Category: Martial Arts/Defense


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Bulls & Bullfighting: History, Techniques, Spectacle

By: Bonet, Eduardo; Salcedo, Luis Fernandez

Price: $12.42

Publisher: New York, NY, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003796

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Over 500 color photographs, 560 illustrations in all. The authors explore the ancient cult of the bull, feared, adored, venerated, sacrificed; the torero's psychology in besting the animal - "correcting" its "mistakes" and conditioning it; the arena and the importance of terrain (ignorance of it is certain death) ; famous cape and muleta work from the daring to the cowardly; techniques of the picadores, victims of a vengeful crowd; the matador's kill - or his own death; the use of the dagger, the horse, the pomp, the dress, and everything to know of the bullfighters domain. Inc... View more info

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Practical Self-Defense: Effective Techniques for Staying Safe

By: Lorden, Mike

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Boston, MA, Tuttle Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001718

ISBN: 0804834466

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Have you ever wondered whether you could protect yourself - or your loved ones - if you were attacked or threatened? Training in practical self-defense can help you feel more confident and safe - in any environment. Illustrated with over 250 photographs, this volume offers and in-depth look at self-defense techniques, with tips, strategies, and scenarios that can help you develope the skills you need. Based on Kyokushin Karate, this book presents basic techniques, including: Throws and takedowns, punches, kicks and strikes, ground techniques and fighting, escapes from holds and grabs, distanci... View more info