Category Archive: Reviews

Dec 13 2008

Advanced Applications of Kata by H.Thom

  Review: Uechi-ryu Karate: Advanced Applications of Katas & Applications. By Henry Thom. Available on the Uechi-ryu Store – $25 Shihan Henry Thom created this DVD for his Kyoshi requirements in 2007. Henry chose to focus on the practical applications (bunkai) of our advanced kata, Seisan and Sanseiryu. Henry began his Uechi training as one of my …

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Dec 13 2008

Coiling Silk Exercises by D.Mott

Review: Coiling Silk Exercises: by David Mott, Published by “Cold Mountain Uechi-ryu“.515 Logan Avenue, Toronto Canada M4K 3B3. Tel: 416-461-1358 $25.00.($20 Canadian) To order, email info@coldmountain.ca A person who only fights is nothing more than a brawler. A person who only practices his/her forms without being able to apply them, is nothing more than a dancer. A …

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Dec 13 2008

In Search of the Warrior Spirit

Featured Reviews Name of book: In Search of the Warrior Spirit Publisher: North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, California Copyright: 1990, 1992 by Richard Stozzi Heckler Medical psychologist Jim Hardt is brought in to take the Green Beret team through an elaborate brain synchrony training program. In the initial session, Hardt explains the goals of the brainwave …

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Jul 04 2008

Lee Iacocca

Remember Lee Iacocca, the man who rescued Chrysler Corporation from its death throes?  He is now 82 years old and has a new book; Where Have All The Leaders Gone,some excerpts Lee Iacocca Says: “Am I the only guy in this country who’s fed up with what’s happening? Where the hell is our outrage?  We …

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Nov 25 2006

Casino Royale faithful to Fleming – and authentic

Casino Royale faithful to Fleming – and authentic by Bill Glasheen Casino Royale was Ian Fleming’s first James Bond (007) novel. When it was introduced in 1952, it was quite racey by those days’ standards. Today however these are just "good books." Those who grew up learning about 007 via the Hollywood screen rather than …

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Sep 17 2006

Ebook basic course intro

E-books are the future. Yes, the old paper versions will remain, much the same way Newspapers will always be part of our lives. But like the Internet, e-books will offer inexpensive access to a much wider range of specialty subjects that will be of interest to a smaller audience. This is especially true for sports …

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Mar 24 2006

Black Belt Test Guide, 2nd Edition, e-book

There is great news for all IUKF members…. George Mattson has revised and updated the Black Belt Test Guide, creating a second edition.  Best of all, it is in e-book format, which allows immediate availability to all Uechika who are members of the IUKF.  Because it’s in electronic format, it can be updated if any …

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Feb 02 2006

Deadly Arts: The National Geographic Series

We have The DVD version of the popular National Geographic series “Deadly Arts”It is a 2 DVD set with the 6 episodes of the series. The series explores 6 different martial arts, Aikido, Capoeira, Karate, Kalaripayyattu, Savate and Muay Thai, in the country of their origin and examines technique, culture, history and philosophy. Our host …

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