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Download Zen in the Martial Arts by Joe Hyams PDF

By Joe Hyams

"A guy who has attained mastery of an paintings finds it in his each action."--Samurai Maximum.

Under the suggestions of such celebrated masters as Ed Parker and the immortal Bruce Lee, Joe Hyams vividly recounts his greater than 25 years of expertise within the martial arts. In his illuminating tale, Hyams finds to you ways the day-by-day software of Zen ideas not just constructed his actual services yet gave him the psychological self-discipline to regulate his own problems-self-image, paintings strain, pageant. certainly, gaining knowledge of the non secular pursuits in martial arts can dramatically regulate the standard of your life-enriching your relationships with humans, in addition to assisting you are making use of your whole talents.

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Download Win or Learn: MMA, Conor McGregor and Me: A Trainer’s by John Kavanagh PDF

By John Kavanagh

Growing up in Dublin, John Kavanagh was once bullied. After anguish a nasty beating while he intervened to assist a girl being attacked, he made up our minds to benefit to guard himself. earlier than lengthy, he was once education opponents in a tiny shed, and selling the earliest mixed-martial arts occasions in eire. after which, a cocky child referred to as Conor McGregor walked into his fitness center. the following, Kavanagh tells his personal notable existence tale —which is on the center of the tale of the explosion of MMA in eire and globally. Kavanagh has turn into a guru to younger women and men trying to grasp the humanities of wrestle, and as McGregor's coach, his health club has turn into a magnet for combatants from around the globe. Kavanagh's portrait of McGregor is a revelation. What emerges is a striking portrait of ambition, self-discipline, and endurance within the face of years and years of sadness. it's a needs to learn for each MMA fan—and an individual who desires to know the way to stick with a dream and become aware of a vision.

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Download Chinese Mind-body Boxing by Hsing-I PDF

By Hsing-I

Hsing-I, chinese language Mind-Body Boxing is a seminal paintings within the box of chinese language martial arts. It used to be one of many first actual guides in English approximately those little recognized arts, and is still a vintage. It covers the entire most crucial points of studying this historical boxing technique, together with the heritage, the philosophy, the educational units and the two-person combating ideas. First released in 1974, this publication has been wanted via creditors ever seeing that.

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Download Fighting From Your Back by Geoff Thompson PDF

By Geoff Thompson

Floor combating is likely one of the so much underestimated but devastatingly ferocious of all of the Martial Arts. Ninety-nine in step with cent of all highway fights that aren't entire in the first 3 seconds turn out at the ground. The books within the "Ground Fighting" sequence organize you with some of the best of wrestling, ju-jitsu, judo etc., overlaying floor regulate, bars, locks, chokes, strangles, cranks, butts, reintroducing some of the unlawful and banned options from the start of the century.

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Download Muay Thai Unleashed: Learn Technique and Strategy from by Erich Krauss PDF

By Erich Krauss

Enable elite Muay Thai warriors flip your physique into an unbeatable weapon!

Written by way of expert Muay Thai combatants and running shoes, Muay Thai Unleashed exhibits you the way to grasp this feared and unsafe martial artwork. writer and coach Erich Krauss, in addition to Muay Thai professionals Glen Cordoza and Tana (Chun) Yingwitayakhun, train you an identical body-punishing ideas which are used on the maximum degrees of Muay Thai festival. even if you utilize those talents within the ring or in the street in self-defense, your competitors will remorse the day you learn this book.

Unleash your capability with:
* Kicks * Punches * Elbow moves * Knee moves * Clinching concepts * protection and counters * An arsenal of mixtures

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Download Xingyiquan: Theory, Applications, Fighting Tactics and by Yang Jwing-Ming, Liang Shou-Yu PDF

By Yang Jwing-Ming, Liang Shou-Yu

Xingyiquan (Hsing I Chuan) is without doubt one of the most sensible recognized chinese language inner martial arts.

Xingyi capacity "Shape Mind", and Quan skill "Fist" or "Style". The identify derives from the style's imitation of the hobbies and internal features of twelve animals. the fashion was once created by way of Marshal Yeuh Fei, a well-known normal of the chinese language tune Dynasty.

The perform of Xingyiquan, like Taijiquan, improves Qi stream within the physique and keeps well-being. additionally, the educational builds up an considerable point of inner Qi in order that either the actual physique and the psychological physique may be strengthened.

This publication provides conventional Xingyiquan education, together with sequences with a lot of their martial purposes, and the well-known scuffling with set "An Shen Pao". the main detailed a part of this ebook is the dialogue of Xingyiquan theories and rules, drawn from a number of the old poems and songs. knowing those will vastly pace your training.

Deepen your figuring out for nice Xingyi.
notion and suggestion for a life of Practice.
For All degrees of expertise.

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Download Roots and Branches of Wing Tsun by Leung Ting PDF

By Leung Ting

For 18 years of study, this ebook illustrates the main finished certain info, descriptions, and research of other tales, origins, ideas, and methods of Wing Tsun (Wing Chun). the pictures, illustrations of other Wing Tsun units, and stunning insights on Wing Tsun (Wing Chun) are disclosed the 1st time. This ebook is an vital assortment for martial artists.

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Download Beginning Qigong by Stephen Comee, Steven Kuei PDF

By Stephen Comee, Steven Kuei

The pressing speed of contemporary existence has resulted in a quest for tactics to alleviate rigidity. the best equipment for doing so is Qigong—an historic chinese language approach of respiring thoughts and routines that enhance the brain, physique, and spirit as they stability and increase Qi, or “life force.”

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

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