Jeff Brooks is a unique and influential voice in the martial arts. His new book “The Good Fight” is Powerful – an unconventional look at the traditons, values, techniques and fundamental principles that give form and purpose to our martial arts. It looks at what it means to use martial arts to fight The Good Fight.
“The Good Fight” is Practical – with insights that are urgently needed – in our own lives, for the effectiveness of our training, and for the sake of the people in our lives who depend on us for strength, skill, and protection.
The Good Fight is Brilliant – it exposes toxic ideas that damage martial arts, and reveals surprising connections that make sense out of confusion, and make practice strong and good.
Every serious martial artist should read The Good Fight.
Author Jeff Brooks has the training and experience to back up every word he writes. As a violent crimes detective, as a law enforcement firearms and defensive tactics instructor… leading a dojo where he taught thousands of people… As a collaborator in research to restore defensive application and advanced movement in kata… Backed up by years of training and study, face to face with outstanding teachers and accomplished practitioners of combatives, religion, scholarship and philosophy… He has infused The Good Fight with his practical knowledge energy, clarity and purpose.
This is a rare and valuable resource for every martial artist practicing today – and to everyone serious about their life and their responsibility.
“No one writes about martial arts like this…” “Practical and inspiring, filled with wisdom and heart, this kind of instruction is rarely encountered. Enjoy it, use it, share it.”
“I love this…” “Very, very nice…” “You have given me so much to think about…” “The best explanation I have ever seen…” “Great… “I will share this…” “Fantastic.” “Thank you for writing this…”