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The Complete Book Of Shaolin

Author : Kiew Kit, Wong
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Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Shaolin Kungfu has been considered by many as the best martial art in the world. But kungfu is just one of the three treasures of Shaolin, the other two being chi kung and Zen. For the first time ever, this inspiring book, written by an internationally acclaimed Shaolin Grandmaster, brings to you the crystallization of Shaolin wisdom and practice spanning many centuries. Its scope and depth is amazing, touching on, among many other things, poetry and enlightenment. Yet it is written in a language easy to understand. Profound concepts and difficult techniques are explained systematically with many illustrations. The book includes: * The background and scope of kungfu. * Form and combat applications. * Principles and methods of force training. * Energy training and mind training. * Secrets of the masters. * Traditional Chinese weapons. * Maintaining one’s health and vitality and the healing of so-called incurable diseases. * Interesting stories and legends of Shaolin. * Zen and spiritual development.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Book Of Shaolin

Author : Kiew Kit, Wong
ISBN : 9789834087913
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Shaolin Kungfu has been considered by many as the best martial art in the world. But kungfu is just one of the three treasures of Shaolin, the other two being chi kung and Zen. For the first time ever, this inspiring book, written by an internationally acclaimed Shaolin Grandmaster, brings to you the crystallization of Shaolin wisdom and practice spanning many centuries. Its scope and depth is amazing, touching on, among many other things, poetry and enlightenment. Yet it is written in a language easy to understand. Profound concepts and difficult techniques are explained systematically with many illustrations. The book includes: * The background and scope of kungfu. * Form and combat applications. * Principles and methods of force training. * Energy training and mind training. * Secrets of the masters. * Traditional Chinese weapons. * Maintaining one’s health and vitality and the healing of so-called incurable diseases. * Interesting stories and legends of Shaolin. * Zen and spiritual development.
Category: Sports & Recreation

A Complete Guide To Kung Fu

Author : Antonello Casarella
ISBN : 9780766085411
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 41.31 MB
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Readers are introduced to the action-packed and fascinating world of kung fu. This book provides a history of the discipline as well as details on the different styles. Step-by-step instructions and accompanying photographs help readers learn the positions and fundamental techniques. As the book progresses, the moves become more and more varied and complex. Formal exercises encourage students to practice what they have learned, keep track of personal progress, and improve their mastery of the discipline. The book also includes a glossary, a further reading section with books and websites, and an index.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Complete Book Of Tai Chi Chuan

Author : Kiew Kit, Wong
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Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Master the ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi Chuan with this informative guide. One of the most popular Chinese martial arts, Tai Chi Chuan is also one of the most effective stress relievers available. In China it is also used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects for health and fitness are now widely recognized in the West. The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the practical application and potential benefits of Tai Chi Chuan. Packed with step-by-step illustrations for practice at home, this tai chi guide covers everything you would want to know about this ancient art, including its benefits for mental, spiritual and emotional development. This tai chi book is both an ideal introductory guide and an invaluable reminder for those who have already taken classes. Topics in The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan include: Tai Chi Chuan as a Martial ArtThe Concept of Yin-Yang and Tai Chi ChuanThe Historical Development of the Various StylesAdvice from the Great MastersTechniques and Skills of Pushing HandsSpecific Techniques for Combat SituationsTaoism and Spiritual Development in Tai Chi ChuanAnd many more
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Guide To Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu

Author : Stuart Alve Olson
ISBN : 9781583942406
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 45.87 MB
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Describes the Taoism-influenced art of Praying Mantis Kung Fu, which mimics the movements of an insect, in a book that includes tactics and theory and step-by-step descriptions of fundamental stances, exercises, footwork and kicks, all illustrated by more than 200 photos. Original.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Guide To Kung Fu Fighting Styles

