“The Tao is Silent”, first published in 1977, is a rambling, whimsical collection of short essays on Taoism.
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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.
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.
Book Review: Essential Anatomy for Healing and Martial Arts
This book is an excellent introduction to both Western and Eastern anatomy concepts. It is not excessively detailed, but gives a good grounding in both systems.
Book Review: A Brief History of the Martial Arts
I found this book in the library, and I was drawn in by the contents page, which spans large swathes of history and seemed to be quite comprehensive.
Book Review: Zen in the Martial Arts
From the Edge of Humanity Magazine, a book review relevant to us all.