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Yi Jin Jing - Chinese Health Qigong (Paperback): Yi Jin Jing - Chinese Health Qigong (Paperback)
R410 Discovery Miles 4 100 Ships in 7 - 13 working days

Yi Jin Jing (Tendon-Muscle Strengthening Exercises) is a health and fitness exercise handed down from ancient China. Yi Jin Jing features extended, soft and even movements displaying a graceful charm, and it puts focus on the turning and flexing of the spine, thus invigorating the limbs and internal organs.

These movements have been proved to be able to improve health and fitness, prevent diseases, lengthen life and improve the intellect. In particular, practice of the Yi Jin Jing exercises has very impressive effects on the respiratory system, flexibility, balance and muscular strength.

It can also prevent and cure diseases of the joints, digestive system, cardiovascular system and nervous system.

A Snake Lies Waiting - Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. 3 (Paperback): Jin Yong A Snake Lies Waiting - Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. 3 (Paperback)
Jin Yong; Translated by Anna Holmwood, Gigi Chang
R246 R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Save R40 (16%) Ships in 7 - 13 working days

THE CHINESE "LORD OF THE RINGS" - NOW IN ENGLISH FOR THE FIRST TIME. THE SERIES EVERY CHINESE READER HAS BEEN ENJOYING FOR DECADES - 300 MILLION COPIES SOLD. "Jin Yong's work, in the Chinese-speaking world, has a cultural currency roughly equal to that of "Harry Potter" and "Star Wars" combined" Nick Frisch, New Yorker "Like every fairy tale you're ever loved, imbued with jokes and epic grandeur. Prepare to be swept along." Jamie Buxton, Daily Mail China: 1200 A.D. Guo Jing has confronted Apothecary Huang, his sweetheart Lotus' father, on Peach Blossom Island, and bested the villainous Gallant Ouyang in three trials to win her hand in marriage. But now, along with his sworn brother, Zhou Botong of the Quanzhen Sect, and his shifu, Count Seven Hong, Chief of the Beggar Clan, he has walked into a trap. Tricked by Huang into boarding a unseaworthy barge, they will surely drown unless Lotus - who has overheard her father's plans - can find a way to save them. Yet even if they are to survive the voyage, great dangers lie in wait on the mainland. The Jin Prince Wanyan Honglie has gathered a band of unscrupulous warriors to aid him in his search for the lost writings of the Great Song patriot General Yue Fei. If he is successful, the Jin armies will gain the key to total victory over the Song Empire, condemning Guo Jing's countrymen to centuries of servitude. Translated from the Chinese by Anna Holmwood and Gigi Chang

Pick-ups (Paperback, 2nd edition): Robert Van De Walle Pick-ups (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Robert Van De Walle
R345 Discovery Miles 3 450 Ships in 7 - 13 working days
108 Insights into Tai Chi Chuan - A String of Pearls (Paperback, 2nd edition): Michael Gilman 108 Insights into Tai Chi Chuan - A String of Pearls (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Michael Gilman; Illustrated by Mariii Lockwood
R235 R216 Discovery Miles 2 160 Save R19 (8%) Ships in 7 - 13 working days

108 Insights into Tai Chi ChuanA String of Pearls, focuses on important elements of Tai Chi: health, breathing, posture, body mechanics, visualization, Chi flow, Pushing Hands, and more. 108 Insights into Tai Chi Chuan is written by Michael Gilman, who has been teaching Tai Chi for more than twenty years. He is also a national Grand Champion competitor in Pushing Hands (Taste of China tournament, 1994). You'll discover how to get the fullest health benefits from Tai Chi, improve your Pushing Hands with simple exercises and visualizations, and learn tips to keep your body (especially the knees) in tune for a lifetime's worth of Tai Chi. * Have more fun with your practice!* Improve your skills!* Discover helpful insights on teaching others!* Enjoy the good health that Tai Chi brings!

