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Distilling the martial art known in the West as kung fu, Robert Smith presents Chinese boxing (chuan shu) as an art “that combines the hardness of a wall and the softness of a butterflys wings.” His lively, pragmatic account conveys the discipline and insights acquired in ten years of study and travel in Asia. Smith describes his work with tai chi master Cheng Man-ching, and connects chuan shu with the softer aspects and inner power of that popular practice. Fifty black and white photos illustrate this informative and personal account of the Chinese boxing tradition.

About the Author

Robert W. Smith is one of America's great pioneers in the Asian martial arts and has written numerous books and articles on theses ancient fighting traditions. Smith is the author of Pa-Kua: Chinese Boxing for Fitness & Self-Defense, also available from North Atlantic Books. He lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781556430855
Author:
Smith, Robert
Publisher:
Blue Snake Books
Author:
Smith, Robert W.
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Tai chi chuan
Subject:
Boxing
Subject:
Martial Arts - Karate
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19930131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW PHOTOS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.21x5.91x.50 in. .53 lbs.

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