Author : Jane Hallander
ISBN : 0865680655
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 89.79 MB
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Kung fu, China's martial arts legacy, stretches from the distant past of the Shaolin Temple to the new millennium. Within these pages you will discover the history and development of kung fu in China and its spread into the United States and around the world. Illustrated with over 100 rare and inspiring photographs, this book presents these dynamic fighting arts in terms of regional styles, offering an overview of nearly two dozen arts in all. The historical photographs alone make this book worthwhile, but when you factor in the encyclopedic nature of the text and its historical presentation, this is a book all Chinese martial arts practitioners must have.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Art Of Shaolin Kung Fu

Author : Kiew Kit Wong
ISBN : 0091876591
Genre : Kung fu
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This unique book offers a comprehensive and practical introduction to kung fu and all the other aspects of Shaolin wisdom. An inspirational read, it shows how kung fu and other Shaolin arts can bring you health, vitality and spiritual joy. It includes practical exercises and meditation techniques and provides a fascinating history of various styles of kung fu, how kung fu patterns and sets are constructed and the strategies for victory developed. The Art of Shaolin Kung Fu is a seminal guide which will be invaluable to everyone interested in martial arts, meditation, stress management, healing and spiritual development.
Category: Kung fu

The Complete Book Of Zen

Author : Kiew Kit Wong
ISBN : 0804834415
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In The Complete Book of Zen, Shaolin Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit explains the principles and practice of Zen with a clarity that comes only with true understanding. He traces the history and development of Zen, following its geographical path from its early beginnings in India to China, and then to Japan. He shows how Zen lies at the heart of many great works of art and culture, and then relates its practice to daily life, showing how Zen training and meditation can enhance inner strength, concentration, intuition, and emotional balance. He then outlines a series of exercises that offer readers both the spiritual and physical experiences of Zen -- and that can help them explore their spiritual potential, and bring simplicity, focus and vitality into their lives.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Shaolin Kung Fu

Author : Donn F. Draeger
ISBN : 9781462921607
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A comprehensive guide to Shaolin Lohan Kung Fu from both ancient and contemporary masters. With a new foreword by historian and martial artist Alexander Bennett, Shaolin Kung Fu details the oldest form of this ancient Chinese martial art. Shaolin Kung Fu is prized for its elegant style, effectiveness as a fighting system and as an exercise that benefits both body and mind. Authors Donn F. Draeger and P'ng Chye Khim, both master martial artists and Shaolin experts, focus on the Lohan technique—believed to have developed from a form devised at the legendary Shaolin Temple some 1,500 years ago. This comprehensive book offers a practical introduction, including: The history and fundamentals of Shaolin Kung Fu The fundamentals of Shaolin A complete description of the Lohan technique and how to master it Detailed Shaolin training methods, including the use of weapons Weapons used in Shaolin This book is intended as a supplement to a dedicated training program and includes detailed instructions explaining both the solo and partner practice forms. Accompanied by over 400 photos and sketches, this excellent introduction to the Lohan form is a must-have for every serious student of Shaolin and Kung Fu. Shaolin Kung Fu was intended to provide Buddhist monks in ancient China with an art that would not only act as an intense conditioning tool, but also arm them with a formidable system of self defense. Though the context for these skills has changed, modern readers can benefit from this method in much the same way as its original students.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Complete Book Of Chinese Medicine

Author : Kiew Kit, Wong
ISBN :
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 52.51 MB
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The Complete Book of Chinese Medicine is the result of years of research and study by a world renowned Shaolin Grandmaster, Sifu Wong Kiew Kit, who has an excellent track record in curing many so-called “incurable diseases” like cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, sexual inadequacy, kidney failure, rheumatism and asthma using chi kung therapy. The aim of this exciting book is to introduce the wonderful and unique concept behind Chinese medicine. Sifu Wong’s command of both the Chinese and English languages has made this book possible as meanings are often lost or misinterpreted during translation. Thus this book will be indispensable to everyone with an interest in Chinese medicine and to those who find that Western medicine does not have all the answers after all. The book includes: * The history, development and the main features of Chinese medicine. * Strategies and tactics when diagnosing and treating patients. * How modern societies, including Western medical doctors and research scientists, can benefit from a deeper and holistic understanding of Chinese medicine. * Case studies.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Complete Book Of Zen

