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Secrets of Judo

By Jiichi Watanabe,Lindy Avakian
  • ISBN Code: : 1462902634
  • Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
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The Secrets of Judo is a revealing Japanese martial arts manual that focuses primarily on the scientific principles at work in judo. It offers clear-cut explanations of the numerous techniques involved in throwing and grappling. In addition to the precise detailing of judo's physical aspects, this book provides insights into the psychological factors related to judo's underlying philosophy. The Secrets of Judo, a fascinating and valuable work since its original publication in 1959, sets out a comprehensive course to achieve maximum efficient use of mental and physical energy that remains as vital and fresh as when first recommended by Risei Kano, president of the Kodokan, on its original publication. This Judo guide features sections on: The Art and Science of Judo How Can Dynamics Be Applied to Judo? Three Principles for Practicing Judo Three Laws of Motion Kinds of Force Acting State of Force How to Practice Throwing How to Practice Grappling

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  • Pdf File: mastering-judo.pdf

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Immerse yourself in the art and sport of judo like never before in Mastering Judo. Gain a rich understanding of the philosophy, history, and practices that distinguish judo from other martial arts. Become more proficient in the techniques, tactics, and training necessary to rise through the ranks. Mastering Judo will add to your appreciation of the principles that distinguish the art in formal exercises (kata) and to your toughness and spontaneity in both freestyle fighting (randori) and competitive matches (shiai). Firmer grounding in the roots and wisdom of traditional judo practices will enhance your ability to use your body and your mind to the ultimate advantage when facing an opponent. Written by the Takahashi family, with more than 200 years of experience teaching, coaching, and competing in judo throughout the world, this resource crosses both generation and national boundaries in its approach and application.

Her Secret Life

By Gwynne Forster
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 1460370538
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 842
  • Pdf File: her-secret-life.pdf

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By day, she's Jacqueline Ann Parkton, Ph.D. But come nightfall, she lets her hair down… The patrons of the swanky gentleman's club Allegory, Inc. know her as Jackie Parks, the chestnut-brown beauty with legs up to there, who serves them drinks with a wink and a sultry smile. Business mogul Warren Holcomb has taken a particular interest in Jackie—though she's not exactly the type of woman you'd take home to mama. Or is she? As Warren is about to find out, things aren't always what they seem. Will Jacqueline's charades put an end to their hot new romance—or will the truth set them free?

The Six Secrets of Intelligence

By Craig Adams
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  • Publisher : Icon Books
  • Book Code : 1785785079
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 857
  • Pdf File: the-six-secrets-of-intelligence.pdf

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Some people have something to say in any conversation and can spot the hidden angles of completely unrelated problems; but how do they do it? So many books, apps, courses, and schools compete for our attention that the problem isn’t a lack of opportunity to sharpen our minds, it’s having to choose between so many options. And yet, more than two thousand years ago, the greatest thinker of Ancient Greece, Aristotle, had already discovered the blueprint of the human mind. Despite the fact that the latest cognitive science shows his blueprint to be exactly what sharpens our reasoning, subtlety of thought, and ability to think in different ways and for ourselves, we have meanwhile replaced it with a simplistic and seductive view of intelligence, education and the mind. Condensing that blueprint to six 'secrets', Craig Adams uncovers the underlying patterns of every discussion and debate we’ve ever had, and shows us how to be both harder to manipulate and more skilful in any conversation or debate – no matter the topic.

A Lonesome Warrior

By Thomas L. Little, Esq.
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1469153793
  • Total of Pages : 798
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 398
  • Pdf File: a-lonesome-warrior.pdf

Book Short Summary:

I helped Tommie with the editing of ‘A Lonesome Warrior'... therefore read this book twice and have come to feel I know this Warrior. Tommie enjoys life to the extremes. He manages to root out the very highs and lows of his full life and is kind enough to allow us to know the feelings they brought to him as well as how he handled each. He’s a tough Marine that can cry. I found him to be a man of his convictions and not afraid of following them to where ever they take him. A man with profound insight who, sees a need, and then organizes and teaches those that can fill that need. A man I admire. He’s managed to fill his life with such variety of experiences that it seems he should be at least twice his age. All in all, a read like I’m sure you have never encountered before. Russ Payne

