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

By Michael DeMarco

ISBN-10: 080484870X

ISBN-13: 9780804848701

This publication represents a global amassing of buddies who take place to be hugely certified martial paintings students and practitioners. we've come jointly in occasion of the greater than 20 years the magazine of Asian Martial Arts encouraged scholarship during this box to raised educational criteria whereas encouraging all features of dependable perform. every one article used to be written in particular for this dinner party, with issues representing the wealthy kind present in the Asian martial traditions. yet what’s a celebration with no site visitors? As a reader, you're a unique visitor and a part of this party.

CONSTRUCTIVE techniques: nine articles by way of top martial paintings students
covering heritage, media, therapeutic, and religious and combative components.

PRACTICAL functions: 27 articles through well known masters
demonstrating their favourite recommendations and delivering perform tips.
“What a very good new ebook! ... a stunning mixture of such a lot of martial arts with profound historical past info, written by way of efficient authors.”
— Helmut Oberlack (Publisher, Taijiquan & Qigong Journal)

“I am chuffed 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 lots of extra generations to come.” — Yang Jwingming, Ph.D. (President, YMAA International)

“This quantity celebrates the present excessive criteria and promise for persisted excellence in educational examine and functional software, utilizing a balanced method 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 artwork on the MacLean Collection)

“The maximum praise i will be able to 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] invaluable source for a person drawn to the subject—whether from a realistic or educational perspective.” — Laura Shatzkin (Kodansha USA)

"The magazine of Asian Martial Arts has been a huge 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 reports, college of Pennsylvania)

“A long-overdue and up-to-date view at the huge 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 kingdom collage Library)

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