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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
Essentials of Stick & Cane Fighting, 2nd Edition By Tom Lang
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Essentials of Stick & Cane Fighting 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,... More > escapes, disarms, strikes, rolls, and exercises are shown in DVDs available from the author at www.TomLangMartialArts.com.) The purpose of the second edition of the Instructor’s Manual is not to teach the techniques but to teach how to teach them. It has no photographs of the techniques. 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
Largo Olisi System Long Stick Fighting Method By Marc Lawrence
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This book is about a stand alone fighting system that can be used for self defense, combative methods or dueling. The Largo Olisi system can be used with any other martial art system, self defense... More > system or Military Combatives.< Less
Largo Olisi System Long Stick Fighting Method By Marc Lawrence
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This book is about a stand alone fighting system that can be used for self defense, combative methods or dueling. The Largo Olisi system can be used with any other martial art system, self defense... More > system or Military Combatives.< Less
The Jiggery Stick By Ian Harrison
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Boarding school bullies finally meet their match when scholarship rat Tom inherits a mystical family heirloom. What would you do with magic at your fingertips? The Jiggery Stick can make you... More > invisible, paralyse your opponents, erase their memories and even send cricket balls far from their projected path. The Jiggery Stick is the perfect antidote for life’s nastier characters. And it is the perfect inheritance for a schoolboy as he comes of age in war-torn Britain of the 1940s. Preventing bank robberies and landing the bullies in hot water is all in a day’s work for our Tom. It’s capers galore as the victim turns the tables at Beastleigh Hall. While we may not all have Jiggery Sticks to fight back against the bullies, we can all take a crumb of comfort from Ian Harrison’s hilarious and, at times, though-provoking new novel.< 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
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