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#128962 - 06/26/04 09:30 AM Must have book
creative Offline

Registered: 04/26/04
Posts: 401
Loc: UK
If you were only to have ONE MA book. Which would it be?

#128963 - 06/29/04 06:27 AM Re: Must have book
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Registered: 10/26/03
Posts: 269
Loc: Back in th UK!
Angry White Pyjamas by Robert Twigger.

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

#128964 - 06/29/04 07:41 AM Re: Must have book
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Registered: 08/25/03
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The art of expressing the human body. John Little/Bruce lee

#128965 - 07/15/04 10:37 AM Re: Must have book
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Registered: 03/03/04
Posts: 102
Karate-Do my Way of Life By: Gichin funakoshi

#128966 - 07/15/04 12:06 PM Re: Must have book
schanne Offline
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Registered: 02/18/04
Posts: 4370
Loc: Woodbury NJ
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.

#128967 - 08/06/04 08:00 PM Re: Must have book

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!

#128968 - 08/10/04 05:32 PM Re: Must have book
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Registered: 04/26/02
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Loc: East Coast, United States
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,


#128969 - 08/11/04 07:25 PM Re: Must have book

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][/IMG]

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

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

#128970 - 08/20/04 10:33 PM Re: Must have book

i also say "living the martial way"


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