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
Most Tennesseans will have a problem finding the town of Linden on a map, yet it can be called the state's basketball capital. This basketball tradition began in the 1950's when Little Linden, the... More > ultimate giant killer, won three consecutive state championships. According to the NFSHSA, this feat is unparalleled in high school sports history. Author Gene Pearce writes about more than basketball. The book is about down-home values and discipline by a coach who had the trust of parents. A dollar was hard to come by in the Fifties, but it would buy all the gas a family would need for a week, if it had a car. Today's youth will learn that Friday night was the most important night of the week. The gym was the place to be and be seen by young and old. The modern high schooler will learn how it was to live without cars, computers, cell phones, Tivos, and iPods. "Linden is probably the most dramatic high school basketball story in our country's history," said Fred Thompson, former U.S. Senator from Tennessee.< Less
Six different horse racing systems and strategies for winning at any racetrack, horse parlor or casino. These methods are for people who are serious about making money.The invaluable information... More > contained here was specifically developed to consistently achieve winning results. Each horse racing system has been designed specifically for each race type that is currently being run in the thoroughbred racing world. Maiden,Claiming,Allowance,Handicap and Stakes racing systems. Plus the Daily Double feature, finding the "Hidden Money". Also included is a top percentage system called the Front Runner Special. This handicapper book is a must for all racing enthusiasts. An 8 rating by Phillips Newsletter!< Less
The 1st week of school becomes a “Week of Hell” when forced busing divides a small southern town during the integration of its school system. The actions of a third-string football... More > player do more than all of the politicians and educators put together, to ease the pain of coming together.< Less
Brevard is Forever recounts real life events surrounding the 1994-1997 Brevard College men's Cross-country and Track teams during the final days of a Junior College powerhouse that produced six... More > national titles, three runner-ups, and three third place finishes (with dozens of All-Americans) in fifteen years.< Less
A complete description of all American Kenpo Karate techniques required for Orange Belt. This is a manual, meant to be used on the mat as you work out. Each technique is given a short description in... More > a couple of sentences, then a detailed step-by-step description that allows you to easily realize the stance or step or punch that needs review to make the technique work. Then follows a discussion, a section of comments by teachers and students about what has worked for them.
This manual has been written as a tool- not only to help you learn the technique, but to be able to practice it without reading through paragraphs of detail.< Less
A complete description of all American Kenpo Karate techniques required for Blue Belt. This is a manual; it is meant to be used on the mat as you work out.
Each technique is given a short... More > description in a couple of sentences, followed by a detailed step-by-step description that allows you to easily realize the stance or step or punch that needs review to make the technique work. Then follows a discussion, a section of comments by teachers and students about what has worked for them.
The print is large enough to stand a good chance of being readable if left open on the floor next to you as you work out. No description of a technique covers more than a page, so you don't need to turn a page while practicing (the final discussions do cross page breaks).
This manual has been written and formatted as a tool- not only to help you learn the technique, but to be able to practice it without reading through paragraphs of detail.< Less
This is the true story of my dad's 1965 Shelby GT 350. He brought it home on my twelfth birthday and I was privileged to drive it for 40 to 50 thousand miles. I had gotten the car and myself into a... More > lot of trouble as I was hot rodding all over the LA and Ventura landscape. I met Mr. Shelby at the Reno Air Races when he was with Barron Hilton. The first meeting I could not explain how much his car had meant to me so I went home and started writing. The initial letter he read and signed and took the rest of my manuscript to read later. Steve Fossett disappeared the following year preventing me from catching up to Mr. Shelby at the races and things happenned the next two years so now I will never know in his own words what he thought first hand. I get into some Moto Cross history and some of the Malibu jobs as well as the surfing that occurred back then. This is a fun read and I hope you enjoy!!!! CB< Less
The Practical Guide to Long Range Hunting Rifles draws on Nathan's vast experience and provides a completely fresh approach to the subject of the long range hunting rifle. This book educates the... More > reader about basic rifle engineering and the physics involved through 31 topics to the final result - the ultimate long range hunting tool.
The style of writing pulls no punches and covers everything a reader needs to know before selecting a long range rifle and during the set up process, regardless of whether the reader is selecting a factory rifle or selecting the components for a custom rifle build.
