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#435888 - 06/26/13 12:20 PM What Book are you reading?
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Would love to know what everyone is reading at present.

On my nightstand I'm reading "Chinese Fast Wrestling for Fighting: The Art of San Shou Kuai Jiao Throws, Takedowns, & Ground-Fighting"

http://www.amazon.com/Chinese-Fast-Wrestling-Fighting-Ground-Fighting/dp/1886969493

It seems a really good read and is very relevant to the style that I practice and teach. I'm surprised as a Chinese Style is very similar in application to a Japanese Style. Iíve always wondered how Ashihara came up with His Style when he was a one of Oyama Sosaiís Senior Kyokushin Shihans. It is believed that Ashihara Kancho visited China for a spell and this could be ďthe missing linkĒ

Also got "Martial Arts After 40" to read as Iíve accepted Iím not as young as I used to be anymore.

http://www.amazon.com/Martial-Arts-After...l+arts+after+40
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#435889 - 06/26/13 06:36 PM Re: What Book are you reading? [Re: Dobbersky]
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John Donohue's Burke/Yamashita mystery/thriller series is set respectfully in a well researched martial arts background
Sense Deshi Tengu Kage
The fifth book Far Mountain is due to hit book stores this summer.

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#435894 - 06/27/13 10:24 PM Re: What Book are you reading? [Re: Dobbersky]
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