By Michael DeMarco

This ebook represents a world collecting of pals who ensue to be hugely certified martial artwork students and practitioners. we've got come jointly in occasion of the greater than two decades the magazine of Asian Martial Arts encouraged scholarship during this box to better educational criteria whereas encouraging all points of in charge perform. each one article used to be written in particular for this ceremonial dinner, with themes representing the wealthy type present in the Asian martial traditions. yet what’s a celebration with out site visitors? As a reader, you're a unique visitor and a part of this occasion.

CONSTRUCTIVE techniques: nine articles via best martial artwork students
covering heritage, media, therapeutic, and non secular and combative components.

PRACTICAL purposes: 27 articles by means of popular masters
demonstrating their favourite thoughts and supplying perform tips.
“What an exceptional new ebook! ... a gorgeous mix of such a lot of martial arts with profound history info, written by way of useful authors.”
— Helmut Oberlack (Publisher, Taijiquan & Qigong Journal)

“I am chuffed to work out the magazine of Asian Martial Arts [JAMA] end on a powerful notice and with nice help for this booklet. i am 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 persisted excellence in educational study and sensible program, utilizing a balanced process within the martial arts as a battling 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] worthy source for somebody 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 booklet seems to be a slam-dunk hit.” — G. Cameron Hurst, III, Ph.D. (Professor Emeritus of jap and Korean experiences, 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 attractive ebook 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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