The book covers the development of the Wadoryu system of karate from its origins in 1920's to the present day.
Based on the authors own interviews with Suzuki Tatsuo, Ota Yoshito, Fujiwara Ryozo,... More > Wakabayashi Eichi, Setamatsu Hiromasa, Hakoishi Katsumi, Ishizuka Akira, Arakawa Toru, Ohgami Shingo, Sugiura Kengo, Sakagami Kuniaki and many others. The book also draws on information from Japanese archive material (including recollections of Gima, Matsuda, Kojima, Oshima, Bo, Maizumi, Nishizono, Eriguchi, Ueno, Kato and other pre-War karateka) and contemporaneous European records from the ABKA, UKKF and UKKW.
Extensively referenced and containing many rare photographs, this will be of interest to all Wadō karateka.
The book also provides details of the early years of Shotokan karate between 1930s to 1950's as well as some details of the KUGB activities in the 1960's,70's and 80's.< Less
Our teen wrestling league always has exciting matches between beautiful ladies, and sometimes the rules are a little unique!
Miranda and Sunny are top contenders for the title, and the promoter has... More > arranged a special event to determine which girl goes to the bottom of the roster - and which goes on the challenge the champion!
It's called a "bra and panties" match, and all you have to do to win is to strip your opponent of her outerwear, leaving her only in her underwear.
Harder than it sounds - because your opponent is always fighting back - and trying to do it to you!
Story from Matthew Henry accompanied by color action images from ZenBayMono Studio.
20 original images plus "Xoom-Cam" closeups. Delivered in screen resolution PDF file.
Contains no nudity.< Less
So who makes the best wrestler? A SINGER... or a SHOWGIRL? We'll find out tonight as we witness one of EACH in our ring!
First it's former award winning teen-idol SHAYKA LOTTA BOOTAY, with a brief... More > but intense training regimen under her belt, and ready to "rock" the world of whoever steps into the ring with her!
Her opponent is PRINCESS BOOM-BOOM. The princess, a former showgirl, has been wrestling for a while... six matches... and six losses! But let's see if seven is her lucky number!
Both girls are hungry for victory, but only ONE of these topless gals will be smiling when we finally hear the ONE! TWO! THREE! pin count!
As always, amazingly beautiful and exciting art from LYKAMO, from our very reliable writer D. NYE.
25 Images in screen-resolution PDF file.
NUDITY, ADULTS ONLY!< Less
“A very interesting and enjoyable read.” Dan Gable, Wrestling Olympic Champion, World Champion, NCAA Champion, coached Iowa to nine NCAA team championships, US Olympic Coach
“God... More > often uses the least likely people, like wrestlers, to glorify Himself. The stories are funny - the characters are real.” Kyle Rote, Jr., National Soccer Hall of Fame, Champion of ABC Superstars, motivational speaker
“An incredible history lesson… that God used AIA Wrestling to alter the landscape of the sport. A remarkable book.” Tim Johnson, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Wrestling Broadcaster for Big Ten and ESPN Networks
In His Grip tells the true story of how a group of athletes came together to create a new team with an important mission. This group of athletes would become National Wrestling Team Champions as well as Olympic and USA World Championship team members, but that is not what motivated them.< Less
Long range three-pointers, highlight reel crossovers and gravity-defying slam dunks combine to make the NBA one of the most exciting professional sports leagues in the world. Millions of young men... More > dream of playing on the world’s brightest stage. With stars hailing from six continents, the NBA is home to a diverse mix of global cultures. As inviting as the league is to foreign players, there is one group it wants nothing to do with: 18-year-old ballers.
Instead of having the option to enter the NBA Draft after high school graduation, the next wave of superstars faces a one-year detour. At best, they march unscathed through a season of college basketball before signing a guaranteed contract worth millions of dollars. For the unlucky, however, the path is littered with obstacles preventing them from reaching a life-long goal. No Boys Allowed argues it is in the best interests of both the league and its players to repeal the age limit before more careers are derailed.< Less
You've seen them. The people with funny-looking clothes, a number pinned to their chest, and they're running. Running to where? Usually in a big circle, or in many smaller circles. Sometimes in a... More > straight line back and forth. For hours on end. Why? Because they can. They're marathon runners.
This book is about a special group of runners: endurance marathoners, those who run dozens of marathons, many events on consecutive days, or both.
You'll read about a specific group of these runners, who embarked on a journey to America's Dust Bowl to run 5 marathons in 5 states in just 5 days. They began as individual runners and left as family. Along the way, they found courage, inspiration, triumph, and friendships that will last a lifetime.< Less
The Clendenin Ski Method: Four Words for Great Skiing describes how great skiers ski. These four words alone give you the ability to master the mountain. The book is based on the success of over... More > 4,000 students in the last 15 years. Current mogul myths are presented and demystified. Also included in the book are the Keys to the Kingdom, the exercises that free you to dance on any mountain.
The second edition includes new exercises to develop combinations of skills. This edition has also been thoroughly reviewed for clarity, especially for those skiers who haven't taken a Clendenin Ski Method camp. Reviews for the Four Words for Great Skiing can be found at http://skidoctors.com/method/book/reviews/< Less
The Water Polo Players Guide is a resource for High School water polo athletes to learn about:
• Philosophies of Athletics specific to Water Polo.
• Strength and... More > Conditioning
• Nutrition, Supplements, & Hydration
• Game tactics & Strategy
This guide is not a resource to teach the fundamentals of the sport but rather an intermediate book to help develop high school water polo athletes.
