Before you get enrolled in a martial arts class, it is important that you learn about it. You can get the best theoretical knowledge about martial arts by reading books. Here is a list of recommended books that you can read on martial arts.

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The Book of Five Rings

By – Miyamoto Musashi

This book was written by the undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi in 1643. The book is about strategy and swordsmanship. You will get advice on defeating your opponent or getting the opponent off-guard. You will learn how to create confusion and take the game on your side. According to the author, martial arts is a game of the mind rather than physical techniques. You will learn how to defeat your opponent using your mental skills.


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Bruce Lee’s Fighting Method

By – Bruce Lee, M. Uyehara

This is a book full of illustrations. You will learn techniques that can help you to survive off-guard attacks on streets. You will be able to develop your body movements. If you want to learn interesting moves, you should read this book. The book will truly inspire you.


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The Art of Peace

By – Morihei Ueshiba

In this book, you will learn that if you want to be a warrior, you will need to love the nature, be compassionate and fearless. You will learn how to win against your enemies using nonviolent methods.

The books have been known as the best books available on martial arts. The books will not only teach you techniques but also teach you various life skills.