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Hidden in Plain Sight – Ellis Amdur


A thorough investigation of the martial power of Morihei Ueshiba and a massive amount of research into the origins of Aikido.








Internal Body Mechanics for Tai Chi, Bagua and Xingyi – Ken Gullette

Screen Shot 2018-08-08 at 12.02.27 PM Anybody who has attempted to learn Tai Chi in any depth instantly realises that the choreography of a form is just that – choreography – and that the devil is in the details. Internal Body Mechanics is all about the details: How you move, what you move and where you move it to.







Strikes – soul meets body – Vladimir Vasiliev & Scott Meredith

The new book on Systema by one of the modern gatekeepers of the art.










Possible Origins, Scott Park Phillips – Part 1

A look at how Chinese theatre, religion, and martial arts are all part of the same puzzle.








The Taijiquan & Qi Gong Dictionary – Angelika Frtiz

A handy dictionary of all the terms commonly associated with Taijiquan and Qigong.