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By Michael DeMarco

This e-book represents a global collecting of pals who take place to be hugely certified martial paintings students and practitioners. we've got 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 dependable perform. every one article used to be written particularly for this dinner party, with subject matters representing the wealthy style 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 social gathering.

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)

“I am chuffed to work out the magazine of Asian Martial Arts [JAMA] end on a robust observe and with nice aid for this e-book. 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 examine and functional software, utilizing a balanced technique within the martial arts as a struggling 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 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] important source for someone drawn to the subject—whether from a pragmatic or educational perspective.” — Laura Shatzkin (Kodansha USA)

"The magazine of Asian Martial Arts has been a big 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 jap and Korean reviews, college 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 booklet serves as a capstone to the fantastic and pioneering attempt of the magazine of Asian Martial Arts, bringing the examine of martial tradition into the twenty first century.” — Nyle Monday, M.Sc. (Senior Asst. Librarian, San José nation college Library)

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