There Are No Secrets - Professor Cheng Man Ch'ing and His T'ai Chi Chuan (Paperback): Wolfe Lowenthal There Are No Secrets - Professor Cheng Man Ch'ing and His T'ai Chi Chuan (Paperback)
Wolfe Lowenthal
R334 R262 Discovery Miles 2 620 Save R72 (22%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

"Wolfe Lowenthal's quiet little memoir will with window-opening wisdom reinforce, I think, my view of how Cheng stood on Tai Chi. It tells how a young writer reacted to this strange Chinese man when he appeared in New York City in the mid-1960s and stayed there for a decade before returning to Taiwan to die in 1975. In a nickel town where neurosis is a cardinal virtue, the Tai Chi center established by Cheng soon became an oasis of learning. In my visits there I was invariably approached by a quiet fellow with a ready smile and loads of questions. His form and sensing hands improved but he never lost his kindly ways. This led me once to tell the three seniors that the one person in the club who best exemplified Tai Chi was this junior. That man who has since become a teacher of the art is the author if this book."
-Robert W. Smith, from the Preface

Once There Were Giants - The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing (Paperback): Jerry Izenberg Once There Were Giants - The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing (Paperback)
Jerry Izenberg; Foreword by Manny Pacquiao
R291 R215 Discovery Miles 2 150 Save R76 (26%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

**New edition updated with a foreword by Manny Pacquiao.** A celebration and memorial of the greatest era of heavyweight fighters from 1962 to 1997, as witnessed ringside by an International Boxing Hall of Fame sportswriter. Once upon a time, of all the memories made in ballparks and arenas from California to New York, there was nothing to rival that magic moment that could grab a heavyweight fight crowd by its collective jugular vein and trigger a tsunami of raw emotion before a single punch had even been thrown. That's the way it was when the heavyweight giants danced in the boxing ring during the golden eras of the greats Ali, Frazier, Holmes, and Spinks, to name a few. There will never again be a heavyweight cycle like the one that began when Sonny Liston stopped Floyd Patterson and ended when Mike Tyson bit a slice out of Evander Holyfield's ear; when no ersatz drama, smoke, mirrors, and noise followed a fighter's entry into the ring; when the crowds knew that these men were not actors on a stage but rather giants in a ring with a single purpose-to fight other giants. By the ringside, acclaimed sportswriter Jerry Izenberg watched history as it was being made during those legendary days, witnessing fights like the Thrilla in Manila and the Rumble in the Jungle and preserving them in punchy yet tremendous prose. Delivering both his eyewitness accounts and revelatory back stories of this greatest era of heavyweight boxing, Izenberg invites readers to a place of recollection. Once There Were Giants is his memorial to this extraordinary time, the likes of which we shall never see again.

Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy (Paperback): Frederic Delavier, Michael Gundill Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy (Paperback)
Frederic Delavier, Michael Gundill
R451 Discovery Miles 4 510 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

From powerful blows to explosive kicks, "Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy" takes you inside the action and impact of one of the world's most popular, grueling, and challenging sports.

Over 230 full-color photos and 120 anatomical illustrations allow you to go inside more than 120 exercises specifically selected for the neuromuscular demands of the sport. You'll see how muscles interact with surrounding joints and skeletal structures and how variations and sequencing can isolate specific muscles to enhance the full arsenal of combat skills.

"Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy" features an anatomomorphological approach to allow you to choose the most effective exercises for your body type, physical conditioning, and fighting style. From boxing to ground fighting, you'll enhance your strengths and minimize your weaknesses with more than 20 proven programs.

Featuring the latest exercises for injury prevention and foam roller techniques for muscle regeneration, it's all here and all in the stunning detail that only Frederic Delavier can provide.

Boxing Cuba - From Backyards to World Championship (Hardcover): Michael Schleicher Boxing Cuba - From Backyards to World Championship (Hardcover)
Michael Schleicher
R710 R572 Discovery Miles 5 720 Save R138 (19%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Boxing is the top popular sport in Cuba and part of its cultural identity. The martial arts, often represented as warlike in form, acquire here an unexpected elegance, speed and technical perfection. This publication reflects the Cuban love of sport, from youth work in the back yards of Havana to the preparations for the Olympic Games. At the same time it tells the story of this fascinating world sport. Cuba's pride in its boxers and its sports tradition remains unbroken. Boxing schools and national boxing idols happily granted the photographer Katharina Alt access to their training facilities and private homes in order to record life in and around the sport and the contests. The photos provide an impressive record of the arduous preparations for a fight and continue until the boxers are saved by the gong in the final round. The text by author and journalist Michael Schleicher is divided into twelve rounds and shows how the sport has changed since Antiquity. Motifs, aesthetics and boxing language occur today in art and culture and are thus an omnipresent witness to the fact that "Boxing is life itself", according to Joyce Carol Oates.

