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Samurai and Ninja: The Real Story Behind the Japanese Warrior Myth by Antony Cummin

I was sent details of this book in a press release by Tuttle (the publishers) and it looks very interesting. I’ve read other works by Antony Cummin and greatly enjoyed them (his book on Viking Martial Arts is a fun read!) so I’m looking forward to this. My copy is ordered and should be with me tomorrow.

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Seishin gi UK special offer!

Message from Martial Arts Kit:

martialartskit.com is proud to announce that we have been appointed as the official distributor for the Seishin gi. This prestigious gi is drawing attention the world over for good reason.

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Interesting Patrick McCarthy interview

It might already have been posted, but it's an interesting, but very long interview.

http://irkrs.blogspot.com/2014/08/karate-do-kurofune-black-ship-of-karat...

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Tales from the Western Generation, by Matthew Apsokardu

Matthew Apsokardu is the author of the great Ikigai Way website, and he has just released his book--Tales from the Western Generation--which explores the history and development of karate in America. I highly recommend it to all karateka, but especially to American karateka!

I wrote a full review of the book, here: http://www.karateobsession.com/2015/06/book-review-tales-from-the-wester...

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The Pinan Flow System Vol 3 by John Tichen

PRESS RELEASE:

Hot on the tails of the second volume in the series comes the third!

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Kudo in Wales

Kudo in Wales

Hi my name is Malcolm and Iain has asked me to tell you a little about Kudo. I was fortunate enough to meet Iain at a recent seminar arranged by Lee Taylor. Whilst demonstrating a throw Iain referenced how Kudo practitioners may use the position to submit the opponent on the floor. Lee Taylor kindly informed Iain that I was the Wales Representative for Kudo in the UK and an open discussion about the possibilities for Karate-ka within the Kudo platform developed, so as requested I will share my view on this topic.

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Dolph Lundgren: Train Like an Action Hero: Be Fit Forever

For any fitness enthusiast that enjoy a good work out outside of the Dojo, I  recommend for you all to check out Dolph Lundgren's fitness book.The book contain gym exercise and non gym workout which you could do at home, or on vacation with no gym equipments, a sample of self defense application and in depth history biography of Dolph Lundgren. This book has it all and for the price, its definitely worth buying.

Take care...Jerry

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The Magic Of The Left Jab by John Nawn

Details of John Nawn’s new book:

This book is titled the “Magic Of The Left Jab” for a very good reason.

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Great Early Bare Knuckle Boxing Info!

Hi I'm Oz,

Iain has kindly let me send you some information about my website, but before I do I'd like to tell you a little about what I teach, and how I got to teaching it.

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Volume Two of the Pinan Flow System by John Titchen

Message from John Titchen:

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