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Martial Arts & Self-Defense

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Sports & Recreation:Martial Arts & Self-Defense

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Kick Boxing: A Framework for Success, Pat O'Keeffe
1 Pat O'Keeffe Kick Boxing: A Framework for Success
Chichester, UK Summersdale 1997 1873475233 / 9781873475232 Paperback New 6" x 9" 
Unread. 200 b&w photos and 55 diagrams. Here are the techniques, methods and practices that make up the training of a kick boxer. If you are new to the sport, everything you need to know to get started is included in this book. The information presented can also be used by experienced kick boxers, and as a working reference to solve or re-examine problems of craft and skill. The book is written in clear, easy-to-understand language and covers the fundamentals, defense and counter attacks, combinations, timing, sparring, speed and power. Here's how to achieve real results using these simple steps. B&W photographs on every page show the proper way to learn every move. For kick boxing fans, this is the one! Author Pat O'Keeffe's fighting career spanned from 1979 to 1987. During his fight career he fought three World Champions and the Belgium Professional Champion Rudi Van Damme. Now a successful trainer, O'Keeffe is presently the British Head and Team Coach for the American Kick-Boxing organization K.I.C.K.; 160 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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Fit to Fight: The Manual of Intense Training for Combat, Peter Consterdine
2 Peter Consterdine Fit to Fight: The Manual of Intense Training for Combat
Leeds, UK Protection Publications 1996 187347542X / 9781873475423 Paperback Fine 6 1/2" x 9 1/4" 
Unread, unmarked, slightly bumped corners and other minor shelf wear. Written by one of Britain's leading experts in self-defense, this manual teaches a wide variety of physical training and fighting skills . Scarce. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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Healing Secrets of Ancient China, Pier Tsui-po
3 Pier Tsui-po Healing Secrets of Ancient China
Melbourne, Australia Hill of Content 1994 0855722452 / 9780855722456 Paperback New 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
Unread, unmarked. Author Pier Tsui-Po is a qualified traditional Chinese medicine acupuncturist who also practices Chinese herbal medicine. A healer, educator, motivator and Taoist philosopher, Pier is not only highly trained and experienced in the fields of Chinese medicine but also holds a Masters degree in Chinese Martial Arts. Having helped thousands of people improve and restore their physical, emotional and spiritual condition, Pier continues his commitment to educating and helping people of all backgrounds and ages to improve their health. Pier explains how the ideal life for each individual person, order for society and harmony in nature are all based on the ancient Chinese philosophy of Taoism. All living things depend on this philosophy. Healing Secrets of Ancient China teaches you how to bring peace, harmony, health and balance into your life as well as your environment. It features the gentle exercises of Dao Yin and shows the link between healing and the martial arts. Pier also explains how vital points in the body influence health and healing. ; 162 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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The Advanced Shotokan Karate Handbook, Sahota, Gursharan
4 Sahota, Gursharan The Advanced Shotokan Karate Handbook
England Sahota Publishing 1997 0952463814 / 9780952463818 First Edition Paperback New 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" 
Unread, unmarked. Over 1500 black & white photos. This book features more than 1500 black & white photographs showing individual steps and movements, making it vastly superior to other books on the subject. The book covers: Bassai-Sho Nijushiho Chinte Sochin Gojushino-Dai Tekki Nidan Gojushino-Sho Tekki Sandan Kanku-Sho Unsu Meikyo Kata with Bunkai. Gursharan Sahota is a black belt 5th Dan who has competed in a multitude of Kata and Kumite events, many on an international level. He is founder and Chief Instructor at the Traditional International Shotokan Karate Association (TISKA), whose clubs have grown worldwide. Sahota has studied karate in Japan under the instruction of Sensei Hirokazu Kanazawa. Sahota's previous book was The Shotokan Karate Handbook: Beginner to Black Belt. ; 246 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Shotokan Karate Handbook: Beginner to Black Belt, Sahota, Gursharan
5 Sahota, Gursharan The Shotokan Karate Handbook: Beginner to Black Belt
U.K. Sahota Publishing 1996 0952463806 / 9780952463801 Paperback New 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" 
Unread, no marks. Illustrated with 1,543 b&w photos. Written in an easy-to-follow manner, this fully illustrated guide to Shotokan karate is a valuable asset for those wishing to make the transition from beginner to black belt. Supplemented by comprehensive photographs showing moves and positions, The Shotokan Karate Handbook is easily a superior publication. While other karate books stop short with only a few techniques, Sahota's handbook illustrates the full range of movements. Full of kicking, striking, sparring and Kata techniques, this handbook will be invaluable to those in pursuit of a black belt. All of the actions are broken down into movements, such as sparring or striking, and are fully illustrated with approximately 1,600 comprehensive photographs. Gurharan Sahota is an 8th Dan Black Belt. He is the founder of the Traditional English Shotokan Karate Association (TESKA), an international karate network. ; 260 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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On the Door: The Geoff Thompson Story Part 3, Thompson, Geoff
6 Thompson, Geoff On the Door: The Geoff Thompson Story Part 3
Chichester, United Kingdom Summersdale 1998 1840240822 / 9781840240825 Reprint Hardcover New in New dust jacket 5" x 8 1/2" 
Unread, unmarked. A very entertaining story about a bouncer at some of the world's roughest nightclubs. Martial arts expert Geoff Thompson spent nine years as a nightclub doorman. On the Door is the third volume of his autobiographical writings following the highly successful cult books Watch My Back - A Bouncer's Story and Bouncer. In On the Door Geoff Thompson recounts some of the hilarious tales of his street fights with gangsters, petty criminals and other troublemakers who dared to confront him. Geoff Thompson is recognized as an international authority on self-protection. He has written over twenty books on martial arts, self defense, fear control, as well as Watch My Back, Bouncer and On the Door, the three autobiographical Books about his early years and how he came to be a nightclub doorman working in his hometown of Coventry, England.; 192 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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