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

By Michael DeMarco

This publication represents a global collecting of acquaintances who ensue to be hugely certified martial paintings students and practitioners. we've come jointly in get together of the greater than two decades the magazine of Asian Martial Arts encouraged scholarship during this box to raised educational criteria whereas encouraging all elements of dependable perform. every one article used to be written particularly for this ceremonial dinner, with themes representing the wealthy kind present in the Asian martial traditions. yet what’s a celebration with no visitors? As a reader, you're a designated visitor and a part of this occasion.

CONSTRUCTIVE strategies: nine articles via prime martial paintings students
covering heritage, media, therapeutic, and non secular and combative components.

PRACTICAL purposes: 27 articles by means of popular masters
demonstrating their favourite strategies and delivering perform tips.
“What an outstanding new publication! ... a stunning blend of such a lot of martial arts with profound heritage info, written by way of efficient authors.”
— Helmut Oberlack (Publisher, Taijiquan & Qigong Journal)

“I am satisfied to determine the magazine of Asian Martial Arts [JAMA] end on a powerful observe and with nice help for this e-book. i am hoping that JAMA’s legacy will final for plenty 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 useful software, utilizing a balanced strategy within the martial arts as a combating perform and both very important cultural or civil practices.” — Richard A. Pegg, Ph.D. (Director and Curator, Asian artwork on the MacLean Collection)

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

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

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

“A long-overdue and up-to-date view at the wide 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 country college Library)

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