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Fight Like A Physicist

Author : Jason Thalken, PhD
ISBN : 9781594393396
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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USA Best Books Award WINNER - 2015 CRUSHES MYTHS. UTTERLY BRILLIANT! An in-depth look into the physics behind martial arts Whether you are an experienced martial artist or a curious enthusiast, this book gives you an “unfair advantage” by unraveling the complex science of effective fighting techniques and examining the core principles that make them work. Did you know? • Momentum is for knocking people over • Energy is for breaking bones and causing pain • A haymaker travels 3.14159 times farther than a jab • You are only an “object” when you are rigid Fight Like a Physicist blends inquiry, skepticism, and irreverent humor—all while punching holes in myth and mysticism. Highlights include • Making physics your “unfair advantage,” in the ring and on the street • Examining center of mass, pi, levers, wedges, angular momentum, and linear momentum for martial artists • Reducing traumatic brain injury in contact sports • Exposing the illusion of safety provided by gloves and helmets • Overturning conventional wisdom on compliance during an assault • Busting up Hollywood action clichés Fight Like a Physicist reads like a manifesto on the rational practice of martial arts. It’s intelligent, fun, and dangerous—and nothing short of iconoclastic.

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Author : Douglas S. Farrer
ISBN : 9781402093562
Genre : Social Science
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This is the first in-depth study of the Malay martial art, silat, and the first ethnographic account of the Haqqani Islamic Sufi Order. Drawing on 12 years of research and practice, the author provides a major contribution to the study of Malay culture.


Author : Tom Grace
ISBN : 9780007358250
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Ex-Navy Seal Nolan Kilkenny is recruited by the US government to find an incredible scientific discovery that could prove to be the ultimate power of the new millennium... The thrilling action adventure from the international bestseller.

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Author : Ted Conner
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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is the premier public resource on scientific and technological developments that impact global security. Founded by Manhattan Project Scientists, the Bulletin's iconic "Doomsday Clock" stimulates solutions for a safer world.

Quantum Web

Author : Tom Grace
ISBN : 074345393X
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Former Navy SEAL Nolan Kilkenny takes on a vicious Russian oligarch, Victor Orlov, who will do anything to seize control of a state-of-the-art source of energy developed by experimental physicist Ted Sandstrom.

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007260347
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Author : Union of International Assns
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