When you include martial arts training books an integral part of your warrior training, not only will it increase your knowledge, it will also expand your martial skills.
It makes no difference which warrior path you are currently traveling. You can consume infromation from a variety of sources be it a old fashion book, a magazines or a training manual.
The commitment of the Bear Warrior Martial Arts Training website has always been to help you advance your warrior journey.
Together, we will explore different warrior books, magazines and manuals, while reviewing the subject matter and content in-depth.
The recently released article Importance of a Martial Art Book will aid you in understanding this often under utilized resource.
Martial arts training books, magazines and manuals cover a variety of topics, from general history, to extremely style specific information.
As such we will divide our discussions as follows:
What is the importance of a martial art book?
Why not just watch a video or DVD instead?
Books are yesterdays news..or at least this is what I have heard from some younger martial artists. Is this true? Of course not!
The very concept of a book makes it an important part of my warrior martial art training. Martial art training books are great for for a quick reference prior to class, while practicing a self defense technique or when looking for that kata explanation.
I especially enjoy my collection of martial art training books when I am in a hurry. A DVD or video requires a commitment on your time. You have to go, put it in the machine and then find the spot for the one technique or information you are looking for.
A book allows you to quickly find what you are looking for, while helping you retain the information better. I love my technology but there is just nothing like reading and studying a book or training manual.
Now, a book is certainly not a substitute for human instruction, but it can add to the quality of your own personal warrior martial art training.
A book doesn't have to be instructional. It can teach you valuable lessons by telling a story that involves the martial arts.
A good book can even whisk you away to a long forgotten land where the warrior arts were part of everyday society. With all that said lets investigate some of the different martial arts books available on the market today.
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Do you have a favorite martial arts book that doesn't fit into the other categories listed above? Great! We would love to here your thoughts and experiences about the book? Share it with us below!