Martial Arts & Self-defense

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A Killing Art

By Alex Gillis

 

The eagerly anticipated updated return of a bestselling martial arts classic

The leaders of Tae Kwon Do, an Olympic sport and one of the world’s most popular martial arts, are fond of saying that their art is ancient and filled with old dynasties and superhuman feats. In ... Read more

Brawl

By Erich Krauss & Bret Aita
Introduction by Bob Shamrock

Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighting pits masters of every kind of combatسtreet fighting, sumo, judoةn matches broadcast around the world. This book chronicles the turbulent history of MMA fighting from its inception in the Greek Olympic Games, through its glorification in ... Read more

Gatekeeper

By Gary Goodridge & Mark Dorsey

The biography of a pioneer in the mixed martial arts (MMA) scene, this work takes readers through Gary "Big Daddy" Goodridge's entire career — from his roller-coaster formative years and his emergence as a world champion athlete to his role as a loving father struggling to ... Read more

Say Uncle!

By Jake Shannon

Exploring the ancient Western martial art of catch-as-catch-can grappling, this definitive book covers the history, players, and strategies of the sport. Rich in history and full of painfully brutal techniques, catch-as-catch-can, or catch wrestling for short, is the great-grandfather ... Read more

The MMA Encyclopedia

By Jonathan Snowden & Kendall Shields

Whether a casual fan or a longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) enthusiast, all MMA spectators will benefit from the information in this detailed reference. The complicated nature of MMA can create a barrier for potential fans, but this clear, concise guidebreaks the MMA Language ... Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Treating MMA Injuries

By Jonathan Gelber, M.D., M.S.

MMA is one of the world’s fastest growing sports. The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Treating MMA Injuries offers professional and amateur fighters and fans alike the sound professional advice they need to prevent and treat injuries, find a good training camp and partners, ... Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Treating MMA Injuries

By Jonathan Gelber, M.D., M.S.

Essential advice for fans and fighters

MMA is one of the world’s fastest-growing sports. The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Treating MMA Injuries offers professional and amateur fighters and fans alike the sound professional advice they need to prevent and treat injuries, ... Read more

Total MMA

By Jonathan Snowden

From the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) meager beginnings to its present-day glory, this in-depth chronology reveals all the informationneeded to understand the contemporary world of mixed martial arts, where the backroom deal-making is as fierce as the fighting. Between ... Read more

UFC's Ultimate Warriors

By Jeremy Wall

Everyone fights for something. These guys fight best. UFC's Ultimate Warriors profiles some of the world's most phenomenal athletes in a sport that combines finesse and sportsmanship ? and brutality and violence like nothing you've ever seen. Jeremy Wall's book details the struggles ... Read more