Download Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny by Justin Hill PDF

By Justin Hill

One other life-altering quest, one other fight among honor and lust for energy, one other new release of warriors forging alliances and enmities. the journey, romance, and artistry of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon maintains during this novelized spouse to the 1st ever Netflix debut movie, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of future in accordance with the radical through Wang Dulu.

Seventeen years after the mythical fighter Mubai dies conserving the world-conquering sword the fairway future, 4 nice warriors are referred to as jointly to protect the bold weapon once again. The forces surrounding the sword irrevocably altered the lifetime of Shulien, Mubai's lover, yet seventeen years later she remains to be honor-bound to protect the blade from the power-hungry warlord Hades Dai. The younger warring parties Wei-fang and Snow Vase, switched at delivery, even have heritages and inheritances that inextricably hyperlink them to either one another and the destiny of the sword. And Silent Wolf, Shulien's former fiancé, returns from presumed demise to thwart Hades Dai—and re-light an emotionally remoted Shulien's feelings.

Jam-packed with the entire hallmarks of an epic adventure—sacrifice, battles, betrayal, vengeance, redemption, and destiny—this saga additionally explores the deeper that means of precise heroism and advantage. As Wei-fang and Snow Vase look for id and forge their areas on this planet of warriors and heroes, Shu-lien and Silent Wolf fight to reconcile either the traditions and heartbreak of the earlier with a delicate desire for the long run.

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Download Films of Fury: The Kung Fu Movie Book by Ric Meyers PDF

By Ric Meyers

From Bruce Lee to James Bond, Jackie Chan to Jet Li, input the Dragon to Kung Fu Panda, kung fu motion pictures stay an exciting a part of movie-lovers' lives. Now the stated pioneer within the style provides his magnum opus at the topic, incorporating info and revelations by no means ahead of obvious in the US. From the traditional Peking Opera origins to its superhero-powered destiny, Ric Meyers finds the loony, the mythical, and every thing in among. This bright, action-packed ebook might pride, shock, fascinate, or even enlighten you with a private V.I.P. journey during the wondrous global of the main ridiculously exhilarating video clips ever made.

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Download Takemusu Aikido, Volume 1: Background and Basics by Morihiro Saito, Stanley Pranin PDF

By Morihiro Saito, Stanley Pranin

This paintings, "Takemusu Aikido, quantity 1: history & Basics," is the 1st of Morhiro Saito’s new finished sequence of Aikido technical manuals. Saito Sensei, ninth dan, and certainly one of Aikido’s best specialists, offers greater than sixty diversifications of ikkyo, nikyo, sankyo, and yonkyo innovations, the main crucial of the art’s easy kinds. Illustrated with over six hundred pictures and observed via transparent and distinctive step by step reasons, "Background & Basics" offers an fundamental consultant for either starting and complex practitioners. Morihiro Saito, is the writer of the hugely acclaimed technical sequence, "Traditional Aikido," released within the early Nineteen Seventies. Saito enrolled as a pupil of Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba in 1946. one of many art’s most advantageous technicians, he was once the stated authority on aikido guns education. Saito operated Ueshiba’s inner most dojo in Iwama, Japan and served as parent of the Aiki Shrine for greater than 30 years. He traveled generally in the course of the global instructing his finished aikido education equipment for 3 many years. Stanley A. Pranin is a fifth measure black belt and editor-in-chief of "Aikido Journal." Pranin all started Aikido perform in 1962 and began education below Morihiro Saito in Iwama in 1977. He served as Saito Sensei’s interpreter at a number of overseas seminars throughout the Nineteen Eighties. Pranin is the writer of "The Aiki information Encyclopedia of Aikido" and "Aikido Pioneers - Prewar Era," a suite of interviews with early disciples of the founding father of Aikido.

