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Krav Maga: Use Your Body as a Weapon

by Boaz Aviram

The noncompetitive self-defense technique known as Krav Maga originally began in the Israeli Defense Force, of which author Boaz Aviram has been a long-standing member. Krav Maga combines fighting techniques...


Mastering the Art of Arms, Volume 2: The Medieval Longsword

by Guy Stanley Windsor

Renowned swordsman and author Guy Windsor will take you through the principles and practice of medieval knightly combat with the longsword. The tactics and techniques come from Il Fior di Battaglia, written...


Developing Jin: Silk-Reeling Power in Tai Chi and the Internal Martial Arts

by Phillip Starr

Developing Jin provides a complete and progressive training regimen for increasing and refining chansi-jin, also known as silk-reeling power or coiling power--the true power of the internal martial arts. With...


Ultimate Kempo: The Spirit and Technique of Kosho Ryu (Downloadable Media Included)

by Jeff Driscoll & Bruce Juchnik

Ultimate Kempo (also known as kenpo) is more than a book about technique and style; it's a study of movement, motion and balance that can enhance anyone's study of the martial arts. Its primary focus is not...


Fightnomics: The Hidden Numbers in Mixed Martial Arts and Why There S No Such Thing as a Fair Fight

by Reed Kuhn & Kelly Crigger

Fightnomics quantifies the underlying drivers of the world's most exciting and fastest growing sport through deep analysis of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competition. Part Freakonomics and part Moneyball, Fightnomics...


Muay Thai Training Exercises: The Ultimate Guide to Fitness, Strength, and Fight Preparation

by Christoph Delp

Effective martial arts training, especially for a demanding sport like Muay Thai, requires a prudent training plan. In Muay Thai Training Techniques, professional trainer Christoph Delp shows amateur as well...


Muay Thai Boran

by Marco De Cesaris

For the first time after years of study and researches, it is possible to present to the western public a deep analysis of the most advanced and lethal fighting strategies of the Siamese tradition (Muay Thai):...


Jiu Jitsu Jurisprudence: A Guide to Balancing Your Law Practice and Your Life Practice through the Art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

by Ryan Danz

Jiu Jitsu Jurisprudence provides lawyers with an alternative way to balance their busy and stressful lives—both in and out of the courtroom—through the sport and meditational practices of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu....


The Ninja Mind: Harnessing the Mental Strength and Physical Abilities of the Ninjutsu Masters

by Kevin Keitoshi Casey & Stephen K. Hayes

Masters in the Japanese martial art of Ninjutsu are legendary for their ability to access seemingly endless amounts of pure strength and mental endurance to achieve their goals. The Ninja Mind documents Ninjutsu...


Parkour and the Art du déplacement

by Vincent Thibault & Casey Roberts

Parkour, the art of displacement, or freerunning—whatever the name, this new discipline born in the Paris suburbs is rapidly being adopted by people throughout the world. Not satisfied to suffer through urban...


Fight to Win: 20 Simple Techniques That Win Any Fight

by Martin J. Dougherty

Fight to Win strips self-defense and street fighting tactics down to the basics, presenting a uniquely effective fighting system with a minimum of technical jargon and maximum effect.

Martin J. Dougherty holds...


Journey to the Heart of Aikido: The Teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei

by Linda Holiday & Motomichi Anno

Journey to the Heart of Aikido presents the teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei, one of the few remaining direct students of Morihei Ueshiba, the legendary founder of Aikido. After a lifetime of practice and...


The Cheng School Gao Style Baguazhang Manual: Gao Yisheng's Bagua Twisting-Body Connected Palm

by Gao Yisheng, John Groschwitz & Liu Fengcai

In its first English-language edition, this detailed training manual is a complete guide to Gao baguazhang, as preserved through the lineage of Liu Fengcai. The youngest of the major bagua lineages, Gao bagua...


Militarism, Hunting, Imperialism: 'Blooding' the Martial Male

by J.A. Mangan & Callum McKenzie

The late Victorian and Edwardian officer class viewed hunting and big game hunting in particular, as a sound preparation for imperial warfare. For the imperial officer in the making, the 'blooding' hunting ritual...


Black Belt Tae Kwon Do: The Ultimate Reference Guide to the World's Most Popular Black Belt Martial Art

by Yeon Hwan Park & Jon Gerrard

The ancient Korean martial art of Tae Kwon Do allows its practitioners to reach physical prowess, moral development, and spiritual growth. Black Belt Tae Kwon Do is designed to meet the needs of students who...


The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japan (The Secret History of Ninjutsu)

by Kacem Zoughari

Ninjutsu is the most renowned and misunderstood of all martial arts. The long history of ninjutstu is often murky; surrounded by mystery and legend. Here, for the first time, is an in-depth, factual look at...


Tai Chi--The Perfect Exercise: Finding Health, Happiness, Balance, and Strength

by Arthur Rosenfeld

From the host of PBS’s Longevity Tai Chi: a guide to the art, practice, and health benefits of Tai Chi


Aikido Ground Fighting: Grappling and Submission Techniques

by Walther G. Von Krenner, Damon Apodaca & Ken Jeremiah

Aikido Ground Fighting presents effective ground techniques that remain true to aikido founder Morehei Ueshiba's teachings while addressing a potential weakness in the system: while aikido is renowned for its...


It's Time!: My 360-Degree View of the UFC

by Bruce Buffer

If you’re reading these words, chances are that you, like me, are a fan of the great sport we call MMA.

And if you’re a fan, then you probably recognize my face.

Yeah, that’s right—I’m that guy you...


Kendo: A Comprehensive Guide to Japanese Swordsmanship

by Geoff Salmon

The art of kendo holds a special place within the Japanese martial arts. Meaning “Way of the Sword”, kendo is actively practiced today. Tens of thousands study it because kendo is one of the most physically...