10-Minute Primer Chinese Kung Fu (Wushu)
By Zhou Qingjie
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon
Discover Chinese wushu with this concise and easy-to-read primer.Wushu, also known as kung fu, has the art of attack and defence at itscentre and is an umbrella term for the Chinese martial arts. With anaccompanying instructional DVD that demonstrates a key practice, it isthe perfect introduction for newcomers to Chinese martial arts, as wellas anyone interested in martial traditions more generally.
Zhou Qingjie is an associate professor of physicaleducation teaching and research at Foreign Affairs University, Beijing.He has been practicing martial arts, including Taijiquan and otherforms of Wushu with weapons, since his childhood.
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