NEW TITLES: Fumio Demura's long-out-of-print Kama: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense plus Dr. AnnMaria De Mars and James Pedro Sr.'s new book, Winning On the Ground (featuring Ronda Rousey and Kayla Harrison).

The following martial arts books by George Kirby, Dr. AnnMaria De Mars and James Pedro Sr., Jim Wagner, Antonio Graceffo, Avi Nardia and Albert Timen (with John Machado) and titles featuring other martial arts experts such as Michael Janich, Tony Blauer, Mike Lee Kanarek, Richard Ryan, Kelly McCann, Ari Kandel, Dan Inosanto, Tim Tackett, Bob Bremer and Dr. Jerry Beasley are available for purchase as downloadable martial arts e-books for your iPad, Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook! To purchase 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! KAMA: KARATE WEAPON OF SELF-DEFENSE — DIGITAL EDITION WITH BONUS CONTENT
by Fumio Demura
Available for the first time in 20 years in any format, this new digital version of Kama is a must-have for all karate weapons enthusiasts. Bonus content includes four Black Belt magazine interviews with Fumio Demura, master of ancient self-defense weapons and one of the most highly respected and influential karateka in the world today.

WINNING ON THE GROUND: TRAINING AND TECHNIQUES FOR JUDO AND MMA FIGHTERS
by Dr. AnnMaria De Mars and James Pedro Sr.
Overcome any opponent — even from a position that may seem hopeless! Renowned judo coaches Dr. AnnMaria De Mars and James Pedro Sr. explain (while Ronda Rousey and Kayla Harrison demonstrate) six mat-work secrets, one dozen lightning-fast submissions, how to do the perfect armbar and half nelson, and much more!

JUJITSU FIGURE-4 LOCKS: SUBMISSION HOLDS OF THE GENTLE ART
by George Kirby
George Kirby continues his four-decade journey of documenting the evolution of jujitsu techniques for readers of all skill levels, this time focusing on the essential principles of jujitsu’s most effective technique: the figure-4 lock and its variations.

KAPAP COMBAT CONCEPTS: MARTIAL ARTS OF THE ISRAELI SPECIAL FORCES
by Avi Nardia and Albert Timen (with John Machado)
Upgrade your toolbox of personal combat skills with Israel’s kapap techniques. It includes 350-plus color photos, original kapap fighting theories, position/movement principles for real-life conflict applications, how to train for multiple-defensive responses, reality-based combat conditioning knife drills, striking tactics and more!

ADVANCED JUJITSU: THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE GENTLE ART
by George Kirby
Learn the advanced concepts that will grant you deeper access to the inner workings of jujitsu. Learn how kata connect the mind and body, how meditation enhances physical performance, how to use balance for tactical advantage and how “less is more” can lead to success in all areas of life!


GET YOUR FREE GEORGE KIRBY JUJITSU GUIDE — Basic Jujitsu Techniques: 4 Budoshin Moves to Improve Your Jujitsu Weapons Training

JUJITSU: BASIC TECHNIQUES OF THE GENTLE ART — EXPANDED EDITION
by George Kirby
This expanded edition of the original book that launched Kirby’s five-volume jujitsu series will help advanced practitioners and new grapplers quickly put basic jujitsu techniques into motion! This book is thoroughly updated and cross-referenced with new scoring sheets and much more!

WARRIOR ODYSSEY: THE TRAVELS OF A MARTIAL ARTIST THROUGH ASIA
by Antonio Graceffo
See where culture, communication and martial arts meet during Antonio Graceffo's decadelong travels through nine countries. Learn the almost-extinct art of bokator in Cambodia. Cross into rebel camps in Burma. Absorb disciplines of ancient wisdom in Taiwan. This is a true international martial arts adventure!

GET YOUR FREE GUIDE TO ASIAN MARTIAL ARTS SECRETS — Crack the Heian Shodan: The Heian Kata Foundation of Shotokan Kata

PROTECTING OTHERS: SELF-DEFENSE STRATEGIES AND TACTICS FOR THIRD-PARTY PROTECTION
by Jim Wagner
Learn how to protect the people you love the most when it matters most in this e-book EXCLUSIVE! The book includes knife-survival tactics, hostile-subject takedowns and reality-based training in multiple environments. It also includes empty-hand combat techniques used by special-operations teams and how to handle terrorist shootings, bank robberies and more!

GET YOUR FREE GUIDE TO LANDING EVERY STRIKE IN A STREET FIGHT! How to Win a Street Fight: Four Self-Defense Moves From Combatives Expert Kelly McCann

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO JEET KUNE DO
by the Editors of Black Belt
Compiled from the Black Belt archives, these profiles of — and essays by — jeet kune do's most successful students and instructors (including Dan Inosanto, Tim Tackett, Bob Bremer, Jerry Beasley and others) reveal the key concepts and martial art techniques that define the “way of the intercepting fist.”

GET YOUR FREE GUIDE TO BRUCE LEE'S PHILOSOPHY — Bruce Lee Quotes: 10 Jeet Kune Do Masters Examine Bruce Lee’s Philosophy

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO REALITY-BASED SELF-DEFENSE
by the Editors of Black Belt
Kelly McCann, Ari Kandel, Michael Janich, Tony Blauer, Mike Lee Kanarek, Richard Ryan and others analyze a wide spectrum of violent situations, delve into the criminal mind, and teach you how to effectively assess a violent situation and act accordingly. Learn battle-tested tactics and self-defense techniques from krav maga, combat hapkido, military combatives and more!
MORE MARTIAL ARTS E-BOOKS FROM BRUCE LEE, KELLY McCANN, MASAYUKI SHIMABUKURO, JEAN JACQUES MACHADO AND OTHERS AVAILABLE HERE!

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