Martial Arts and Philosophy: Beating and Nothingness
ISBN: 0812696840
EAN13: 9780812696844
Language: English
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Open Court

Martial Arts and Philosophy: Beating and Nothingness

Book Overview
This brilliant book reveals how a worrier can become a warrior. A unique, refreshing, no-holds-barred expression of the spirit underlying true martial arts training. I read Martial Arts and Philosophy with increasing interest and a widening smile on my face. It's a most intriguing and uplifting read--with intellect, humor, and good spirit enlightening the reader. --Sensai Stan Schmidt, Shotokan Karate master and author of Spirit of the Empty Hand Philosophical undercurrents of martial arts training and competition are often noted but rarely scrutinized so thoughtfully as in this book. Priest and Young have assembled a sturdy battle squad of authors whose perspectives on combat arts not only inspire readers, but encourage them to consider why it is they do what they do on the tatami, in the ring, or in the cage. --Stephen Koepfer, Head Coach, New York Combat Sambo, and President, American Sambo Association