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  • Win or Learn
    Win or Learn (English, Paperback) John Kavanagh

    Growing up in Dublin, John Kavanagh was a skinny kid who was frequently bullied. After suffering a bad beating when he intervened to help a woman who was being attacked, he decided he had to learn to defend himself. Before long, he was training fighters in a tiny shed, and promoting the earliest mixed-martial arts events in Ireland. And then, a cocky young lad called Conor McGregor walked into his gym ...In Win or Learn, John Kavanagh tells his own remarkable life story - which is at the heart of the story of the extraordinary explosion of MMA in Ireland and globally. Kavanagh has become a guru to young men and women seeking to master the arts of combat. And as the trainer of the world's most charismatic male MMA star, he has become a magnet for talented fighters from all over the world. Kavanagh's portrait of Conor McGregor - who he has seen in his lowest moments, as well as in his greatest triumphs - is a revelation. What emerges from Win or Learn is a remarkable portrait of ambition, discipline, and persistence in the face of years and years of disappointment. It is a must read for every MMA fan - but also for anyone who wants to understand how to follow a dream and realize a vision.

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  • Foxcatcher
    Foxcatcher (English, Paperback) Mark Schultz, David Thomas

    The Foxcatcher estate, Pennsylvania, January 1996. Dave Schultz, Olympic gold medallist and wrestling golden boy, is shot in the back by billionaire John du Pont. After a two day siege at the ranch du Pont is finally captured. It wasn't supposed to end that way. This book is a portrait of the relationship he and his brother had with du Pont.

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  • My Fight Your Fight
    My Fight Your Fight (Paperback) Ronda Rousey

    Ronda Rousey is the biggest name in the sport. She has forged a successful Hollywood career as an actor. In this book, Rousey relives her greatest fights and shares her secrets for success and mental toughness. She reveals how we can all be at our best, even on our worst days, and how we can turn our limitations into opportunities.

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  • Born to Fight
    Born to Fight (Paperback) Mark Hunt, Ben McKelvey

    A powerful story of sadness, hope, pride, honour and triumph from the real-life Rocky!

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  • Fundamental Iron Skills
    Fundamental Iron Skills (Paperback) Dale Dugas

    Do you want hard arms for blocking and striking? How about an iron body to absorb blows from an attacker? In Fundamental Iron Skills, Dale Dugas shows you how to develop these ancient skills in a safe, step-by-step manner. This is the first book to cover all aspects of iron skills training in one volume, including solo training and the use of auxiliary training equipment and herbal liniments and...

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  • Hagakure
    Hagakure (English, Paperback) Yamamoto Tsunetomo

    The seminal treatise on the code of the samurai--now available as a Shambhala Pocket Classic....

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  • Undisputed Truth
    Undisputed Truth (English, Paperback) Mike Tyson

    One of the most talked-about and bestselling books of last year, this is the no-holds-barred autobiography of a sporting legend driven to the brink of self-destruction

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  • The Murder of Sonny Liston
    The Murder of Sonny Liston (Paperback) Shaun Assael

    On December 30th, 1970, at the age of 38, former heavyweight champion Sonny Liston died from what Las Vegas police suspected was a heroin overdose. When police arrived, they found a one-ounce balloon on Sonny's nightstand but the coroner quickly labelled Sonny's passing as death by natural causes. To this day, Liston's death hovers over Las Vegas and the sports world, leaving unanswered questions...

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  • Best Seat in the House
    Best Seat in the House (English, Hardback) Justin Roberts

    If you ever wondered what it's like to be a giant wrestling fan and work at WWE under Vince McMahon and travel the world with co-workers who have been the stars of pro wrestling from the 90s through today, this is the definite book for you.

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  • The Greatest Ever Boxing Workouts
    The Greatest Ever Boxing Workouts (English, Paperback) Gary Todd

    Not just a boxing fan's album but a fitness guide for those looking for a seriously effective workout, Greatest Ever Boxing Workouts grants the readder vital knowledge from the Olympian gods of pugilism.

