“The Tao is Silent”, first published in 1977, is a rambling, whimsical collection of short essays on Taoism.
Category Archives: Reviews
Film review: High Kick Girl!
A young girl is desperate to prove herself and falls in with a bad crowd.
Book Review: The History, Philosophy, and Gung Fu of Shaolin Ch’an
“It’s China, mom. Everybody knows kung fu.” – Dre Parker, Karate Kid (2010).
But in the West it can safely be said that barely anybody knows Kung Fu.
Film Review: Kung Pow! Enter the Fist
This film is as ridiculous as the title suggests. Highly recommended!
Book review: The anatomy of martial arts
I’ve been attempting recently to understand more about the biology and physiology of why our martial arts moves work the way they do.
Book review: Women in the Martial Arts
This collection of essays by female martial artists was published in the early 90s, and many of the themes which come up are still relevant today.
Film review: Sister Street Fighter
Sister Street Fighter tells the story of a woman who must fight a drug lord to rescue her brother.
Book Review: Principles and Concepts for Martial Arts
This book, by Sylvain Galibert, is aimed mainly at grapplers, but contains concepts useful to those who prefer punching too.
“The Prisoner” as Zen
Who am I? What is this place? Who is number one?
Film Review: Martial Arts of Shaolin
Zhi Ming is training at the Northern Shaolin Temple. One day, he discovers that the magistrate who killed his parents has come out of hiding…