Asian Martial Arts: Constructive Thoughts & Practical Applications by Michael DeMarco

Asian Martial Arts: Constructive Thoughts & Practical Applications

byMichael DeMarco

Kobo ebook | June 21, 2014

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This book represents an international gathering of friends who happen to be highly qualified martial art scholars and practitioners. We have come together in celebration of the more than twenty years the Journal of Asian Martial Arts inspired scholarship in this field to higher academic standards while encouraging all aspects of responsible practice. Each article was written specifically for this banquet, with topics representing the rich variety found in the Asian martial traditions. But what’s a party without guests? As a reader, you are a special guest and part of this celebration.

CONSTRUCTIVE THOUGHTS: 9 articles by leading martial art scholars
covering history, media, healing, and spiritual and combative components.

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS: 27 articles by renowned masters
demonstrating their favorite techniques and offering practice tips.

“What a great new book! ... a beautiful combination of so many martial arts with profound background information, written by competent authors.” — Helmut Oberlack (Publisher, Taijiquan & Qigong Journal)

"[A] valuable resource for anyone interested in the subject—whether from a practical or academic perspective.” — Laura Shatzkin (Kodansha USA)

“This engaging book serves as a capstone to the wonderful and pioneering effort of the Journal of Asian Martial Arts, bringing the study of martial culture into the 21st century.” — Nyle Monday, M.Sc. (Senior Asst. Librarian, San José State University Library)

Title:Asian Martial Arts: Constructive Thoughts & Practical ApplicationsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 21, 2014Publisher:Via Media PublishingLanguage:English

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