The book contains blank pages for individual high school athletes and teams to add their own special 6-on-5, after goal, and time out plays.
Please contact me with any questions you have or ideas on how to make this resource a more valuable tool for high school water polo athletes.
Virtually every method of handling an injury or illness in a wilderness context is different from what you would expect in an urban environment. The remoteness from civilization, the lack of readily... More > available medical assistance, the difficulty of having to handle serious injuries on your own – often for many hours or potentially even days – can be extremely daunting if you are not prepared.
This handy pocket field guide is designed to help identify, manage (and treat) and when possible, prevent common injuries and illnesses in the field.< Less
David Mills first discovered the legendary Dakar Rally during a three-month motorcycle tour of South America. In 2012, he became an embedded member of a Chilean Dakar team with unprecedented access... More > to the rally; now he shares the story of his experiences.
This firsthand account describes the three grueling weeks he lived with the tight-knit Dakar community as they battled the brutal conditions in the ultimate long-distance, off-road competition. Zero to Sixty shares stories of crossing the driest deserts on the planet, visiting lush vineyards and wine regions, getting lost on mountain passes, encountering earthquakes and landslides, enduring drastic temperature changes, and experiencing altitude sickness at more than 15,500 feet.
Zero to Sixty offers a unique, behind-the-scenes look at the legendary Dakar Rally, its people and its history, providing insight as to what drives these athletes to live on the edge of disaster while attempting to finish what is the world’s deadliest sporting event.< Less
Each early June the world's toughest mountain bike race kicks off from Banff Canada. The race course follows dirt roads, muddy tracks, and snow covered mountains along the Continental Divide to the... More > Mexican border, some 2,700 miles in total. This race, this cannonball run of pain, is called the Tour Divide and 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 is about things that break - broken bodies, broken bikes, broken spirits. Between these covers are people at their lowest, their most physically and emotionally depleted.
Volume 5 of The Cordillera describes the 2013 race. But as always, the Cordillera is about focusing and getting on with the job of trying to reach Antelope Wells. Even if your frame has cracked and is being held together by duct tape. The common thread to all stories is the incredible strength of the human spirit, and what can be achieved if we really try.< Less
To achieve success at long ranges, you need the right cartridge! But how do we define which cartridge will best suit our needs?
Those of you who read the Practical Guide To Long Range Hunting Rifles... More > were given a crash course in reality versus common belief. In this second book, The Practical Guide To Long Range Hunting Cartridges, author Nathan Foster continues to cast away myths and get to the core of matters. This is not some monotonous text book looking at cartridge line ups, repeating the same old information. As the book heading suggests- this is a practical guide to help you choose which cartridge suits you, step by step.< Less
The purpose of this book is to provide a framework for understanding the martial arts’ intricate story. It reveals how the Art permeates one’s body and soul. The book is both... More > theoretically sound and practically useful. It is intended to appeal to both martial and non-martial artists.< Less
Riding Bumps SUP and Prone Paddle training is all about going faster and pushing the limits of your ability. With over 20 years of endurance coaching experience, Roch and Huddle discuss all of the... More > basics you need to know to design our paddle race training program. Topics include: heart rate based training, nutrition, periodizing your training year, interval based paddle training, and avoiding burnout. You will also learn why you need to slow down to get fast and how to accomplish your paddling goals in the least amount of time.< Less
50 Hockey Rules provides 50 pages of entertaining, quick-hitting advice for hockey players and fans alike, using the New Jersey Devils 2011-2012 season as a case study. Whether you are a youth... More > hockey player, hockey coach, member of the Devils' Army or a hockey fan in general, 50 Hockey Rules provides many interesting tips and insights into the game we all love.< 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
An American Soccer Dream walks through the trials and tribulations of retooling the United States National Soccer Program. Using many resources -- previously untapped talent pools, an array of... More > underutilized ethnic soccer clubs, the power of technology and one of the best sports marketers - two friends - one a foot soldier in the national soccer federation and another a technology professional with a love of the game - work tirelessly to implement their vision. An American Soccer Dream chronicles the team's exploits, traveling the streets of America and beyond, detailing efforts to raise an organization to new heights, and winding their way throughout North and Central America before the team's journey ultimately concludes at the World Cup Finals in Brazil in the June of 2014. But as the players and coaches travel this road together -- something even more special is sparked -- a spirit and kinship of family which brings together this set of diverse human beings.< Less
Perfectly situated on the eastern seaboard between the Chesapeake Bay to the west and the Delaware River, Delaware Bay, and Atlantic Ocean to the east, Delaware has proven to be a hunting paradise... More > for local sportsmen. For centuries, outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen have harvested the natural riches offered by the wild game that inhabit Delaware’s deciduous forests, salt and freshwater marshes, and cultivated crop fields. Common game, such as white-tailed deer, Canada geese, and varied species of ducks have been targeted by the majority of Delaware hunters, but woodcock, quail, snow geese, crows, squirrels, and rabbits are also plentiful in Delaware and provide Delaware sportsmen with hours of hunting enjoyment each season.
Join Delawarean Steven Kendus as he uses his hunting wisdom, experience, and research to preserve Delaware’s hunting legacy by sharing important history, tactics, locations, tips, and tricks associated with Delaware hunting.< Less
A book that will take the beginner or novice outdoor person into forgotten skills from long ago. Using only what the nature provides, you will help to ensure your survival in a survival situation,... More > and begin to grow a closer relationship with the earth.< Less