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ISBN13: 9781886969674
ISBN10: 1886969671
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Many martial artists, once they reach a certain level of proficiency with their barehanded fighting forms, choose to expand their knowledge to include weapons techniques. But what weapon to choose? Over the past 5,000 years, the Chinese have developed a vast array of weapons, built for a multitude of purposes. What are these purposes? What is the background of these weapons? What weapon is right for you? Ancient Chinese Weapons: A Martial Artists Guide is an easy reference guide. Profusely illustrated, easy to navigate, and conveniently broken down into four main classifications: Long Weapons, Short Weapons, Soft Weapons, and Projectile / Thrown Weapons. Inside you will find weapons of many types, from swords and spears, sharpened coins to flying claws Even if you're not a martial artist, but have an interest in history and warfare, you'll find this guide an invaluable resource. -Includes techniques and fighting strategy -History and evolution of weapons -Translations of Chinese terms -Over 130 illustrations

Synopsis:

Ever wonder what all those fancy martial arts weapons are for? Find out in this definitive manual.
-- Learn the history and evolution of ancient Chinese weapons!
-- Everything from swords to sharpened coins to flying claws!
-- Uncover ancient techniques and fighting strategies!

Even if you're not a martial artist, but interested in history and warfare, this is an invaluable resource.

Synopsis:

Ever wonder what all those fancy martial arts weapons are for? Find out in this definitive manual.

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Curious Cat, September 7, 2012 (view all comments by Curious Cat)
I would love to master the art of using throwing knives, plan on using this study/practice to help me give up smoking cigarettes - last time it was distraction through learning Yoga, good for my body and spirit,however, being able to become efficent in this form of skill would do alot for my entire self, training my active mind, control of body, sense of security.
Not to mention that it would be a great thing to add to discussions when people ask me of my hobbies.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781886969674
Editor:
O'Leary, James C.
Author:
Yang, Jwing-Ming
Author:
Jwing-Ming, Yang
Author:
O'Leary, James C.
Publisher:
YMAA Publication Center
Location:
Boston, Mass. :
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Firearms
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
China
Subject:
Arms and armor
Subject:
Martial arts
Subject:
Martial arts weapons
Subject:
Weapons, Ancient.
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 31
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.36x7.28x.43 in. .76 lbs.

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Product details 160 pages YMAA Publication Center - English 9781886969674 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Ever wonder what all those fancy martial arts weapons are for? Find out in this definitive manual.
-- Learn the history and evolution of ancient Chinese weapons!
-- Everything from swords to sharpened coins to flying claws!
-- Uncover ancient techniques and fighting strategies!

Even if you're not a martial artist, but interested in history and warfare, this is an invaluable resource.

"Synopsis" by , Ever wonder what all those fancy martial arts weapons are for? Find out in this definitive manual.
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