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

    Michael Parkinson reflects the life of Muhammad Ali

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    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 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 (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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    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 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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    Marvelous (English, Paperback) Brian Hughes, Damian Hughes

    Often called the greatest middleweight boxer of all time, Marvelous Marvin Hagler held the world title for 12 defences, his bouts with Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns and Roberto Duran entering fistic folklore. Marvelous tells Hagler's extraordinary life story for the first time, and gets right to the heart of a complex and charismatic man.

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    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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    10 Years 13 Seconds (English, Paperback) Sean Black

    10 Years 13 Seconds is the story of Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor’s emergence as arguably the most compelling sporting figure of the past decade. An explosive 13 second demolition of reigning UFC champion Jose Aldo at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on December 12th, 2015, marked the completion of McGregor’s journey from welfare to world champ. This short biography outlines McGregor’s rise to...

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    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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    Wing Chun Kung Fu (English, Paperback) Sifu Shaun Rawcliffe

    Wing Chun Kung Fu has a long history but it has only been taught openly since the 1950s when Grandmaster Yip Man revealed the secrets fo the art and began to teach large numbers of students in Hong Kong. This work covers the full 116-movement Wooden Dummy form as taught by Grandmaster Yip Man to his eldest son, Ip Chun, who then taught the author.

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    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 (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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    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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    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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    Championship Fighting (English, Paperback) Jack Demspey

    Fighting techniques and strategies from World Champion and Hall of Fame Boxer, Jack Dempsey.Jack Dempsey, one of the greatest and most popular boxers of all time, reveals the techniques behind his unparalleled success in the ring. Straightforward and with detailed illustrations,Championship Boxing instructs the reader in the theory, training, and application of powerful punching, aggressive...

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