Suitable for people of all backgrounds regardless of their shooting experience, this book removes the head aches from the rifle accuracy game and gives you the knowledge you need to fully understand what it takes to achieve a truly accurate and reliable long range rifle.< Less
The Study of China Hand Techniques is unique in the literature of Okinawa Karatedo. It is the first book of its era to provide not only an outline of the history, and philosophy of Toudi (Karate) but... More > also provides detailed instruction on a broad range of techniques and their application including striking, kicking, locking, throwing, and choking.< Less
Early each June the world's toughest mountain bike race kicks off from Banff, Canada. The racecourse follows dirt roads, muddy tracks and snow covered mountains along the Continental Divide to the... More > Mexican border; 2,700 miles in total. This race, this cannonball run of pain, is called the Tour Divide and it is unique in the world of sport: the clock never stops and no outside support is allowed. The Cordillera is the journal of the Tour Divide.
The Cordillera Volume 4 is about things that break– broken bodies, broken bikes and broken spirits. Between these covers are tales of people at their lowest, their most physically and emotionally depleted. But the Cordillera Volume 4 is also about fixing, about getting busy and racing south. You will be amazed and heartened by the true stories in this volume. You will laugh and possibly cry as athletes plumb the depths of their endurance and then live to share it with you.< Less
This second book in the Essence of Goju Ryu series explores the principles that form the basis of Okinawan Goju Ryu. Concentrating upon the various Tachi Waza, Uke Waza, and Atemi Waza, this work... More > provides a host of Hojo Undo exercises and paired drills to assist the intermediate practitioner in adding greater depth to their understanding of Kata.
More than just a description of exercises, this work will encourage the student to find the subtle links which weave together the various aspects of Karate, and find the true value in its practices.
Packed with photographs, this work takes the reader back in time to see how legends such as Higashionna Kanryo and Miyagi Chojun crafted their tools.< Less
Polls show that people have the misconception that karate lengthens one’s life, when in fact the data shows the opposite (via analysis of over one hundred 8th dans in the East & West). If... More > we notice a truth in the data in art that seeks enlightenment, be it good or bad, it should be discussed & hopefully the results will lead to better outcomes for elite karate-ka in the decades to come. We examine the central topic of longevity & karate by using instructor lifespan data, a review of medical diagnostics & research, longevity research encompassing sports physiology, karate psychology and behaviour patterns which has shown to be tied to longevity. We also discuss some interesting statements on the topic by passed masters such as Itosu of the 1800s, Shito-ryu’s Mabuni, Asai of Shotokan who openly stated health may not go hand-in-hand with budo. Despite the fact that karate provides many upsides for its practitioners, why does it appear to reduce lifespan & what can be done about it?< Less
Professionally designed pro football power ratings by a highly respected handicapping expert in Las Vegas. The book shows you how to make your own lines, when a team is due to win or lose, and has a... More > 72% system play. The book has full color and is easy to update weekly. Put the odds in your favor with spread range plays, system plays, and power rating plays. 84 pages< Less
Flier and film maker Brian Lansburgh has long had a reputation for his iconoclastic methods of flight instruction. Now it’s all presented in this eye-opening book which smashes many long-held... More > but largely indefensible flight training beliefs. In “Brian’s Flying Book”, readers will be treated to several flight training maneuvers which will sharpen their flying skills and provide a lot of fun along the way. In “Brian’s Flying Book” you’ll also learn some new terms, such as “Whuffos”, along with some fun flying exercises such as “Sky Doodles”, “Whoopee Stalls” and “Slaloms”. Brian will also introduce readers to his tradition-breaking “Landing in a Turn” and, of course, the “Dead Stick” landing. Not a book for the hidebound pilot, “Brian’s Flying Book” will be a refreshing change for fliers and even some non-fliers who are looking to learn more about the fascinating world of aviation.< Less
Printable Softball Certificates of Award – Download and Print New Softball Award Certificates – Free Softball Certificate Preview: 80 different softball award certificates in a pdf file... More > that can be printed out on any type of paper. These downloadable and printable Softball Certificates of Award can be given to players. No limit to the number of times each softball award certificate can be printed. You choose which softball certificates to print and how many. More sports award certificates available at Sagelily Books & Certificates http://www.lulu.com/sagelily< Less
Printable Baseball Certificates of Award – Download and Print New Basesball Award Certificates – Free Baseball Certificate Preview: 80 different baseball award certificates in a pdf file... More > that can be printed out on any type of paper. These downloadable and printable Baseball Certificates of Award can be given to players. No limit to the number of times each baseball award certificate can be printed. You choose which baseball certificates to print and how many. Form fields included. More sports award certificates available at Sagelily Books & Certificates http://www.lulu.com/sagelily< Less
Spiral Bound Book Version - "The Lower Black River: An Outdoor Guide" is your guide with everything you need to know about the Black River located in Eastern Arizona. It contains all the... More > maps, fishing, and camping info that you need to make the most of your adventures at the Black River.
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