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Weight Training for Championship Judo

By: Draeger, Donn F.; Inokuma, Isao

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kodansha International Ltd.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201033


First edition. Includes original jacket, lacks scarce slipcase. Very good hardcover in well worn jacket - large tear down front jacket panel, 2 inch chip from top corner, several smaller tears. Looks alright under fresh mylar. Price adjusted accordingly. 1966 Hard Cover. 280 pp. A scarce martial arts reference providing training strategies for competitive judo. At the time of publication Draeger, a U.S. Marine and expert in several martial arts, was the American authorit... View more info

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Bruce Lee: Fists of Fury

By: Gross, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pioneer Books, Inc., Las Vegas: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2132916


First edition. 1990 Large Softcover. 160, [8] pp. 'A history of the life of Bruce Lee, looking at his success in the martial arts world, and chronicling his career as an actor. In addition, this volume presents a complete guide to all of his film and television work. The book also examines his international popularity, the events surrounding his tragic death and the continuing fascination with his life.' Also includes a Green Hornet episode guide and an interview with Ch... View more info

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T'ai Chi For Dummies

By: Iknoian, Therese

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Wiley Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 2268287


Ink marginalia and related articles laid in. 2001 Soft Cover. For nearly 5,000 years, people have practiced T’ai Chi as a way to prolong life, build strength and stamina, improve concentration, and achieve psychological balance. Hundreds of millions of satisfied customers can’t be wrong. View more info

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The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan: A Comprehensive Guide to the Principles and Practice

By: Kit, Wong Kiew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2193546


2002 Trade Paperback. xviii, 317 pp. One of the most popular Chinese martial arts, Tai Chi Chuan is also one of the most effective stress relievers available. In China it is also used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects for health and fitness are now widely recognized in the West. The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the practical application and potential benefits of Tai Chi Chua... View more info

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Ultimate Guide to Tai Chi (The Best of Inside Kung-Fu)

By: Little, John R.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: McGraw Hill: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268285


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1999 Large Softcover. Practiced by millions of people around the world, the ancient and gentle Chinese martial art of tai chi offers the perfect balance of mind and body, strength and flexibility, grace and agility. Its smooth, fluid movements demand precision and control while offering exercisers of all ages improved fitness, stress reduction, and self-defense skills. Whether you are a curious novice, an intermediate student seeking deeper ... View more info

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Float Like a Butterfly (Muhammad Ali: The Man Who Could Float Like a Butterfly and Sting Like a Bee)

By: Shange, Ntozake

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Jump at the Sun / Hyperion Books for Children: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198688


First edition. Fine.Near Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Edel Rodriguez. Muhammad Ali, considered by many to be the finest athlete of the twentieth century, is also one of the most famous Americans of his time. Here is a compelling testimony to his courage, resilience in the face of controversy, and boxing prowess by Obie Award-winning author Ntozake Shange. In her own words, Shange shows us Ali and his lif... View more info

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Hapkido: The Integrated Fighting Art

By: Spear, Robert K.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Unique Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 2205300


Light edge wear. 1989 Trade Paperback. An introduction to the deadly Korean fighting art. View more info

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Arts of Strength, Arts of Serenity: Martial Arts Training for Mental, Physical, and Spiritual Health

By: Suino, Nicklaus

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Weatherhill Books: 1996

Seller ID: 2261570


An exceptional copy. 1996 Trade Paperback. 117 pp. This is a demonstration of the ways in which martial arts practice can nurture the mind and soul as well as strengthen the body. It shows how to select a suitable practice from the many available and describes how to get started. It also explains where to get further information, what to look for in a teacher and in a school, and outlines what qualities need to be cultivated in order to succeed. View more info

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Self-Defense: Nerve Centers & Pressure Points for Karate, Jujitsu and Atemi-Waza

By: Tegner, Bruce

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Thor: 1980

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2260287


3rd printing of revised edition. Lightly rubbed. 1980 Trade Paperback. Stories about mysterious techniques involving nerve centers and pressure have been around for centuries. Here, Bruce Tegner evaluates the myth and legend behind the so-called deadly blows and the secrets of the fighting arts in terms of acceptable scientific evidence and the reality of human anatomy. View more info

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Book of Ch'i: Harnessing the Healing Force of Energy

By: Wildish, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 2268286


Lightly rubbed. 2000 Large Softcover. The Eastern religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism all believe that everything in the world is a manifestation of a powerful life-force in India it is known as prana; in Japan it is called ki; and in China it is ch'i. It is only by harnessing ch'i that we can be truly balanced physically, emotionally, and spiritually. When ch'i is blocked, it upsets our health and well-being. In this comprehensive instructive book, author Paul W... View more info

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The Power of Tai Chi (DVD and Book Set)

By: Zhao-Ming, Shao

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hinkler: 2009

Seller ID: 2268288


Includes DVD and booklet. Light edge wear to box. Master Shao Zhao-Ming takes the viewer on a journey into the history and movements of the ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi. View more info