Asian Martial Arts: Constructive Thoughts and Practical by Michael DeMarco PDF

By Michael DeMarco

ISBN-10: 080484870X

ISBN-13: 9780804848701

This booklet represents a world collecting of neighbors who occur to be hugely certified martial artwork students and practitioners. we now have come jointly in occasion of the greater than two decades the magazine of Asian Martial Arts encouraged scholarship during this box to raised educational criteria whereas encouraging all features of in charge perform. every one article used to be written particularly for this ceremonial dinner, with issues representing the wealthy style present in the Asian martial traditions. yet what’s a celebration with out visitors? As a reader, you're a certain visitor and a part of this party.

CONSTRUCTIVE options: nine articles by way of best martial artwork students
covering background, media, therapeutic, and religious and combative components.

PRACTICAL functions: 27 articles via popular masters
demonstrating their favourite thoughts and providing perform tips.
“What an exceptional new booklet! ... a stunning mixture of such a lot of martial arts with profound history info, written via useful authors.”
— Helmut Oberlack (Publisher, Taijiquan & Qigong Journal)

“I am satisfied to determine the magazine of Asian Martial Arts [JAMA] end on a robust word and with nice aid for this ebook. i'm hoping that JAMA’s legacy will final for lots of extra generations to come.” — Yang Jwingming, Ph.D. (President, YMAA International)

“This quantity celebrates the present excessive criteria and promise for persevered excellence in educational examine and sensible program, utilizing a balanced strategy within the martial arts as a scuffling with perform and both vital cultural or civil practices.” — Richard A. Pegg, Ph.D. (Director and Curator, Asian paintings on the MacLean Collection)

“The maximum praise i will pay to any booklet is to suggest it. ... I heartily suggest this to all. Enjoy!” — William Stockey (karate, tenth dan, and kenjutsu, ninth dan)

“[A] priceless source for somebody attracted to the subject—whether from a pragmatic or educational perspective.” — Laura Shatzkin (Kodansha USA)

"The magazine of Asian Martial Arts has been a big beacon of cause and sophistication. In succession, this new ebook seems to be a slam-dunk hit.” — G. Cameron Hurst, III, Ph.D. (Professor Emeritus of eastern and Korean experiences, collage of Pennsylvania)

“A long-overdue and up-to-date view at the vast box of Asian martial arts from the pioneering writer within the scholarly method of martial traditions.” — Allen Pittman (Physical education Traditions)

“This attractive ebook serves as a capstone to the fantastic and pioneering attempt of the magazine of Asian Martial Arts, bringing the learn of martial tradition into the twenty first century.” — Nyle Monday, M.Sc. (Senior Asst. Librarian, San José nation collage Library)

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