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The Bartitsu Compendium, Volume II: Antagonistics By Tony Wolf
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IN 1899, E.W. Barton-Wright devised the martial art of Bartitsu as a process of cross-training between jujitsu, boxing, savate and stick fighting, designed to beat the fearsome street gangsters of... More > Edwardian London at their own game. The second volume of the Bartitsu Compendium provides resources towards continuing Barton-Wright’s experiments. It combines extensive excerpts from fifteen classic Edwardian-era self defence manuals, including well over four hundred illustrations.Volume II also offers an extensive collection of long-forgotten newspaper and magazine articles on Bartitsu exhibitions and contests; original articles on Bartitsu history and training; a complete course of Edwardian-era “physical culture” exercises; personality profiles, essays and more besides. The Bartitsu Compendium, Volume II is a must-have companion piece for the first volume in this series, and offers further fascinating insight into the world of “antagonistics” in Edwardian England. < Less
UNDERSTANDING WATER POLO By Dante Dettamanti
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A complete book about understanding the sport of water polo for players, parents and fans of the game.
The Bartitsu Compendium, Volume 1: History and the Canonical Syllabus By Tony Wolf
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The Bartitsu Compendium is a complete guide to the history, theory and practice of Bartitsu, an eclectic martial art founded by E.W. Barton-Wright in the year 1899. Bartitsu was a combination of... More > four of the most effective self defence methods known at the time - jiujitsu, boxing, savate and stick fighting. The Compendium features over two hundred and seventy pages of original essays, rare vintage reprints and never-before-seen translations, illustrated with hundreds of fascinating photographs and sketches.< Less
NHRA Drag Racing Photo Greats Volume 1: Wild Rides By NHRA Publications
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Straight from the legendary photo files of NHRA and National DRAGSTER, the National Hot Rod Association presents NHRA Drag Racing Photo Greats Volume 1: Wild Rides, a mind-blowing collection of... More > you’ve-gotta-see-it-to-believe-it drag racing moments caught by National DRAGSTER’s photographers from the 1960s to date. Despite the extreme nature of the images, no racers were seriously injured in any of the incidents pictured. 70 pages. 81 historic photos in color and black-and-white. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to NHRA in the Community Charities. "Wild rides...that's an understatement. These are jaw-dropping photos." — Paul Kaminski, Motor Sports Radio Network< Less