Recommended reading for the martial arts. This is my personal library list. I practice Okinawan Te or "Ryukyu Ti." My system is derived from two others, one being the main influence of Shorin-ryu and the second Goju-ryu. The branch under Shorin-ryu is Isshin-ryu as developed by Shimabuku Tatsuo Sensei.

I wanted to create a library reference blog where I can provide a listing of the books I have in my library, present and past (past in that some have been lost in transit over the years). I will provide a graphic, if available, a short description, if available, and the bibliography. When possible a link to Amazon will be provided.

"Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider..." - Francis Bacon

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The Brain: The Story of You

Eagleman, David. “The Brain: The Story of You.” Pantheon Books. New York. 2015

Review: I am currently studying this one but just in regard to aging and the brain I found the material most beneficial to K&MA (Karate & Martial Artists) toward health, fitness, well-being and so on. The book also discusses how our belief systems are created and work, how our memories contribute toward our character, personality and belief system and finally how they all contribute to the changes our minds and brains encounter in every moment of life. Well worth the purchase and study of …

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