Author : Wong Kiew Kit
ISBN : 0974995835
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Shaolin grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit explains the principles and practice of Zen with a clarity that can only come from true understanding. In The Complete Book of Zen, Wong Kiew Kit traces the history and meaning of Zen, following its geographical path from early beginnings in India to China, and then to Japan and Vietnam. He shows how Zen lies at the heart of all great works of art and culture, and then relates its practice to daily life, setting out how Zen training and meditation may: - Enhance internal strength, concentration, intuitive abilities and emotional balance. - Allow inspiring glimpses of cosmic reality. - Help reduce states of chronic and degenerative diseases. The exercises offer not only a spiritual appreciation of the practice, but also an actual physical experience of Zen. Irrespective of your religious or personal beliefs, The Complete Book of Zen will encourage you to explore your spiritual potential, and bring simplicity, focus and vitality into your life.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Introduction To Shaolin Kungfu

Author : Kiew Kit, Wong
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Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This is the first kungfu book by a Shaolin Grandmaster, Sifu Wong Kiew Kit, who has become a legend. It gives a comprehensive introduction to Shaolin Kungfu, including: - The philosophy and history of Shaolin Kungfu. - A basic Shaolin Kungfu set with many secrets revealed. - Combat application. - Internal force training. - Kungfu weapons. - General principles of kungfu. It is a book that any Shaolin Kungfu practitioner should have.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Art Of Shaolin Kung Fu

Author : Wong Kiew Kit
ISBN : 0804834393
Genre : History
File Size : 33.26 MB
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This unique book offers a comprehensive and practical introduction to kung fu and all the other aspects of Shaolin wisdom. An inspirational read, it shows how kung fu and other Shaolin arts can bring you health, vitality, and spiritual joy. It includes many practical exercises and meditation techniques and provides a fascinating history of various styles of kung fu, how kung fu patterns and sets are constructed, and the strategies for victory developed. This is a seminal guide which will be invaluable to everyone interested in martial arts, meditation, stress management, healing, and spiritual development.
Category: History

Shaolin Basic Level 1

Author : Bernd Hohle
ISBN : 1087063485
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The Shaolin Encyclopedia is an essential reading for all students or teachers who want to advance to a higher level or to understand the core of traditional Northern Shaolin Kung Fu as an art and practice. This is the complete series of traditional Northern Shaolin books that martial arts students are waiting for: learning history and philosophy; study the principles and concepts of style; explore the finer points, both as a theory and as martial applications, which are applicable to training in many other martial arts styles; acquire the essential theory of Chan philosophy, the martial art of Shaolin and QiGong; understand the concepts of fighting behind the movements; examine and explore the details of the forms, including the key principles of the movements as well as their advanced martial applications; develop martial skills through specific training techniques; important books for the designer who seek to obtain clarity in his understanding of martial arts, regardless of the style practiced; discover how to analyze the shapes and the martial applications in Shaolin KungFu, acquiring superior knowledge about your style and insights that will give you a greater understanding of your art; increase your strength, improve your health and develop explosive martial strength with Shaolin Qigong. This book contains: Dedication, Author, Blue Belt Level, Bei Shaolin Kung Fu Style, History, Philosophy, The Four Noble Truths, The Eightfold Path, Principles, Yin Yang Principle, Five Point Principle, Principle of the Doorbell, Technique, Forms, Qi Gong, Warm-up, Postures, Punch Techniques, Defense Techniques, Leg Techniques, Combinations with Partners, Shaolin Wu Bu Quan - Basic Martial Applications, Chin Woo Athletic Association, Italian Chin Woo Athletic Association, Bei Shaolin Quan Italy.
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Origins Of Shaolin Kung Fu

