What martial arts book are you currently reading?

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  1. arnisador

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    Jeet Kune Do: Its Concepts and Philosophies, by Paul Vunak
     
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    Anatomy of a Streetfight, by Paul Vunak
     
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    Krav Maga: How to Defend Yourself Against Armed Assults


    Russian Style of Hand to Hand Combat: by INc Aarmacs.

    Mark Wiley's , "Filipino Martial Arts" First Edition. (this is the one on Caballes Serrada Escrima that was later updated and published under a new name).

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  4. Mind & Body Mastery I can't remember the author right now. When I get home I will post it.
     
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    How is the Vunak book, arnisador? I've heard good things about it.

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    Still working my way through it. It's certainly much better than his Jeet Kune Do: Its Concepts and Philosophies, which was a disappointment.
     
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    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Basics, Gene "Aranha" Simco.
     
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    Just finished rereading "Kodo: Ancient Ways", by Rev. Kensho Furuya, and just began "The Elements of Taoism", by Martin Palmer. The last one is not a martial arts book per se, but I am definitely finding all kinds of parallels.
     
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    I'm currently reading the "Martial Arts Book of Five Rings" and also "Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai." I've just started both but so far it's interesting.
     
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    "A Study of Taijiquan" by Sun Lu Tang (trans. by Tim Cartmell)
     
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    SPADA: An Anthology of Swordsmanship
     
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    The Martial Way and it's Virtues by F.J.Chu

    Great book so far. I finished about 1/2 today after buying it. I didn't know it when I picked it up, but he goes into a detailed history of Kenpo as well.
     
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    Just finished The Russian System Guidebook by Vladimir Vasiliev.
     
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    The Throws & Take-downs of Sombo Russian Wrestling, by Geoff Thompson
     
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    Mastering Kenpo
    The Path To Excellence
    by Skip Hancock
     
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    Living the Martial Way by Forrest E. Morgan

    The Unfettered Mind by Takuan Soho
     
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    Bruce Lee Library Vol. I: Words of the Dragon: Interviews, 1958-1973, by John Little
     
  19. On the Warrior's Path: philosophy, fighting, and martial arts mythology - By Daniele Bolelli
     
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    I have read "The Art of War" Before.

    Yet I have borrowed a book called "Sunzi Speaks"
    An Illustrated version of The Art of War.

    Adapted and Illustrated by Tsai Chih Chung
    Translated by Brian Bruya

    ISBN 0-385-47258-7


    I have enjoyed how quick of a read it is. There are a few differeneces in the Translation, yet I would expect this. Translating Ancient Chinese into Modern English, might require a interesting perspective.

    Good Read
     

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