There are many great martial arts books available, but which ones should you buy? Below are three of the most popular. The crème de la creme: Bruce Lee’s Fighting Method (with Albert Cheah’s Jeet Kun Do) and The Poppy War (with The Poppy War). For more books on martial arts, visit the publisher's website. Here are some things you can expect from these books. This article will help you get an idea of the things to look for in these wonderful titles. La creme de la creme This book is considered a classic and seminal piece on martial arts. It is written in bulletpoints to show the brain of a master. Written with practicality in mind, it is still considered a ground-breaking work, despite being written in bullet points. This book is also a testament to the knowledge of the master. The book is simple and straightforward, but packs a punch. Bruce Lee's Fighting Method "Bruce Lee's Fighting Method" is a book-set that explains the martial arts techniques of the late actor and filmmaker. This book can be purchased in a single hardcover volume, or in a series with four paperback volumes. It explains Bruce Lee's training methods as well as his philosophy. He was a martial arts master from the early 20th Century. A copy of Brother Lee’s Fighting Method is a vital part of any martial art library. Bruce Lee introduces the concept of jeet-kune do in the first book. This unique martial art combines kung fu, boxing and kung fu. "Bruce Lee's Fighting Method" also shows how to retaliate, with the most effective techniques. It is a series of exercises that are designed to make an opponent reconsider his attack. Lee believes that the best defense is simple and effective. Albert Cheah's Jeet Kun Do "Albert Cheah’s Jeet Kun-Do" is a fascinating and informative book that will appeal to both new and experienced karate practitioners. Its engaging content challenges readers to consider the wider meaning of karate and encourages them to see it more than a sport or a self-defense tool. Albert Cheah, "Sensei", explores the etymology and origins of karate. He also explains the meaning of the term 'karate'. Bruce Lee's The Poppy War R.F. Kuang. Based on real events, it's a remarkably accurate depiction of events that occurred more than two hundred years ago. The story follows a poor orphan attempting to enter a prestigious military training institute. Rin is a strong and determined underdog who uses her determination to create a niche for her self, while the other students are wealthy and powerful. This transnational education shaped his perspective on people and the people he loved. This experience was the foundation of his belief in seeing people for their individuality. He witnessed firsthand the struggles for civil rights and he believed in the identity of the human person. This philosophy became the basis for Bruce Lee's The Poppy War. His political beliefs made him an ideal fit for a time when he was confronted with racism and racial discrimination. Bruce Lee's Jeet Kun Do Bruce Lee's posthumous book, Tao of Jeet Kun Do, expresses his martial arts philosophy and viewpoints. The book was written by Lee in the years following his 1970 back injury that prevented him from practicing martial arts. The book's popularity and success made it even more important. He discusses self-discipline in this book. He focuses on avoiding self destructive behavior and avoiding confrontation. The 1973 publication of the first edition of this book includes a biographical section and a list of books Lee wrote. His Jeet Kun Do system was initially called the Zhen Fan Jiet Quan Dao. However, he changed the name to reflect his teaching style. His bio states that he called his system "Jun Fan" at first, after his Chinese name. He later changed it to its current name. Bruce Lee's Bushido Bruce Lee's Bushido philosophy is vast and he wrote many of them when he was a young man. He was also a meticulous journaler, and wrote down his philosophy and his martial arts. He lived his philosophies daily and believed they should be applied. Bruce Lee had many core principles, and many of these books were posthumously published. Bushido's main concept, the Way of the Warrior, is one of its most important concepts. A samurai must be honorable and judge himself. The samurai lives for honor, and therefore, is the best fighter in the world. Although this way of living has many benefits, it is not for everyone. Bushido is a powerful system that you can learn, no matter if you want to be a samurai and a bodyguard.