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Old 02-14-2008, 08:12 PM   #1
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Does anyone have the "Wrestling Physical Conditioning Encyclopedia" talked about by Dan John in this article?

http://www.t-nation.com/article/most...ry_methods_101

It's out of print and very difficult to find.
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Old 02-27-2008, 06:18 AM   #2
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Dave, funnily enough I did a quick search for it last week and got a couple of results from Amazon etc.

Trouble is one of the sellers wanted something like $150 for it. Not sure what edition it was. There was one from 1987 I think. 4.95 then, 70+ now.

I've always heard brilliant thinks about the book but that's just stupid money.

Although a bargain compared to a Matt Furey book!
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Old 02-28-2008, 10:46 AM   #3
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I found the same thing, high prices, no availability. Then I looked at colleges in the area, found it, checked it out via interlibrary loan. Then something happened when I walked near a Xerox machine, and I have a "copy" of it now (it is officially out of print BTW). It is a great resource and illustrates that there are few "groundbreaking new" ideas coming about.
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Old 02-28-2008, 11:51 AM   #4
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Is it copyright infringement to put the book on pdf and post them to this site????!!!!
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Something makes me say "Probably not a good idea". I do know that if it has been a certain amount of time it becomes public domain. Will look into it.
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Old 02-28-2008, 03:15 PM   #6
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Yeah, but you're talking 50 years minimum. That's why nobody owns the rights to the works of Charles Dickens and publishers can put out copies of Oliver Twist for 1.

I would suggest PMs are the place for any further discussion of internet piracy...
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Technically, there is no talk of internet piracy, per se, just idle conjecture about copyright laws...
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Old 03-01-2008, 06:24 AM   #8
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I have a copy in mint condition!!! You need to find a wrestling coach who has been doing it for years and see if they have a copy in their library.
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I have a copy in mint condition!!! You need to find a wrestling coach who has been doing it for years and see if they have a copy in their library.
Should I infer from the above that your wrestling coach no longer has a copy in their library?
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Old 08-20-2008, 07:36 PM   #10
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I finally got my hands on this book through an inter-library loan. It's a great book and makes you remember that nothing in S & C is new. Maybe I could start a cert for this book??????
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