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By: Donohue, John J.
Publisher: Boston : Tuttle Pub., 1999.,
Sinawali -- meaning "woven" -- is an intricate and devastating Filipino fighting system with ancient roots perfectly suited to modern times and its popularity is booming around the world. This fascinating stick and blade empty-hand defense employs a sinuous polyrhythmic inter-weaving of leg and arm defenses and attacks presenting a virtually impenetrable shield against potential attackers. Martial arts instructor Reynaldo S. Galang reveals the special hand techniques, th... View more info
Publisher: Kodansha America,
Aiki is the power of harmony, of all beings, all things working together. Aikido-a modern Japanese martial art unique in its synthesis of classic forms with a well-defined spiritual base-offers a key to the art of living naturally and unselfishly in a complicated world. This book explains it in reference to the founder's philosophy of mind-and action. In addition, the history of aikido's prewar development as a non-competitive new martial art is described, with a con... View more info