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Martial Arts By Owen Jones
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I hope that you will find the information helpful, useful and profitable. The information in this ebook on various aspects of martial arts both Eastern and Western is organised into 16 chapters of... More > about 500-600 words each. I hope that it will interest those who are keen on foreign and domestic martial arts. As an added bonus, I am granting you permission to use the content on your own website or in your own blogs and newsletter, although it is better if you rewrite them in your own words first. You may also split the book up and resell the articles. In fact, the only right that you do not have is to resell or give away the book as it was delivered to you.< 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
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
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
Tales from the Western Generation By Matthew Apsokardu
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Every generation wonders about the exploits of the brave men and women who have gone before them. As the deeds of old masters are recounted, we are destined to ask - what kind of people were they?... More > What were their goals and philosophies? What would they think about our efforts to preserve and grow the art of karate? This book seeks to answer some of those questions by encapsulating over 30 original interviews with senior karateka who experienced the old way of karate for themselves and helped bring it to the Western world. Here stories about masters such as: Hohan Soken Okazaki Teruyuki Shimabukuro Zenryo Tsuyoshi Chitose Odo Seikichi Robert Trias Kise Fusei Oyata Seiyu Matayoshi Shinpo Miyazato Eiichi Shimabukuro Eizo ...and many more! Interview guests include: Chuck Merriman Glenn Keeney Victor Moore Ed McGrath Maynard Miner Cathy Cline James Logue Bill Hayes William Dometrich James Coffman Doug Perry Walter Dailey ...and many more!< Less
Jikishin Dojo Budo Kenshu - Study of the Martial Way By Filip Marić
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Jikishin Dojo Budo Kenshu - Study of the Martial Way is a unique account of the purpose, method and content of Budo study at Jikishin Dojo Auckland, New Zealand. It offers a very personal and open... More > insight into the ideas, questions, and ever-changing thought processes that underpin practice at Jikishin Dojo, based on and partially combining the author’s research in Zen, Shiatsu, physiotherapy, Western philosophy, Aikido and many other martial arts. This research has inspired an ongoing review of Budo study, from its very fundaments to its diverse technical expressions. Consequently, Jikishin Dojo Budo Kenshu offers a renewed and fresh perspective on a wide array of topics pertinent to Aikido and Budo practice, including: - The conditioning of mind and body - The place of forms, techniques and gradings - The methods and concepts of teaching - The concept of Do, the Way - The workings of a dojo, and - The ethics of the Budo< Less
Jikishin Dojo Budo Kenshu - Study of the Martial Way By Filip Marić
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Jikishin Dojo Budo Kenshu - Study of the Martial Way is a unique account of the purpose, method and content of Budo study at Jikishin Dojo Auckland, New Zealand. It offers a very personal and open... More > insight into the ideas, questions, and ever-changing thought processes that underpin practice at Jikishin Dojo, based on and partially combining the author’s research in Zen, Shiatsu, physiotherapy, Western philosophy, Aikido and many other martial arts. This research has inspired an ongoing review of Budo study, from its very fundaments to its diverse technical expressions. Consequently, Jikishin Dojo Budo Kenshu offers a renewed and fresh perspective on a wide array of topics pertinent to Aikido and Budo practice, including: - The conditioning of mind and body - The place of forms, techniques and gradings - The methods and concepts of teaching - The concept of Do, the Way - The workings of a dojo, and - The ethics of the Budo< Less
The Art of Boxing and Manual of Training By William Edwards
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Billy Edwards, born in England, traveled to the United States of America to pursue his passion of boxing. Facing such greats as Mike Donovan and Sam Collyer throughout his career, Edwards earned and... More > held the title of Lightweight Champion of America during 1868-1872. In 1888, Edwards published his manual, together with the help of his friend, long-time sparring partner, and oft-times professional ring opponent, Aurthur Chambers. This manual catalogs footwork, striking technique, throwing, diet, exercise, and training recommendations for both amateur and professional boxers. Edwards provided his manual liberally with illustrations, 26 in all, in which he and Chambers pose. Additionally, Edwards includes and recommends for amateur use the American Fair-Play Rules for boxing, a little known and never officially adopted rule set. Most uniquely, this manual was actually used a significant court case, namely Louisiana State vs. Olympic Club, 1894.< Less
The Art of Boxing and Manual of Training By William Edwards
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Billy Edwards, born in England, traveled to the United States of America to pursue his passion of boxing. Facing such greats as Mike Donovan and Sam Collyer throughout his career, Edwards earned and... More > held the title of Lightweight Champion of America during 1868-1872. In 1888, Edwards published his manual, together with the help of his friend, long-time sparring partner, and oft-times professional ring opponent, Aurthur Chambers. This manual catalogs footwork, striking technique, throwing, diet, exercise, and training recommendations for both amateur and professional boxers. Edwards provided his manual liberally with illustrations, 26 in all, in which he and Chambers pose. Additionally, Edwards includes and recommends for amateur use the American Fair-Play Rules for boxing, a little known and never officially adopted rule set. Most uniquely, this manual was actually used a significant court case, namely Louisiana State vs. Olympic Club, 1894.< Less
The Art of Fencing Reduced to True Principles By Victor Markland, P.T. Crawley, M.J. de St. Martin
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New English translation from the French of St. Martin's 1804 instruction manual for smallsword and sabre. This is not a facsimile edition. All available plates have been restored as close to like... More > new as possible.< Less