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By Scott Shaw
Hapkido, "The Way of Coordination and Internal Power," is one of the three major Korean martial arts. Founded in 1963 by Master Choi Young-Sul, it is a complete system of self-defense, encompassing, striking, kicking, and grappling techniques. Conceptually, Hapkido techniques more closely parallel those of Aikido than Taekwondo. In fact,...
Soul of the Samurai contains modern translations of three classic works of Zen and BushidoIn Soul of the Samurai bestselling author and respected translator Thomas Cleary reveals the true essence of the Bushido code or Zen warrior teachings
Look past the legends and learn about the REAL ninjas of feudal Japan with this entertaining, illustrated ninjutsu guide. Ninjutsu, the least understood of the Japanese martial arts, is an ancient fighting style emphasising natural movement, responsiveness to adversaries, and absolute practicality
Master the techniques of aikido with this illustrated martial arts guide
Ultimate Chinese Martial Art, The: The Science Of The Weaving Stance Bagua 64 Forms And Its Wellness Applications
By Tom Tong Luo
The Ultimate Chinese Martial Art - The Science of the Weaving Stance Bagua 64 Forms and the Wellness Applications has three well integrated parts. Part One describes the cultural, historical and scientific background of the mysterious inner style martial art - Bagua Palm - which used to be taught in...
Karate Science: Dynamic Movement is rooted in the teachings of the masters. This book nucleates that knowledge, clarifying and distilling the key principles behind movement dynamics. Martial instruction, both in print and in person, tends to focus on stances and finishing positions. But dynamics, motion, sensation . . . they...