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Comprehensive Asian Fighting Arts free pdf This guide to all of the main fighting arts of Asia introduces and compares fighting methods and techniques, ranging from the artful Chinese 't'ai chi' and Japanese 'jujutsu', to the lethal 'pentjak-silat' of Indonesia. Fighting arts are as old as man himself and as varied as his languages. In Asia they developed to a degree of effectiveness probably unsurpassed elsewhere in the world. This book explains the relationships between fighting arts, assesses their strengths and weaknesses, and presents new material about hitherto unknown fighting methods. Written by two

About Donn F. Draeger

The late DONN F. DRAEGER was recognized as one of the world's leading experts on fighting arts. He was more than proficient in several martial arts and was also a prolific author whose books have become the standard works on many aspects of the martial arts. ROBERT W. SMITH, well-known teacher and widely published author, is one of the world's leading experts on Chinese fighting forms and techniques, though his interests extend to fighting arts of all Asian countries.

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Author : Donn F. Draeger
Publisher : Kodansha America, Inc
Data Published : 01 December 1986
ISBN : 0870114360
EAN : 9780870114366
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    . This guide to all of the main fighting arts of Asia introduces and compares fighting methods and techniques, ranging from the artful Chinese 't'ai chi' and Japanese 'jujutsu', to the lethal 'pentjak