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The Breaking Power of Wing Chun

by Goh, Austin

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Published
1985
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Boulder, CO: Paladin Press, 1985. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Englarged Edition. Illustrated white wrappers, 96pp. Illustrated. About fine. Contains techniques and step-by-step illustrated guide to landing powerful kicks, inch punches, Wing Chun pole form and other methods.
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Military Knife Fighting

by Spear, Robert K.

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Published
1991
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Fine
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Leavenworth, KS: Universal Force Dynamics, 1991. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Paperback,126pp. Illustrated throughout. Printed in large text. About fine. "You may never need to fight for your life with a knife, but ... wouldn't it be nice to know how if you do!
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Karate Kicking

by Vitali, kieth and Kent Mitchell

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Published
1983
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Chicago: Contemporary Books Inc, 1983. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Paperback, xii, 116pp. Illustrated. Covers a bit curled o/w near fine. "Highly readable and effective maual...all the drills, techniques, combination kicks, and exerces that Vitali has taught in his class at the world famous Joe Corley Studios.
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Classical T'ai Chi Sword

by Kobayashi, Petra and Tokyo

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Published
2003
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Fine
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First Edition
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Boston: Tuttle Publishing, 2003. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Paperback, 174pp. Illustrated. About fine. Techniques and sword practice for mediation and self defense that promotes inner chi energy. With photos and step-by-step instructions of utilizing this martial art.
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Fight: Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You'd Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking

by Robinson, Eugene S.

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Published
2007
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Fine
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1st Edition
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New York: Harper, 2007. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo (imperial). Pictorial hard cover. 208 pp. Colour photography throughout. Light rubbing to corners, fine overall. Looking to kick someone's teeth in? Just back from the dentist after having YOUR teeth kicked in? Either way, Fight is the book you need. Whether you're looking to stay out of… Read more
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The Weaponless Warriors: An Informal History of Okinawan Karate

by Kim, Richard

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2005
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Fine
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[Los Angeles]: Black Belt Books, 2005. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. 112 pp. B&W photos in-text. Bumping to corners, curling to front cover, else fine.
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The Heart of Aikido: The Philosophy of Takemusu Aiki

by Ueshiba, Morihei

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Published
2010
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Fine
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1st Edition
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Tokyo: Kodansha International, 2010. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 12mo. Compiled and translated by John Stevens. Green paper boards. 141 p.p. B&W photos. Black ribbon marker. Fine condition.
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Budo Secrets: Teachings of the Martial Arts Masters

by Stevens, John

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Published
2001
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Boston: Shambhala, 2001. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Full number line. Quarter white cloth, grey paper boards. 115 p.p. Light bruising to spine ends and upper corner of front board. Some light chafing to dust jacket. In budo - which can be translated as "the way of brave and enlightened activity" - martial arts and… Read more
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Anti-Rape and Total Self-Defense

by Simon, O.E. [His Holiness, the Dalai Seng-Shi, Grand Master]

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
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Danville, Washington: The Golden Bell Publishing House, 1990. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Soft cover, 157 p.p. B&W photos. Some bumping and creasing to corners. Stain to fore-edge of title page.
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Kungrobics: The Master Six [Set 1]

by Simon, O.E.

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2001
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Grand Forks, B.C.: Golden Bell Publishing House Inc, 2001. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 12mo. Orig. blue boards, 89pp. Illustrated. About fine in d/w. An exercise set for mind, body and good health by a Kung-Fu master.
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Teaching and Interpreting Historical Swordsmanship

by Price, Brian R. (editor)

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Published
2005
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Highland Village, Texas: The Chivalry Bookshelf, 2005. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Paperback. 184pp. Illustrated. Light creasing to corners of pages, edges and spine rubbed but o/w very good. A collection of essays on the history of swordsmanship, martial culture and western martial arts.
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Body Mechanics Of Tai Chi Chuan

by Chen, William C.

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
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New York: William C. Chen, 1989. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Fourth printing. Soft cover. xxxiii, 130 p.p. B&W photos throughout. Sticker ghost to foot of rear, else fine.
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Judo: Starbrook Style

by Starbrook, Dave

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
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London: Macdonald and Jane's, 1978. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. 128 p.p. B&W illustration throughout. Bumping and creasing to lower corner of some pages. Sticker to foot of rear cover and ownership sticker to inside front cover. Dave Starbrook, twice an Olympic medalist, explains in clear and concise terms his techniques for success in judo. … Read more
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Shantung Black Tiger: A Shaolin Fighting Art of North China

by Kiong, Tjoa Khek, Donn F. Draeger and Quintin T.G. Chambers

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Published
1982
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Very Good
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New York: John Weatherill Inc, 1982. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Fifth printing. Paperback, 149pp. Illustrated. Small bruise to corner of rear cover, some rubbing to extremities o/w very good. Techiniques and training of "Chinese temple boxing" or Shantung Black Tiger, a fighting art of North China.
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Tantojutsu: A Ninja Defense Technique

by Hoban, Jack

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Published
1986
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Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1986. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Soft cover. xv, 94 p.p. Illustrated throughout in B&W. Darkening to spine, bumping to corners, a few stains to covers. Tantojustu means "art of the knife" in Japanese, and is an essential component of ninjutsu. Combining the body dynamics and techniques of ninjutsu with the psychological aspects that every… Read more
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Bruce Lee's Fighting Method: Advanced Techniques

by Lee, Bruce and M. Uyehara

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Published
1999
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Santa Clarita, California: Ohara Publications, 1999. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 12mo (tall). Third printing. Soft cover, 126 p.p. With poetry by Mike Plane. Fully illustrated in B&W. Sunning to front joint and top edge of front cover. Minor edge wear. Slight bumping to corners.
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The Complete Book of Karate Weapons

by Gambordella, Dr. Theodore

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Published
1981
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Boulder, CO: Paladin Press, 1981. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo (imperial). First edition stated. Black cloth, silver lettering to spine and front board. vii, 247 p.p. Fully illustrated in B&W. Slight bowing to boards. Dust jacket bumped to extremities, a few short tears, light wear to front joint and edges of flaps. Learn how to… Read more
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The Essence of Aikido: Spiritual Teachings of Morihei Ueshiba

by Stevens, John [compiler]

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Published
1993
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1st Edition
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Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1993. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo (super). First edition stated. Full black cloth, silver lettering to spine. 200 p.p. Extensively illustrated in B&W. Slight bowing to rear board. A few spots of bumping and chafing to dust jacket. For the first time in English, The Essence of Aikido presents the profound philosophy… Read more
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Training the Samurai Mind: A Bushido Sourcebook

by Clearly, Thomas [editor and translator]

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Published
2008
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1st Edition
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Boston: Shambhala Publications, 2008. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. First edition stated, full number line. Quarter black cloth with grey paper boards, silver lettering to spine. 277 p.p. Slight bumping to spine ends, small bruise to tail edge of front board. DJ has some bumping to top edges. Through the ages, the samurai have been… Read more
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The Way of Karate

by Mattson, George E.

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Published
1993
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Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc, 1993. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Second printing of first paperback edition. Soft cover, 199 p.p. Copiously illustrated in B&W. One fold-out illustration. Ink scribble to front cover. Scuff to upper corner of front cover, minor bumping to corners. This illuminating and informative explanation of the Okinawan style… Read more
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