jiu-Jitsu Teaching of Yae-Kichi Yabe: Part 2. Yang... More > Cheng-Fu’s Teaching on Yang Family Taijiquan by Xu Yu-Sheng (1921). Huang Bai-Nien (1880-1954) Dragon Shape Baguazhang & Xingyiquan Striking Principles. An Old Lesson – Chi Ku (Eat Bitter). Ten Governing Principles of Taiji taught by Yang Cheng-Fu. Striking the Big Five Organ Cavities by Jue Hau (disciple under Sun Lu-Tang). Please note: Some of the articles in the Journal were originally extracted, in partial or complete form, from books that we offer. However, there are some articles, old photos and drawings only found in Journal editions. Each edition is offered at a low cost so that readers can sample the writings of old masters. Detailed writings and translations, along with hundreds are old photos and drawings are found within our selection of books.< Less
Martial Artist's Illustrated Guide to Acupressure By Gary Bennett
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"Martial Artist's Illustrated Guide to Acupressure" is a comprehensive look at the use of acupressure to help alleviate many general health and injury symptoms. This is a fully illustrated... More > 256 page guide. While acupressure is not intended to take the place of professional medical attention, many minor ailments and injuries can be helped tremendously through its application. The author is a certified Master of G-Jo Acupressure and has made use of the techniques taught here many times during his teaching at the American Tejitsu Academy. “Martial Artist's Illustrated Guide to Acupressure” takes a different approach to acupressure than most books of its kind. Instead of taking up a lot of space highlighting the flowery oriental names for each point, this book focuses on what specific physical complaint needs to be addressed and illustrates the points to help it.< Less
Shapes, Changes & Ideas - An Orientation Guide to Bujinkan Training By Kevin Millis
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This 97 page manual by Kevin Millis covers the many typical questions, concerns and considerations that the new student faces when entering the Bujinkan Martial Art. This shortcut guide best suited... More > to "smoothing the way" and removing learning hindrances and obstacles before they appear.< Less
MILITARY HAPKIDO ENEMY NEUTRALIZATION By Gus Michalik
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Military Hapkido or Kuk Bang Hapkido as it is known in Korean was developed in Canada by Grand Master Gus Michalik of London, Ontario. The system has been recognized through the World Ki-do... More > Federation and the Korean Government through the martial arts federation known as Han Min Jok Hapkido Association. Military Hapkido is not an orthodox form of Hapkido. Kuk Bang Hapkido is a modern style of Hapkido which liberally incorporates elements of other combat systems. Military Hapkido combines the best of many Martial Arts streaming mainly from Hapkido, Kenpo and Jiu-Jitsu. The system was designed as a straight forward self defense system utilizing simple movements in combination with pressure point manipulation to achieve effective and sometimes devastating results. This style is strictly self defense oriented. Due to this nature anyone can learn Black Arts Military Unarmed Combat and achieve a reasonable level of effectiveness quite quickly.< Less
The Anatomy Of Motion By Dan Anderson
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The Anatomy Of Motion - Combat Analysis Of Traditional Karate Kata creates a setting by which every student of karate, whether novice or expert, can unlock the secrets contained in traditional karate... More > kata. For decades the exact fighting applications of the katas have been guesswork. Now with this groundbreaking work, the secrets of oriental karate kata begin to unfold. As Prof. Dan Anderson's books on sparring have scientifically explained the art of kumite (free fighting), this book does the same for kata. Regardless of what art you study this book is an invaluable aid to the study of the forms of your discipline. You can reach Prof. Dan Anderson at www.danandersonkarate.com< Less