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By Michael DeMarco

ISBN-10: 080484870X

ISBN-13: 9780804848701

This ebook represents a global collecting of buddies who ensue to be hugely certified martial artwork students and practitioners. now we have come jointly in party of the greater than 20 years the magazine of Asian Martial Arts encouraged scholarship during this box to better educational criteria whereas encouraging all facets of dependable perform. each one article used to be written in particular for this ceremonial dinner, with themes representing the wealthy sort present in the Asian martial traditions. yet what’s a celebration with out site visitors? As a reader, you're a certain visitor and a part of this party.

CONSTRUCTIVE ideas: nine articles by means of prime martial artwork students
covering background, media, therapeutic, and religious and combative components.

PRACTICAL functions: 27 articles via popular masters
demonstrating their favourite strategies and delivering perform tips.
“What an exceptional new e-book! ... 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 chuffed to determine the magazine of Asian Martial Arts [JAMA] end on a robust word and with nice help for this booklet. i'm 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 learn and sensible program, utilizing a balanced technique 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 ebook is to suggest it. ... I heartily suggest this to all. Enjoy!” — William Stockey (karate, tenth dan, and kenjutsu, ninth dan)

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

"The magazine of Asian Martial Arts has been an immense 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 reports, collage of Pennsylvania)

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

“This enticing e-book serves as a capstone to the glorious 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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