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Shooting to Live With the One-Hand Gun By Capt. William E. Fairbairn & Capt. Eric A. Sykes
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Shooting to Live describes methods developed and practiced during an eventful quarter of a century and adopted by numerous police organization in the Far East and elsewhere. It covers everything... More > from the purpose of the pistol, to selection, training, advance methods and more! This book was the first time that fighting with firearms was clearly and explicitly disassociated from classical target/range shooting. The proven techniques displayed have spawned most modern pistol techniques because of their simplicity and effectiveness. It is written as instruction to police forces in the methods of shooting (reflexive/instinctive) and training (realistic/challenging) that the author developed over two decades active service in Shanghai.< Less
“The Walking Stick” Method of Self Defence By An Officer of the Indian Police
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Written in the early 1920's by the Superintendent of Police in India, H.G. Lang, this book covers very simple to learn, yet highly effective techniques of self defense with the walking stick. These... More > techniques are designed to be easily learned and mastered within days! Practical self-defense for ordinary citizens. Covers an entire range of defensive and offensive skills including guards, strikes, combinations, counterattacks, feints & tricks, double-handed techniques and training drills. A must for the library of any stickfighter!< Less
Pa-Kua Chang for Self-defense By Lee Ying-arng & Yen Te-hwa
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Authors Lee Ying-arng and Yen Te-hwa share their expertise in describing the Chinese art of Pa Kua Chang. Also known as Ba Gua Zhang, Pa Kua is considered an internal method with devastating and... More > effective martial arts techniques with empty hands and weapons. In this text, Lee covers basic footwork, palm maneuvers, weapons and the history of Pa Kua Chang, while Yen covers the 33 Methods of Pa Kua for Self Defense.< Less
The Secrets of Jujitsu By Captain Alian Corstorphin Smith
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This book shares Defense when a man attacks you by seizing you around waist. There are five tricks in this series, and they provide a splendid means of exercise. Defense when a man attacks your... More > throat. After mastering this lesson, the weakest woman will be safe from such an attack. By having your practice partner attack from behind, you master a series of tricks that will be useful in any situation of attack or defense. Defense when attacked by knife, club, pistol, kicks, etc. This lesson teaches you quick thinking and gives you presence of mind in an emergency. Taking prisoners, hammerlocks, and a number of tricks whereby the weaker man can get the stronger. These are intensely interesting tricks, most of them published for the first time. Three of the secret grips of Japan have never yet published in any book, Japanese or otherwise. These tricks give you the power of life or death.< Less
Scottish Highland Broad Sword & Hungarian Saber Methods By Marc Lawrence
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This book is for the new student who wishes to learn the basics of Scottish Broadsword and Hungarian Saber as taught by Henry Angelo. This book is laid out to learn in a step by step manner.
The Art of Boxing By Prof. Ned Donnelly
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Professor Ned Donnelly was a former prize fighter turned boxing instructor and author (with help from his literate friends). During the late 1800’s, he had become a household name as a one of... More > the most successful, famous, and respected instructors in the history of British boxing. This book was one of his best with solid time tested methods used in both bare knuckle boxing and in the early gloved boxing days. It is must read for those who wish to learn about street boxing. Prof. Donnelly was the “Instructor to the Celebrities of his Time”. Among his most notable students was playwright George Bernard Shaw.< Less
The Basics of Filipino Martial Arts By Marc Lawrence
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This book is for anyone wishing to learn the core basics of what makes up Filipino Martial Arts. This will give the practitioner good foundational basic for any of the fighting systems found... More > today.This is was books was written after the author training with 37 different masters, grand masters and instructors of multiple systems found throughout Philippines, Hawaii and the United States.< Less
The Russian Cossack Saber Manual Volume 2 Training on Cutting and Thrusting with Sabers by the Imperial Russian Army in the 19th Century By Marc Lawrence
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This book is translation of the 19th century Russian Officer manual about learning to cut and thrust with the Russian Shashka saber on foot and on horseback. It for teaching new recruits how to cut... More > while standing, walking and riding on horseback.< Less
The US Naval Cutlass Methods of The 1860-1890s By Marc Lawrence
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This manual is for the student of the Cutlass a US Naval weapon used on board ships from 1850's-1890's. This is a must have for the Historical Martial Artist, or Reenactor who wishes to understand... More > this weapon and its use in shipboard fighting.< Less
Cossack Saber Manual Hardback Edition By Marc Lawrence
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This manual is about the Shashka Saber used in Russia and the Caucasus Region of the Near East. This sword is iconic as the Japanese Katana or the English Saber. It is known for its ability to draw... More > cut as well as maneuver with speed in fight on a mountain trail or in the village streets. This manual is the only English translation of the 19th Century Imperial Russian Military Manual. It is for the Historical European Martial Artist as when as the Historian. This manual is filled with the origin methods translated in English and still in the original Russian used in the 19 the Century for teaching this amazing sword!< Less