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Discover a path to optimal health, even in a complicated Western health-care system. True Wellness is a step-by-step guide to optimal health,...
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September 1, 2018
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4.5
This book examines one of the world’s most enduring and influential literary works through the timeless art of qigong.
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September 1, 2018
Cover Mindful Exercise
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This groundbreaking book demonstrates the link between health and Metarobics, the author’s term for slow, meditative exercises that enhance blood...
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August 1, 2018
The Protector Ethic: Morality, Virtue, and Ethics in the Martial Way
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The Protector Ethic is a deep dive exploring the principles and values that must anchor a modern warrior. As a martial artist and ethicist, the...
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May 1, 2018
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Winning Fights is based on principles, not techniques. Technique is important, but techniques change, adapt, and evolve. Principles are timeless.
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April 1, 2018
The Warrior's Manifesto: Ideals for those who Protect and Defend
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The Warrior’s Manifesto is a concise and potent declaration of principles that chronicles the soul of the warrior by exploring the what, the why, and...
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February 8, 2018
Pain-Free Joints
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If pain-free joints are the goal, qigong movements can help. According to the Centers for Disease Control, over fifty million Americans struggle...
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October 16, 2017
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THE GRANDFATHER STYLE OF NORTHERN KUNG FU. Originally published in 1981, this is one of the cornerstone books of an intelligent kung fu library. A...
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October 4, 2017
The Pain-Free Back
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Regain natural, pain-free motion and balance with qigong, a timeless Chinese art that promotes healing, flexibility, and balance. The gentle,...
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September 15, 2017
Even if it Kills Me
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This is the true story of a rock and roll musician who takes up taekwondo at forty years old. Doni Blair, bassist for the Toadies, knows he’s past...
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September 1, 2017
Brain Fitness
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In Brain Fitness Dr. Aihan Kuhn shares her expertise in tai chi, qigong, and medicine, giving readers exercises designed to prevent brain aging. This...
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July 1, 2017
Tai Chi for Depression
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This book is designed to help readers understand depression and make positive changes to overcome it. Dr. Kuhn teaches a unique tai chi form as well...
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June 1, 2017
Tai Chi in 10 Weeks
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This book is designed to guide beginning students through the fundamentals of tai chi in ten weeks. Dr. Aihan Kuhn teaches readers the twenty-four-...
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May 1, 2017
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Karate Science: Dynamic Movement will help you understand the mechanics of the human body. Swanson describes these principles in incredible detail,...
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March 1, 2017
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Follow along and learn how a unique combination of simple yoga stretches, qigong movements, and acupressure techniques can relieve energy stagnation...
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November 1, 2016
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This innovative book demonstrates how the study of sumo wrestling techniques can benefit practitioners of modern mixed martial arts (MMA), as well as...
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October 1, 2016
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This book stands apart from other staff training manuals. While most titles focus on forms and twirling, The Art and Science of Staff Fighting...
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October 1, 2016
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The authors will show you how to make your street techniques fast and explosive, and how to prepare yourself mentally to use extreme force. These...
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September 1, 2016
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If you’re ready to learn to fight back, Loren and Lisa know exactly what you need to survive an attack in your home or on the street.
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September 1, 2016
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Fighter’s Fact Book includes hundreds of training methods drawn from the author’s vast experience, research, and interviews with top instructors from...
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September 1, 2016
Fighting the Pain-Resistant Attacker
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There is a truth in the world of hand-to-hand combat that too many martial artists aren’t aware of or refuse to believe. Every time you discover a...
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September 1, 2016
Solo Training
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Loren W. Christensen shows you over 300 ways you can add variety to your daily martial arts training routine. Whether you’re a student looking for...
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September 1, 2016
The Fighter's Body
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You have an owner’s manual for your car, your stereo, and even your blender, so why not your body? The Fighter’s Body is exactly that—an owner’s...
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September 1, 2016
Timing in the Fighting Arts
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What if there were a secret ingredient that could make every one of your martial arts techniques better? Not only faster and more powerful, but more...
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September 1, 2016
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This 3rd edition includes a new and easy-to-follow layout. Each technique is presented in four to six large photographs with detailed instructions on...
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September 1, 2016
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Whether you are a law enforcement officer seeking to improve your edge or a martial artist wanting to expand your knowledge of street-proven...
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September 1, 2016
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If you’re looking to get more out of training, Solo Training 2 represents your next evolution in fighting techniques and concepts
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September 1, 2016
Training for Sudden Violence—72 Practice Drills
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This is a fight for your life, and it won't happen on a nice soft mat. It will get, as Miller says, “all kinds of messy.” Training for Sudden...
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July 1, 2016
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If you are unfamiliar with Yang style, The Mind Inside Yang Style Tai Chi is the perfect place to begin. If you are a longtime practitioner, Henry...
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June 1, 2016
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Michael Clarke was a street fighter, an angry kid. He grew up in the late sixties in Manchester, England, and lived in a rough neighborhood where, he...
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May 1, 2016
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This book is designed for security-conscious civilians, law enforcement officers, military personnel, and security professionals alike who want to...
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April 1, 2016
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It’s the time of the seventh moon, when hungry ghosts slip through the gates of hell to bring havoc to the living. To some in the Asian community it...
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November 1, 2015
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Anxiety happens whether you like it or not. It's your body's way of telling you "something is wrong here." Learning how to use...
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October 1, 2015
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An in-depth look into the physics behind martial arts. For experienced martial artist or a curious enthusiast, this book gives you an “unfair...
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September 1, 2015
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Conflict Communication (ConCom) presents a functional taxonomy to see, understand, and manipulate the roots of life's conflicts.
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June 1, 2015
The Mind Inside Tai Chi by Henry Zhuang
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To be successful with tai chi you need to stay motivated. Henry Zhuang will show you how to change it from a mere act of doing tai chi to a long-term...
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June 1, 2015
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The study of tai chi power is a direct link to tai chi as a martial art. When you finish learning the tai chi form and begin the second level of your...
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April 1, 2015
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Here's your chance to take the next step in your tai chi journey. Once you have attained proficiency in the bare-hand form and have begun...
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October 1, 2014
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This book provides a solid and practical approach to learning tai chi sword accurately and quickly. Includes over 500 photographs with motion arrows!
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September 1, 2014
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Chie Miyazaki is wild and spoiled—the pampered child of a cadet line of the Imperial house of Japan. When she disappears in the United States...
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July 1, 2014
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Detective Sam Reeves is barely seated in a cab when he learns that during his two-week trip in Southeast Asia, hate crimes have rocked his city of...
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June 1, 2014
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This book is designed for self-study and can help you learn both the Simplified Tai Chi 24 Posture form and the Simplified Tai Chi Chuan 48 Posture...
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April 1, 2014
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This book teaches tai chi qigong exercises that are useful for improving your tai chi skills and overall health. Companion to the Tai Chi Qigong DVD.
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November 1, 2013
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A modern-day ronin is traveling across the country, systematically murdering martial arts masters in ritualized combat. Martial artist Connor Burke...
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October 1, 2013
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This book offers beginners a smart way to learn qigong (chi kung), the ancient Chinese system of gentle breathing, stretching, and strengthening...
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October 1, 2013