10-Minute Primer Shaolin Quan
96 pages, 5 1/5 x 9 2/5
71 colour illustrations
Paperback
Release Date:21 Mar 2014
ISBN:9781848192140
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10-Minute Primer Shaolin Quan

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Discover Shaolin quan with this concise and easy-to-read primer. Shaolin quan, the most influential and popular school of Chinese wushu or martial arts, is associated with the famous Shaolin Temple where the monks have traditionally practised wushu. It combines characteristics of all forms of martial arts and is grounded in ancient concepts of health and spiritual development. With an accompanying instructional DVD that demonstrates a key practice, it is the perfect introduction for newcomers, as well as anyone interested in martial traditions more generally. It also provides useful practice tips and cultural insights for seasoned Shaolin quan practitioners.

Zhou Qingjie is an associate professor of physical education teaching and research at Foreign Affairs University, Beijing. He has been practicing martial arts, including Taijiquan and other forms of Wushu with weapons, since his childhood.
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