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#128962 - 06/26/04 09:30 AM Must have book
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If you were only to have ONE MA book. Which would it be?

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#128963 - 06/29/04 06:27 AM Re: Must have book
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Angry White Pyjamas by Robert Twigger.

Very well written, funny and informative, from both an MA and cultural viewpoint.

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#128964 - 06/29/04 07:41 AM Re: Must have book
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The art of expressing the human body. John Little/Bruce lee

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#128965 - 07/15/04 10:37 AM Re: Must have book
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Karate-Do my Way of Life By: Gichin funakoshi

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#128966 - 07/15/04 12:06 PM Re: Must have book
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An absolute must read...

"Living The Martial Arts Way"
by Forrest E. Morrgan

Many times I have referd back to his book for quotes that I wanted to give to other MA's. I picked it up and didn't put it down until it was finished.

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#128967 - 08/06/04 08:00 PM Re: Must have book
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I too, have read Forrest Morgan's book twice already. Applicable to any martial art, it defines what a real warrior should be even in this day and age. It's very inspirational, an excellent reference for any martial artist. Wouldn't be without it!

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#128968 - 08/10/04 05:32 PM Re: Must have book
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Evening creative:

"Way of the Peaceful Warrior" by Dan Millman.

It is a story with wisdom, definate humor and mature understanding of the goal of "authentic" -do arts.

Its my opinion, I could easily be mistaken,

Jeff

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#128969 - 08/11/04 07:25 PM Re: Must have book
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Real tough question!!

Although it took me some time to come to it, I've read it several times over the years and each time I find something new.

"The Book of Five Rings"
Miyamoto Mushashi

- KiDoHae [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/cool.gif[/IMG]

PS: ** There several translations so you have to be careful.

[This message has been edited by KiDoHae (edited 08-11-2004).]

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#128970 - 08/20/04 10:33 PM Re: Must have book
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i also say "living the martial way"

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