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Tiger Combat: TanDao Martial Arts
By Lawrence Tan
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!
Martial Arts, Self-Defense and a Whole Lot More, Volume 1 (The Best of Wim's Blog)
By Wim Demeere
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,930. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
In this first volume of "The Best of Wim's Blog", bestselling author and expert martial artist Wim Demeere compiles some of the best posts from his blog. He covers martial arts and self-defense as primary topics but connects them with many other aspects such as training, teaching, health, psychological factors and much more.
Las 10 claves para aprender Systema
By Juan Pedro Serna
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: Spanish. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Una visita guiada a la filosofía de aprendizaje del arte marcial ruso Systema, que pone de relieve las actitudes que limitan el aprendizaje, y aporta material para la reflexión personal. Aunque está dirigido a la comunidad de Systema, su contenido resultará también de interés para practicantes de otras artes marciales y para cualquiera que inicie el aprendizaje de algo nuevo.
WITs (Whatever It Takes): The Ultimate Basic Self Defense Moves
By SelfDefenseCoach
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
You didn't need to read any books to learn how to sit, stand, walk, clap your hands, grab objects or climb up some stairs? You can learn to transfer these basic physical skills into effective self defense moves today, regardless of your current fitness level. Simple, safe, and fun. Learn to create pain fast using motor movements and skills that you developed before two years of age!
Pound for Pound: The Modern Gladiators of Mixed Martial Arts
By Brian D'Souza
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,040. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Pound for Pound traces the five greatest fighters of all time—Georges St-Pierre, BJ Penn, Anderson Silva, Maurício Rua and Fedor Emelianenko—through their humble origins, baptism by blood and fire, and rise to the pinnacle of MMA, where the sword of Damocles constantly threatens.
Advanced Pressure Points: The system of Pressure Points
By Bruce Everett Miller
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 20,000. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
The author Bruce Everett Miller is an expert martial artist who actually understands Western Medical and scientific theory. This book gives answers. It describes a system ('The System of Pressure Points') which encompasses much more than simply hitting different structures of the body. The System encompasses everything from simple pain production through to knockouts.
Teaching Ninja: Book Three (Ju Tai Jutsu)
By Jay M Horne
Series: Teaching Ninja, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
The mission is what the ninja lives for. In life, the mission is perfection of life itself. In the field, the mission is the motivation that keeps the student aware of his own training needs. To KNOW that you may be called upon for a mission in the back of your mind, is the single secret that drives the engine of ninja training.
Teaching Ninja: Book One (The Learning Curve)
By Jay M Horne
Series: Teaching Ninja, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
The Learning Curve is the first volume in the Tesaihiryu Ninjutsu Series. Ninja International strives to bring each of it's students to realization of the ultimate potential. We do this by supplying each individual with the tools necessary to teach this ancient art. For the best way to learn is through teaching. Run, Flip, Climb, Fight, Leap, and Swim with Ninja International.
Self Defense: Easy self defense moves that could save your life
By Clint McLaughlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Besides being a trumpet teacher I also taught blackbelt advanced classes and self defense classes at a huge karate school (over 1200 students). Through the years I made notes of the techniques that people could use the day they learned them and the ones that wasted time. This book has step by step descriptions and pictures of self defense techniques that anyone can learn in a matter of minutes.
20 Ways to Improve your Grappling Skills off the Mats - (Brazilian Jiu-jitsu {BJJ}, Submission Wrestling & Other Grappling Sports)
By Bakari Akil II, Ph.D.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
"20 Ways to Improve your Grappling Skills off the Mat" will share with you how you can increase your grappling abilities when you can’t make it to class. It discusses mindsets and approaches and it is designed to help you become a better grappler when no one is looking.
How To Street Fight
By Sam Fury
Price: $6.57 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by SurviveTravel.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Imagine this is you and there is no other escape. Could you fight your way to safety? This book will teach you how. How To Street Fight is a simple, unrefined, close range and aggressive fighting system which can be adapted for training, life threatening situations or anything in between.
Bojutsu Manual
By Stu Fanning
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Musha Ryu. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Bojutsu is a modern combat martial art employing the stick as a weapon. The roots of Bojutsu are found in all martial arts that use these weapons. The Bojutsu training program was developed by Stu and Patrick Fanning after decades of training in a variety of martial arts that use the stick. The techniques of Bojutsu include the best of techniques and principles from these arts.
Teaching Ninja: Book Two (Tai Jutsu)
By Jay M Horne
Series: Teaching Ninja, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
there is no greater way of learning than to teach, for in doing so, you essentially are tapping the well of your own knowledge hidden deep within the recesses of yourself. It is for this reason alone, that we provide a written copy of our lessons in these texts. The lesson will be laid out in a way that YOU can utilize the material to conduct your own class. Run, Jump, Swim, Climb, & Fight.
Nutritional Guide for the Mixed Martial Artist: Maximizing Your MMA Nutrition For Massive Performance Enhancements
By Moses Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
More of today's high level athletes, including mixed martial artists, are beginning to think hard about the nutritional strategies that they can begin using in order to boost their performance levels higher and make the absolute most of their training plan. This book can show you key things that you need to know about your diet and nutrition so you can become stronger and a better mma fighter
Tool Box Hapkido
By Frank Fedele
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.
The Benefits of Mixed Martial Arts For Kids
By Cristin Philips
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Mixed martial arts, or MMA as it’s more popularly known, is now becoming a staple fitness program for kids alongside adults as well. Kids’ MMA has become popular due to the physical, mental and spiritual benefits the sport brings to the table, and we’re going to take a look at what exactly MMA can do for your child.
The Martial Artist's Health, Wellness, and Lifestyle Handbook
By Mark McAnaney
Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
If you want to make lifestyle changes to become the healthier athlete you deserve to be and don't know where to start, this little fast reading handbook is here to help you begin on a strong foot!
The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling - (Brazilian jiu-jitsu, BJJ, Wrestling, etc.)
By Bakari Akil II, Ph.D.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
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The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling is a hilarious look at what some grapplers do to cope in the hard charging grappling environment. It exposes the truth about grappling that is never discussed but everyone thinks about. We are all guilty of some of the Lazy Man's practices to varying degrees. This book exposes: -The Lazy Man's Takedowns -The Truth about Warmups -Magic Funk Taps and much more
My Ninjas: Choosing A Martial Arts School
By Nick Roberts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Many people dream about learning martial arts. When they finally take the plunge, they often jump in blindly, without being able to articulate exactly what they hope to get out of their training. This book helps students clarify their own training goals while providing objective ways to evaluate schools and questions for potential teachers.
Wing Chun Forms
By Steve Furlong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Move-by-move instructions for performing all six Wing Chun forms.