Chris Eubank - The Autobiography (Paperback, New Ed): Chris Eubank Chris Eubank - The Autobiography (Paperback, New Ed)
Chris Eubank
R230 Discovery Miles 2 300 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Love him or loathe him, Chris Eubank is one of life's more eccentric personalities who has transcended the world of boxing and established himself as a media celebrity and role model to millions of fans the world over. His story is both gripping and extraordinary. He exploded into the public consciousness in November 1990 with a ferocious defeat of Nigel Benn for the WBO middleweight crown. Once crowned champion, he made 19 successful defences of his title and became one of the most talked about boxers of his generation. But his early life was so very different. Aged 15, Eubank was ejected from the last in a long line of care homes and was living on the streets. His life was a mess of shoplifting, burglary, drink and drugs from which there seemed no escape. In 1981, in a last-ditch attempt to drag himself from the abyss, he relocated to New York with his mother. Here he started boxing and within two years he had won the prestigious Spanish Golden Gloves Amateur title. Some of the incredible experiences he recalls in his autobiography include: his involvement in a car crash which saw a man die, how he became Lord of the Manor of Brighton, his reaction to Michael Watson's horrific injuries sustained in their 1992 super-middleweight contest and subsequent partial recovery, his views on the 'mugs game' from which he previously made his living, his relationship with Nelson Mandela and Muhammad Ali, his passion for his truck, jeeps and motorbikes, and his legendary sartorial elegance and extravagance. Eubank's life as a 'TV celebrity' is even more enigmatic and compelling. He was the subject of a Louis Theroux fly-on-the-wall documentary, he was first to be voted out of the Comic Relief Big Brother house, and is the star of his own television programme At Home with the Eubanks. His story is truly extraordinary.

My Brother, Muhammad Ali - The Definitive Biography of the Greatest of All Time (Paperback): Rahaman Ali My Brother, Muhammad Ali - The Definitive Biography of the Greatest of All Time (Paperback)
Rahaman Ali 1
R257 R218 Discovery Miles 2 180 Save R39 (15%) Ships in 7 - 13 working days

'Rahaman has, at last, written the definitive biography on his late brother, which tells the real Ali story' - Mike Tyson 'The real life of the Great One' - George Foreman 'A must for fight fans' - Sunday Sport 'A welcome and insightful addition to Ali literature' - Sunday Times 'Heart-warming, multi-faceted and hard-hitting [...] Unlike any other biography on Muhammad Ali' - Fox Sports More words have been written about Muhammad Ali than almost anyone else. He was, without doubt, the world's most-loved sportsman. At the height of his celebrity he was the most famous person in the world. And yet, until now, the one voice missing belonged to the man who knew him best - his only sibling, and best friend, Rahaman Ali. No one was closer to Ali than Rahaman. Born Cassius and Rudolph Arnett Clay, the two brothers grew up together, lived together, trained together, travelled together, and fought together in the street and in the ring. A near-constant fixture in his sibling's company, Rahaman saw Ali at both his best and his worst: the relentless prankster and the jealous older brother, the outspoken advocate, the husband and father. In My Brother, Muhammad Ali, he is able to offer a surprising insider's perspective on the well-known stories, as well as never-before-told tales, painting a rich and intimate portrait of a proud, relentlessly polarizing, yet often vulnerable man. In this extraordinary, poignant memoir, Rahaman tells a much bigger and more personal story than in any other book on the great man - that of two brothers, almost inseparable from birth to death. It is the final and most important perspective on one of the most iconic figures of the last century.