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Download La busqueda del Ki by Kenji Tokitsu PDF

By Kenji Tokitsu

Desde muy pronto practiqu?© con pasi??n las artes marciales de combate. De joven, desbordando energ?­a, me dediqu?© totalmente a desarrollar mi fuerza f?­sica y a perfeccionar las t?©cnicas de combate. Sin embargo, al alcanzar el dominio de esas t?©cnicas, me di cuenta de que a mi pr??ctica le faltaba una dimensi??n primary: l. a. duraci??n. l. a. fuerza f?­sica pura s??lo tiene un cierto tiempo. Mi reflexi??n sobre el sentido de las artes marciales y de lo que hoy en d?­a significa vivir bien entonces se orient?? hacia l. a. b??squeda del Ki. Emprend?­ un trabajo interno en mi cuerpo e integr?© esta nueva dimensi??n a las t?©cnicas de combate. El Ki es una noci??n desconocida en Occidente. Esta obra representa un primer compendio del saber te??rico, as?­ como de las ense?±anzas extra?­das de l. a. pr??ctica cotidiana del Ki. Muestra c??mo el dominio del Ki puede mejorar el bienestar, los angeles salud y tambi?©n l. a. eficacia en artes marciales.

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Download Bruce Lee: Artist of Life by Bruce Lee, John Little PDF

By Bruce Lee, John Little

An extraordinary, never-before-seen selection of Bruce Lee's inner most letters and writing!
Bruce Lee was once an severe guy with such sheer focus of power that not anyone who encountered him, on display or in individual, might support yet be attracted to him and his enthusiasm for all times and data. A voracious and engaged reader, Lee wrote broadly, synthesizing the concept of East and West right into a special own philosophy of self-discovery. Bruce Lee: Artist of existence explores the improvement and fruition of Bruce Lee's concepts approximately gung fu (kung fu), philosophy, psychology, poetry, jeet kune do, performing, and self-knowledge.
This quantity from Bruce Lee's inner most notebooks is capped by way of a variety of Lee's letters that eloquently exhibit how he included his concept into activities and recommendation to others. additionally incorporated are a number of drafts of choose compositions, displaying how Lee's concept advanced and used to be sophisticated through the years and the way the information he was once interpreting and writing approximately have been mirrored in his paintings and daily life.
Sections include:
Gung Fu—reflections on gung fu, psychology in safeguard and assault, find out how to decide on a martial arts teacher, and Bruce's personal view at the martial art
Philosophy—regarding human realizing, Taoism, Plato, Socrates, and Descartes
Psychology—three sorts of philosophy, the pinnacle puppy and the underdog, the 4 uncomplicated philosophical techniques, and learning
Poetry—'The demise Sun,' 'Love is a Friendship stuck on Fire,' 'Once extra I carry You in My Arms,' and 'Parting'
Jeet Kune Do–The Liberation—toward own liberation, notes on JKD, real mastery, and an goal overview of the combative ability of Bruce Lee, via those that comprehend what it is
Acting—what precisely is an actor, the paintings of acting
Self-knowledge—in seek of somebody genuine, self-actualization, and the passionate nation of mind
Letters—'The precise which means of Life–Peace of Mind,' 'Use your personal adventure and Imagination,' and 'It's All within the kingdom of Mind'

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Download Aïkido: Fondamental by Tissier C. PDF

By Tissier C.

Книга Aikido Fondamental Aikido FondamentalКниги Боевое искусство Автор: C.Tissier Год издания: 1979 Формат: pdf Страниц: 231 Размер: 110,5 мб Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Оченьхорошая книгапо Aikido знаменитого мастера

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Download Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere: An Illustrated Introduction by Adele Westbrook, Oscar Ratti PDF

By Adele Westbrook, Oscar Ratti

Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere: An Illustrated creation offers a whole beginning within the perform of 1 of the main detailed and powerful jap martial arts.

Aikido was once created in Japan within the 1920's through Morihei Ueshiba, sometimes called Osensei. to own the talents, ideas and perspective of the real practitioner of aikido, one needs to in attaining a truly excessive point of integration of the powers of brain and physique, the harmonious blend of actual capacity and moral reasons. by way of controlling physique place and studying how you can harmonize important actual and psychological powers, a person (regardless of measurement, energy or weight) can fend off assaults utilizing this refined martial art.

Written and illustrated via husband/wife workforce, Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook, Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere, with over 1,200 illustrations, comprises many Aikido strategies in chapters such as:

* what's Aikido?
* the principles of Aikido
* The perform of Aikido
* the elemental innovations of Neutralization
* complex Practice
* And extra!

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