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The Internal Practices of Sun Lu-T'ang By Bradford Tyrey
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Book contains: Over 150 old photos and drawings, 135 pages of detailed information from the source. A distinctive book authored by one of Madam Sun Jian-Yun’s (daughter of Grandmaster Sun... More > Lu-T’ang) direct long-term students. Old translations from Chinese boxing masters, lectures and explanations from Madam Sun [1913-2003] and original students of Grandmaster Sun [1861-1933]. Topics covered concern old practices of Sun Taijiquan (Tai-Chi), Sun and Cheng styles of Baguazhang, Xingyiquan, Qigong, sword practice methods, and an overview of Grandmaster Sun’s history with photos. Introduction to several of Madam Sun’s direct long-term students: Bradford Tyrey (USA), Dave Martin (United Kingdom), and Su-Ying Martin (United Kingdom). Writings on: Glimpses into the Life of Grandmaster Sun Lu-T’ang, The Essence & Smoothness of Qi Within the三體式 San-t’i Posture, Old Xingyiquan Teachings of Master Guo Yun-Shen [1827-1903], and many more.< Less
Shooting Resources - Weapon Logbook By Joseph Canady
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This is a Shooting Logbook. Used to log Shots Fired, Comments, Modifications and basic Info about your weapon.
The Science of Stand Up Fighting By Alex Avestruz
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A unique, one-of-a-kind martial arts instruction/workbook geared toward advanced kick boxers, MMA fighters and trainers. No technique is taught. Eleven Principles use human tendencies and... More > physiology to create openings for attack or counter attack. The eleven Principles all tie together into a fighting system, working off and with each other. Use off-beat timing, short term memory, flinches and other human processes against an opponent; manipulating his guard, footwork, breathing and other human tendencies against him.< Less
Introduction To Scientific Pugilism Volume 1 By Daniel Kanagie
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And introduction to the techniques and styles of 19th century Boxing as taught at Wolfhound Martial Arts by Head Coach Dan Kanagie.
The Anatomy of Horse Race Handicapping Or How to Have Fun at the Track By J.M. Chodkowski
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This book was written for all of you, who watch horse racing only to find themselves lost, wanting to know more about the sport, but not knowing where to begin. Perhaps you're a regular race watcher,... More > who ends up spending all of their time explaining the sport to their accompanying friends and loved ones. It's not like you don't want them sharing in the enjoyment of a sport you love, but how many questions can you really answer? This book may just be the help you're looking for, as it offers a unique perspective on how to enjoy a day at the races. By the end of our lively and amusing discussion on how to handicap with your head, eyes, blood, gut, heart, and by your tail, namely, the physical anatomy common to both horse and human, well, maybe not the tail part exactly, the reader will be able to converse comfortably on any of the sport's diverse aspects. Most importantly, they will know how to have fun at the track.< Less
TM-725-15 American Homeguard Anti-Terrorist Handbook By Ron Collins
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What is the American Homeguard & Were Do I Sign Up? The American Homeguard is not a group or organization. The American Homeguard is an idea and a means acting out that idea. There are no clubs... More > to join, no dues to be paid & no secret hand signs or agendas. The best way to be prepared is to be educated, aware and willing to use that education... The common criminal is more experienced with violence and crime then the average citizen who must defend themselves from the criminal. So then to defend one's life and family from the criminal one will learn martial arts, self-defense or carry a weapon as a means of self-defense. This same philosophy is applied to Terrorism & to a degree all disasters. To be free of the fear of terrorism we must be free from fear. Fear is a weapon used by terrorists and not guns or bombs, sadly this is true of our own government as well. So then in this book you will find basic skill sets for self-defense & survival.< Less
The Practical Guide To Long Range Hunting Cartridges By Nathan Foster
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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
Retro-Ski: A Nostalgic Look Back at Skiing By Greg Morrill
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When was the first ski tow in the United States built? Where was the first chairlift in the world located? Who created the Arlberg Method for ski instruction? Who shot Spider Sabich? The history of... More > skiing is filled with memorable people, exciting places, and incredible events. In Retro-Ski: A Nostalgic Look Back at Skiing, author, columnist, and longtime skiing fanatic Greg Morrill takes a look back at the history of the sport, recalling memories from days gone by. In each chapter Morrill poses a trivia question relating to a topic in skiing history and explores related topics through both personal memories and historical research. If you’ve ever ridden a rope tow, owned wooden skis, or laced a long-thong, Morrill’s insights may enliven your memories and make you smile. And if you’ve never had the “pleasure” of those experiences, you’ll come to appreciate what you’ve missed.< Less
