The following martial arts books by Bruce Lee, Kelly McCann, Masayuki Shimabukuro, Jean Jacques Machado and others are now available as downloadable martial arts e-books for your iPad, Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook! To access each of these martial arts e-books as presented for each e-reader format, simply click on the format that matches your mobile reading device and download your new martial arts e-books from your vendor of choice! TAO OF JEET KUNE DO: Expanded Edition
by Bruce Lee
This re-formatted, re-edited and expanded edition of Bruce Lee's classic influential martial arts technique and philosophy book includes new commentaries by Linda Lee Cadwell, Shannon Lee, Tim Tackett, Jerry Poteet, Richard Bustillo and many others, as well as DIGITALLY RESTORED Bruce Lee sketches!

BRUCE LEE: WISDOM FOR THE WAY
by Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee: Wisdom For the Way uses a variety of Bruce Lee quotes, pictures and sketches to create a visually compelling collection of his thoughts and concepts in a beautiful pocket-size hardcover edition.



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TAO OF JEET KUNE DO: Original Edition
by Bruce Lee
The original edition of this international best-seller explains the philosophical basis of jeet kune do in the original words and drawings of Bruce Lee as excerpted from his personal diary. Includes Lee’s views on Zen, physical training, combat, martial virtues and failings.

BRUCE LEE'S FIGHTING METHOD: The Complete Edition
by Bruce Lee and M. Uyehara
This restored and enhanced version of Fighting Method breathes new life into hallowed pages with digitally restored photography and a painstakingly refurbished interior for improved instructional clarity.


CHINESE GUNG FU: The Philosophical Art of Self-Defense (Revised and Updated)
by Bruce Lee
This new edition includes digitally enhanced photography, previously unpublished pictures with Lee's handwritten notes, and introductions by his widow (Linda Lee Cadwell) and daughter (Shannon Lee).

SAMURAI SWORDSMANSHIP
by Masayuki Shimabukuro and Carl E. Long
Discover how one sword can become 10,000 swords. Expert practitioner Masayuki Shimabukuro demonstrates techniques from — and explains the history, construction and rituals of — the 400-year-old art of battojutsu.


THE GRAPPLER'S HANDBOOK VOL. 1: Gi and No-Gi Techniques
by Jean Jacques Machado with Jay Zeballos
World-renowned teacher Jean Jacques Machado highlights the secrets behind gi and no-gi techniques for martial artists of all levels to successfully transition between Brazilian jiu-jitsu, submission grappling or mixed martial arts.

THE GRAPPLER'S HANDBOOK VOL. 2: Tactics for Defense
by Jean Jacques Machado and Jay Zeballos
Learn the best submission escapes from the world's greatest grappling instructor. Sidebars illustrate proper and improper postures on the mat. Discover how to escape from virtually any position or submission!


COMBATIVES FOR STREET SURVIVAL: Hard-Core Countermeasures for High-Risk Situations
by Kelly McCann
Kelly McCann leads you through simple but powerful and effective methods of self-defense for the street! Brutally explaining combatives techniques, this book guides you through real-world scenarios for self-defense with and without weapons.

SHOTOKAN'S SECRET: The Hidden Truth Behind Karate's Fighting Origins (Expanded Edition)
by Bruce D. Clayton, Ph.D.
The expanded edition of Shotokan's Secret cracks open the kata with new insights into their meaning and purpose. Features include new artwork, archival lithographs, new photo sequences and six brand new chapters!

PHILOSOPHY OF FIGHTING: Morals and Motivations of the Modern Warrior
by Keith Vargo
Comprising a decade’s worth of discourses, this trained psychologist examines the trends, traditions, thinkers, cultures and fields that shape the martial arts. Vargo's topics and analysis will keep fighters and readers actively engaged in the philosophical questions and considerations that define the modern warrior.
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The UFC returned to American network television for the first time in more than two years Saturday on ABC while former featherweight champion Max Holloway returned to his winning ways following two straight losses, earning a unanimous decision over Calvin Kattar in Abu Dhabi. Holloway showed he still has plenty left as a fighter dominating Kattar from the opening bell of the main event with a mix of punches and low kicks.

It appeared as if the former champion might stop his opponent in the fourth round landing a series of vicious body blows followed by hard elbows to the head as a bloodied Kattar sagged against the fence. But Kattar somehow survived managing to keep himself upright through the fifth stanza as well, only to lose a lopsided decision. After dropping his title to Alexander Volkanovski and then losing a controversial rematch, Holloway may have put himself in position for one more crack at the championship following Saturday's impressive performance.

The Legendary Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame has never before been documented in a single location. Now, you can learn about all the icons that have achieved one of the greatest honors in all of martial arts.

Black Belt Magazine is proud to announce the NEW Member Profiles feature for the Hall of Fame. At the time of this article, the online records account for every inductee from the inaugural year of 1968 all the way through 1990 (upwards of 200 martial artists). The page will be updated continuously and will include every inductee through 2020 in the near future. For now, you can enjoy images and facts about the legendary members for each induction they received before 1991. Take advantage of this never-before-seen opportunity to learn about many of the martial artists who contributed to the lifestyle, culture, and community that every martial artist experiences today.

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When it comes to grappling arts most people have heard of Judo, Ju-Jitsu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Sambo, and Sumo. The dynamic art of Shuaijiao, though it is not as well known as the others, should be.

What is Shuaijiao?

Shuaijiao (also spelled Shuai-Chiao) is a Chinese martial art that is approximately four thousand years old. Shuaijiao was born in a time of warfare long ago when to fall on the battlefield meant likely to never get up, and in that spirit, the curriculum of Shuaijiao focuses on throwing in a variety of ways. It is a standup grappling style, meaning that although there are hip throws, leg sweeps, and hand techniques, like many other arts, there is no ground grappling. The goal of Shuaijiao is to end up in a dominant position standing.

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