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Universal Tactics by James Barton
The ideal table would mirror the deep conceptual structure of reality. It would have no concepts missing, no redundant concepts and they would be grouped intelligently. Even though the above table lacks these fine characteristics it is still a useful tool.

Universal Veiling Techniques by James Barton
What methods does nature use to hide and obscure? By increasing our awareness of this subject we may better protect ourselves from the damaging attention of others and we empower ourselves to see through the illusions of this world.

Martial Meditations by James Barton
Specific meditation and contemplation techniques to purify tactical awareness and develop martial character.

Permutational Moves in the Martial Arts by James Barton
How does permutational mathematics relate to the martial arts. Simplicity and completeness via permutation of elemental concepts.

The 16 postures Martial Art by James Barton
A unique idea for a martial art using only a set number of dynamically held high tension postures in various sequences.

Martial Gain by James Barton
What constitutes gain in the martial sphere? The duality of gain.

Zero Friction Training by James Barton
Training on low friction surfaces. Inherently balanced moves. Tactics on ice.

Silhouette Fighting by James Barton
Understanding your outline. Moves that do not significantly change your silhouette.

Weapons by James Barton
Striking surfaces of the human body. Universal attack strategies regarding "weapons".

Targets by James Barton
Things to be Defended and Attacked. Tactics.

The One Touch Principle by James Barton
Investigating the One Touch Principle.

Why Attacked? by James Barton
The reasons for being attacked and how to avoid them etc.

Effects On Enemy by James Barton
Effects on the Enemy: Tactical Objectives.

Why Retreat? by James Barton
The tactical reasons for retreat.

Why Advance? by James Barton
The tactical reasons for advance.

Orientation Limits and Agility by James Barton
The nature of Agility and it's value in evasive defence. Includes practical exercises to increase agility.

The Inner Battle by James Barton
Martial tactics are universal and so can be applied usefully in aid of the inner quest towards character improvement and enlightenment.

The Alien Martial Art by James Barton
Whatever the physiology of any hyperthetical alien, even if they are non-corporeal, they must use the universal tactical concepts studied by the Shhhhh practitioner.

Partition Theory Sieges by James Barton
Understanding the mathematics of Partition Theory can offer insights into sieges and other situations.

The Advanced Tactical Computer by James Barton
You carry it with you.

The Ultimate Self Defence Secret Revealed by James Barton
Click on link to find out more.

2max: A Game of Survival by James Barton
2Max is similar to Naughts and Crosses/Tic Tac Toe but in 2Max you have to avoid getting too many of your symbols in a row. This game has some interesting properties connected with mathematics.

Tower Defence by James Barton
A great tactical tower defence game!

Cryptography by James Barton
Cryptography and secret codes. A new kind of code-can you break it?

A New Martial Art called "Shhhhh" by James Barton
Shhhhh is a new martial art based on the principles of VirtueScience.


Shhhhh Defined by James Barton
How is Shhhhh different from other martial arts?

Why call the martial art "Shhhhh"? by James Barton
Most of the reasons.

COMMITMENT: Teaching Children the Lessons of a Lifetime by Jeffrey M. Miller


The Role of Zen in Martial Arts by Jeffrey M. Miller


The Importance of Friendship by Jeffrey M. Miller


Self-Defense Within Martial Arts Training Demands a Real-World Perspective by Jeffrey M. Miller


Self-Defense - Why Most Adults Drop Out of Martial Arts Classes by Jeffrey M. Miller


Ninjutsu Martial Arts Strategy: Key Moments & Phases in a Self-Defense Situation by Jeffrey M. Miller


DESHI-IRI - 'Becoming a Student of an authentic Ninpo Warrior Martial Arts Teacher' by Jeffrey M. Miller


Ninjutsu - The Ninja's Mikkyo Mind-Science and the Magic of Asking "Why?" by Jeffrey M. Miller


The Keys to Martial Arts Life Mastery, Key#1: The Power of the Leader Within by Jeffrey M. Miller


The Keys to Martial Arts Life Mastery, Key #2: CHARACTER And the Ninja's Law of Interdependence by Jeffrey M. Miller


DECISIVENESS: - Single-Minded Commitment to Greatness - The Keys to Martial Arts Life Mastery #3 by Jeffrey M. Miller


ENGAGEMENT: Recognizing the Value of Training - The Keys to Martial Arts Mastery, Key #6 by Jeffrey M. Miller


ATTITUDE: "FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION! - Keys to Martial Arts Mastery, Key #7 by Jeffrey M. Miller


Flexibility, Adaptibility, and The Keys to Martial Arts Mastery, Key #8 by Jeffrey M. Miller


No Martial Arts or Self-Defense Technique is Perfect by Jeffrey M. Miller


True Martial Arts and the Job of a Warrior by Jeffrey M. Miller


Long-Distance Martial Arts Training - 3 Tips for the Serious Student by Jeffrey M. Miller


Martial Arts Training for Real Self-Defense: Making Sense of Chaos by Jeffrey M. Miller


Leadership: The Cornerstone of Success in the Martial Arts and In Life by Jeffrey M. Miller


Is All This Martial Arts Training Gear Necessary? by Jeffrey M. Miller


In the Ninja Warrior's Martial Art of Ninjutsu - Practice Makes Perfect by Jeffrey M. Miller


An Evolutionary Quantum Leap In Precision Martial Arts Training Equipment by Peter Sundbye


Budget Travel for Martial Arts Karate Tournamentsby Clint Leung


Should You Notify Your Attacker That You Are Trained In The Martial Arts? by Shawn Kovacich


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The Tao Te Ching
The classic work by Lao Tzu. The 81 chapters are said to be connected with the 81 permutations of yin, yang and tao over 4 places. This translation is by James Legge.

The Art of War by Sun Tzu
A short work that can be understood at different levels. The oldest military treatise in the world.

The Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
"To write this book I did not use the law of Buddha or the teachings of Confucius, neither old war chronicles nor books on martial tactics. I take up my brush to explain the true spirit of this Ichi school as it is mirrored in the Way of heaven and Kwannon."

The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli
A classic book on political tactics translated by W. K. Marriott

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