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

    Conor McGregor's trainer tells the amazing story of his long road to success in the world's fastest-growing sport Growing up in Dublin, John Kavanagh was a skinny lad who was frequently bullied. As a young man, 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,...

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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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  • A Man's World
    A Man's World (Paperback) Donald McRae

    William Hill prize-winning author Donald McRae's brilliant account of the boxer who broke boxing's biggest taboo

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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 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 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 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.Musashi gives timeless advice on defeating an adversary, throwing an opponent...

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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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  • Muhammad Ali: A Memoir
    Muhammad Ali: A Memoir (Hardback) Michael Parkinson

    Michael Parkinson reflects the life of Muhammad Ali

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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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  • The Theory and Practice of Taiji Qigong
    The Theory and Practice of Taiji Qigong (English, Paperback) Chris Jarmey

    Taiji Qigong is an easy-to-learn system of energy-enhancing exercises, which coordinates movement with breathing and inner concentration. If practiced regularly, it will give you more energy, improve health and help prevent illness. Taiji Qigong is widely practiced throughout the Far East and increasingly throughout the Western world.

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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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  • Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy
    Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy (English, Paperback) Frederic Delavier, Michael Gundill

    Deals with the sport of mixed martial arts. Featuring the most effective exercises for enhancing the full range of combat skills, this title allows athletes to spend less time in the gym and more time in the ring. It intends to enhance their strengths while improving their weak points.

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  • Strength and Conditioning for Judo
    Strength and Conditioning for Judo (English, Paperback) Andy Burns, Mike Callan

    Judo is a dynamic Olympic sport that requires a wide range of physical attributes and skills. It is the second largest participation sport in the world after football, and estimates suggest there are 20 million judoka (practitioners of judo) in Europe. This book is suitable for judo coaches, strength and conditioning professionals, and judokas.

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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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  • Tao of Jeet Kune Do
    Tao of Jeet Kune Do (English, Paperback) Bruce Lee

    Compiled from Bruce Lee’s notes and essays and originally published in 1975, this iconic volume is one of the seminal martial arts guides of its time. The science and philosophy behind the fighting system Lee pioneered himself?jeet kune do?is explained in detail, depicted through hundreds of Lee’s own illustrations. With the collaboration of Lee’s daughter, Shannon, and Bruce Lee Enterprises,...

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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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  • 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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  • Drills
    Drills (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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