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Product Description: There is a truth in the world of hand-to-hand combat that too many martial artists aren’t aware of or refuse to believe. Every time you discover a sure technique, one that makes all your training partners groan and writhe in agony, there exists out there in the mean streets a host of people who won’t feel it...read more

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9781594394942 | 2 edition (Ymaa Pubns, October 1, 2016), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: There is a truth in the world of hand-to-hand combat that too many martial artists aren’t aware of or refuse to believe.

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Product Description: Whether you are a law enforcement officer seeking to improve your edge or a martial artist wanting to expand your knowledge of street-proven techniques, you will find Defensive Tactics: Street-Proven Arrest and Control Techniques is filled with invaluable information to prepare you for even the most difficult scenarios...read more
By Mark Mireles (contributor)

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9781594394867 | 2 edition (Ymaa Pubns, October 1, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Whether you are a law enforcement officer seeking to improve your edge or a martial artist wanting to expand your knowledge of street-proven techniques, you will find Defensive Tactics: Street-Proven Arrest and Control Techniques is filled with invaluable information to prepare you for even the most difficult scenarios.

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Product Description: Four centuries ago, the famed swordsman Gerard Thibault d’Anvers wrote one of the forgotten classics of the Western esoteric tradition―a comprehensive manual of swordsmanship as a Western martial art based on Renaissance sacred geometry...read more

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9781904658849, titled "The Academy of the Sword" | Stylus Pub Llc, September 30, 2016, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Four centuries ago, the famed swordsman Gerard Thibault d’Anvers wrote one of the forgotten classics of the Western esoteric tradition―a comprehensive manual of swordsmanship as a Western martial art based on Renaissance sacred geometry.
9781891448409 | Chivalry Bookshelf, November 30, 2006, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Secret Geometries of the Sword In the early years of the 17th century, Girard Thibault -- poet, physician, architect, painter, occultist, and master swordsman, a true Renaissance man -- astonished the courts of Europe with a new system of swordsmanship based on the principles of sacred geometry and Renaissance occult philosophy.

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Product Description: William John ‘Billy’ Bremner is one of the true greats of British football. He captained Don Revie’s Leeds United during the late 1960s and early ’70s – the most successful period in their history – and went on to make 587 appearances for the club, as well as winning over fifty caps for his native Scotland...read more

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9781445652412 | Amberley Pub Plc, September 30, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: William John ‘Billy’ Bremner is one of the true greats of British football.

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Product Description: The Samurai Mind is a collection of five seminal Japanese texts that convey the essence of traditional samurai philosophy and ethics from very different, but complementary points of view. These texts range from the ferocious to the esoteric—with their common thread being the importance of mastering one's own mind as the key to overcoming opponents...read more

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9780804847841 | Tuttle Pub, September 13, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The Samurai Mind is a collection of five seminal Japanese texts that convey the essence of traditional samurai philosophy and ethics from very different, but complementary points of view.

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Product Description: Concrete Strategies for Staying Safe and Protecting Yourself from AssailantsDo you ever feel the urge to furtively look over your shoulder to check if someone’s following you? Have you second-guessed a decision to walk in a poorly lit area late at night? When you see crime reports on the news, do you ever wonder if it could happen to you? Every day, unsuspecting people fall victim to muggers, pickpockets, carjackers, and other criminals...read more

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9781510702714 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, September 6, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Concrete Strategies for Staying Safe and Protecting Yourself from AssailantsDo you ever feel the urge to furtively look over your shoulder to check if someone’s following you?

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Product Description: Loren W. Christensen shows you over 300 ways you can add variety to your daily martial arts training routine. Whether you’re a student looking for fun new solo drills to spice up your home training or an instructor in search of new ways to pump up your classes, this book has what you need...read more

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9781594394881 | 2 edition (Ymaa Pubns, September 1, 2016), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Loren W.

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Product Description: Somewhere in America right now are four or five women who will be killed tomorrow. They are going about their day, and I know if they were prepared to counter attack in the ways Loren Christensen and Lisa Place teach, they'd have a far better chance of prevailing tomorrow...read more
By Gavin De Becker (foreword by)

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9781594394928 | 2 edition (Ymaa Pubns, September 1, 2016), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Somewhere in America right now are four or five women who will be killed tomorrow.

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By Tung-tsai Liang (foreword by)

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9781594392993 | 3 edition (Ymaa Pubns, September 1, 2016), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: You will learn how to defend yourself against multiple assailants, violent dogs, and knife attacks. You’ll learn how to contend with close-quarters attacks and adversaries who are impervious to pain. You’ll also get no-nonsense instruction on fighting wounded and the justified use of extreme tactics...read more
By Dave Grossman (contributor)

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9781594394843 | 2 edition (Ymaa Pubns, September 1, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: You will learn how to defend yourself against multiple assailants, violent dogs, and knife attacks.

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Product Description: Frank Shamrock was widely regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. But first he suffered through a childhood of neglect, juvenile delinquency, and petty crime. He was eventually taken in by Bob Shamrock, who fostered hundreds of troubled boys...read more
By Mickey Rourke (foreword by)

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9781613744659 | 1 edition (Chicago Review Pr, October 1, 2012), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Before Frank Shamrock became known professionally as “The Legend”—winning almost every mixed martial arts title in existence—he endured a childhood marred with abuse, neglect, and molestation that led to an equally troubled young adulthood.

