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A Brief History of the Samurai by Jonathan Clements

By Jonathan Clements

From a number one specialist in jap background, this is often one of many first complete histories of the paintings and tradition of the Samurai warrior. The Samurai emerged as a warrior caste in Medieval Japan and could have a strong impact at the historical past and tradition of the rustic from the following 500 years. Clements additionally appears on the Samurai wars that tore Japan aside within the seventeenth and 18th centuries and the way the caste used to be eventually demolished within the introduction of the mechanized international.

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Foil Fencing: The Techniques and Tactics of Modern Foil by John Smith

By John Smith

;Foil Fencing: the thoughts and strategies of contemporary foil fencing / Фехтование на рапирах: техника и тактика современного фехтования РАЗНОЕ, ХОББИ и РЕМЕСЛА Автор: John Jes Smith / Джон Смит Название: Foil Fencing: the innovations and strategies of contemporary foil fencing / Фехтование на рапирах: техника и тактика современного фехтования Издательство: Summersdale Publishers Ltd Год: 2003 Страниц:174 Формат: PDF Язык: английский Размер: 2.24 Мб"Фехтование на рапирах" очень замечательная книга. В четкой и логичной форме Профессор Джон Смит знакомит читателей сначала о совершенствование нападения и обороны фехтования, а затем более передовые тактические действия и методы. На каждом этапе он четко объясняет методы техники выполнения, которые он уточняет полезными схемами и рисунками. Эта книга является бесценным руководством для начинающих, учащихся и опытных фехтовальщиков, а также идеальная программа обучения для тренеров. Скачать -Foil Fencing: the thoughts and strategies of contemporary foil fencing / Фехтование на рапирах: техника и тактика современного фехтования.com0

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Kyudo: the essence and practice of Japanese archery by Hideharu Onuma

By Hideharu Onuma

Kyudo-the manner of the Bow-is the oldest of Japan's conventional martial arts and the single such a lot heavily linked to bushido, the way in which of the Warrior. After the second one global conflict Eugen Herrigel brought the concept that of kyudo to the West in his vintage Zen within the paintings of jap Archery. yet formerly, no eastern kyudo grasp has released a publication on his artwork in English. In Kyudo: The Essence and perform of jap Archery, Hideharu Onuma and his American co-authors, Dan and Jackie DeProspero, clarify intimately either the non secular and functional points of kyudo. Written with either newcomers and complicated scholars in brain, the booklet is gifted in basic, simple language and lines thousands of specified illustrations, supplemented through infrequent photos of grasp Onuma, essentially demonstrating the basic innovations and day-by-day perform of this kind of "standing Zen." together with chapters on gear and kyudojo building, Kyudo: The Essence and perform of jap Archery is the main entire reference paintings at the topic to be had. unique sections on challenge fixing and shitsu (errors) additionally make it a distinct instructing and studying source, and the concluding shiteimondo (teacher-student discussion) offers exceptional insights into the options and teachings of a real grasp of the martial arts.

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Total MMA: Inside Ultimate Fighting by Jonathan Snowden

By Jonathan Snowden

From the last word battling Championship's (UFC) meager beginnings to its present-day glory, this in-depth chronology finds all of the information needed to appreciate the modern global of combined martial arts, the place the backroom deal-making is as fierce because the battling. among the UFC's controversial president, Dana White, the political persecution that the game has suffered from politicians like John McCain, and the tumultuous careers of its maximum stars, combined martial arts (MMA) pageant has garnered greater than its justifiable share of the spotlight in fresh years. This thorough heritage offers lovers with the full tale in the back of the last word struggling with Championship, together with profiles of MMA's maximum stars corresponding to Ken Shamrock; the large acclaim for combined martial arts occasions in Japan; the effect of the Fertitta relatives, whose Las Vegas connections opened the door for the UFC to be successful; and, ultimately, Spike TV’s function in making combined martial arts a nationwide obsession.

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The Martial Artist's Book of Yoga: Improve Flexibility, by Lily Chou

By Lily Chou

The right education complement for martial artists, </i>The Martial Artist's ebook of Yoga</i> exhibits how the traditional perform of yoga used to be the genesis of all martial arts. It in actual fact illustrates how particular yoga poses can without delay enhance one's martial arts skills, with asanas that the reader can simply contain right into a balanced workout.

Designed for these practising any martial paintings together with judo, karate, kung fu, tae kwon do, jujitsu, and hapkido, the ebook explains the educational wishes and demanding situations of many of the common concepts: kicks, moves, blocks, throws, falls, joint locks, and grappling. Then the writer identifies the underlying basics essential to enhance one's ability in every one zone and offers a chain of yoga poses in particular chosen to make these advancements - from elevated flexibility and power to raised physique keep watch over and stability.

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Ju-Jitsu Self-Defence by W. Bruce Sutherland

By W. Bruce Sutherland

Ju-Jitsu Self-Defence: a range of Ju-Jitsu and different mystery holds, locks and throws. the aim of this ebook is to explain and illustrate a couple of ju-jitsu hobbies that are without difficulty discovered and simply practised, and that are to be most probably of such a lot provider to the readers. The quantity given is enough to offer a really entire armour of defence opposed to the normal hazards of assault.

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Martial God Asura (Volume 1) by Kindhearted Bee

By Kindhearted Bee

When it comes to strength: whether you're not a genius, you could examine Mysterious recommendations and martial talents. you may as well study with no instructor. when it comes to energy: no matter if you've tens of millions of treasures, you'll now not be capable of defeat my grand international Spirit military. Who am I? each residing factor on the earth perspectives me because the Asura. therefore, because the Asura, I grew to become the Martial God. Martial God Asura.

This is a licensed translation of the preferred chinese language webnovel, 修罗武神 (Martial God Asura), written by means of chinese language writer 善良的蜜蜂, Kindhearted Bee. This contains the 1st 92 chapters of this lengthy, epic fable story.

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Boys' karate by M. Oyama

By M. Oyama


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