Fighting Scholars

Fighting Scholars


142,31 €
IVA incluido
Wimbledon Publishing
Año de edición:
Deportes de combate y defensa personal
142,31 €
IVA incluido

Selecciona una librería:

  • Librería Perelló (Valencia)
  • Librería Aciertas
  • El AlmaZen del Alquimista (Sevilla)
  • Librería 7artes
  • Librería Elías (Asturias)
  • Librería Kolima (Madrid)
  • Donde los libros
  • Librería Proteo (Málaga)

’Fighting Scholars’ presents insightful ethnographic research on a range of different martial arts and combat sports. Taking the habitus as a central theme of analysis, the different contributions of this volume are aligned within the same project that began to crystallize in Loïc Wacquant’s ’Body and Soul’: the construction of a ’carnal sociology’ that constitutes an exploration of the social world ’from’ the body.

Artículos relacionados

  • Winning Kumite
    Kunio Miyake / Jose MFraguas
    This introduction to sport competition teaches you in detail how to use your potential and your technical skills to defeat your opponents in Karate competition. Master Miyake shows hundred of basic, intermediate, and advanced sparring combinations used by the great karate champions in the sport. This is the perfect guide to understand offensive and defensive tactics as used in ...

    25,41 €

  • Fut Sao Wing Chun
    James Cama
    Wing Chun is one of the most popular martial arts in the world. It was made famous by Bruce Lee and his master, Yip Man. The most practiced form of Wing Chun is the Hong Kong version, which is streamlined and compact. However, older systems survive in China and one of them is the obscure art known as Fut Sao (Buddha Hand) Wing Chun. Fut Sao Wing Chun was brought to America in 1...

    18,04 €

  • Regards from the Dragon
    George Lee
    Throughout their friendship, Bruce Lee wrote George Lee letters on a regular basis. Those letters touched on everything from Martial Arts philosophy and the development of Jeet Kune Do to George’s creation of workout equipment for Bruce’s private and personal training.These letters express friendship and appreciation for a man Bruce Lee called ‘my friend.’ Periodically, George ...

    29,47 €

  • Wing Chun Masters
    Jose MFraguas
    Through conversations with many historical Wing Chun figures such as the Grandmaster Yip Man’s sons; Yip Ching and Yip Chun, and other top disciples of his like Wong Shun Leung, Willian Cheung, Victor Kan, Leung Ting, etc…the information in this book has never appeared anywhere before. The author, Jose M. Fraguas proudly presents “Wing Chun Masters”, with an amazing repertoire ...

    38,79 €

  • Karate
    Keiji Tomiyama
    This excellent work, with more than 800 photos for ease of use, is designed to help students get the most out of the study and training of the five essential Pi Nan kata. Tomiyama Sensei, one of the leading Shito Ryu instructors in the world, not only demonstrates the katas, advising on performance and underlying principles, but also brings together sets of “bunkai” (applicatio...

    21,25 €

  • Masterclass Karate
    Michael R. Berger / Michael RBerger
    Keri-waza, or kicking techniques, comprise about half of the arsenal in karate. Perhaps of more importance, being that the legs are far superior in both strength and reach to the arms, neglecting the proper development of kicking can result only in a partial development of the art, and thus in obvious ultimate defeat. The proper use of kicking opens a full array of possibilitie...

    21,17 €