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10-22-2003, 07:53 PM
The Speedy Hands of Tai Chi Chuan
-- Three Time Chinese Tai Chi Chuan Champion reveals how to speed up your techniques.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Throwing Techniques
-- This four-page book is a compendium of useful techniques to get your opponent between your legs.
TaeBo Competition Moves
-- A National TaeBo Champion shows the "inside" techniques needed to win that tournament trophy.
Rules of the Game
-- The official no-holds-barred competition handbook (including a 45-page appendix with the complete rules of no-rules submission matches).
Iaido: Drawing the Samurai Sword
-- Special methods for drawing swords in pen or charcoal.
The Book of Five Rings
-- A juggler's guide for working with up to 5 objects at a time.
Aikido - The Violent Path
-- "I used to be humble", the author reveals, "then I discovered Aikido..."
The High Kicks of Wing Chun
-- Taught in Hong Kong, the author (a frequent contributor to Black Belt Magazine) reveals the startling secrets behind the rare high kicks of Wing Chun.
Searching for Tae Kwon Do
-- Are you having trouble locating someplace to study Tae Kwon Do? This 2065-page book reveals the ACTUAL addresses where you can find Tae Kwon Do instruction!
Secrets of the Ninja
-- In clear, simple language this book provides complete and comprehensive details of the secret life of the mysterious author, as well as reveals for the first time the never-before-disclosed or used lethal poisons of a previously-unknown hidden ninja clan.
Professional Wrestling Guide
-- Detailing the simple, understated moves that can quietly end a match, this book is full of tips on how to not injure your opponent (when fighting a man in a mask on a spring-loaded floor).
Kendo for Modern Times
-- Forget the old-fashioned bamboo shinai, outdated wooden bokken, and even the sharpened steel sword, now you can learn to use the latest laser light sword made famous by Star Wars.
Fighting Kung Fu
-- Who wouldn't want to remove those ugly scars of the Shaolin dragon on your forearms? Now you can with this simple "wax on, wax off" formula.
-- Over 100 pages filled with excuses why you can't practice tonight. Includes an appendix with the senior techniques: 32 throws that can be done with a cane or walker.
Juji Gatame Encyclopaedia
-- Compiled by a brown belt in Alaska, this book details 57 major variations of Juji Gatame armbar, along with combinations and transitions from all standard positions. You must be a registered Judoka to purchase this book, not available to BJJ practitioners.
10-22-2003, 11:02 PM
Umm. Not to rain on the parade or anything, but the "Secrets of the Ninja" has been done... I got it as a joke once, and I'm looking right at it...
10-23-2003, 08:57 PM
AIKIDO: The Art of Human Origami
Learn ways to fold family, friends, or complete strangers at parties or on the street.
10-25-2003, 06:52 PM
Yeah, they've all been done no doubt, I didn't think them up or anything :)
10-26-2003, 06:42 AM
Chicken Soup for the Ki
11-18-2003, 03:17 AM
101 uses for Ki in DIY
Are you sure it bends that way?- The Aikido First Aid Handbook
Incredible Ikkyo and Nifty Nikkyo, or how to torment an Uke in 5 easy lessons.
11-18-2003, 08:29 AM
"O-Sensei, Where Art Thou" : Hunting through Appalachia, looking for a good beard pomade.
"In the Throes of Love": A romance from the Love Dojo, a sequal to "Love on the Mat"
"Euclid's Geometry of Stance": a Yoshinkan manual.
"The Bokenswinger: The Dark Dojo, Book 2": Steven Kings takes class.
"Murder at Hombu": Margaret Truman moves to Japan.
Jim "Don't blame me" Baker
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