Offers an overview of the key elements of Aikido, including breath power, focused power, and the power of the centre line. In this title, the author relates moving, personal anecdotes about Ueshiba and imparts what he learned from his mentor.
The Joshua Files traces the story of Britain's latest heavyweight hero from the building site to the top of the boxing world. His fight with Wladimir Klitschko, before 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium, made him not just a national hero but a global star as well. He has the personality and punch to become the biggest sports star on the planet.
Joachim Meyer (ca. 1537 - 1571) was one of the most influential fencing masters of the Renaissance-a prolific writer of fencing manuals. In Art and Practice of 16th-Century German Fencing Robert Rutherfoord unpacks the complex and elegant art of Meyer's rapier in word and image, including over 200 "first person perspective" illustrations.
Camillo Palladini's unpublished 'Discourse on Fencing' is crucial to a modern understanding of Renaissance rapier play. For the first time, this stunning book reproduces the manuscript in its entirety. It is perfect for students of fencing, lovers of Italian art, 16th-century researchers, and historical reenactors and interpreters.