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Bloodsport Films (Study Guide) - Bloodsport, Bloodsport II: The Next Kumite, Bloodsport 4: The Dark Kumite, Bloodsport III (Paperback) Loot Price: R295
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Bloodsport Films (Study Guide) - Bloodsport, Bloodsport II: The Next Kumite, Bloodsport 4: The Dark Kumite, Bloodsport III...

Bloodsport Films (Study Guide) - Bloodsport, Bloodsport II: The Next Kumite, Bloodsport 4: The Dark Kumite, Bloodsport III (Paperback)

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This is nonfiction commentary. Chapters: Bloodsport, Bloodsport Ii: the Next Kumite, Bloodsport 4: the Dark Kumite, Bloodsport Iii. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 22. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Bloodsport is a 1988 martial arts film "Based on true events in the life of Frank Dux" as portrayed by Jean-Claude Van Damme. Although it enjoyed little box office success, it is considered a genre classic by martial arts film enthusiasts for showcasing a large variety of international fighting styles, ranging from Kung Fu to Jeet Kune Do and Muay Thai. Based on a real-life events which took place between 1975 and 19801981, Bloodsport tells the story of an American man named Frank W. Dux (Jean Claude Van Damme), who was trained from his youth in the ways of Ninjutsu by a Japanese master of the art, Senzo Tanaka (Roy Chiao). Primarily to honor his mentor out of gratitude and respect for having been allowed the training in place of Senzo Tanaka's deceased and only son, Dux leaves for Hong Kong to participate in the Kumite an illegal and underground, freestyle, single-elimination and occasionally deadly full-contact martial arts tournament to which the world's best martial artists are clandestinely invited every five years. The movie begins with the preparation for the Kumite somewhere in Kowloon Walled City. Then a number of fighters are shown preparing for the Kumite with their own individual training regimens (from climbing trees to bashing coconuts to breaking big ice blocks and boards). Frank Dux is then shown kicking a speed bag in an Army gym. An officer talks to him about how the commanding officer found out about Dux leaving for the Kumite in Hong Kong and wants to talk to him. Frank says that he wants to take a shower before talking to him only to go AWOL instead. Dux goes to the Ta...http: //booksllc.net/?id=535971

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Editors: Books Llc • Books Group
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-34457-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-34457-0
Barcode: 9781158344574

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