Weight Training Class Workbook By Istvan Javorek
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Javorek "Complex" Conditioning Weight Training Class Workbook
your personal training guide:then and now By Anibal Lopez
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The purpose of this book is to provide a roadmap;a plan for people on how to reach their goals of fitness and health.This road map includes an analysis of fitness goals and objectives,an analysis of... More > one's physique,through explanation of diet and nutrition,and a daily diet and nutrition plans. Step by step,you will be guided in your training by one of the the great names in bodybuilding.Anibal Lopez will escort you on your journey from from your present physique to reaching the level of fitness you desire. This book is intended to guide both men and women in their pursuit of fitness.If you want to lose or gain weight,the diet and nutrition plans will significantly help you.< Less
Jocassee Gorges Mountain Biking (Black and White Edition) By Brad Caldwell
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Created by rushing creeks, chasing down the Blue Ridge Escarpment, carving deep gorges while dumping their waters into Lake Jocassee...The Jocassee Gorges are a richly biodiverse area in northwest... More > South Carolina, and western North Carolina! These unique and labryinthine mountain gorges represent the sharp transition from the ancient Appalachian Mountains to the flatter piedmonts. This guidebook provides any mountain biker a chance to explore these wild lands, known for steep, remote terrain, with amazing views, wildlife and rare species! Inside you'll find over 40 different rides and variations, from 1 mile to over 70 miles, which explore all of the well-known sites and attractions in the Jocassee Gorges! In addition to details of great rides, you'll also find the crucial information you need to plan your visit...like where to stay & get food and gear, along with beta on some road bike rides, hiking and backpacking trails, and flatwater and whitewater kayaking!< Less
The Practical Guide to Long Range Hunting Rifles By Nathan Foster
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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 Practical Guide To Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing And Maintenance By Nathan Foster
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The how to of rifle accuracy and maintenance…. In the first book of our series, we studied the fundamentals of rifle design, rifle accuracy and the pitfalls and traps that can befall us. With... More > the theory laid, we can now get down to the business of rifle accurizing. You will not find the information within this book elsewhere, The Practical Guide To Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing and Maintenance is a stand alone book offering unique and highly practical information. Each section is laid out step by step with summary tables to help the reader achieve the goal of obtaining an accurate and reliable rifle. The Practical Guide To Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing and Maintenance is suitable for people of all backgrounds, removing the headache from the rifle accuracy game. Filled with detailed photos and descriptions, this book is packed full of helpful information. No stone is left unturned and no information is held back.< Less
In His Grip: A True Story of a Team That Will Take You Down and Lift You Up By Greg Hicks
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“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
Handbook for Handguns: A Practical Guide to Ownership, Selection & Use By Charles Bruckerhoff
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Handgun shooting interests vary widely from practice at a shooting range with bulls eye targets, to plinking, to personal and home defense, hunting small and large game, local, regional and national... More > competitive events and the Olympic Games. Handbook for Handguns provides insights and instructions about revolvers and pistols that will be of equally great interest for someone who is basically curious about handguns as well as beginning and more experienced shooters. Bruckerhoff's thorough discussion begins with rights and liberties established by the Founding Fathers and includes an overview of federal and state laws pertaining to firearms history of firearms development, gun safety rules, modern revolvers and pistols, ammunition, ballistics, live fire and safe storage. The book has black and white photographs throughout that make details of handguns clear and useful. The beginner and specialist alike will find Handbook for Handguns an informative read and essential resource in their library.< Less
The Cordillera - Volume 6 By Christopher Bennett
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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 2,750 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 6 of The Cordillera describes the 2014 race. But as always, the Cordillera is about focusing and getting on with the job of trying to reach Antelope Wells. The common thread to all stories is the incredible strength of the human spirit, and what can be achieved if we really try.< Less
