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By Nick Hughes
Self safety information for women and men from a life of conserving consumers in antagonistic environments. comprises avoidance and knowledge talents of the pro safeguard agent in addition to dynamic, strain verified techniques.
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By Dan Streible
By Kisshomaru Ueshiba
Aiki is the facility of concord, of all beings, all issues operating jointly.
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Thirtieth anniversary version out in 2007!
World Champion Pool participant Ray "Cool Cat" Martin stocks his secrets and techniques for taking part in winner's pool during this vintage publication, now with a brand new creation via the writer. Written with co-author Rosser Reeves 3 a long time in the past, The ninety nine severe photographs in Pool remains the most authoritative publications to the sport ever written. Over 2 hundred illustrations exhibit the correct shape, approach, and method of pictures similar to:
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By Shaun Assael
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By Yang Jwing-Ming
With a wealth of knowledge for beginner and complicated scholars, this publication examines the struggling with strategies of Tai Chi Chuan, together with the martial functions for every stream of the shape. The two-person combating set, Tai Chi scuffling with strategies, and Tai Chi Pushing palms education can be included.
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By Mark Hatmaker
The unique handbook for the lively arm of the IRA, guide for Volunteers of the Irish Republican military covers such themes as build up resistance facilities, organizing and arming a guerrilla strength, applying strategies of deception and assault, destroying enemy communications and gaining aid of the population.