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Bushido: The Samurai Code of Japan: With an Extensive Introduction and Notes by Alexander Bennett Cover Image
By Inazo Nitobe, Alexander Bennett (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9784805314890
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 5th, 2019

**Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY) Winner**

Bushido: The Samurai Code of Japan is the most influential book ever written on the Japanese "Way of the Warrior." A classic study of Japanese culture, the book outlines the moral code of the Samurai way of living and the virtues every Samurai warrior holds dear. It is widely read today in Japan and around the world.

Karate: The Complete Kata Cover Image
ISBN: 9781568365176
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Published: Kodansha International - June 7th, 2013

The martial art of karate can be practiced by anyone, regardless of age or gender, and can be undertaken at any time during a person’s life. Embraced by people the world over, this traditional Japanese art continues to hold universal appeal. Among the most important aspects of karate practice are the kata, patterns of movement that are carefully choreographed and arranged in sequences.

Bruce Lee Letters of the Dragon: The Original 1958-1973 Correspondence Cover Image
By Bruce Lee, John Little (Editor)
ISBN: 9780804847094
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - November 1st, 2016

Letters of the Dragon: Correspondence, 1958-1973 is a fascinating glimpse of the private Bruce Lee behind the public image.

Tai Chi Qigong: The Internal Foundation of Tai Chi Chuan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594392689
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Published: YMAA Publication Center - November 1st, 2013

This revised edition of our best selling beginner Tai Chi Qigong book includes a new and modern easy-to-follow layout. Every qigong movement is presented in 2-4 large photographs with clear instructions, followed by a discussion of how the movements aid in improving Tai Chi practice.

Bushido: The Way of the Samurai (Square One Classics) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780757000263
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Published: Square One Publishers - October 1st, 2001

In eighteenth-century Japan, Tsunetomo Yamamoto created the Hagakure, a document that served as the basis for samurai warrior behavior. Its guiding principles greatly influenced the Japanese ruling class and shaped the underlying character of the Japanese psyche, from businessmen to soldiers. Bushido is the first English translation of this work.

Karate-Do: My Way of Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781568364988
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Published: Kodansha International - February 1st, 2013

Linking the time when karate was a strictly Okinawan art of self-defense shrouded in the deepest secrecy and the present day, when it has become a martial art practiced throughout the world, is Gichin Funakoshi, the "Father of Karate-do."

The Kenpo Karate Compendium: The Forms and Sets of American Kenpo Cover Image
ISBN: 9781583948514
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Published: Blue Snake Books - January 13th, 2015

The Kenpo Karate Compendium details the forms of American Kenpo as prescribed by the “Father of American Karate,” Ed Parker. Author Lee Wedlake, 9th degree black belt, world-class instructor and competitor, brings his acclaimed training and teaching experience to bear in this unique resource for all who practice and teach American Kenpo and its offshoot systems.

The Book of Five Rings (Shambhala Pocket Library #27) Cover Image
By Miyamoto Musashi, Thomas Cleary (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781611806403
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Published: Shambhala - October 23rd, 2018

One of the most insightful texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory to emerge from Asian culture, The Book of Five Rings analyzes the process of struggle and mastery over conflict that underlies every level of human interaction.

When Violence Is the Answer: Learning How to Do What It Takes When Your Life Is at Stake Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316354653
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Published: Back Bay Books - October 9th, 2018

In a civilized society, violence is rarely the answer. But when it is, it's the only answer. The sound of breaking glass downstairs in the middle of the night. The words, "Move and you die." The hands on your child, or the knife to your throat.

The Pocket Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai (Shambhala Pocket Library) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781611806991
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Published: Shambhala - August 13th, 2019

The definitive translation of the seminal treatise on the code of the samurai.

The Tao of Wing Chun: The History and Principles of China's Most Explosive Martial Art Cover Image
ISBN: 9781510723177
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Published: Skyhorse - May 14th, 2019

Wing Chun is the most popular form of Chinese Kung Fu in the world today, with over four million practitioners. With 48 full-color illustrations, this guide will fascinate and educate anyone interested in the martial arts, from beginner to master.

The art as it is presently understood has been handed down from teacher to student for more than three hundred years.

The Bruce Lee Way: Motivation, Wisdom and Life-Lessons from the Legend Cover Image
By Shannon Lee (Introduction by), Tim Baker
ISBN: 9781948174282
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Published: Media Lab Books - October 1st, 2019


- An elegant handbook packed with Bruce Lee quotes, stories, personal photos, letters and ephemera
- Distills the life, philosophy and teachings of Bruce Lee into easy-to-absorb lessons
- Foreword by Bruce Lee's Daughter, Shannon Lee

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