By Michael DeMarco
CONSTRUCTIVE innovations: nine articles through major martial artwork students
covering heritage, media, therapeutic, and non secular and combative components.
PRACTICAL purposes: 27 articles by way of well known masters
demonstrating their favourite innovations and delivering perform tips.
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Asian Martial Arts: Constructive Thoughts and Practical Applications by Michael DeMarco