Slobberknocker - My Life in Wrestling (Paperback): Jim Ross, Paul O'Brien Slobberknocker - My Life in Wrestling (Paperback)
Jim Ross, Paul O'Brien; Contributions by Scott E. Williams; Foreword by Vincent K. McMahon; Afterword by Steve Austin
R398 Discovery Miles 3 980 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

New York Times bestselling author! Here is the story of how Jim Ross, an Oklahoman farm kid with a vivid imagination and seemingly unattainable dreams, became "The Voice of Wrestling" to record TV audiences and millions of fans around the world. There are few people who have been in the wrestling business longer than Jim Ross. And those who have made it as long as he has (half a century to be exact) probably made enemies or burned bridges. But that's just not JR. He's recognized as the man who built and nurtured a once-in-a-generation talent roster that took the WWE to new heights, including "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, Brock Lesnar, and The Rock to name a few. Readers will finally get the opportunity to hear never-before-told stories about the politics, wackiness, and personalities of all the biggest stars. Jim opens up about his life as an only child on a working farm, who became obsessed with professional wrestling having first saw it on his grandparent's TV. Even though the wrestling business was notoriously secretive and wary of "outsiders," he somehow got a foot in the door to start a historic career, one where he held almost every job in the business-from putting up the ring to calling matches, from driving his blind, drunk boss towards revenge, to consoling two naked 600 pound brothers in the shower room after a rough match. This isn't just a wrestling story. It's a story about overcoming adversity and achieving your dreams, as success did not come without significant costs and unforeseen challenges to JR, including multiple bouts of severe facial paralysis called Bell's Palsy. Currently the host of the podcast The Ross Report, any fan of wrestling-from the territory days to today-will be enthralled with stories from the road and behind the scenes. Slobberknocker is the first time Ross tells his story-and you don't want to miss it!

Bokken - Art of the Japanese Sword (Paperback, Reprint): Dave Lowry Bokken - Art of the Japanese Sword (Paperback, Reprint)
Dave Lowry; Edited by Mike Lee
R326 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R51 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Focusing his expertise on the techniques and history of the bokken--the wooden training sword used by both ancient samurai and today's swordsmen--the author maintains that training with the bokken is important on two levels for the modern practitioner: to build the physical stamina, rhythms, and adroit body movements of traditional swordsmanship and to achieve something of the animating spirit of the traditional swordsman. This history of the bokken combines the author's concise, eloquent writing style with more than 100 photographs to provide the reader with the traditional and modern perspectives of this vital, historically rich practice tool.

Fudebakudo - The Way of the Exploding Pen (Paperback): Beholder Fudebakudo - The Way of the Exploding Pen (Paperback)
Beholder; Illustrated by David Whiteland
R306 R248 Discovery Miles 2 480 Save R58 (19%) Ships in 7 - 13 working days
Health Qigong: Mawangdui Daoyin Exercises (Paperback): The Chinese Health Qigong Association Health Qigong: Mawangdui Daoyin Exercises (Paperback)
The Chinese Health Qigong Association
R707 Discovery Miles 7 070 Ships in 7 - 13 working days
Boxing (Hardcover): U S Naval Institute Boxing (Hardcover)
U S Naval Institute
R1,058 R850 Discovery Miles 8 500 Save R208 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Modern Arnis Mano y Mano - Vol. 1 - The Empty Hand Applications of Modern Arnis (Paperback): Dan Anderson Modern Arnis Mano y Mano - Vol. 1 - The Empty Hand Applications of Modern Arnis (Paperback)
Dan Anderson
R709 Discovery Miles 7 090 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Master Cheng's New Method of Tai Chi Self-cultivation (Paperback): Cheng Man-ch'ing Master Cheng's New Method of Tai Chi Self-cultivation (Paperback)
Cheng Man-ch'ing; Translated by Mark Hennessy
R258 R210 Discovery Miles 2 100 Save R48 (19%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Cheng Man-ch'ing, the famed master of t'ai chi, is regarded as an enormously influential figure in codifying the most widely practiced form of the ancient martial art. This volume, developed by the martial arts master and scholar, details the way that students arrive at a posture -- from beginning movements to the end pose. Master Cheng provides practitioners with a complete and concise guide to the Short Form, enabling them to make rapid progress.

