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The Liar The Cheat and The Thief - Deception and the Art of Sword Play
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
You don't fight bodies, you fight minds. Maija Soderholm of Sonny Umpad's Visayan Corto Kadena and Larga Mano System presents the details of one of the most important and least understood aspects of personal combat: How to control the opponent's mind. The Liar the Cheat and The Thief explores the drills and mindset of one of the last modern duelists. A Sun Tzu said "All warfare is deception".
An Open Secret: A Student’s Handbook for Learning Aikido Techniques of Self-Defense and the Aiki Way
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Aikido is a self-defense martial art (budo) founded by Morihei Usehiba (O’Sensei) in Japan. Tony Blomert shares his experience and wisdom in this training guide about etiquette, tools and weapons, rank examination, relationships between students and teachers, etc., essential to learning Aikido and ultimately the Aiki way. An Open Secret provides a proven learning methodology for Aikido that can be
Classical Strategies for a Modern World: the Essence of the Art of War and the Thirty-Six Stratagems
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
This bold re-imagining of Sun-tzu's masterwork of strategic planning and conflict analysis has taken the esoteric aphorisms of the original and reworked them into a lively, easy-to-read English prose. Conflict itself is discussed in an abstract, generalized way to allow for the direct application of proven approaches to a variety of fields, including business, sports, and social activism.
Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat (An Authentic Field Manual of the Red Army)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Dilernia Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
“Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat” was the official Red Army close combat manual during the Second World War. Published in 1941, this would have been the very manual used to train the troops that fought and defeated the Nazis at Stalingrad and in Berlin, in fierce close-quarter combat. Translated into English by professional translator Boris Karpa.
Tiger Combat: TanDao Martial Arts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Get the edge for realistic self defense. Master Lawrence Tan takes your style beyond punching, with advanced hand/finger techniques, an updated stance, exercises and new strategic principles. Shaolin Animal Kung Fu and Bruce Lee's JKD form the TanDao Tiger System. Diagrams and photos illustrate modern application of hidden biomechanics and tactics used by the masters. Unleash your inner tiger!
Grappling 101: How to Avoid Being Bullied on the Mat (for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu [BJJ] & Submission Grapplers)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
This is the "Bully Proof" for beginning grapplers. It’ll help you develop a force field to help shield you from making newbie mistakes. The advice in Grappling 101 is information that people will not share with you during instruction or drill, but will tell you at the most inopportune moments. They are pointers that everyone should give you on day one, but end up as sporadic pieces of advice.
Tool Box Hapkido
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Tool Box Hapkido is a labor of love borne from the idea that self defense techniques can have a basis in traditional martial arts. They also can be simple and effective. This book shows a number of techniques grouped in levels to allow the user to pick up and learn whatever their training level. There are step by step instructions and pictures to help the user apply the techniques.