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The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japan: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japan

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...


Facing Violence: Preparing for the Unexpected

by Rory Miller & Barry Eisler

This book stands alone as an introduction to the context of self-defense. There are seven elements that must be addressed to bring self-defense training to something approaching 'complete.' Any training that...


The Secrets of Cabales Serrada Escrima

by Mark V. Wiley

Escrima is a highly effective self-defense technique and one of the three major Filipino martial arts. It prepars the warrior for both armed and unarmed combat. Secrets of Cabales Serrada Escrima is a revised,...


Bubishi: The Classic Manual of Combat

by Patrick McCarthy

"The Bubishi is like reading a translation of Musashi's Go Rin No Sho (Book of Five Rings) or Sun Zi's, Art of War; the more it's read, the more one gets from it."—Patrick McCarthy

Treasured for centuries by...


Filipino Martial Culture

by Mark V. Wiley

A classic reference for martial artists and aficionados of Filipino culture, Filipino Martial Culture is an unprecedented excursion into the history, ideology, and techniques of Filipino martial arts. Beginning...


Wing Chun Kung-Fu: A Complete Guide

by Joseph Wayne Smith

This martial arts manual is a comprehensive guide to the basic forms and principles of Wing Chun kung-fu. In over 300 black-and-white photographs, Wing Chun Kung-Fu: A Complete Guide leads the reader step-by-step...


Jeet Kune Do Basics

by David Cheng

In Jeet Kune Do Basics, readers will learn:

    * The origination of Jeet Kune Do—the philosophy, history, and different styles of the martial art

    * How to choose a school—taking readers through their first class...


Karate Basics

by Robin L. Rielly

In Karate Basics, readers will learn:

    * The origination of Karate—the philosophy, history, and different branches of the martial art

    * What happens in a Karate class—taking readers through their first class...


Classical T'AI CHI SWORD

by Petra Kobayashi & Toyo Kobayashi

With its emphasis on promoting good health, Tai Chi is one of the fastest growing martial arts styles. It is now common to see groups of people performing these exercises in city parks across the United States...


Judo Formal Techniques: A Complete Guide to Kodokan Randori no Kata

by Tadao Otaki & Donn F. Draeger

This comprehensive manual on the basic formal techniques of Kodokan Judo, the Randori no Kata, provides the fundamental instruction in nage and katame no kata (throwing and grappling) that is essential to effective...


Karate The Art of "Empty-Hand" Fighting

by Hidetaka Nishiyama & Richard C. Brown

Karate: The Art of "Empty-Hand" Fighting has inspired hundreds of thousands of karateka, and it remains one of the finest texts available on the technique, art, and spirit of karatedo.


The Sport of Judo

by Kiyoshi Kobayashi & Harold E. Sharp

Judo, the “gentle way” based on an ancient Japanese jujutsu and now a premier modern Olympic sport, is systematically presented in The Sport of Judo. This volume, an invaluable resource for any beginning...


The Secret Art of Boabom: Awaken Inner Power Through Defense-Meditation from Ancient TibetMeditation fromAncient Tibet

by Asanaro

The success of The Secret Art of Seamm Jasani by Asanaro surprised many who wondered whether a little-known Tibetan movement system would be able to compete with yoga, Spinning classes, and tai chi. After several...


Chinese Kung-Fu (Kenpo): An Introduction

by William D. Scott

Let this book help you take your first step toward physical fitness, self-protection, and toward harmony within yourself and with the world around you.


Got Fight?: The 50 Zen Principles of Hand-to-Face Combat

by Forrest Griffin & Erich Krauss

Wondering why you should purchase this book when there are other titles on the shelves written by much higher-caliber fighters? Well, Forrest Griffin is not as good-looking as those guys. He's not as smart as...


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...


Veni Vadi Vici

by Guy Stanley Windsor

The result of a successful crowdfunding campaign, this book brings a long-disregarded swordfighting manual to life. The original handwritten text has been painstakingly transcribed, translated from the original...


The Swordsman's Companion

by Guy Stanley Windsor

This book broke new ground in 2004, providing for the first time a comprehensive beginners' guide to medieval Italian swordsmanship. It has proved enduringly popular, with second-hand copies changing hands for...