Under Dog - A gritty, gripping gangland thriller from Kerry Kaya (Hardcover): Kerry Kaya Under Dog - A gritty, gripping gangland thriller from Kerry Kaya (Hardcover)
Kerry Kaya
R556 Discovery Miles 5 560 Ships in 7 - 13 working days

Nothing to lose...When nineteen-year-old Tommy Carter throws away a promising career as a professional boxer to work for local villain Davey Abbott, everyone thinks he's made a huge mistake - collecting debts and working in strip clubs is no life for a young lad just starting out in life. Everything to gain. A brutal fighter, Tommy quickly earns a reputation for himself - feared and respected by everyone - and becomes Davey's trusted right-hand man. But when Davey is murdered Tommy is shocked to learn that Davey has left his business empire to him - Tommy's the boss now. No one believes Tommy will succeed. But there is only one rule Tommy lives by...always back the underdog. Because Tommy is on the way up. This book was previously published as Barking Boy. Another gripping gangland read by Kerry Kaya. Perfect for fans of Kimberley Chambers, Martina Cole, Heather Atkinson and Caz Finlay.

Ungloved - Memories from the Ring (Paperback): Benjamin Calder-Smith Ungloved - Memories from the Ring (Paperback)
Benjamin Calder-Smith
R317 R264 Discovery Miles 2 640 Save R53 (17%) Ships in 7 - 13 working days

Ben Calder-Smith travelled around the UK for 18 months meeting and interviewing a broad cross-section of former fighters and boxing personalities. He now presents the stories of huge forgotten talents, coulda-been contenders and men who established a foothold in British boxing history, highlighting the highs and lows of their careers in and out of the ring. From the agonies of injury and enforced retirement to a poignant late comeback inspired by personal tragedy; from a British Boxing Board of Control-licensed ringside doctor to a late-blossoming veteran of the ring, Ungloved features unique, varied and personal accounts of the 'noble art' from a bygone age. Memories are relayed with the same passion as was expended in the ring, describing the good, the bad and the ugly with brutal honesty and heart-warming humility. These moving accounts provide living proof that, when knocked down, the human spirit has infinite capacity to bounce back.

Striking Distance - Bruce Lee and the Dawn of Martial Arts in America (Hardcover): Charles Russo Striking Distance - Bruce Lee and the Dawn of Martial Arts in America (Hardcover)
Charles Russo
R562 R480 Discovery Miles 4 800 Save R82 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In the spring of 1959, eighteen-year-old Bruce Lee returned to San Francisco, the city of his birth. Although the martial arts were widely unknown in America, Bruce encountered a robust fight culture in the Bay Area, populated with talented and trailblazing practitioners such as Lau Bun, Chinatown's aging kung fu patriarch; Wally Jay, the innovative Hawaiian jujitsu master; and James Lee, the Oakland street fighter. Regarded by some as a brash loudmouth and by others as a dynamic visionary, Bruce spent his first few years back in America advocating for a modern approach to the martial arts, and showing little regard for the damaged egos left in his wake. The year of 1964 would be an eventful one for Bruce, in which he would broadcast his dissenting worldview before the first great international martial arts gathering, and then defend it by facing down Wong Jack Man-Chinatown's young kung fu ace-in a legendary behind-closed-doors showdown. These events were a catalyst to the dawn of martial arts in America and a prelude to an icon. Based on over one hundred original interviews, Striking Distance chronicles Bruce Lee's formative days amid the heated martial arts proving ground that thrived on San Francisco Bay in the early 1960s.

Not Without a Fight: Ten Steps to Becoming Your Own Champion (Hardcover): Ramla Ali Not Without a Fight: Ten Steps to Becoming Your Own Champion (Hardcover)
Ramla Ali
R405 R324 Discovery Miles 3 240 Save R81 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

