By Michael DeMarco
CONSTRUCTIVE techniques: nine articles through major martial artwork students
covering historical past, media, therapeutic, and religious and combative components.
PRACTICAL functions: 27 articles through well known masters
demonstrating their favourite ideas and providing perform tips.
“What a superb new e-book! ... a gorgeous blend of such a lot of martial arts with profound historical past info, written by way of powerfuble authors.”
— Helmut Oberlack (Publisher, Taijiquan & Qigong Journal)
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