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Martial Arts

Bruce Lee: A Life (1st)

“The first noteworthy treatment of its subject—and a definitive one at that...Fascinating narrative threads proliferate.” —The New York Times Book ReviewThe most authoritative biography—featuring dozens of rarely seen photographs—of film legend Bruce Lee, who made martial arts a global phenomenon, bridged the divide between East...

The Sword in Japanese Martial Traditions

  • Coll. |
  • 2017 |
  • epub |
  • 3.73MB |

If the Way of the warrior is the soul of Japan, their magnificent swords were the tools utilized to form the nation and forge their spirit. You’ll find an abundance of information in this special two-part digital anthology in support of this thesis.Kimberly Taylor wrote four chapters, the first being an interview with 7th dan Ma...

The Sword in Japanese Martial Traditions

If the Way of the warrior is the soul of Japan, their magnificent swords were the tools utilized to form the nation and forge their spirit. You’ll find an abundance of information in this special two-part digital anthology in support of this thesis.Kimberly Taylor wrote four chapters, the first being an interview with 7th dan Ma...

Krav Maga Tactical Survival

Complete Krav maga : the ultimate guide to over 250 self-defense and combative techniques (2nd)

“Darren Levine has my unqualified support and gratitude for his contributions to Krav Maga.” –Imi Lichtenfeld, founder of Krav MagaTHE TOP-SELLING GUIDE TO KRAV MAGA IN AN UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITIONAll the defense moves in Complete Krav Maga—from beginner Yellow Belt to advancedBlack Belt—are described in depth and illustrated...

Filho teu não foge à luta (1ª)

Fenômeno de alcance global, o MMA (do inglês mixed martial arts – artes marciaisn mistas) tem milhões de fãs. Mas que ninguém se engane: apesar do nome estrangeiro, ele tem uma relação muito especial com o Brasil. Foi graças a um grupo de lutadores nascidos no país que ele surgiu, se aprimorou e se tornou um espetáculo que movim...

Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts

This is the perfect training guide for those who practice MMA, Brazilian Jiujitsu, Taekwondo, Karate, Judo, Aikido, Kung Fu, Muay Thai, Krav Maga, Wrestling, or a combination of any of these. Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts teaches how to evaluate conditioning along with physical strengths and weaknesses. Choose from 120 ...

Fight Sports and American Masculinity: Salvation in Violence from 1607 to the Present

Throughout America's past, some men have feared the descent of their gender into effeminacy, and turned their eyes to the ring in hopes of salvation. This work explains how the dominant fight sports in the United States have changed over time in response to broad shifts in American culture and ideals of manhood, and presents a n...

The Xingyi Boxing Manual (Rev Exp)

Famed for promoting health and longevity, as well as for its effectiveness as a fighting art, Xingyi is practiced by enthusiasts in China and in the West. Designed as a primer or introductory reader and filled with photos, illustrations, and descriptive text, this authentic manual introduces the Five Elements of Xingyi—Splitting...