10-Minute Primer Shaolin Quan
96 pages, 6 x 9
71 colour illustrations
Paperback
Release Date:21 Mar 2014
ISBN:9781848192140
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10-Minute Primer Shaolin Quan

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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 wushuor martial arts, is associated with the famous Shaolin Temple where themonks have traditionally practised wushu. It combines characteristicsof all forms of martial arts and is grounded in ancient concepts ofhealth and spiritual development. With an accompanyinginstructional DVD that demonstrates a key practice, it is the perfectintroduction for newcomers, as well as anyone interested in martialtraditions more generally. It also provides useful practice tips andcultural insights for seasoned Shaolin quan practitioners.

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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