___________________ Ramla Ali is a triple threat - humanitarian, model and boxer. Her life inside and outside the ring represents her ruthless refusal to quit and passion to fight for what she believes in. In her first book, Ramla details ten key fights - a combination of life's constant challenges and real bouts she's endured both in and outside of the ring - that have shaped her remarkable rise to date. From her arrival in England as a refugee to being drawn to the energy and spirit of her first boxercise class; from the adrenaline of her first amateur fights to how she often powered on alone, searching for a community of women like her, and her biggest win of all: letting love into her life. Each relatable lesson is packed full of honesty and urgency, powering the reader on to become their own champion. ___________________ 'No matter where you start off in life, hard work, dedication and an unwillingness to give up will always see you through to your target. I hope you can take as much out of this book as I did' ANTHONY JOSHUA 'A gripping and essential read. She continues to turn her own immense personal achievements into positive change for others and make a mark not only in her sport, but also in the world' CAMILLA THURLOW 'A force for good ... Ali is tough, self-possessed, funny and unafraid to tell it how it is' FINANCIAL TIMES 'Ali radiates energy ... her ruthless refusal to quit has propelled her to the top of the sporting and fashion world' TELEGRAPH 'Is there anything Somali-born boxing champion Ramla Ali can't do?' VOGUE 'Here is a woman so determined and driven to meet her goals, 'hero' doesn't seem inappropriate' STYLIST 'Ramla Ali is an unstoppable force' ELLE

Yin Yoga - Essential Poses and Sequences for Balanced Energy (Paperback): Diane Paylor Yin Yoga - Essential Poses and Sequences for Balanced Energy (Paperback)
Diane Paylor
R364 R311 Discovery Miles 3 110 Save R53 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts (Paperback): Loren Landow Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts (Paperback)
Loren Landow
R434 Discovery Miles 4 340 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Strike and kick with explosive power. Take down and grapple with sustained brute strength. Counter and evade with unmatched speed and agility. Be the best. Be your best with Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts, the complete guide for physical and mental dominance. Whether you practice MMA, Brazilian jiujitsu, taekwondo, karate, judo, aikido, kung fu, muay thai, krav maga, wrestling, or a combination of these, you have discovered your go-to training guide. Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts eschews the traditional one-size-fits-all approach. Instead, you'll learn to evaluate your conditioning along with physical strengths and weaknesses. You'll select from 120 exercises-each tailored to improve a key martial arts skill or attribute-to enhance performance in the discipline you practice and the goals you set. Then you will learn how to structure a conditioning program for short-term gains and long-term success-success you'll see and your opponents will feel. Loren Landow has been featured on The Ultimate Fighter and has trained some of the best martial artists and UFC fighters in the world. Now you can learn his secrets and follow his proven program in Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts.

Modern Ninja Warfare - Ninja Tactics and Methods for the Modern Warrior (Paperback): Antony Cummins Modern Ninja Warfare - Ninja Tactics and Methods for the Modern Warrior (Paperback)
Antony Cummins
R295 R237 Discovery Miles 2 370 Save R58 (20%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Modern Ninja Warfare takes a contemporary look at the stealthy methods of the Ninja (Shinobi) and how they can be employed to counter modern security threats. This book provides an ideal overview of Ninjutsu techniques for security personnel, military, Special Forces, military history buffs and anyone serious about learning how Ninja tactics can be applied to the modern world. Ninja historian Antony Cummins, himself a skilled martial artist, takes a detailed and realistic look at the Ninja, their methods and their role in the medieval Japanese military, as well as how they compare to today's Special Forces and covert military groups. The chapters include a detailed look at the defensive strategies, engagement against specific threats, intelligence gathering, territorial concerns, mental focus and the spiritual mind-control techniques of these invisible warriors. With over 100 striking illustrations that vividly portray the Ninjas' secret world, this book shines new light on their shadowy methods. In the process, the mythical image of the Ninja is washed away revealing the reality of these commando-spies of medieval Japan.

Advanced Jujitsu: The Science Behind the Gentle Art (Paperback): George Kirby Advanced Jujitsu: The Science Behind the Gentle Art (Paperback)
George Kirby
R353 R307 Discovery Miles 3 070 Save R46 (13%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

With this book from American Ju-Jitsu Association cofounder George Kirby, gain access to strength and energy that seems to go beyond physical explanation. Transcending the mere memorization of kata, forms, and techniques, Kirby discusses advanced concepts that will actually simplify training, help learn new techniques faster, and provide deeper access to the inner workings of jujitsu. These concepts can be applied to the entire spectrum of martial arts, as they address the fundamentals of technique, physics, anatomy, relaxation, humility, self-confidence, and open-mindedness.

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