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By Michael DeMarco

This publication represents a world amassing of associates who take place to be hugely certified martial paintings 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 facets of in charge perform. every one article used to be written in particular for this dinner party, with subject matters representing the wealthy sort present in the Asian martial traditions. yet what’s a celebration with out site visitors? As a reader, you're a exact visitor and a part of this party.

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.
“What an excellent new ebook! ... a gorgeous mixture of such a lot of martial arts with profound history details, written through useful authors.”
— Helmut Oberlack (Publisher, Taijiquan & Qigong Journal)

“I am satisfied to work out the magazine of Asian Martial Arts [JAMA] end on a powerful observe and with nice help for this e-book. 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 useful software, utilizing a balanced process 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 paintings 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 someone attracted to the subject—whether from a realistic or educational perspective.” — Laura Shatzkin (Kodansha USA)

"The magazine of Asian Martial Arts has been an immense beacon of cause and sophistication. In succession, this new publication seems to be a slam-dunk hit.” — G. Cameron Hurst, III, Ph.D. (Professor Emeritus of eastern and Korean reports, collage of Pennsylvania)

“A long-overdue and up to date view at the extensive box of Asian martial arts from the pioneering writer within the scholarly method of martial traditions.” — Allen Pittman (Physical education Traditions)

“This attractive publication serves as a capstone to the fantastic and pioneering attempt of the magazine of Asian Martial Arts, bringing the research of martial tradition into the twenty first century.” — Nyle Monday, M.Sc. (Senior Asst. Librarian, San José nation collage Library)

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