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by William Scott Wilson
The samurai of Japan, who were the country's military elite from medieval times to the end of the nineteenth century, were synonmous with valor, honor, and martial arts prowess. Their strict adherence to the code of bushido ("the way of the ...
The Basic Poses and Routines You Need to Be Healthy and Relaxed
by Ellae Ellinwood
<p></p><p><i>Qigong Basics </i>teaches you all the fundamentals of this ancient Chinese wellness discipline in a clear and easy-to-understand manner! This introductory book contains the following vital information:</p><ul><li>The origins of
by Michael Bisping
<b>Some people are born to be a certain thing.</b><BR><b>And I was a born fighter.</b><BR><b></b><BR>At the age of eight, Michael Bisping began his training in martial arts. By the time he was 15, he was fighting in his first no holds barred ...
The Biography of the World's First Black Sporting Superstar
by Luke G. Williams
<p>Today Bill Richmond is largely unknown to the wider public, but he was one of the most significant sportsmen in history and one of the most prominent celebrities of Georgian times. Born into slavery in Staten Island, Richmond won his freedom ...eBook
by Dodge Theodore Ayrault
<p>This is a vintage handbook on horsemanship originally intended for young gentlemen, with chapters on duelling, fencing, etiquette, and more. "Riding, Driving, Fencing for Young People" will be of utility to young or beginner horse ...eBook
A Treasury of Boxing Reportage
by Budd Schulberg
<p><em>Ringside</em> is a bountiful collection of the most memorable boxing stories by legendary fight-game writer Budd Schulberg.</p> <p>Schulberg takes us all the way back to an epic bare-knuckle contest in England 200 years ago; draws a ...eBook
Surviving the Fight of My Life
by Paige VanZant
by Stephen Turnbull
The world of the samurai, the legendary elite warrior cult of old Japan, has for too long been associated solely with military history and has largely remained a mystery. In this exciting new book, Stephen Turnbull, the world's leading authority
The Real Story Behind the Japanese Warrior Myth That Shatters the Bushido Mystique
by Antony Cummins
<p>The myths of the noble Samurai and the sinister Ninja are filled with romantic fantasy and fallacy. Samurai and Ninja expert Antony Cummins shatters the myths and exposes the true nature of these very real--and very lethal--medieval Japanese ...
Lessons from Japan's Warrior Culture
by Thomas Cleary
<p>One of the best known translators of the wisdom of Asia, Thomas Cleary now adds a new book to his samurai canon with <i>Samurai Wisdom</i>, new translations of five classic works on “bushido.” His previous works, <i>Code of the Samurai</i> ...
The Legacy of Ric Flair and the Rise of Charlotte
by Ric Flair
WOOOOOO! Are you ready for this, WWE Universe? For the first time ever, WWE’s illustrious father-daughter duo "Nature Boy" Ric Flair and Charlotte come together to tell their legendary story. Ric Flair is a 16-time World Champion and ...
The Martial Arts of Feudal Japan
by Adele Westbrook
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;"><i>Secrets of the Samurai</i> is the definitive study of the martial arts of feudal Japan, </span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">explaining in detail the weapons, techniques, strategies, and ...
by Baron De Bazancourt
<p>This vintage book contains a fascinating, engaging, and thoroughly enjoyable book concerning fencing. A gentleman delivers a series of lectures over a period of eleven evenings on the subject of fencing, dealing with the fundamentals of the ...eBook
An Amateur in the Ring
by George Plimpton
<p><strong>From the author of <em>Paper Lion</em></strong></p> <p>Stepping into the ring against light-heavyweight champion Archie Moore, George Plimpton pauses to wonder what ever induced him to become a participatory journalist. Bloodied but ...eBook
by Stan Schmidt
<p>While the Japan Karate Association (JKA) was starting to send out pioneering instructors to teach karate around the world, Stan Schmidt became a pioneer of a slightly different kind. While the Japanese instructors wanted to show the world ...eBook
by Darren Yas Parr
<p>The role of the strength and conditioning coach for a combat athlete is to perform a needs analysis in which both the fighter as an individual and the sport itself are assessed in order to develop a high-performance programme. This might ...eBook
by Andy Burns & Mike Callan
<p>Judo is a dynamic Olympic sport that requires a wide range of physical attributes and skills. It is the second largest participation sport in the world after football, and estimates suggest there are 20 million judoka (practitioners of judo) ...eBook
<p><i>The complete step-by-step guide to a stronger, sculpted body.</i></p> <p>Build a better body with this essential handbook to strength training for men and women of all abilities. Step-by-step instructions and tailor-made programmes will ...
Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
by John Little
<p>Within the pages of <i>Striking Thoughts</i>, you will find the secrets of Bruce Lee's <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">amazing success— as an actor, martial artist, and inspiration to the world. </span><span style="line-height: ...
Everything You Need to Get Started in Taekwondo - from Basic Kicks to Training and Competition
by Scott Shaw
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(246, 246, 246);">Are you planning to learn Taekwondo, but don't know where to begin? Are you looking for a teacher? Are you taking a class but confused by the technical terms used for the kicks and ...