The Mystic Arts of the Ninja

The Mystic Arts of the Ninja begins with a discussion of the history of ninjutsu and some of its historical figures such as: Hattori Hanzo, Fujibayashi Nagato, and Kato Danjo. This historical view of ninjutsu is then compared with the limited conventional view of the day revolving around moonlit nights with black masked assassins murdering their enemies. Following this discussion of history, Stephen Hayes then explains the Fu No Kata...

The Art of Life and Death

Really good book on Ninpo. Not a technical book, it's so much more. More books like this are needed! At some point, a martial artist should reach a point in their training when they stop collecting techniques. Looking for info that transends techniques, styles and schools is a must and books like this are great! It is a Bunjinkan TaiJutsu based book but it is great for any martial artist.

Lu Style Xinyi Liuhe Quan for Beginners

Lu Style Xinyi Liuhe Quan Rumen. Xinyi Quan Creator - Fei Yue The Earliest Ancestor of Lu Style Xinyi Quan in ShangHai-Master Songgao Lu The Chairman of the Association of the Lu style Xinyi Quan- Master ShuwenWang Basic Technology The Summary on Lu style Xinyi Quan Terminology Techniques and Postures Ba and Quan Six Body Postures By-talk on the Beginning Movements Lying Cannon Stand and Swing Chicken Slip Swing Cannon Chicken Seekin...

Bruce Lee's Fighting Method, Vol. 1

This is a great book. It's bigger than I expected and contains a lot of helpful information. I trained JKD for two years, but then the gym closed down. I couldn't keep training but I didn't want to forget what I learned. A few years later and I remember a lot of it, but now that I have it in book form it helps to refresh that memory and even improve my form. Thank you so much for making this book and preserving JKD in a way that will...

Comprehensive Applications of Shaolin Chin Na

"This is a unique and unusual reference which will prove invaluable to any involved in martial arts: a survey of Chinese seizing styles which covers both new techniques and traditional combat scenarios. In addition to written descriptions of the techniques, there are numerous step-by-step black and white photos which prove invaluable for illustration. Highly recommended. "

The Power of Shaolin Kung Fu

"I have known Master Ron Wheeler for nearly twenty years: First as an outstanding competitor and later as an excellent teacher who is well regarded and respected by his peers. His book Jow Ga is the first in English on one of the major Southern Chinese martial art systems. A work that is long overdue and I am sure will be well received in the CMA community." "Ron Wheeler is an extraordinary kung fu practitioner. As a result of his ha...

Simply Wing Chun Kung Fu

Wing Chun is a logical, scientific, yet simple Chinese martial art system, which was developed purely for practical and effective self-defense for everybody. It is a martial art known for its efficiency and economy of movement, which emphasizes natural and efficient use of the body. This book looks at the fundamental principles of the hand and leg techniques; the shape, structure, and movements; each of the "empty hand" forms; and it...

Self-défense pour tous

Le Dr Dominique Grouille, médecin anesthésiste-réanimateur au CHU de Limoges, pratique les arts martiaux depuis près de trente ans. Depuis 1955, il est chargé de formations pratiques anti-violence destinées au personnel hospitalier victime d'agressions de la part des patients ou de ceux qui les accompagnent (au service des urgences, notamment). Depuis peu, il dirige des formationss de formateurs anti-violence ouvertes aux participant...

An Approach to Ip Man Style Wing Chun

“An Approach to Ip Man Style Wing Chun is an extremely practical and useful resource for those interested in learning the basic concepts and practical applications of Wing Chun Kung Fu. It provides an excellent and comprehensive overview of the Ip Man style. If you want an insightful advantage, buy this book, read it, and practice the many useful skills and techniques it has to offer.” “If you are new to Wing Chun or interested in le...

Filipino Combat Systems

Filipino Combat Systems (FCS) by Mark Edward Cody begins with a preface written by Guro Ray Dionaldo where he describes FCS as a "Tribal Art" as opposed to a martial art or martial science. He explains that "tribal arts" have the mindset that they are training family members, and lack the political hierarchy found in more traditional "martial arts". The core text of Filipino Combat Systems offers a great deal of information for warri...