The Throws and Takedowns of Sombo by Geoff Thompson

By Geoff Thompson

Floor combating is taking the martial arts international by way of hurricane, yet how do you get to the floor appropriately and lead to a providers place? What are the risks of throwing and taking an opponent over? during this e-book on throwing and take-down suggestions of Sambo, the writer teaches the best way to regulate vertical grappling and smash an assailant with a demolishing throw. together with the unique "blow sooner than throw" concepts banned from game grappling first and foremost of the century.

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Beginning Qigong by Stephen Comee, Steven Kuei

By Stephen Comee, Steven Kuei

The pressing velocity of contemporary existence has resulted in a quest for methods to alleviate tension. the most effective tools for doing so is Qigong—an historical chinese language method of respiring suggestions and workouts that enhance the brain, physique, and spirit as they stability and increase Qi, or “life force.”

This small, thorough quantity offers many various varieties of Qigong intimately and during absolutely illustrated routines. incorporated are a proof of the rules of Qigong, warming-up workouts, respiring routines, and a consultant to massaging the internal organs. The authors have additionally supplied a desk that describes many of the routines, directory their actual merits and classifying them in keeping with point of trouble, in order that readers can perform their very own exercises.

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Simple Thinking Intelligent Fighters (Why Wing Chun Works by Alan Gibson

By Alan Gibson

Эта книга является продолжением книги «Почему Вин Чун работает» (»Why Wing Chun Works»). В этой книге, Алан Гибсон, продолжает рассматривать принципы на которых базируется система Вин Чун и показывает упражнения, разработанные, чтобы усвоить их. Основное внимание уделено комбинированию отдельных приемов и позиций, для формирования целостной системы. Для полного понимания представленного материала, рекомендуется ознакомится с основными принципами Вин Чун, изложенными в первой книге - «Why Wing Chun Works».

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Techniques of Medieval Armour Reproduction: The 14th Century by Brian Price

By Brian Price

Few old icons can fit the evocative strength of the medieval go well with of armour, and this epic new e-book is an entire path within the instruments and methods of the trendy armourer’s paintings. via greater than 1,000 precise photographs and transparent guideline, Brian expense provides a operating guide for aspiring and lively armourers who are looking to advance their abilities within the construction of medieval armour within the kind of the 14th century. The ebook is split into 4 sections: a sweeping heritage of armour and its creation from its medieval roots to its sleek revival; a realistic advent to the entire instruments and provides essential to equip a contemporary workshop; a radical evaluate of key concepts; and a sequence of tangible classes in developing armoured defenses for the top, physique, arm, hand and leg. Taking the reader throughout the building of an genuine medieval harness from perception to crowning glory, options of Medieval Armour replica is a crucial addition to the libraries of significant craftsmen, historians, creditors and researchers.

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Chinese Mind-body Boxing by Hsing-I

By Hsing-I

Hsing-I, chinese language Mind-Body Boxing is a seminal paintings within the box of chinese language martial arts. It was once one of many first actual courses in English approximately those little recognized arts, and is still a vintage. It covers all of the most vital features of studying this old boxing procedure, together with the background, the philosophy, the educational units and the two-person combating concepts. First released in 1974, this booklet has been wanted through creditors ever in view that.

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The Book of Five Rings for Executives: Musashi's Classic by Donald G. Krause

By Donald G. Krause

Used for hundreds of years via eastern businessmen and studied by way of a lot of Silicone Valley's warriors of latest stressed out international, The booklet of 5 jewelry through samurai swordsman Miyamoto Musashi has supplied a strong, functional method of attaining aggressive dominance. Now, within the e-book of 5 earrings for Executives , Donald Krause has enriched and simplified the unique fabric of this old vintage of aggressive strategies and method right into a set of 7 basically outlined and simply utilized enterprise rules.

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Martial: Epigrams, Volume III, Books 11-14. (Loeb Classical by Martial, D. R. Shackleton Bailey

By Martial, D. R. Shackleton Bailey

It was once to have a good time the hole of the Roman Colosseum in eighty CE that Martial released his first ebook of poems, "On the Spectacles." Written with satiric wit and a expertise for the memorable word, the poems during this assortment checklist the wide spectacle of exhibits within the new enviornment. the good Latin epigrammist's twelve next books trap the spirit of Roman life—both public and private—in shiny element. Fortune hunters and busybodies, orators and attorneys, schoolmasters and highway hawkers, jugglers and acrobats, medical professionals and plagiarists, appealing slaves, and beneficiant hosts are one of the different characters who populate his verses. Martial is a willing and sharp-tongued observer of Roman society. His pen brings into crisp aid a wide selection of scenes and occasions: the theater and public video games, existence within the geographical region, a wealthy debauchee's dinner party, lions within the amphitheater, the eruption of Vesuvius. The epigrams are often obscene, within the culture of the style, occasionally warmly affectionate or a laugh, and regularly pointed. Like his modern Statius, even though, Martial shamelessly flatters his purchaser Domitian, one in every of Rome's worst-reputed emperors. D. R. Shackleton Bailey now offers us, in 3 volumes, a competent sleek translation of Martial's frequently tough Latin, putting off many misunderstandings in past types. The textual content is principally that of his hugely praised Teubner version of 1990.

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Angry White Pyjamas by Robert Twigger

By Robert Twigger

Adrift in Tokyo, educating laughing jap high school women the best way to pronounce Tennyson competently, Robert Twigger got here to a revelation approximately himself: he'd by no means been healthy. In a bid to flee the cockroach infestation and sweaty squalor of a cramped condo in Fuji Heights, Twigger units out to cleanse his physique and his brain. now not realizing his fist from his elbow the writer is sucked into the area of eastern martial arts, and the brutally difficult process budo education taken by way of the Tokyo insurrection Police, the place any ascetic motivation quickly comes up opposed to blood-stained dogis and fractured collarbones. In indignant White Pyjamas Robert Twigger skilfully blends the traditional with the trendy - the ultra-traditionalism, ritual and violence of the dojo (training academy) with the procuring department stores, nightclubs and scenes of daily Tokyo lifestyles within the twenty-first century - to supply an wonderful and appealing glimpse of latest Japan.

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