The Secret Parts of Fortune

By Ron Rosenbaum
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 037550592X
  • Total of Pages : 848
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 898
  • Pdf File: the-secret-parts-of-fortune.pdf

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In 1998, Ron Rosenbaum published Explaining Hitler, a national bestseller and one of the most acclaimed books of the year, hailed by Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times as "lucid and exciting . . . a provocative work of cultural history that is as compelling as it is thoughtful, as readable as it is smart." Time called it "brilliant . . . restlessly probing, deeply intelligent." The acclaim came as no surprise to those who have been reading Ron Rosenbaum's journalism, published widely in America's best magazines for three decades. The man known to readers of his New York Observer column as "The Edgy Enthusiast" has distinguished himself as a writer with extraordinary range, an ability to tell stories that are frequently philosophical, comical, and suspenseful all at once. In this classic collection of three decades of groundbreaking nonfiction, Rosenbaum takes readers on a wildly original tour of the American landscape, deep into "the secret parts" of the great mysteries, controversies, and enigmas of our time. These are intellectual adventure stories that reveal: ¸ The occult rituals of Skull and Bones, the legendary Yale secret society that has produced spies, presidents, and wanna-bes, including George Bush and his son George W. (that's the author, with skull, on the cover, in front of the Skull and Bones crypt) ¸ The Secrets of the Little Blue Box, the classic story of the birth of hacker culture ¸ The Curse of the Dead Sea Scrolls; "The Great Ivy League Nude Posture Photo Scandal"; the underground realms of "unorthodox" cancer-cure clinics in Mexico; the mind of Kim Philby, "the spy of the century"; the unsolved murder of JFK's mistress; and the mysteries of "Long Island, Babylon" ¸ Sharp, funny (sometimes hilarious) cultural critiques that range from Elvis to Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Bill Gates to Oliver Stone, Thomas Pynchon to Mr. Whipple, J. D. Salinger to the Zagat Guide, Helen Vendler to Isaac Bashevis Singer ¸ And a marriage proposal to Rosanne Cash Forcefully reported, brilliantly opinionated, and elegantly phrased, The Secret Parts of Fortune will endure as a vital record of American culture from 1970 to the present.

The Medical Care of the Judoka

By Anthony J. Catanese
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wheatmark, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1627878785
  • Total of Pages : 734
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 158
  • Pdf File: the-medical-care-of-the-judoka.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This expanded edition of The Medical Care of the Judoka deals with common medical problems in judo as well as current and controversial issues in sports medicine, including: • The role of medical personnel in judo tournaments • Infections on the mat • Concussions, traumatic brain injuries, and seizures • Dental Injuries • Injuries to the upper and lower extremities • Heart and circulation conditions • Lungs and respiration conditions • Spinal injuries • Injuries related to the genitourinary and endocrine systems • Diet, weight loss, and nutrition • How gender can impact the medical needs of the Judoka • Problems associated with doping ...and much much more.

Secret Writing

By Michael O'Sullivan
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Interactive Publications
  • Book Code : 1876819294
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 237
  • Pdf File: secret-writing.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Takes the reader on a journey through two lives joined in search for hidden meaning in the paintings of Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira. A chance meeting in a hospital in the Costa del Sol starts a jorney that will lead Pearl to Australia's Red Centre, following the diary of Luis.

On Her Majesty's Secret Service Trilogy (Spy Classics Series)

By Ian Fleming
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : 8075836472
  • Total of Pages : 539
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 382
  • Pdf File: on-her-majesty-s-secret-service-trilogy.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"On Her Majesty's Secret Service" – Ernst Stavro Blofeld is hiding in Switzerland to complete what he couldn't before. Will Bond's attacks on his centre go unpunished? What will the evil super villian do next? "You Only Live Twice" – After the death of his wife Bond loses his steam as a No. 1 secret agent. Sent on a mission in Japan, Bond comes face to face with Blofeld again... "The Man with the Golden Gun" – Bond presumed dead after his last mission in Japan returns to England via the Soviet Union, where he had been brainwashed to attempt to assassinate his superior, M. Ian Fleming (1908–1964) was an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer who is best known for his James Bond series of spy novels. James Bond is a British Secret Service agent and often referred to by his code name, 007.

Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts

By Loren Landow
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Book Code : 1492585491
  • Total of Pages : 264
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 127
  • Pdf File: ultimate-conditioning-for-martial-arts.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Strike and kick with explosive power. Take down and grapple with sustained brute strength. Counter and evade with unmatched speed and agility. Be the best. Be your best with Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts, the complete guide for physical and mental dominance. Whether you practice MMA, Brazilian jiujitsu, taekwondo, karate, judo, aikido, kung fu, muay thai, krav maga, wrestling, or a combination of these, you have discovered your go-to training guide. Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts eschews the traditional one-size-fits-all approach. Instead, you’ll learn to evaluate your conditioning along with physical strengths and weaknesses. You’ll select from 120 exercises—each tailored to improve a key martial arts skill or attribute—to enhance performance in the discipline you practice and the goals you set. Then you will learn how to structure a conditioning program for short-term gains and long-term success—success you’ll see and your opponents will feel. Loren Landow has been featured on The Ultimate Fighter and has trained some of the best martial artists and UFC fighters in the world. Now you can learn his secrets and follow his proven program in Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts.

Deadly Secrets

By Gordon Bickerstaff
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  • Publisher : Gordon Bickerstaff
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 849
  • Pdf File: deadly-secrets.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Gavin’s life will be turned upside down when he joins a company to work on a product designed to revolutionise the food industry. His initial gut instinct is to walk away, then he discovers one of the company directors is the former love of his teenage life. The financial implications are global and incredible. Powerful individuals and countries are prepared to kill as they compete to seize control of the company. Corruption at high levels, a deadly flaw in the product, and the stakes jump higher and higher. Against overwhelming odds, Gavin must rescue his former love from the hands of an evil cult as they prepare her for a living nightmare.

The Secret of Our Success

By Joseph Henrich
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  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Book Code : 1400873290
  • Total of Pages : 464
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 683
  • Pdf File: the-secret-of-our-success.pdf

Book Short Summary:

How our collective intelligence has helped us to evolve and prosper Humans are a puzzling species. On the one hand, we struggle to survive on our own in the wild, often failing to overcome even basic challenges, like obtaining food, building shelters, or avoiding predators. On the other hand, human groups have produced ingenious technologies, sophisticated languages, and complex institutions that have permitted us to successfully expand into a vast range of diverse environments. What has enabled us to dominate the globe, more than any other species, while remaining virtually helpless as lone individuals? This book shows that the secret of our success lies not in our innate intelligence, but in our collective brains—on the ability of human groups to socially interconnect and learn from one another over generations. Drawing insights from lost European explorers, clever chimpanzees, mobile hunter-gatherers, neuroscientific findings, ancient bones, and the human genome, Joseph Henrich demonstrates how our collective brains have propelled our species' genetic evolution and shaped our biology. Our early capacities for learning from others produced many cultural innovations, such as fire, cooking, water containers, plant knowledge, and projectile weapons, which in turn drove the expansion of our brains and altered our physiology, anatomy, and psychology in crucial ways. Later on, some collective brains generated and recombined powerful concepts, such as the lever, wheel, screw, and writing, while also creating the institutions that continue to alter our motivations and perceptions. Henrich shows how our genetics and biology are inextricably interwoven with cultural evolution, and how culture-gene interactions launched our species on an extraordinary evolutionary trajectory. Tracking clues from our ancient past to the present, The Secret of Our Success explores how the evolution of both our cultural and social natures produce a collective intelligence that explains both our species' immense success and the origins of human uniqueness.

The Secret Art of Pressure Point Fighting

By Vince Morris
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1569757569
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 681
  • Pdf File: the-secret-art-of-pressure-point-fighting.pdf

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TARGET YOUR OPPONENT’S VITAL POINTS TO DISABLE ANYONE USING MINIMAL FORCE •Over 300 step-by-step photos show each point and strike •Written by a 9th - Dan Master and renowned expert on pressure point fighting Martial arts lore tells of masters who possessed a mysterious ability to defeat an opponent with a single perfectly placed blow. The Secret Art of Pressure Point Fighting transforms the ancient legend into a modern reality—an anatomically based fighting and self-defense system that allows a smaller defender to defeat a larger attacker by striking at the key points on his body. Straightforward and easy to understand, The Secret Art of Pressure Point Fighting provides a complete overview of the body’s vulnerable points and teaches how to stop an attacker as quickly as possible using a minimal amount of physical strength.