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The Stick By Dennis La Boyne
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The story of a man who learns to love flying at age 6 and begins a life-long adventure. He learns to fly just before WWII and has a long career in aviaton in the military. From a Stearman Trainer to... More > Advanced Fight-Interceptors, He masters them all and at careers end, works on the F-117 and F-15 projects. Follow his adventures as he becomes an ace in several wars and an innovative Aviator.< Less
The Stick By Dennis La Boyne
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The story of a man who learns to love flying at age 6 and begins a life-long adventure. He learns to fly just before WWII and has a long career in aviaton in the military. From a Stearman Trainer to... More > Advanced Fight-Interceptors, He masters them all and at careers end, works on the F-117 and F-15 projects. Follow his adventures as he becomes an ace in several wars and an innovative Aviator.< Less
Shillelagh: The Irish Fighting Stick By John W. Hurley
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For centuries the Irish have been associated with a stick weapon called the Shillelagh. And for generations of Irishmen, the Shillelagh was a badge of honor - a symbol of their courage, their martial... More > prowess and their willingness to fight for their rights and their honor. In modern popular culture, the Shillelagh has acquired a less appealing image, one that attempts to declaw the Irish through negative racial stereotypes of the Victorian era, which depict the Irish as harmless club-weilding Leprecauns or drunken, half-witted brawlers. John Hurley’s illuminating study forever alters our view of this much maligned and misunderstood cultural icon by revealing the true martial arts culture of the Irish people, its history, evolution and decline and the resulting effects on the Shillelagh - the most powerful and controversial of Irish icons.< Less
Irish Gangs And Stick-Fighting: In The Works Of William Carleton By John W. Hurley, William Carleton
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"Irish Gangs And Stick-Fighting" is a collection of stories written in the 19th century by the Irish author and martial artist William Carleton. In addition to the tales, John W. Hurley has... More > added 300 endnotes to explain the 19th century stick-fighters Irish slang and historical aspects of the tales.< Less
Essential Stick & Cane By Tom Lang
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Essential Stick & Cane is a collection of more than 200 techniques with the 3-foot stick (the Japanese hanbo) or standard hook-handled cane. (These jointlocks, throws, chokes, escapes, disarms,... More > strikes, rolls, and exercises are shown in DVDs available from the author at www.TomLangMartialArts.com.) The purpose of this Instructor’s Manual is not to teach the techniques but to teach how to teach them. It has no photographs of the techniques themselves. Instead, it describes the movements, key points, and the most common mistakes made in practicing each technique. More importantly, it includes chapters on training techniques, principles of movement and leverage, forms of stick fighting around the world, medical implications, and thoughts on self-defense, as well as a bibliography of more than 250 books and DVDs on stick and cane fighting. These chapters provide the background and additional information that make teaching more effective and learning more interesting.< Less
The Talking Stick and other stories By Gary R. Hoffman
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These short stories deal with subjects that span centuries. Some are very modern day, computers, and some are based on century old Native American customs, talking sticks. But, some of these old... More > ideas can be applied to situations today. Stories in this book include "Email"--a murderer gets tripped up by an uninvited email; "George Miller"--an older man fighting depression gets help from an unexpected source; "St. Martin's Single's Club"--a woman searches for romance on a trip to Alaska; "The Gentle Giant"--a story of revenge among teenagers; "The Key"--a love story with a slight twist; "The Talking stick"--an ancient Indian custom helps a couple's marriage; "Virgil"--a crazed killer; "Weedle"--a love story, but with a total twist at the end; "Wildfire"--a teenager's problems with growing up; "Wrong Number"--a man solves some of his problems by talking with a stranger? on the phone.< Less
The Talking Stick and other stories By Gary R. Hoffman
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These short stories deal with subjects that span centuries. Some are very modern day, computers, and some are based on century old Native American customs, talking sticks. But, some of these old... More > ideas can be applied to situations today. Stories in this book include "Email"--a murderer gets tripped up by an uninvited email; "George Miller"--an older man fighting depression gets help from an unexpected source; "St. Martin's Single's Club"--a woman searches for romance on a trip to Alaska; "The Gentle Giant"--a story of revenge among teenagers; "The Key"--a love story with a slight twist; "The Talking stick"--an ancient Indian custom helps a couple's marriage; "Virgil"--a crazed killer; "Weedle"--a love story, but with a total twist at the end; "Wildfire"--a teenager's problems with growing up; "Wrong Number"--a man solves some of his problems by talking with a stranger? on the phone.< Less
The Art of Gatka-Fighting By K. S. Akali
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In 1936 K.S. Akali, the Physical Director of his college, published a book on the then little known Martial Art from India known as Gatka. Boasting 19 photographs and illustrations, K.S. Akali's... More > book offers over 60 pages of instruction on footwork, handling, and use of "the Gatka." This instruction, considered training for the sword, offers a unique perspective into not only the Martial Arts of India, but also the efforts to include "scientific" physical education of the time. The emphasis of K.S. Akali's book is on the sporting aspect of the Art which is similar to Japanese Kendo or English Singlestick. He ends his book with rules for the competition with specific instructions for both the competitors and the judges. Faithfully reproduced by Kirk Lawson, this book is an invaluable resource that both historic researchers and modern Martial Artists alike will find beneficial.< Less
The Art of Gatka-Fighting By K. S. Akali
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In 1936 K.S. Akali, the Physical Director of his college, published a book on the then little known Martial Art from India known as Gatka. Boasting 19 photographs and illustrations, K.S. Akali's... More > book offers over 60 pages of instruction on footwork, handling, and use of "the Gatka." This instruction, considered training for the sword, offers a unique perspective into not only the Martial Arts of India, but also the efforts to include "scientific" physical education of the time. The emphasis of K.S. Akali's book is on the sporting aspect of the Art which is similar to Japanese Kendo or English Singlestick. He ends his book with rules for the competition with specific instructions for both the competitors and the judges. Faithfully reproduced by Kirk Lawson, this book is an invaluable resource that both historic researchers and modern Martial Artists alike will find beneficial.< Less
Things Worth Fighting For By Frederick West
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Nobody'd ever called James anything but a good kid--right up until the accusations started flying. Now his uncle has turned on him, and Betsy thinks he's a creep. He's got no reason to stick around.... More > Besides, the paper says that folks in Texas are fighting off an oppressive government, just like George Washington did. He could join up, and fight right alongside Jim Bowie! But getting to Texas won't be easy. By the time James arrives in Natchez, he's been through enough to have grown up a bit. Good thing, too. He'll need all the maturity he can muster, when he finds himself deeply involved in the battles of the Texas Revolution, including the Alamo, Goliad, and San Jacinto.< Less