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  • The Sherlock Holmes School of Self-Defence
    The Sherlock Holmes School of Self-Defence (English, Hardback) E. W. Barton-Wright

    When Sherlock Holmes wrestled Dr Moriarty on the Reichenbach Falls, he was employing a system of self-defence that was all the rage in Victorian Britain. In an age when footpads and fogle-snatchers meant a man of breeding took his life in his hands when walking across town, a martial arts craze too hold that did not escape Conan-Doyle's keen eye for research. Schools spring up all over London, chief among which was E.W. Barton-Wright's "Bartitsu" method. The Sherlock Holmes School of Self-Defence commemorates Barton-Wright's exploits and the fighting techniques of the famous sleuth himself (though Conan-Doyle mischievously spelled it Baristu). Learn how to defend yourself with an overcoat, cane, or umbrella, or even to wield your bicycle against an attacker. Wonderful illustrations based on original photographs instruct the reader in skills that range from the sublime to the elementary.

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  • The Art of Sword Combat
    The Art of Sword Combat (English, Hardback) Joachim Meyer

    First English translation of this rare manuscript to be published compiled by a leading expert in the field of medieval and Renaissance martial combat

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  • The Book Of Five Rings
    The Book Of Five Rings (English, Hardback) Miyamoto Musashi

    When the undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi retreated to a cave in 1643 and wroteThe Book of Five Rings, a manifesto on swordsmanship, strategy, and winning for his students and generations of samurai to come, he created one of the most perceptive and incisive texts on strategic thinking ever to come from Asia....

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  • A Fire Burns Within
    A Fire Burns Within (English, Paperback) Christian Giudice

    The story of a boxing great who fought his way to stardom from the mean streets of the Puerto Rican capital. Wilfredo 'Bazooka' Gomez discovered his love of boxing learning to fight off bullies in the streets of San Juan and went on to be a three-time world champion. A Fire Burns Within delves into a life of highs and lows, in and out of the ring.

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  • Eskrima
    Eskrima (English, Paperback) Krishna Godhania

    Eskrima, which is also known as Arnis [De Mano] or Kali, is the indigenous martial art of the Philippine Islands. Dynamic and flexible, with a wide range of training methods it can be practised by students of all ages and levels of fitness.

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  • Money
    Money (Hardback) Tris Dixon

    This is the first-ever biography of the planet's wealthiest sports star - and one of the world's most controversial.

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  • Mastering the 21 Immutable Principles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    Mastering the 21 Immutable Principles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (English, Paperback) Paulo Guillobel, Teresa De La Cruz

    "On 'Mastering The 21 Immutable Principles Of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu', Paulo Guillobel wears a hat of a scholar and proves that, in more than 26 years of practicing, he has not only trained, taught and competed at high level, but most important of all, has studied the art thoroughly. Every student, teacher and master will surely take advantage of the knowledge carefully organized in this book....

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  • Zen Jiu Jitsu - White to Blue
    Zen Jiu Jitsu - White to Blue (English, Paperback) MR Oliver Staark

    Feeling confused?Is being a White Belt creating a few challenges?This is a manual designed to get White Belts to competent Blue Belts in as fast a time as possible.Zen Jiu Jitsu is more a rendition of concepts than techniques. This is the simplest and easiest way to break down and simplify the many and varied ideas, philosophies and combinations in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu arsenal. For both...

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  • Training for Sudden Violence
    Training for Sudden Violence (English, Paperback) Rory Miller

    The speed and brutality of apredatory attack can shock even an experienced martial artist. The suddenchaos, the cascade of stress hormonesyou feel as though time slows down. Inreality, the assault is over in an instant. How does anyone prepare for that?

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  • Bruce Lee the Tao of Gung Fu
    Bruce Lee the Tao of Gung Fu (English, Paperback) Bruce Y. Lee, John Little

    In the months leading up to his death, Bruce Lee was working on this definitive study of the Chinese martial arts collectively known as Kung Fu or Gung Fu.

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