Kick-Off Concussion: How the Notre Dame Killer Recovered His Brain By Anthony Davis, Jeremy Rosenberg
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Anthony Davis was not only the most electric college football superstar of all time but he was also my teenage idol. His exploits at USC captured my imagination. This book reinforces everything I... More > know about Anthony Davis - he is a man of passion with a story to tell that will inspire those who follow his path. The Notre Dame Killer has never been more candid or more relevant. —Steve Hartman Change is coming. Anthony Davis is an unsung leader in what has at last become a popular movement. —Dr. Daniel Amen. M.D< Less
Aerial Hoop Manual Volume 2 By Rebekah Leach, Julianna Hane
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In the Aerial Hoop Manual Vol.2 there are over 1000 pictures in this beast of a book. Study advanced ways to move under the hoop with classic moves such as meathooks, heel hang and toe hang. Hone... More > your technique of the shoulder stand and splits all around the hoop in chapter two. Throughout the manual learn more about aerial theory and the big picture of how moves relate to one another in the "about this move" descriptions that accompany every move. There are chapters specifically dedicated to single point lyra and double point. In those chapters, you will learn the unique set of moves that can be done with one or two rig points, respectively. Once you have those moves down, turn to the chapter on transitions for fresh ideas on connecting the puzzle pieces. Bonus material in the book includes tips on spotting and the last two chapters introduce you to partner work. These chapters cover mirroring, stacking, weight sharing and more.< Less
The Year of the Black Prince: Preston North End, 1963-4 By Richard Pomfret
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Amid the major social changes in the England of the 1960s, the book tells through the eyes of a teenager the story of of a small-town football club's quest to win the greatest prize in English... More > football.< Less
Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook 2015 By Seth Stohs, Jeremy Nygaard, Cody Christie
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The 2015 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook goes in-depth and provides player bios, scouting reports, statistics and much more on almost 160 Twins minor leaguers. From Abreu to Zoquiel, from Baez to... More > Williams, learn more about some of the Future Minnesota Twins.< Less
How To Puzzle Cache By Cully Long
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FACED WITH A MAP FULL OF BLUE QUESTION MARKS AND NO IDEA WHERE TO START? Geocaching novices and pros alike are often daunted by puzzle and mystery caches. Ciphers, enigmatic photos, nonsensical text,... More > or just a blank page -- it often isn’t clear what the CO wants or expects you to do, and even less clear how any of it will lead you to a cache. THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU ASK -- AND ANSWER -- ALL THE RIGHT QUESTIONS. 300 pages of lessons, tips, tricks and hints for dealing with even the trickiest puzzle caches, plus step-by-step techniques that start with examining the cache page and lead you through codes, ciphers, steganography, math, music, and dozens of other common puzzle cache types will have you on the trail in no time.< Less
Clendenin Method: Four Words for Great Skiing (B/W) By John Clendenin
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The third edition of The Clendenin Ski Method: Four Words for Great Skiing describes efficient, effortless bump skiing focused on baby boomers. The favorite, all-inclusive Key has been added. The... More > entire book has been fully reviewed for clarity for those readers not fortunate to attend an on-snow camp. Reviews of Four Words for Great Skiing can be found at http://clendeninmethod.com/method/book/reviews/< Less
Wallingford Rod and Gun Constitution, Bylaws. Rules By Luana Vaupotic
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Constitution, Bylaws, and Rules for the Wallingford Rod and Gun Club, Inc. club.
SITEAW BASKET BALANCING RACE By Sr. Stella Sabina
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SIBBRA is a race whereby participants balance baskets on their heads and walk or run with them for a given distance. Balancing means; strictly not touching or supporting the baskets with the hands... More > once the signal to start is given. I adapted SIBBRA from the traditional way women in Africa and other parts in the Southern Hemisphere balance baskets of food, bunches of bananas and other things on their heads. It is a practice I too grew up with. Women balance things on their heads in order to carry more with their hands. I have developed SIBBRA into a sport to share a cultural something from my culture and to turn my experience into something positive and uplifting.< Less
Mat Madness By Shelley R. Lee
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2014-15 National Wrestling Federation Rules in layman's terms. A rules digest to help newer fans understand the great sport of wrestling, and humorous real-life stories to entertain those quite... More > familiar with the sport.< Less