New PDF release: Asian Martial Arts: Constructive Thoughts and Practical

By Michael DeMarco

This ebook represents a global accumulating of acquaintances who take place to be hugely certified martial artwork students and practitioners. now we have come jointly in occasion of the greater than 20 years the magazine of Asian Martial Arts encouraged scholarship during this box to better educational criteria whereas encouraging all points of liable perform. every one article was once written particularly for this dinner party, with issues representing the wealthy type present in the Asian martial traditions. yet what’s a celebration with no site visitors? As a reader, you're a distinct visitor and a part of this occasion.

CONSTRUCTIVE recommendations: nine articles via prime martial paintings students
covering historical past, media, therapeutic, and religious and combative components.

PRACTICAL functions: 27 articles by way of popular masters
demonstrating their favourite thoughts and providing perform tips.
“What a superb new ebook! ... a gorgeous blend of such a lot of martial arts with profound historical past info, written by way of useful authors.”
— Helmut Oberlack (Publisher, Taijiquan & Qigong Journal)

“I am satisfied to work out the magazine of Asian Martial Arts [JAMA] end on a powerful word and with nice help for this publication. 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 endured excellence in educational study and sensible program, utilizing a balanced process within the martial arts as a scuffling with perform and both very important cultural or civil practices.” — Richard A. Pegg, Ph.D. (Director and Curator, Asian paintings 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] beneficial source for an individual drawn to the subject—whether from a realistic or educational perspective.” — Laura Shatzkin (Kodansha USA)

"The magazine of Asian Martial Arts has been an enormous beacon of cause and sophistication. In succession, this new e-book seems to be a slam-dunk hit.” — G. Cameron Hurst, III, Ph.D. (Professor Emeritus of eastern and Korean experiences, college 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 enticing booklet serves as a capstone to the fantastic and pioneering attempt of the magazine of Asian Martial Arts, bringing the research of martial tradition into the twenty first century.” — Nyle Monday, M.Sc. (Senior Asst. Librarian, San José country collage Library)

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