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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...


When the Fight Goes to the Ground: Jiu-Jitsu Strategies and Tactics for Self-Defense (Downloadable Media Included)

by Lori O'Connell, Jennifer Weintz & Steve Hiscoe

When the Fight Goes to the Ground is a martial arts book with instructional DVD that offers a complete guide to ground fighting techniques and principles.

It establishes the risks and hazards of various ground...


Warrior Wisdom: (Analysis of Sun Tzu's the Art of War, Shokatsu Komei's the Tactics, and More)

by Kazumi Tabata

Martial arts legend Grandmaster Kazumi Tabata presents a brilliant analysis for modern readers of the most famous work of martial strategy, The Art of War of Sun Tzu.

Warrior Wisdom also includes an analysis...


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: The Ultimate Guide to Dominating Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts Combat

by Alexandre Paiva

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a guide to the most effective and devastating techniques in popular martial arts by World Champion and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu legend Alexandre Paiva.

The book contains over 1,000 full-color...


Gun Digest Book of Survival Guns: Tools & Tactics for Survival Preparedness

by Scott W. Wagner

Is your gun a SURVIVAL GUN?

Getting through an emergency--whether fire or flood, economic collapse or mass civil rioting and every disaster small and large in between--can depend largely on the firearms you...


Samurai Zen

by Scott Shaw

In this book, Shaw draws upon his knowledge of Asian culture and years of study in the martial arts to show us how we, too, can achieve higher understanding through the tenets of Zen Buddhism. Iado - the meditative...


Barefoot Zen: The Shaolin Roots of Kung Fu and Karate

by , Nathan Johnson

Most books about Kung Fu or Karate deal with techniques or history. Few examine the underlying purpose of these arts, or approach them as a tool for spiritual, rather than physical, development. Barefoot Zen...


The Tao of Self-Defense

by Scott Shaw

This complete guide to "street smart" self-defense covers a wide range of subjects including: rapid assessment of potentially dangerous situations, fast and simple response to an attack, continuous flow of defensive...


A Killing Art: The Untold History of Tae Kwon Do

by Alex Gillis

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. In 1938, tae kwon do began at the end of a poker game...


Qigong for Healing and Relaxation

by Michael Tse

Qigong (pronounced "chee-gong") is a popular form of traditional Chinese exercise that uses the body's vital energy to make you stronger and healthier and live longer.

In Qigong for Healing and Relaxation,world-renowned...


Newhall Shooting: A Tactical Analysis: An Inside Look at the Most Tragic and Influential Police Gunfight of the Modern Era.

by Michael E. Wood

As the son of a California Highway Patrolman who was a contemporary of the slain officers in the famed 1970 Newhall shooting, Michael E. Wood grew up hearing about the event and its influence on the CHP and...


Fundamental Karate

by Aidan Trimble & Dave Hazard

This easy-to-follow guide is an essential reference for practitioners of all ages and abilities of this most popular martial art. Beginning with a chapter on breathing technique, this practical and detailed...


Spiritual Dimensions of the Martial Arts

by Michael Maliszewski

Spiritual Dimensions of the Martial Arts is a study of the meditative and religious elements that form the core of the great martial arts traditions.

Unsurpassed in scope and detail, this martial arts book covers...


The Art of Life and Death: Lessons in Budo From a Ninja Master

by Sleiman Azizi, Daniel Fletcher & Masaaki Hatsumi

This masterfully crafted guide to ninjitsu or budo explore in depth the history, culture and philosophy of this fascinating and enduring Japanese martial art.

Budo is one of the least understood forms of art...


Fight Like a Girl...and Win

by Lori Hartman Gervasi

It's an unfortunate reality that women are susceptible to random acts of aggression, from sexual harassment and stalking to physical assaults, domestic violence, date rape and worse. But women can learn how...


Advanced Krav Maga

by David Kahn

GET IN THE BEST SHAPE OF YOUR LIFE AND MASTER REAL FIGHTING TECHNIQUES WITH ADVANCED KRAV MAGA

Based on the principles of enhancing natural instincts and using appropriate force for self-protection and weapons...


Krav Maga

by David Kahn

Master the moves of krav maga—the international self-defense and physical fitness sensation

Increasingly popular around the world, krav maga is the renowned hand-to-hand Martial Arts defense fighting designed...


Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Techniques: Apply Modern Training Methods Used by MMA Pros!

by Danny Indio

Learn devastating mixed martial arts techniques from all over the world with this expert guide.

Superb fighting skills are essential in all sorts of situations, and can save your life if you are attacked. Mixed...


Advanced Aikido

by Phong Thong Dang & Lynn Seiser

Master Japanese Aikido with this illustrated martial arts guide.

Aikido, while uniquely beautiful among the martial arts, is also deceptively powerful, effective, and efficient. Dedicated practitioners know that...


The Secrets of Kalis Illustrisimo: The Filipino Fighting Art Explained

by Antonio Diego & Christopher Ricketts

Master the art of filipino kalis with this illustrated martial arts guide.

The Filipino martial art of ilustrisimo hails from Cebu, Philippines, where martial arts are still considered a matter of life-and-death...