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9781613736722 | Chicago Review Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Frank Shamrock was widely regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world.

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9781445656137 | Amberley Pub Plc, August 31, 2016, cover price $20.00

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Product Description: Dave Hague 6th Dan began his martial arts training in 1968 by beginning Judo practice, and joined the SKI (Shotokan Karate International) dojo in 1970. It was then a member of the KUGB (Karate Union of Great Britain) that gave him the opportunity to train with Sensei Enoeda...read more

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9781785540165 | Austin Macauley Pub Ltd, August 31, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Dave Hague 6th Dan began his martial arts training in 1968 by beginning Judo practice, and joined the SKI (Shotokan Karate International) dojo in 1970.

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9781785540141 | Austin Macauley Pub Ltd, August 31, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Dave Hague 6th Dan began his martial arts training in 1968 by beginning Judo practice, and joined the SKI (Shotokan Karate International) dojo in 1970.

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Product Description: Idiot's Guides: Krav Maga will not only define what it is, but also review the principles and systems of techniques and training to ensure survival. Combining in-depth information and easy-to-understand illustrated instructions, this guide will be a wonderful tool to help train both men and women on how to protect themselves, deal with threatening situations, and reverse dangerous situations where they're at a disadvantage...read more

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9781465451163 | Alpha Books, August 9, 2016, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Idiot's Guides: Krav Maga will not only define what it is, but also review the principles and systems of techniques and training to ensure survival.

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Product Description: Here, for the first time, is an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of ninjutsu, including the emergence of the ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other schools of martial arts; and the philosophies and exercises of the school today...read more
By Christopher Davy (foreword by) and Kacem Zoughari

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9784805314043 | Tuttle Pub, August 9, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Here, for the first time, is an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of ninjutsu, including the emergence of the ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other schools of martial arts; and the philosophies and exercises of the school today.

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Product Description: Secrets of the Samurai is the definitive study of the martial arts of feudal Japan, explaining in detail the weapons, techniques, strategies, and principles of combat that made the Japanese warrior a formidable foe. The work begins with a panoramic survey of the tumultuous early struggles of warlords contending for political ascendancy then outlines the relentless progression of the military class toward absolute power...read more

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9784805309605 | Tuttle Pub, August 31, 2009, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Secrets of the Samurai is the definitive study of the martial arts of feudal Japan, explaining in detail the weapons, techniques, strategies, and principles of combat that made the Japanese warrior a formidable foe.
9780756756529 | Diane Pub Co, April 1, 1999, cover price $40.00

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9784805314050 | Tuttle Pub, August 9, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Secrets of the Samurai is the definitive study of the martial arts of feudal Japan, explaining in detail the weapons, techniques, strategies, and principles of combat that made the Japanese warrior a formidable foe.

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Product Description: The eagerly anticipated updated return of a bestselling martial arts classicThe leaders of Tae Kwon Do, an Olympic sport and one of the world’s most popular martial arts, are fond of saying that their art is ancient and filled with old dynasties and superhuman feats...read more

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9781770413009 | Upd rev edition (E C W Pr, August 9, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The eagerly anticipated updated return of a bestselling martial arts classicThe leaders of Tae Kwon Do, an Olympic sport and one of the world’s most popular martial arts, are fond of saying that their art is ancient and filled with old dynasties and superhuman feats.
9781770410220 | Reprint edition (E C W Pr, April 1, 2011), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Obscure documents, Korean-language books, and in-depth interviews with tae kwon do pioneers tell the tale of the origin of the most popular martial art.

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Product Description: Renowned silat instructor Burton Richardson, who has cross-trained in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, kali, jeet kune do and muay Thai, reveals what his knowledge of those systems and MMA helped him identify as the best silat tactics and techniques for modern self-defense...read more

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9780897502122 | Black Belt Communications Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Renowned silat instructor Burton Richardson, who has cross-trained in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, kali, jeet kune do and muay Thai, reveals what his knowledge of those systems and MMA helped him identify as the best silat tactics and techniques for modern self-defense.

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Product Description: Navigating between society’s moral panics about the influence of violent videogames and philosophical texts about self-cultivation in the martial arts, The Virtual Ninja Manifesto asks whether the figure of the ‘virtual ninja’ can emerge as an aspirational figure in the twenty-first century...read more

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9781783489817 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 16, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Navigating between society’s moral panics about the influence of violent videogames and philosophical texts about self-cultivation in the martial arts, The Virtual Ninja Manifesto asks whether the figure of the ‘virtual ninja’ can emerge as an aspirational figure in the twenty-first century.

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9781783489824 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 16, 2016), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Draws on the traditions of the martial arts to ask whether playing violent videogames actually transform gamers into better people.

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Product Description: The speed and brutality of a predatory attack can shock even an experienced martial artist. The sudden chaos, the cascade of stress hormones―you feel as though time slows down. In reality, the assault is over in an instant. How does anyone prepare for that?As a former corrections sergeant and tactical team leader, Rory Miller is a proven survivor...read more
By Wim Demeere (foreword by)

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9781594393808 | Ymaa Pubns, July 7, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The speed and brutality of a predatory attack can shock even an experienced martial artist.

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