The Ultimate Book of Martial ArtsBook - 2010?
Mind and body coordination can contribute greatly towards a sense of harmony and well-being, and this practical book explores 10 ancient disciplines, their history and philosophy, etiquette, warm-up exercises, techniques and advanced moves. It includes high kicking in tae kwondo; self-defensive moves in aikido; blocking, evasion and throws in ju-jitsu; the mystical art of kung fu; the serene movements of tai chi; Japanese swordsmanship in iaido; and street moves in shinto ryo. Drawing on the expertise of highly qualified practitioners, the book is an essential volume for anyone interested in pursuing a course in one of these ancient arts.
Publisher: London : Hermes House, [2010?]
Characteristics: 256 pages : illustrated (some color) ; 30 cm