Author : Asiapac Editorial
ISBN : 9789813170384
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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In this book, you will learn about the legends of Shaolin and unveil the mysteries surrounding the Shaolin warrior monks.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Spirit Of Shaolin

Author : David Carradine
ISBN : 0804818282
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 36.44 MB
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Carradine shares the knowledge he has obtained through his years of practicin kung fu, and offers advice on healing, nutrition, stance training, stretchin class, self-defense, meditation, and philosophy.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Essence Of Shaolin White Crane

Author : Jwing-Ming Yang
ISBN : 1886969353
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Reveals the secrets of Chinese internal power development.
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The Complete Book Of Tai Chi Chuan

Author : Wong Kiew Kit
ISBN : 0804834407
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 80.57 MB
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Discusses the philosophy of tai chi chuan, teaches the basic set of movements, and explains the emotional, mental, and physical benefits of regular practice.
Category: Health & Fitness

Zen Shaolin Karate

Author : Nathan Johnson
ISBN : 9781462904341
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 64.58 MB
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"Nathan Johnson has captured the essence of true karate-do." —Paul Clifton, Editor, Combat and Traditional Karate Kata, the "present movements forming the backbone of all Karate styles", have been a source of endless confusion for the vast majority of karate students. Nathan Johnson, third degree black belt in Karate and fourth degree black belt in Kung fu, gives the reader an ultimate interpretation of how Kata is applied to those Karate forms in this readable martial arts guide. In Zen Shaolin Karate, Johnson explains and illustrates in precise detail every subtle movement of two of karate's most common Kata, and provides historical testimony for his explanations by integrating his findings with Zen philosophy. The author's unique interpretations of the Nai Fuan Chin and Saam Chin Kata will destroy the barriers separating Karate, Kung Fu, and Aikido, and will revolutionize how Kata are applied in all martial arts styles.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Shaolin Advanced Level 2

Author : Bernd Höhle
ISBN : 9798622804168
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File Size : 62.25 MB
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The Shaolin Encyclopedia is an essential reading for all students or teachers who want to advance to a higher level or to understand the core of traditional Northern Shaolin Kung Fu as an art and practice. This is the complete series of traditional Northern Shaolin books that martial arts students are waiting for: learning history and philosophy; study the principles and concepts of style; explore the finer points, both as a theory and as martial applications, which are applicable to training in many other martial arts styles; acquire the essential theory of Chan philosophy, the martial art of Shaolin and QiGong; understand the concepts of fighting behind the movements; examine and explore the details of the forms, including the key principles of the movements as well as their advanced martial applications; develop martial skills through specific training techniques; important books for the designer who seek to obtain clarity in his understanding of martial arts, regardless of the style practiced; discover how to analyze the shapes and the martial applications in Shaolin KungFu, acquiring superior knowledge about your style and insights that will give you a greater understanding of your art; increase your strength, improve your health and develop explosive martial strength with Shaolin Qigong. This book contains: Dedication, Author, Level of Black Belt 1 Stripe, Martial Morality, The 3 Jewels of Forms - Quan, Fa, Gong, The General Theory of Jin, Chan Si Jin - the Jin that wraps the silk, Candle training, Theory of two Yin Yang polarities in a human body, Chan Buddhism and Martial Arts, Application of the Liu He principle, Perforation principle, Surprise Attack Principle, Rubbing principle, Resistance principle, Tearing principle, Rooting and Lifting Principle, The depth of Traditional Northern Shaolin, The Meditation of the Internal Elixir, Shaolin Shi San Qiang - Basic Martial Applications, Shaolin Wu Xing Ba Fa Quan (108) - Basic Martial Applications, Shaolin Xi Sui Jing, Martial Arts Association International, Chin Woo Athletic Association, Italian Chin Woo Athletic Association, Bei Shaolin Quan Italy.
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