The Secret Science of Combat Strategy

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Balboa Press, 2012 - Self-Help - 272 pages
The Secret Science of Combat Strategy presents an invaluable resource for anyone interested in martial arts hoping to improve their knowledge and skills. Author Jules Aib provides instructions and details in an easy-to follow format focused primarily on those familiar with martial arts but also accessible to anyone who is interested. After a lifelong devotion to Zen-based martial arts, he clearly articulates a comprehensive collection of combat strategies from the perspective of a true martial artist. He also provides a rare, in-depth glimpse into the heart and soul of a martial artist. What are the best fighters feeling, thinking, and doing before, during, and after combat? The intriguing answer to this question seeks to satiate those who are curious about the secret world the martial artist inhabits. This remarkable book also includes photographs that exemplify the true spirit of martial arts, designed to enhance the beauty, wisdom, and deep insight into the science of combat strategy. Whether you are a practitioner of any combat system or are simply a fan of mixed martial arts, this guide offers a peek into the heart and soul of elite fighters who are true martial artists. Ultimately, The Secret Science of Combat Strategy is about winning—how to win in combat and how to win in life.
 

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Contents

Prelude
1
Does Your Path Have a Heart?
3
Why Do You Need a Strategy?
7
Tree Metaphor
11
The MyeDōjō
15
The Combat Strategies
28
10 Combat Distance Strategy
37
20 Combat Timing Strategy
64
50 Preemptive Combat Strategy
135
60 Precombat Strategy
161
70 Competition
165
80 The Way of Budō
187
90 Hard and Soft Styles
204
100 Advanced Practices
221
110 Conclusion
246
About the Author
250

30 Combat Momentum Strategy
86
40 Control of Centre
111
Acknowledgments
252
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About the author (2012)

Jules Aib is the founder and chief instructor of World Aikido-Yoga (WAY). Aikido- Yoga seamlessly integrates the sophisticated martial-art of aikido with the ancient science of yoga. Over the last two decades he has taught personal empowerment through the practice of aikido-yoga to people all over the world. He currently lives in Australia.

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